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Water Technician

Job Description


LOCATION : Mberengwa

DURATION : 4 Months

Major Responsibilities.

  • Provide technical assistance to the formulation, planning, monitoring, implementation and evaluation of water supply and sanitation development activities.

  • To ensure that Hydrological survey / audit is conducted and BOQs drafted for the purpose of material procurement.

  • To effectively conduct mobilization meetings in the project area.

  • To conduct Village Based Consultative Inventories.

  • Coordinate and supervise the delivery of contract services by private contractors for the construction of water supply and sanitation facilities.

  • Contribute to the design and development of appropriate IEC and training materials for O & M education.

  • Implement promotion and training program for Community Based O & M of water sources and sanitation facilities.

  • To ensure that Water Quality controls are regularly conducted.

  • Participate in project appraisals, reviews and evaluation.

  • To supervise drilling of new boreholes and installation of pumps and other construction works at the site.

  • To supervise rehabilitation of water points and ensure that other construction works are done as per need at identified water points.

  • To effectively integrate Water and Sanitation activities and HIV / AIDS.

  • Contribute to the timely and accurate preparation of project reporting.


  • A Bachelor of Science Degree / Diploma in Engineering, Community Health, Water and Sanitation, Rural Development or any other relevant discipline or equivalent work experience.

  • Verifiable experience with the construction of borehole, shallow well and other types of rural water supply systems.

  • Verifiable experience coordinating and supervising contract services by private contractor for the construction of rural water supply systems.

  • At least three (3) years experience in implementing rural water supply and sanitation projects.

  • Computer literacy is an added advantage.

  • A clean class (4) driver’s licence is essential.