WASH Officer – Civil Engineer
- Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photography, and other topographical or geologic data to plan projects.
- Plan and design transportation or hydraulic systems and structures, following construction and government standards, using design software and drawing tools.
- Compute load and grade requirements, water flow rates, and material stress factors to determine design specifications.
- Inspect project sites to monitor progress and ensure conformance to design specifications and safety or sanitation standards.
- Direct construction, operations, and maintenance activities at project site.
- Direct or participate in surveying to lay out installations and establish reference points, grades, and elevations to guide construction.
- Estimate quantities and cost of materials, equipment, or labour to determine project feasibility.
- Prepare or present public reports, such as bid proposals, deeds, environmental impact statements, and property and right-of-way descriptions.
- Test soils and materials to determine the adequacy and strength of foundations, concrete, asphalt, or steel.10)
- Conduct any other duties as may be assigned by the WASH Coordinator or the Area Manager
Academic and Professional Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from a recognized university or a Higher National Diploma from recognized national Polytechnic
- In-depth skills and knowledge in all aspects of engineering
- Understanding of Water pipeline designs and knowledge of ArcGis; Epanet, Autocad Civil 3D, Civil-CAD and water modelling software
- Be a registered graduate engineer with EBK
- Behavioral competencies
These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. Of the 12 behavioral competencies, the following are essential for this position:
Handling insecure environments
Working with people
Planning and delivering results
Communicate with impact and respect
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About Norwegian Refugee Council
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors. The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs