Water Supply Engineer

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Water Supply Engineer

  • Post Date:September 1, 2022
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  • Career Level Manager
    Experience 3 Years
    Gender Both
  • Industry Construction
    Qualification Bachelor Degree
    Salary 50000 - 55000 AFN monthly
  • Number of Opportunities 1
    Vacancy Number IRW-PKTK-004-2022
    Location Paktika
Job Description

About Islamic Relief Worldwide:

Founded: 1992

Islamic Relief Worldwide – Afghanistan Country Office (IRA) is an international non profitable non-governmental humanitarian relief organization with its head quarter in UK-Birmingham. It enjoys consultative status with the Economic and social Council of the United Nations and is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for International Red Cross and red Crescent Moments and NGOs in Disaster Relief. IRA started its humanitarian activities for Afghan Refugees in Pakistan and Afghan people inside Afghanistan in 1992. Since then, IRA continued providing assistances in different fields: Emergency Relief, Agriculture, Health, Education, Engineering and construction, irrigation, and social welfare.

Job Summary:

This position is based in Paktika province and the incumbent will lead and manage the water supply and WASH activities in the province. Under the overall supervision and guidance of the Area Manager, the incumbent undertakes the following duties:

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Be able to choose the best and economical alignments among the others for transmission line and other parts of the system of water supply project.
  • Provide water supply design, estimation and BOQ for.
  • Be familiar with urban plus rural water supply norms and standards.
  • Supervise activities of IRW/contractors on constructions sites (gravity and pressure line, distribution network, rotary wells, pumping station, reservoirs and other hydro-technical structures).
  • Produce Engineering studies and cost estimates for option analysis.
  • Support detailed designs, calculations, specifications, bills of quantities and drawings for contract work packages of water supply projects.
  • Supervise and assure quality of the work being implemented.
  • Regular technical follow-ups and evaluations in the field
  • Coordinate activities with the other teams and sensitize communities in the field
  • Identify the beneficiaries’ technical training needs in needed
  • Organize information meetings with community members to develop their knowledge
  • Ensure all data from the field are provided on weekly and on monthly basis
  • Supervise the contractors to ensure all work as performed in accordance with the plans, specifications, and agreement.
  • Monitor construction activities for safe work practices.
  • Develop the project’s construction planning, reporting
  • Communicate with WASH project officer and area manager on the implementation of activities to highlight challenges and ways forward
  • Develop contacts and explain to stakeholders and to populations about the activities and the objectives of the programs
  • Represent the organization to the beneficiaries with the agreement of the supervisor
  • Inform local authorities about all aspects of the programs
  • Involve and inform the communities in the implementation of the program
  • Work in collaboration with the stakeholders

Job Requirement:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering/Water supply engineering.

  • Further qualifications in engineering in development-related contexts preferred.
  • Technical and practical competence in WASH and water supply including experience in solar pipe schemes and sanitation facilities.
  • Prepare and qualities assure monitoring plans.

Experience: 2-3 years’ experience in water supply and WASH projects.


Technical Skills:

  • Knowledge of WHO water quality standards, testing methodology and monitoring and evaluation practices
  • Excellent computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other relevant software
  • Excellent knowledge of project estimations and water supply systems design.
  • Familiar in Auto CAD

Other Skills:

  • Efficient and effective communication skills.
  • Good problem solving, planning, and organization skills

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Paktika

Submission Guideline:

Interested and qualified national female candidates should submit a cover letter explaining their motivation and updated CV to the following:


The closing date for accepting applications is 08 September 2022.

Please clearly state the Vacancy Announcement number and title of the position you are applying for in the subject line.

Please note that applications received after the closing date will not be considered and only short-listed candidates will be called for written test/interview.

Note: The written test/interview will be on rolling basis due to the urgent need of the position, the written test/interview may take place before the closing date of the post/s.