Dams Safety Specialist 275 views

Job Expired

About National Water Affairs Regulation Authority:


In accordance with the Decree 36 of the presidential office of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in view of national politics and strategy of the country during 1398, the National Water Affairs Regulation Authority (NWARA) has been established from one existing ministry: Ministry of Energy and Water

The Government of Afghanistan has identified the rehabilitation and expansion of the country’s physical infrastructure as one of its highest priorities for the reconstruction and development of Afghanistan. As part of the basic economic infrastructure of the country, the water sector occupies special prominence in the Government’s development plans. Several major Water sector projects, funded by the National Development Budget and by international financial institutions and donors, are presently under implementation and planning under the general oversight of the National Water Affairs Regulation Authority (NWARA).

Given the technical complexity of the Water sector and the particular demands posed by the coordination of the projects that are being funded by various sources, the NWARA assists its administration that will be based in Kabul and will reinforce NWARA in its internal and external activities and projects smoothness and speediness in fulfilling its obligations for water sector development

Job Summary:

  • Job Location:Kabul
  • Nationality: Afghan
  • Category: Engineering
  • Employment Type: Full Time

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The Specialist supervises the related Dam safety works and will assist the other specialists, experts, engineers, and technical staff in the Directorate of Supervision on Implementation of Water Development Projects in their national undertakings.
  • The specialist should be familiar with the Dam safety instruments installation and workability in the different parts of the Dam body.
  • The specialist should have the knowledge of checking and observation of Dam safety instruments.
  • The specialist should have at least experience of supervision in two earth fill Dam and two gravity Dam or large hydraulic structures.
  • To assist and provide main policy and regulatory advice under the guidance of the Director of Supervision on Implementation of Water Development Projects of the Ministry.
  • To provide technical consultations and assistance to the director and staff in the Dams field on supervision and monitoring of Dam safety issues.
  • Be responsible to assist and provide full range of analytical, technical, and supervision advises on different types of Dams’ projects based on relevant codes for Dam safety activities.
  • Must have the skills of reviewing different studies such as feasibility studies, geotechnical and geological investigations, topographic studies, hydrology & hydraulic modeling, and environmental & social impact assessment studies of different Dams projects.
  • Should be able to analyze, monitor, and check the structural modeling (i.e. computer analysis), design, and construction techniques of different Dams’ projects such as concrete Dams, earth & rock fill Dams, roller compacted concrete Dams, and masonry Dams.
  • The successful candidate must be able to assist all technical staff in the Directorate of Supervision on Implementation on Water Development Projects of the Ministry in the project assessments and analyses. He / She must have the personal commitment, drive for results, efficiency, flexibility, creative thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Under the supervision of the Director of Supervision on Implementation of Water Development Projects, he/she should be able to establish and develop standard work plans for the Dams safety on the evaluation and analyses of the designs of various types of Dams projects; through reliable data and design calculations and details.
  • The specialist is responsible for looking after every activity related to Dam safety that is being executed in the construction site.
  • The specialist is responsible to continuously visit the site for monitoring and supervision purposes.
  • The specialist is responsible to look after day to day activities of the contractors.

Job Requirement:

  • The candidate shall have at least BSc degree in water supply/Civil engineering with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the design of water supply projects or a minimum Master degree in water supply/water resources engineering with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the design of water supply projects having the following qualification and experience:
  • Familiar with AWWA, USBR, ASTM, ACI and USACE international Codes.
  • Fully expert in Software of Civil 3D, Auto CAD.
  • Expert in at least one software for water supply design.
  • Reading, writing and Speaking fluently in English.
  • The experience shall be pure in the design of water supply projects, other experience is not acceptable.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Submission Guideline:

Interested and qualified Individuals who want to apply for the position are required to follow the below instructions:

Write Application Letter explaining your suitability for the position.

Fill NWARA/MSU Job Application Form.

Send your Letter and Application Form, Education certificate and experience document  in one single document (PDF). CV is not acceptable only fill the Application letter, Otherwise Cv will be ignored without any consideration.

Indicate Position Title and Vacancy No. on the subject line of the Email.

Only short listed candidates whose education and experiences correspond to the job requirements will be contacted for further steps.

Incomplete and wrong applications will be ignored without any consideration.

National Water Affairs Regulation Authority is an equal opportunity employer.

Download the Application format and Job Application Form from below links: Page number #1 /Application Number #1


The candidates who send their Application Form without any supporting document will be omitted from the process

Applicants can submit their applications hard copies to the following address:

Human Resources Section of National Water Affairs Regulation Authority Support Unit

National Water Affairs Regulation Authority

District #7 Dar-Ul-Aman Road,:

Mohebullah Majrooh +93(0)789777778/775666111

Mohammad Naser Moradi +93(0)744252320

Submission Email:


More Information

  • This job has expired!
Share this job
Contact Us


Join the Afghan Job Center
Apply to jobs faster, even from your mobile phone
Post a resume to be found by registered employers
Create a Job Alert and more for free

Contact Us


Visitor Counter

Visit Today : 88
Visit Yesterday : 258
This Month : 2127
This Year : 294476
Total Visit : 409164
Total Hits : 1092287
Who's Online : 4