Engineer(Watershed & Mitigation) (Ghowr, Afghanistan) 127 views

Job Description

Job Summary:

ActionAid seeks to hire a few Engineers for an upcoming project to be based in () province to implement Watershed and small mitigation projects. The candidate will plan and supervise the Engineering aspect of the small mitigation projects (culvert, protection wall, irrigation channel rehabilitation, access road rehabilitation) and watershed projects to create work opportunities as well as create productive assets and contribute to disaster risk reduction. The Engineer will work with a multidisciplinary team under the Regional Manager and support the project implementation team in providing technical support (design, implementation and monitoring). All these positions are subject to the project being approved.


About ActionAid Afghanistan: ActionAid is a global alliance of organizations, working towards achieving a world without poverty and injustice in which every person enjoys the right to a life with dignity. We work in more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas and our expertise lies in community-led development, working through partnerships with people living in poverty and their organizations. We work with the poor and excluded sections of the society using human rights-based development approach. Our Country Strategy for Afghanistan titled ‘PEOPLE’S POWER FOR INCLUSIVE ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AND SOCIAL JUSTICE’ for the period 2018-2022 focuses on improving resilient food security and advancing grassroots democratic governance among, other strategic priorities, wherein women and girls’ needs are central to all our work.

Job Requirements

Duties & Responsibilities:

Gather inputs through consultation with relevant Stakeholders and community representatives to determine a technically feasible small mitigation activity.Prepare a cost-effective engineering design and BoQ with focus on maximizing work opportunity in the villageMaintain regular and ongoing communication with Community Mobilizers and CDCs at the community level.Conduct regular field visits to monitor the progress of work and ensure effective support of program implementation and reporting.Manage to conduct the survey (Baseline survey technical survey topographic survey etc.) in designated project sites.Check civil structure designs for various projects based on the Donor and ActionAid Draw principal.Draw and prepare site plans maps and other drawings with the help of Community Mobilizers.Conduct quality control of subprojects in terms of design estimation implementation rehabilitation and renovation.Maintain proper documentation of all projects.Conduct regular monitoring visits of project activities.Implement the mitigation projects and provide technical assistance to the community groups.

Qualifications and Experience:

* Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Civil and structural Engineering with a minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience.
* Demonstrated knowledge of English Language, ability to communicate effectively in Dari or Pashto.
* Knowledge of AutoCAD, Civil 3D and MS Office.
* Past experience in supervision of engineering and construction projects for quality control.
*  Knowledge hydraulic Engineering and on-farm irrigation water management practices.


ActionAid seeks to create a safe and transparent working atmosphere in all its dealing with community. Candidate’s knowledge and commitment Safeguarding (PSEA, SHEA and Child protection) will be an added advantage.


Vacancy Number

Engineer_ Ghor_830

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Years of Experience

Minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience.


31 dec,2022


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Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline: If you have the expertise to take on this exciting opportunity, please apply online by sending your CV and motivation cover letter to before June 21st, 2022. Please clearly indicate Engineer_Ghor_830 in the subject of your email, otherwise your application will not be considered. because of urgency, interview will be conducted on a rolling basis, so all eligible candidates are encouraged to reply early. ActionAid Afghanistan welcomes applications from all sections of the community and promotes diversity.  Although all applications will be considered on their individual merit, suitably qualified women candidates are especially encouraged to apply.   Due to high volumes of applications received, we can only correspond with short listed applicants. Should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. ActionAid Afghanistan will not consider unsolicited candidates from recruitment agencies. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time. 
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