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Assistant Engineer

Job Category:
Sustainable Livilihood
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
National Urban Poverty Alleviation Programme (NUPAP)
City/Location:
Rawalpindi
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
29 September, 2004
Last Date to apply:
11 October, 2004
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

The incumbent should have 3-5 years relevant working experience; a generalist with a broad understanding across the field of civil engineering, including sewerage, drainage, water supply, roads, basic house construction etc.

The candidate should have interest and, ideally, previous exposure to low-cost methods for incremental development in urban low-income settlements. Knowledge of urban issues and a commitment to sustainable development is desired.

Description:
 

The Assistant Engineer shall be responsible for planning, implementation and follow-up of all technical maters related to the programmes infrastructure development components of water, sanitation and housing. S/he will work in collaboration and under the supervision of the City Manager.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Assist participating communities in preparing technical designs and cost estimates.
  • Guide the social organizers on technical issues on an on-going basis.
  • Advice partners (NGOs/government departments) on technical matters related to programme activities.
  • Develop technical guidance notes in English and Urdu.
  • Oversee and guide the city offices in the preparation of any other material or technical issues in the field.
  • Assist in documenting the programmes “Best Practices” in the relevant sub-sectors.
  • Contribute to annual and quarterly reports.
  • Assess the training needs of staff and stakeholders
  • Arrange/design training for the various groups.
  • Any other infrastructure related activity taken up by the programme in the future.


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesB.Sc. in Civil EngineeringBachelors Degree (2-3 Years)B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from a reputable institution

Skills
Must Title Level Description
YesCommunications Excellent  The candidate must have (proof of) excellent written and spoken communication skills, both in English and Urdu.