Drilling Supervisor

Organization AMAZI WATER
Position Title Drilling Supervisor
Reporting To Chief Operations Officer
Duty Station Burundi
Starting Date Immediately

About us:

As a Christ centered organization, AMAZI WATER is the primary implementer of Burundian water projects, working to provide sustainable access to clean water in every community by 2028.

      About the Role:

The Drilling Supervisor role is to train and oversee drilling teams as well as the site preparation relating to the work. AMAZI Water is a high paced organization, and the Drilling Supervisor will be expected to achieve a minimum number of sites per week.


  • Ensure Standards and procedures are met during all operations,
  • Implementing drilling operations and ensuring that they are complete as per schedule,
  • Proficient knowledge in all the RWSN standards related to drilling,
  • Complete the monthly forecast at the end of each month, the drill team and submit the report to the construction administrative coordinator,
  • Submit drilling report to the construction administrative coordinator for every borehole drilled,
  • Provide professional advice and guidance on geology that the Rig cannot drill drill prior to any drilling operations,
  • Provide professional advice and guidance on any foreseeable roadblocks to AW’s drilling operations,
  • Provide summary reports on any failed borehole to the line manager,
  • Assemble, train, and develop crews of drilling construction operatives,
  • Assemble and maintain drilling equipment,
  • Prepare spares and consumables orders,
  • Ensure safe transportation of the drilling rig to the place of work,
  • Supervise the drilling operations and the performance of the rigs,
  • Effectively use plastic or steel temporary casing to prevent caving in of the earth in the well,
  • Make regular reports to the construction coordinator on the progress of operations,
  • Implementing safety measures and regularly monitoring them for irregularities.



  • At least 5 to 8 years of experience as a driller
  • Must have Safety, Communication & Supervisory skills.
  • 3+ years driving experience.

Technical training qualifications required: 

  • Experience to operate drilling and construction equipment.
  • Work outdoors under various weather conditions.
  • Understanding the drilling Rig components

Role Specific Knowledge & Experience:

  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. 
  • The individual has Safety, Communication & supervisory skills   
  • Be safety conscious in all his/her work and use compulsory protective equipment 
  • Skill in controlling operations of equipment or systems. 

All Employees at amazi water must demonstrate the following qualities:

  • A love for Burundi
  • love for Jesus Christ
  • A Professional fluency of French, English, and Kirundi
  • Proficiency with email, Excel & Word
  • Ability with community development and social work
  • Ability with communicating with government offices and partners.
  • Understanding of the need and benefit of clean water.

Submission of Application:

Eligible candidates are kindly requested to submit a completed AMAZI Water application by June 30th, 2022. 

 We may close the application early if we receive sufficient applications before the closing date.

Only candidates who meet the above criteria will be contacted. Eligible candidate’s applications will be kept for 12 months.

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