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Water Engineer Assistant

 

Organization:  Amazi Water
Position Type:  Full-time
Position Title:  Water Engineer Assistant
Reporting To:  Water Engineer
Duty Station:  Burundi
Starting Date:  Immediately

ABOUT THE ROLE: 

Amazi Water is currently seeking a dynamic and eager Water Engineer Assistant to join an  expanding team delivering exciting and challenging projects in Burundi. 

ABOUT US: 

Amazi Water is the primary, in-country partner for clean water projects in Burundi. In collaboration  with others, we are developing a national water strategy with the goal of providing sustainable  access to clean water in every community by the end of 2028. 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Able to collect all necessary data in the design: 

– Location of the sites visited (GPS coordinates and altitudes of the different sites visited), 

– Measurements of different structures to be targeted, 

– Identify the different diameters of the piping in place, 

  • Able to to produce documents and write site visit reports, 
  • Able to propose a draft of design based on data collected in the field. 
  • Able to perform and observe all its obligations (tasks) within an agreed time frame. Assist senior engineers in the development of a wide variety of water resource  assessment, planning, design, and monitoring projects 
  • Provide assistance in the analysis, evaluation and interpretation of data obtained during field investigations 
  • Develop engineering plans, specification, and cost estimation. 

REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION: 

  • Academic background in civil, industrial or rural engineering with experience in  hydraulics and/or sanitary engineering, 
  • Have knowledge of water and sanitation facilities used in Burundi and knowledge of the  laws in force concerning the implementation of works in the field of water, hygiene and  sanitation, 
  • A degree of Bac 3+ 
  • Have a perfect command of written and spoken French. English knowledge would be an  asset, 
  • Have knowledge of Word, Excel and engineering software (AutoCAD, ArchiCAD, GIS, …),
  • Have excellent abilities to communicate effectively with the hierarchy and collaborators, Have strong organizational skills: Sense of responsibility, flexibility, ability to listen and  dialogue, ability to analyse and prioritize, 

ALL EMPLOYEES AT AMAZI WATER MUST DEMONSTRATE THE FOLLOWING QUALITIES: 

  • A love for Burundi and Jesus Christ 
  • Passion for learning and the ability to continue to grow and stretch your skills to adapt to the changing needs of the Organization. 
  • Commitment to the Organization, constantly exceed expectations and high level of  team collaboration 
  • Ability to communicate with government offices and field 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 15th May 2021 that can be found www.amaziwater.org and sent by email to hr@amaziwater.org.  Please title in your subject “Water Engineer Assistant Application – Name – 2021” 

We may close 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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