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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Water Source Engineer Job at Whave - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Water Source Engineer

Jobs at:
Whave

Deadline of this Job:
2nd June, 2017

Duty Station:
Uganda

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Job details:
Whave is a Ugandan social enterprise working with communities, government, and civil society organisations to find and demonstrate solutions to poverty and environmental issues. Our team includes both local and international experts with professional capabilities ranging from engineering to social science.
Job Summary: The Water Source Engineer will provide support in the implementation of Whave’s project in Kaabong and Kotido to improve access to safe water in rural areas.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Lead on assessing and technical rehabilitation of water sources
• Developing supply chains of spare parts stocks
• Build the capacity of local hand pump mechanics to maintain water sources
• Tasked with developing maintenance schedules for water sources
• Overseeing technical work by local hand pump mechanics
• Work closely with local officials from the district and sub-counties
• Tasked with the development and promotion of water treatment and other sanitation and hygiene technology
• Development of life cycle tools assessments
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Degree in Engineering
• A minimum of three years’ experience installing and/or maintaining rural water sources in Uganda
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Karamajong preferable
• Good computer skills such as knowledge of Excel and Word
• Ability to drive and ride a motorbike preferable
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated CVs and covering letters including why this position interests you, how your previous experience is relevant and why you think you can achieve good results via E-mail to recruitment@whave.org . Please also include your possible start date.