Friday, 8 September 2017

Job Opportunity at Water Mission Tanzania-Lead Engineer

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Water Mission Tanzania
Business / Employer 

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Job Location
Kinondoni, Kawe Dar Es Salaam
Job Description

Water Mission Tanzania is a Christian nonprofit engineering organization that designs, builds, and implements Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) solutions for people in developing countries and disaster areas. Our mission is to provide access to safe water. As with all positions in the organization, this position is as much a calling as it is a job. The person in this position must feel a clear calling from God and a heartfelt passion for our mission.
Water Missions International Tanzania is seeking for a suitable candidate to fill in the position of Lead Engineer (1) to be based in Dar es Salaam with frequent travels to the field.
Key Responsibilities:
  1. Conduct engineering field work and design according to established engineering principles and standards to a high degree of excellence and dependable accuracy.
  2. Lead the technical department, oversight, review and assistance for technicians, volunteers, and other engineers to ensure quality of output and adherence to established standards.
  3. Perform Engineering tasks including water hydraulic design calculations, and development of plans, specifications, and structural drawings.
  4. Provide onsite project management in support of approved projects.
  5. Conduct field inspections and site assessments as needed to ensure that construction is in accordance with design and expectations.
  6. Champion and ensure that WM QA/QC (Quality Assurance/Quality Control standards and procedures) is upheld by the technical team.
  7. Layout and design of water systems including source, pumping, treatment, storage and distribution.
  8. Ensure that your work is reviewed by another engineer as designated by the Country Director.
  9. Perform assessments in communities, including water quality and quantity testing, survey measurements and other aspects as may be required.
  10. Timely Project reporting, including monthly report, Assessment report, follow up report with accompanied photographs as per specific assignment guideline.
  11. Provide disaster response support and work in other countries as needed.
  12. Other tasks as may be assigned.
Qualification & Skills:
  1. Master's degree in Engineering – Civil, Chemical, or Mechanical are preferred.
  2. Experience of at least 5 to 10 years
  3. Registration as a professional engineer in Tanzania
  4. Driver’s license
  5. Advanced skills with office computer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and drafting programs (AutoCAD/PowerCADD,SolidWorks/ProE)
  6. Excellent verbal and written communications skills (English)
  7. Excellent analytical skills, process design skills and project planning and management skills.
  8. A Christian with thorough understanding of the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.
  9. Consistent lifestyle and behavior that bears a good witness to the Christian faith.
  10. A level of impeccable integrity and stewardship that demonstrates to those who invest in WMT a sense of security and trust that their gifts are well used and invested.
  11. Must be standards and detail- oriented with ability to plan ahead.
    Willingness to travel to remote places and to work in other WM offices outside Tanzania.
Candidates who meet the above requirements should e-mail their applications and attach a copy of current CV including day-time contact phone numbers; and names and contact information of three references. PLEASE SPECIFY THE NET SALARY YOU EXPECT.
E-mail your application to and copy Please Title your e-mail: Application – Lead Engineer
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