Technical Supervisor

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Job Location:

Ghazni City:  
Nationality: Afghan Organization: Ru-WatSIP/MRRD
Category: Engineering Years of Experience: 5 (Five) years overall design and construction experience
Employment Type: Full Time Contract Duration: 1 year
Salary: As per NTA Salary Scale Gender: Male/Female
Vacancy Number: 1378/019/HRCSD/Ru-WatSIP/MRRD Education: University degree in Civil/Hydraulics Engineering.
No. Of Jobs: 1 Close date: 02, January, 2020

About Ru-WatSIP/MRRD:

The National Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Irrigation Programme (Ru-WatSIP) is one of the six closely interlinked National Development Programmes of Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) in Afghanistan. In line with Afghanistan National Rural Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Policy, the responsibilities of this programme includes policy and strategy formulation, planning, coordination and implementation of rural water supply, sanitation and hygiene promotion activities undertaken by private sectors, NGOs and the rural communities namely Community Development Councils (CDCs) and District Development Assemblies (DDAs).

Ministry of Finance (MoF) is granting Ru-WatSIP water supply projects in most of the provinces and rural areas of the country. Specially strategic pipe scheme projects namely; Zaranj water supply project, Bangi water supply project, etc.

The implementation has been outsourced to private company and the daily supervision and regular monitoring is being conducted by Ru-WatSIP.

To ensure that project objectives are met through the planned activities in provinces, there is need for hiring of Provincial Technical Supervisor.

Job Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Prepare design and construction specifications for Water Supply projects and supervise activities of contractors on construction sites (gravity and pressure line, distribution network, wells, pumping station, reservoirs and other hydro-technical structures)
Produce engineering products and cost estimates for option analysis.
Prepare detailed designs, calculations, and scope of works, specifications, bills of quantities and drawings for contract work packages.
Reply to technical bid inquiries and prepare technical bid evaluations.
Submit work to head of unit for approval.
Supervise the contractors to ensure all work is performed in accordance with the plans, specifications and agreement.
Maintain, through RRD staff, coordination of IPs with community to ensure participation (Process).
Assists the contractor/IPs in resolving the technical issues.
Record measurements and tests in accordance with project quality control.
Monitor regularly construction activities for safe work practices.
Review extra work or change order requests.
Ensure that all designs and technical specifications are shared with WSG technical working groups and their comments and agreements are obtained.
Ensure all the layouts and lines are as per the drawings.
 Review the designs in terms of quality control, grades of concrete, quality of pipes and other useable materials.
 Ensure all the activities in the site are going on as per drawings, to prevent activities against scope of work.
 Collect the samples for testing and insure the proper testing as per specifications with the help of site engineer.
 Report any inconsistency or problem on the site to the site office.
 Assist in preparing of the work plans and schedules for work progress.
 Inspect and supervise the Quality of any type of construction materials.
 Strictly follow the specification and be well aware of the contents of specification and Request for Proposal (RFP).
 Maintain all the documents and submittal for insuring the proper documentation.
Perform other duties as are assigned.

Job Requirements:

Qualifications/ Experience, Skills & Abilities Required:

University degree in Civil/Hydraulics Engineering.
Five years overall design and construction experience for infrastructure/Water Supply projects.
Two years of experience in the development and preparation of project budget estimates, scope of works on multidiscipline engineering designs for infrastructure/Water Supply.
Two years experience in managing projects for construction of infrastructure.
English: fluency in the language, expected to work independently using the language required, to prepare a variety of written communications (correspondence, reports, working papers, etc.), to participate actively in meetings and in work related discussions.
Ability to use computers and have knowledge of MS Office, Auto Cad, Water CAD & EPANET.
Familiar with engineering designs to recognized standards, relating to new/upgrades water supply RCC structures.
Knowledge of international standards for water supply and others.
He should have excellent problem solving skills.
The Provincial Project chief engineer will be based in Ghazni Province.

Reporting to:

The Provincial Technical supervisor will report directly to the Project Manager.


Submission Guideline:

Interested Afghans with the required qualifications and experience should submit their applications electronically through
While submitting your applications please mention the Title of the position plus Vacancy Number in the subject of the e-mail; please do NOT submit any other supporting documentation or educational certificates with your application. If you are short listed you will be asked to submit electronic copies of your educational certificates and if you are invited to written test you will be required to present the original certificates. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date of the position. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written test Note: In the interests of open and fair competition and a merit based selection process applicants are advised that lobbying for a position , whether by the applicant or by any person acting on his or her behalf, shall result in the immediate disqualification of the candidate from further consideration. Applicants are strongly advised to inform potential supporters of this restriction which shall be strictly enforced.

Please don’t forget to type the Vacancy Announcement Number (1378/019/HRCSD/Ru-WatSIP/MRRD) in Subject while applying online. Application without vacancy number will not be accepted. 

The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is highly committed to increase women’s participation in government sector therefore women are highly encouraged to apply.


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