Irrigation and water supply design engineer - (Reannounced)

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Years of Experience:

Minimum 5 years’ experience in Design.

Employment Type:

Full Time

Contract Duration:

Till end the year with possibilities of extension.


As per NTA Salary Scale



Vacancy Number:



University degree in Civil or Hydraulic Engineering.

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Close date:

18, October, 2020

About Ru-WatSIP/MRRD:

Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Irrigation Programme (Ru-WatSIP) is working in the structure of Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development MRRD as one of the national program. The main responsibility of this Program is provision of safe potable water and sanitation facilities as a basic need for allover rural inhabitants in the country.

In this programme donors such as UNICEF, MoF and SAARC are providing financial assistance to MRRD for capacity building and implementation of water supply projects.

Recently Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development/ Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Irrigation Programme, through MOF funding launched National large scale project as construction of Qadis Khordak Water storage Dam for the purpose of water resources management, flood control, land irrigation and environment protection in Qadis district of Badghis province. The implementation will be carried out by construction company (CC) where the daily supervision and regular monitoring is being done by Ru-WatSIP/RRD technical Team.

To ensure that the projects are implemented with quality and planed objectives as per the project document, there is need for hiring an irrigation and water supply design engineer.

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Survey of  agricultural lands that might be irrigated by stored water in the reservoir of Qadis Dam
Survey and design of irrigation structures/canals from Qades Dam to the agricultural lands
Establishing operation plan for  irrigation systems/canals
Ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies for irrigation canals.
Assist in assuring that work is done on schedule and to quality standards.
Survey and Design of small scale Irrigation Structures over all Badghis province
Prepare design and construction specifications for both irrigation and 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)
Prepare Civil engineering designs to recognized standards, relating to new/upgrades water supply RCC structures.
Produce engineering studies 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.
Assists the contractor/IPs in resolving the technical issues
Record measurements and tests in accordance with project quality control.
Monitor construction activities for safe work practices.
Other tasks given by project manager

Job Requirements:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

University degree in Civil or Hydraulic Engineering
Minimum 5 years’ experience  in Design of  Irrigation and water supply projects
Good knowledge of Irrigation and water supply Design by Design Soft wares.
Dari, Pashto and 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.

Reporting line:

The Design Engineer will report to chief engineer and 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 (1627/020/HRCSD/Ru-WatSIP/MRRD) in Subject while applying online. Application without vacancy number will not be accepted.


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