Survey Engineer

Wed, Oct 07 2020 1:44 PM

Publish Date

Closing Date



Job Location:



Kandahar + Zone Province







Years of Experience:

4 years’ experience in the related filed.

Employment Type:

Full Time

Contract Duration:

Till end of the year with Possibility of Extension.


As per NTA Salary Scale



Vacancy Number:



Bachelor Degree in Engineer, specializing in technical Survey.

No. Of Jobs:


Close date:

21, October, 2020

About Ru-WatSIP/MRRD:

The National Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion Department 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). The main responsibility of this department is provision of safe potable water and sanitation facilities as a basic need for all over rural inhabitants in the country.

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

The Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has given high priority into water sector now and currently proving financial support to MRRD for provision of Water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH ) services  in rural areas. Based on field evidence, low capacities specifically at the sub national level is a major gap in provision of sustainable WASH services.

For ensuring the objectives set in the project document are being achieved through the planned activities in provinces, there is need for hiring Survey Engineer. The incumbent will be employed for rural WASH project in Laghman and will be overseeing the Zone WASH projects.

Job Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Provide feasibility study for water supply and irrigation projects.
Prepare /review aII technical soft and hard survey documents in different construction projects according to the recognized standards.
Provide preliminary and technical survey for water supply and irrigation projects.
Prepare project design and detailed scope of the projects in urgent cases.
Provide survey plan and projects mapping.
Guide and supervise junior monitors and prepare monthly survey plans.
Distinguish and analyze of suitable water supply irrigation sources.
Prepare technical survey data from the site by Instrument of survey including GPS.
Collect data for irrigation projects and population density for each project.
Provide accurate technical survey data to ensure detailed projects design and scope of work.
Specify quarries of local material close to project sites.
Report on technical progress.
Develop relationships with local authorities.
Monitoring ongoing water supply and irrigation projects in the fields.
Perform any other duties assigned by direct supervisor or the Management.

Job Requirements:

Qualifications/ Experience, Skills & Abilities Required:

Bachelor Degree in Engineer, specializing in technical Survey with 4 years’ experience in the related filed.
Experience of developing data collection for water supply projects.
A background in the preparation of mapping for engineering projects and survey experience in the Engineering survey field.
Fluency in the English language is preferred.
Ability to use computers and have knowledge of MS Office, Auto Cad, ability to use modern survey instruments and applications.

Reporting to:

The Survey Engineer will report to Head of Engineering, Survey Manager and Management.


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 (1625/020/HRCSD/Ru-WatSIP/MRRD) in Subject while applying online. Application without vacancy number will not be accepted.


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