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Job Title:   Field Engineer
Category:   Project Management
Total Positions:   4
Job Location:   Chaman, Chaghi
Gender:   No Preference
Minimum Education:   Bachelors
Degree Title:   B-Tech / DAE or equivalent
Career Level:   Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:   4 Years
Salary Range:   PKR 0 to 0 per Month
Apply By:   Apr 28, 2024
Job Description:

Background/IRC Summary:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war and disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home. IRC has been working in Pakistan for approximately 40 years, managing and delivering large, complex programs to meet the needs in health, education, safeguarding, environmental health and livelihoods for displaced, poor and disaster affected communities. IRC works in partnership with local government and non-governmental organizations and is currently working across the country.

Job Overview/Summary:

This role would specialize in the management of engineering operations on a daily basis. He/ She would have a more strategic role, planning, researching, and developing new ideas, and streamlining engineering operations.

Major Responsibilities:

1. Lead on technical feasibility / assessment (site identification, material, labor, transportation, supplies etc.) of WASH & CPI’s activities prior implementation to ensure sustainability & cost effectiveness as well as agreed time frame of project at field level.

2. Perform quality & quantity assurance checks by paying regular visits to construction sites to verify the work is performed in compliance with the plans and specifications.

3. Monitoring progress of EH infrastructure during each phase of the project.

4. Field Engineer will ensure that all construction sites meet legal/standardized guidelines, health and safety requirements, and keeping in view universal access guidelines.

5. Field engineer is responsible for ensuring that designs and solutions are developed in consultation with communities, and are designed to meet the community’s needs, with sufficient and effective feedback on designs from the clients.

6. Field Engineer is responsible for professional/technical engineering designs/drawings and review standards, surveys and inspections.

7. Regular field visits to ensure the quality of the project as per the specifications mentioned in the approved estimate.

8. Provides guidance to the IRC-EH team on code compliance, keeping in view the IRC standard operational procedures.

9. Supervision/development/review the following.

a) WASH infrastructure both in schools and villages.

b) Technical aspects of the project related to Environmental Sanitation

c) Inclusive WASH approaches

d) DRR/DRM resilient WASH infrastructure

e) Development of BOQs

f) Designing and construction of water supply schemes,

g) Designing and construction of solid/liquid waste management system.

h) Designing of different types of hand washing facilities.

10. Assess potential risks, provide advice and resolve creatively any emerging problems/deficiencies during implementation of EH project.

11. Supervise all the technical assessments and monthly evaluations of engineering activities and report all the activities to Senior Field Engineer in a timely manner. Carry out other such tasks as assigned by supervisor.

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to: Environment and Health Coordinator

Job Requirements:

a) Education: · BTech/DAE in civil Engineering.

b) Work Experience:

  • Minimum 4-5 years’ engineering experience of working in Inclusive Construction and WASH projects.
  • Experience can be in lieu of qualification and vice versa.

c) Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Computer literacy in MS Word, MS Excel, AutoCAD
  • Demonstrated experience in designing water and sanitation infrastructure
  • Knowledge and experience of the whole process of bringing designs from concept stage through design to construction and handover

Language Skills:

  • Must be fluent in Urdu & English languages
  • Pashto and Balochi language preferred Others.

Gender Equality:

IRC recognizes that gender equality is fundamental to the achievement of our organizational mission. As such, IRC is committed to the promotion of gender equality in all aspects of our operations and programs. Our organizational policies, procedures and actions demonstrate this commitment. Women candidates and differently abled persons are highly encouraged to apply.

The IRC Core Values and Commitments:

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity Anti-Retaliation and Combating Trafficking in Persons. IRC is committed to ensuring that IRC staff is suitable to work with children and have the knowledge s/he needs to uphold and abide by the IRC’s Child Safeguarding Policy.

Level of interaction with children: Frequent direct contact with children.

IRC ensures that its staff must actively practice the roles and responsibilities related to client responsiveness, accountability to people in affected communities and must have competencies to solicits and listens to feedback and other’s perspectives, responds to feedback with maturity and sensitivity and takes appropriate decisions and makes changes to behavior or actions in response to feedback. IRC recognizes that gender equality is fundamental to the achievement of our organizational mission. As such, IRC is committed to the promotion of gender equality in all aspects of our operations and programs. Our organizational policies, procedures and actions demonstrate this commitment.

Company Information
Company Name:  International Rescue Committee
Company Description:
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a leading global relief and development organization, established in 1933, and currently working in 42 countries worldwide. IRC has been working in Pakistan for over 30 years, and manages & delivers large, complex programs to meet needs in health, education, protection and livelihoods for displaced, poor & conflict-affected communities. IRC works in partnership with local Government and non-Governmental organizations and currently works in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh provinces.

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