Water Engineer Field Manager

at Innovation: Africa
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted October 15, 2020
Category Management
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

UGANDA NATIONALS ONLY: Water Engineer Field Manager
Countries: Uganda

Organisation : Innovation: Africa

Background

Innovation: Africa (iA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose team of dedicated problem solvers work together to bring solar and water technologies to rural communities in Africa. We use solar energy to pump clean water and provide schools, orphanages, and medical clinics with light and refrigeration to store vaccines and medicines. Learn more about our work at innoafirca.org.

Responsibilities

● Manage iA’s team of local water engineers, including creating weekly work plans and ensuring their successful implementation.

● Supervise the on-site work of all iA contractors, including hydrogeological surveys, drilling and pump tests, water quality analysis, and all construction and installation works related to ongoing water projects.

● Ensure contractors’ strict adherence to all project timelines, and provide senior management with daily updates and reports from the field.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Water Resources Management, Water Engineering, Civil Engineering, Biosystems Engineering, or a closely related field.

Extensive experience working with solar water pumping systems. (MUST)

Experience designing water supply systems using design applications such as, AutoCAD, ArchiCAD, GIS and GPS applications, WaterCAD, Epanet, Protastructure, etc.

Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in email and Microsoft Office software.

Thrives in a fast-paced environment

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