Assistant Engineer

Posted 6 months ago

Job Announcement

DACAAR invites applications from suitable candidates for the following position:

Job Title: Assistant Engineer
Vacancy Number: PB-036/2017 
Nationality: Afghan 
Department: Programme / Operation Sub Department 
Duty station: Regional Offices travel to Faryab, Kunduz, Balkh, Takhar, Baghlan, Samangan, Shabrghan, Herat, Badghis, Farah, Nimroz, Logar, Paktia, Khost, Parwan, Kapisa, Konar, Nangarhar, Laghman and Kandahar
Required number: Two (2)
Gender: Male / Female
Contract: Project Based till end of December 2017 (Extendable)   
Salary: PB-C1, USD (602) including food allowance & Government Tax
Opening Date: 05/09/2017
Closing Date: 23/09/2017
Organization Background:
DACAAR is a non governmental, humanitarian organization that supports sustainable development in Afghanistan through promoting the ability of local communities to decide upon and manage their own development process. The organisation employs around 600 staff of whom 05 are expatriates. Core thematic areas are: Water, Sanitation & Hygiene; Natural Resource Management; Small Scale Enterprise Development; Women’s Empowerment.
Position Description:
The Assistant Engineer is responsible to assist Field Engineer in Rural Water Supply program on site supervision and monitoring of the construction work of all water system constructed under the Rural Water Supply program. And will work closely with all the stakeholders in the respective areas.
·          Assist Site Engineer on site supervision and monitoring of the water systems

·         Assist site engineer on monitoring of tube well fitted with hand pumps.

·         Supervise the activities of CDCs properly and assist them technically.

·         Assist the site engineer through monitoring/ supervision from gravity fed system, solar powered water networks and other water system constructed under the Rural Water supply program.

·         Check the quality of materials with the standards.

·         Will monitor the project regularly and provide required support to CDCs.

·         Record the travel and maintain records.

·         Assist engineer on material specification used in the construction

·         Assist engineer on checking of materials with BoQs and about its procurement process.

·         Assist engineer in proper implementation of the work plan of the project.

·         Assist the engineer on collection of required data from the CDCs, PRRDs.

·         Assist engineer in each joint field visit with PRRDs.

·         Any other task given by the superior

Education/ Qualification and Employment Benefits                                                

Education: Bachelor degree in civil engineering.
Experience: at least (2 )year relevant experience with governmental  related projects
Other qualifications’ an advantage:

  • Ability in team working
  • Having sound knowledge of ANSA standards and Building codes
  • Ability to Plan, organize and work under pressure
Languages: Dari/ Pashto and English.
Employment benefits:
·         Good training opportunities to enhance employees’ skills

·         Eid bonus on both Eids (after the completion of three months service)

·         36 days of paid annual leave per year

·         10 days of paid sick leave per year

·         30 days of paid Hajj leave (after the completion of one year service)

·         90 days of paid maternity leave for female employees(after the completion of three months service)

·         5 days of paid paternity leave for male employees(after the completion of three months service)

·         15 days of public holidays per year

Procedure for submission of applications:

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a DACAAR Job Application Form along with introduction letter and CV online to or a Hard copy to HR Department in DACAAR main office Kabul.
Important Note:
·   Applications without DACAAR Job Application Form will not be considered.

·    DACAAR job application form can be obtained from; DACAAR website, acbar website; website / and DACAAR Main Office kabul.

·   Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted and called for the written test/ interview.

·   The salary would be paid in AFN according to the actual exchange rate.

DACAAR is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all sections of the society. While all applicants will be strictly assessed on their individual merit, qualified women, people with disabilities and members of minority communities are especially encouraged to apply.
Kabul Office Address:
DACAAR, Main Office, Paikob-e-Naswar, Wazirabad, Kabul, AfghanistanPostal address: Central P.O. Box 208, Kabul, Afghanistan
Phone: (+93) 0202230752/ (+93) 0202230753
Web site:

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