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Water Supply Solar System Technician

DACAAR invites applications from suitable candidates for the following position:

Job Title:Water Supply Solar System Technician
Vacancy Number:PB-08/2023
Department:Programme / Operation Sub Department 
Duty station:

One for North - RO / Regional Office with travelling to the Northern and North-Western provinces 

One for East - RO / Regional Office with travelling to the Eastern and Central provinces

One for West - RO / Regional Office with travelling to the Southern and Western provinces

Required number:Three (3)
Gender:Male / Female 
Contract:Project Based till end of June 2024 (Extendable)   
Salary:According to DACAAR PB Category Salary Scale including Government Tax.
Opening Date:28/11/2023
Closing Date:10/12/2023


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 900 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 Water Supply Solar System Technician is responsible for installing the solar water supply systems at sites; and also he is responsible for regular supervision of all solar water supply systems according to the given plan. The Water Supply Solar System Technician trains the other members of the team, the pipe scheme operator, and the relevant community member to resolve minor technical problems in the solar system at proposed sites


  • Conduct proper Earthing system or Grounding system for the safety and functional purposes, this should be considered during the installation of solar water supply systems.
  • Proper installation of the solar water supply system (solar panel arrays on the roofs and inside the boundary walls), and proper connection with the submersible water pump and inverter to provide the demanded water, the technician will strictly follow this. 
  • Perform timely maintenance and repair of the solar water supply system (submersible water pump, Inverter, etc.). 
  • Perform on-time troubleshooting of the solar water supply systems through the usage of relevant testing devices and instruments to ensure technical problems are resolved.
  • Follow all electrical components of the solar water supply system and should operate properly and also the cable joints are properly done. 
  • Requesting of the solar PV equipment and other required materials needed for each water supply solar system, coordinated with the relevant officers at regions and Main Office levels.
  • Follow all principles and technical standards in solar water supply system installation, and also follow the environmental, health, and safety-related issues at the fields. 
  • Maintain proper records of each solar water supply system, the record should consist of information such as the date and time of the last maintenance, replacement of the parts (if replaced), detail of the work he/she has done during the last maintenance process, and the cost involved. 
  • Check and make sure the solar powered water supply system provides the demanded water after the handover of the system to the concerned community.
  • Train the solar system operator properly and he can do minor repairs to the solar water supply system after the handover of the system to the relevant community. 
  • The holder of this position must strictly follow the organization's existing security policies, procedures, and daily instructions of the safety personnel.
  • Any other task given by the Supervisor. 


Education/ Qualification and Employment Benefits                                                 
Education:14th class graduate/bachelor degree holder from (Electrical Engineering / Renewable Energy ) is preferred 
Experience: At least three years’ relevant experience in Water Supply Solar System installation and repairing projects is required.

Other qualifications’ an advantage: 

  • Good communication, good community work, honesty and  hard worker,

Languages:Oral and written fluency in(English, Dari, Pashto)


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)
  • 10 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.
  • Application without Vacancy Number will not be considered. 
  • DACAAR job application form can be obtained from; DACAAR website, acbar website; website / and DACAAR Main Office Kabul.
  • Applications submitted as .RAR file or the size exceeds 2MB, will not be accepted by the system
  • 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, Afghanistan

Postal address: Central P.O. Box 208, Kabul, Afghanistan
Phone: (+93) 0202230752/ (+93) 0202230753
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