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The primary function of job incumbent is to perform paraprofessional engineering work involving drinking water supply schemes (hand pumps, tube wells, dug wells), sanitation schemes and other community projects like construction of water reservoirs and protection wall etc. project coordination and project management, planning, designing and review of specifications BOQs, quantitative analysis, cost estimations, engineering records, in-house project design, maintain the quality standards as per requirements and overall construction projects management through field visits for monitoring of construction sites across Pakistan while stationed in Islamabad Office.

The Community Physical Infrastructure Coordinator under the overall supervision of the Head of Programmes will directly report to the Provincial Coordinator with technical reporting to the Technical Specialist from the Country Office.

General construction

  • Plan and coordinate work activities with the Provincial Coordinator and the Technical Specialist.
  • Take timely action to prevent potential delays and/or cost overruns that can be avoided.
  • Report and recommend remedial actions regarding potential delays and/or cost overruns to the Provincial Coordinator.
  • Provide supervision of project work progress and quality for on-time project delivery. 
  • Monitor contractor presence on the project site, including Bill of Quantities (BoQ) as per approved contract.
  • Provide data and information about project work to the supervisors for reporting purposes.
  • Provide monthly report to the Project Manager detailing all project matters including quality, health and safety, environmental and financial, as well as any issues relating to possible delays, cost overruns, variations and any other matter as agreed with the Project Manager 

Feasibility study/need assessment

  • Complete needs assessment, organize preliminary studies and monitor/supervising consultants.
  • Support the review of requests for new construction and rehabilitation works.
  • out assessments and prepare reports with recommendations for follow up actions.
  • Assist the technical Specialist in redacting the tender dossier, with particular focus to the technical documents (drawings, BoQ, technical specification and standards).

Design Management

  • Prepare and outline design requirements (e.g. timeline) to procure design services, including concept, preliminary and final stages where applicable.
  • Assist the Technical Coordinator to manage the design plan ensuring deliverable are available on time, and to the required quality.
  • Prepare the BoQ for comment and approval by the Provincial Manager/Technical Coordinator.
  • Assist the procurement team with technical assistance in preparation of tender documentation and bid analysis where required.

Construction supervision

  • Supervise construction works and administer works execution as per the contractual provisions and the design specifications.
  • Ensure quantity/quality control and time schedule consistency.
  • Verify that works are consistent with the project technical specifications and inform promptly of eventual deviations.
  • Support the overall management of works implementation to ensure constructions works are completed on time, within budget and to quality standards.
  • Provide regular supervision of the project work progress and quality for on time delivery. 
  • Assist in the preparation of project/contracts related documentations such as periodic progress reports, site monitoring reports, stake holder meeting minutes, engineer’s instructions and variation orders, contractor’s bills review reports, certifications, client hand-over documents and contracts close-out reports.
  • Ensure Health Safety and Environment standards are adopted by the contractors.
  • Oversee surveying works, engineering control of the works etc.

Knowledge management 

  • Assist in providing training and technology transfer to national personnel and contractor’s personnel and advice on good construction practices, good environmental management practices, and appropriate health and safety standards during construction
  • Contribute to the dissemination and sharing of best practices and lessons learned for development planning and knowledge building.

Functions: 

  • General construction
  • Feasibility study/needs assessment
  • Design Management
  • Construction supervision
  • Knowledge management  

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Department:
Programmes
Job Location:
Gender:
No Preference
Age:
25 - 60 Years
Minimum Education:
Bachelors
Degree Title:
Bachelor degree level from recognized university in the field of Engineering or related field or any other relevant discipline or demonstrable equivalent experience of Watsan
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Experience:
5 Years - 6 Years (Strong practical experience of not less than 3 years (for B.Sc Engineering) 5 years (for DAE) with NGOs/INGOs or of related work in the development sector. Experience of monitoring of development projects including development, designing .)
Apply Before:
Mar 09, 2021
Posting Date:
Mar 02, 2021
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