Lutheran World Federation, Department for World Service Irrigation Engineer Jobs in Ethiopia
Lutheran World Federation, Department for World Service Irrigation Engineer Jobs in EthiopiaCategory: Agriculture, Engineering
Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
As per the Organization Scale
Lutheran World Federation (LWF/WS – Ethiopia) is a registered foreign charity which has been operating in Ethiopia since 1973 implementing various development and humanitarian projects in different parts of Ethiopia.
LWF is currently looking and invites qualified candidates to apply for the following vacant position.Plan, design and supervise the building of irrigation, drainage, storage facilities such as diversion weirs, ponds and irrigation fixtures and installation of fixtures to requirements and specifications
Directs, through subordinate supervisors, construction of such irrigation systems as, canals, and ditches, according to type of soil, climatic characteristics, water supply, return flow, and other factors affecting irrigation requirements
Networks and collaborates with the Agriculture and Rural Development Office, Irrigation Process Owner, with farmers and other sector office staff to plan and carry out irrigation projects
Teaches the farmers regarding the various types of irrigation system
Troubleshoot problems that may come up during installation of irrigation system and during usage.
Follows the impact of having this irrigation system
Understand and strengthen the work of an irrigation system that will give the most excellent result to an area
Design and evaluate equipment used for ground preparation, seeding, spraying, harvesting, in coordination with other project officers
Prepare and present technical reports
Employment Term: A year contract with possibility of extension
Required qualification and Work Experience:
Masters or Bachelor Degree in Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture and irrigation system or other relevant discipline.
Minimum of 1 year relevant experience for Master’s degree and 3 years for Bachelor’s degree.
Experience in furrow and drip irrigation technology
Excellent written and oral English Language skills required
Ability interact with people
Experience in Irrigational Engineering skills
How to Apply
Interested to work under pressure and in harsh environment
Previous related experience in NGO setup is an advantage
Interested candidates who meet the above requirement can send ONLY detailed C.V and application letter through our website
LWF World Service Ethiopia is an equal opportunity employer. LWF World Service Ethiopia considers all applicants based on merit regardless of sex, color, religion, ethnicity, age, marital status or disability except for affirmative action to bring gender equity
Women are encouraged to apply and only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.Apply by 9th January, 2019
For more information and job application details, see; Lutheran World Federation, Department for World Service Irrigation Engineer Jobs in Ethiopia
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