Lutheran World Federation, Department for World Service Irrigation Engineer Jobs in Ethiopia

Lutheran World Federation, Department for World Service Irrigation Engineer Jobs in Ethiopia


  • Agriculture, Engineering


  • Lalibela, Amhara

    Career Level:

  • Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)


  • As per the Organization Scale

    Job Description

    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.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • 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

    Job Requirements

    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.

    Key competencies:

  • 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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