World Vision Ethiopia Drilling Operation Officer Jobs

World Vision Ethiopia Drilling Operation Officer Jobs

Job Id: 221763

Category: Engineering, Water and Sanitation

Location: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa

Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)

Employment Type: Full time


Job Description

Purpose of The Job

To closely supervise drilling operations, pumping test and pump and generator/transformer installation with groundwater development studies.

Major duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise drilling operations, water quality test, pumping test and pump installation with groundwater development studies;
  • Conduct field monitoring and provide onsite technical assistance to the drilling crews, advice chief driller in the process of drilling;
  • Review ground water development project documents and inspect water well drilling sites before commencing the operation;
  • Engage in groundwater resource assessments and detail investigation in partnership with ADPs’ engineers and government staffs;
  • Develop and maintain hydro geological and litho logical records with elector mechanical equipment descriptions of the completed water wells together with the GPS well locations;
  • Prepare well log and casing arrangements and well completion reports;
  • Analyze pumping test data and recommend the appropriate electromechanical equipment;
  • Prepare monthly biannual and annual progress reports of the drilling operation;

    Job Requirements

    The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job

    Educational level required:

  • B.Sc. in geology or M.Sc. in hydrogeology

    Technical Training qualifications required:

  • Professional technical skill desired (drilling operation)


  • For B.Sc 6 years of experience in supervision of drilling operations.


  • M.Sc Hydrogeology and 4 years of experience in supervision of drilling operations.
  • Other team management exposure and computer knowledge (Word and, Excel).


  • NGO experience is preferred

    Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field

    Travel: 80% Domestic/international travel is required.

    On call: 20%

    5. Additional Requirements: Committed to WV’s vision, mission and core values.

    6. Place of Work: World Vision Ethiopia’s Head office Addis Ababa Frequent travel to field

    7. Salary: World Vision has an attractive salary and benefits package.

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants are required to fill the employment application form (you can get this form from ) and email on or before the closing date of this announcement to

    we don’t receive hard copies

    World Vision Ethiopia is a child focused Organization and is striving to keep children safe and is committed to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for this position.

    World Vision Ethiopia Drilling Operation Officer Jobs

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