World Vision Ethiopia Drilling Operations Officer Jobs

World Vision Ethiopia Drilling Operations Officer Jobs

Purpose of the position:

  • To closely supervise drilling operations and pumping test works in the Drilling Operations Team.

    Major Responsibilities:

  • Lead drilling crew, facilitate drilling operations at site level, conduct site hydrogeological verifications; supervise drilling operations and pumping test works on site.

  • Develop and maintain hydro geological and lithological records with full description, prepare a full well completion report of the completed water wells together with the GPS locations of wells including well data, casing arrangement and similar onsite observations during drilling;

  • Conduct field monitoring and provide onsite technical assistance to the drilling crews, advice chief driller and chief pump technician;

  • Review ground water development project documents and inspect water well drilling sites before commencing the operation;

  • Analyze pumping test data and recommend the appropriate electromechanical equipment;

  • Prepare monthly, biannual and annual progress reports of the drilling operation;

  • Promote major cross cutting themes including environment, gender, protection, disability and peace building.

    Job Requirements

    Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • Educational level required: B.Sc. in geology/Applied geology or M.Sc. in hydrogeology.

  • Technical Training qualifications required: Professional technical skill desired in drilling operation, i.e. proven/well-experienced in water well
    drilling supervision.

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

  • Preferred: M.Sc Hydrogeology and 4 years experience in supervision of drilling operations.

  • Other team management exposure and computer knowledge (Word and, Excel).

    Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Travel: 80% Domestic travel is required.

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants are required to attach Current CV with three references & fill employment application form which can be found ) and email before the closing date of this announcement to

  • and/or via

  • World vision has zero tolerance towards abuse and exploitation of children and vulnerable adults. Every prospective employee, volunteer, and intern is obliged to comply by world vision’s child and adult safeguarding policy."

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