Construction Field Engineer

One Heart Worldwide

One Heart Worldwide (OHW) is an International Non-Governmental Organization that has been working in the area of maternal and child health for the past ten years. OHW works with local communities and local health service providers to develop a culturally appropriate Network of Safety around mothers and infants, by raising awareness, teaching good practices, and distributing essential equipment to ensure…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Parbat
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 2 + Years
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    Job Qualification : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : Mar 21, 2022

Job Description

Position: Construction Field Engineer

Line Management Report to: District Coordinator

Duty Station: Kusma, Parbat with field visits.

Purpose of the Position:

Under the direct supervision of the District Coordinator, the Construction Field Engineer’s primary function is to facilitate and supervise the construction work of health facilities/ birthing centers in Parbat & Myagdi districts. The Construction Field Engineer will work closely with the district team and health facility operation and management committee members to accomplish upgradation of the identified health facilities/ birthing centers in the districts.

Major Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate with District Coordinators, Health Facility Management committees regarding construction/renovation of the birthing center (new or existing structure).
  • Develop detail budget and renovation plan based on local market price. Which includes pricing and exploring construction material, contractor, workman, paintings, plumbing, electrical wiring/lighting etc.
  • Develop locally appropriate construction/renovation plan (consider the local weather, culture and availability of local resources). Prepare Drawings, Specifications, Bills of Quantities(BOQs) etc.
  • Ensure that construction work is as per Drawings, Specifications, Bills of Quantities(BOQs) etc.
  • Ensure the quality and consider the infection prevention factor.
  • Provide technical support to the District Coordinator in any contractual issue or additional construction work that might incur extra costs, ensure adherence to costs and timelines.
  • Be a facilitator to HFOMC members to explain them about repair and construction plan.
  • Act as a liaison person between the OHW and sub‐contractors, if any
  • Regularly make supportive supervision visits of project’s site, oversee the works and guide the contractors/builders to ensure the quality of the construction
  • Provide the project completion report (separately for each health facility) with actual cost, material used and number of manpower used for auditing purpose.
  • Provide decent quality of after and before pictures of construction/renovation of the Health Facilities/Birthing centers and submit report in time.
  • Perform any other duties related to the scope of the assignment as determined by the Supervisor

Required Qualification & Experience

Academic qualifications and work experience: 

  • Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering with at least two years’ experiences in related field.
  • Experience in dealing with government stakeholders.
  • Health facilities renovation/construction experience will be an added advantage.

Skills and abilities

  • Commanding skills in MS Office Packages and Auto-CAD
  • Knowledge on tendering procedures, construction norms & laws and computational techniques
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time
  • Excellent communicator, with report writing skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel to remote locations
  • Having two wheeler vehicle license will be preferable

Preference will be given to local candidates.

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are requested to visit the link at https://forms.gle/azYUjq6mvDiBsVHDAand submit their application through the online portal by March 27, 2022.