Technical Officer (Engineer)

Job Description

Title: Technical Officer (Engineer)

Company Name: Joypurhat Rural Development Movement (JRDM)

Vacancy: 01

Age: at most 35 years

Location: Naogaon (Badalgachhi)

Maximum Salary: Tk. 50000 (Monthly)

Published: 25 Mar 2024

Education:
∎ Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Civil Engineering, Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Geology
∎ At least 2 years of experience in construction or water resources management projects, preferably in rural areas.
∎ Experience in rainwater harvesting, irrigation systems, and/or drought-resistant sanitation is an asset.
∎ Understanding of basic principles of climate change adaptation and water management is desirable.
∎ Excellent communication, interpersonal, and reporting skills are essential.
∎ Proficiency in Auto-CAD or other relevant engineering software is an advantage.
∎ At least 2 years of experience in construction or water resources management projects, preferably in rural areas.
∎ Experience in rainwater harvesting, irrigation systems, and/or drought-resistant sanitation is an asset.
∎ Understanding of basic principles of climate change adaptation and water management is desirable.
∎ Excellent communication, interpersonal, and reporting skills are essential.
∎ Proficiency in Auto-CAD or other relevant engineering software is an advantage.

Requirements:

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age at most 35 years
∎ Knowledge of drought, climate change adaptation and water management in the context of Bangladesh, particularly Barind region.
∎ Fluency in English and Bengali languages is essential.
∎ Must have a valid motorcycle driving license.
∎ Must have a professional membership with the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh-IEB (where applicable).
∎ Knowledge of drought, climate change adaptation and water management in the context of Bangladesh, particularly Barind region.
∎ Fluency in English and Bengali languages is essential.
∎ Must have a valid motorcycle driving license.
∎ Must have a professional membership with the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh-IEB (where applicable).

Responsibilities & Context:
∎ Provide technical expertise and support for constructing and maintaining water infrastructure such as Pond and canal re-excavation: Assess excavation needs, prepare technical specifications, supervise contractors, and ensure quality control.
∎ Provide technical expertise and support for constructing and maintaining Rooftop MAR and Pond MAR implementations.
∎ Prepare detailed technical specifications and bills of materials for construction activities.
∎ Supervise construction contractors, ensure quality control throughout construction phases, and address technical challenges during implementation.
∎ Conduct regular on-site technical inspections and monitor progress of construction activities.
∎ Maintain accurate technical records and prepare comprehensive technical reports for the project.
∎ Liaise with partner NGOs, government agencies, and local communities regarding technical aspects of the project and address their concerns.
∎ Conduct training sessions for community members on operation and maintenance of water infrastructure, including Pond, Canal, Rooftop MAR and Pond MAR systems.
∎ Participate in project planning and budgeting processes, providing technical input and cost estimations.
∎ Assist the PC in ensuring quality and timely completion of project deliverables.
∎ Perform any other duties assigned by the PC as per instruction from PKSF & IE Management.
∎ Extended Community Climate Change Project- Drought (ECCCP-Drought)
∎ 2. Background of the projectPalli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF), an apex development organization focusing on holistic and integrated approaches, was established by the Government of Bangladesh in May 1990 for sustainable poverty reduction through employment generation. PKSF has been implementing projects and programs in diversified sectors including sustainable enterprise, training and education, agriculture, climate change and disaster and so on. PKSF works with more than 15 million households through its 200 partner organizations. Many development partners, such as the World Bank, DFID, EU, ADB, IFAD, GIZ, GCF, and Adaptation Fund (AF) are working with PKSF.  Please visit http://www.pksf.org.bd for details.PKSF has been accredited to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), the only dedicated and largest climate change finance window, established under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), in 2013. The GCF has approved the ECCCP-Drought project in the fact that Bangladesh faces an unpredictable drought hazard due to inadequate and uneven rainfall that affects the timing of onset and end of the monsoon season. The northwestern Barind region/districts of Bangladesh suffer the most from droughts. Climate change is changing the nature of droughts in Barind by increasing temperature and variations in precipitation. During droughts, almost all natural surface water sources evaporate, leaving none for drinking, sanitation or agriculture. The human cost is measured in a greater incidence of disease, especially among children and lack of nutrition due to crop failure, increased poverty and reduced development potential.
∎ 3. Objective of the project The main objective of the project is to increase the resilience of climate vulnerable-communities in drought-prone areas of Bangladesh. This objective is expected to be achieved by implementing activities covering three main components: i) improved institutional and technical capacities to address climate change-induced drought, ii) increased availability of surface and ground water for irrigation and drinking, and iii) drought-resilient livelihoods created through sustainable agricultural production.
∎ Joypurhat Rural Development Movement (JRDM) is a reputable non-governmental development organization registered under the Voluntary Social Welfare Organizations Registration and Regulation Ordinance, 1961 (Ordinance No. 46 of 1961), with Registration No. JOY-159/95 dated: 14/09/1995. Additionally, the organization holds certification from the Microcredit Regulatory Authority (MRA) with certificate no. 01421-02528-00278. With the invaluable financial and technical support of PKSF.Joypurhat Rural Development Movement (JRDM) is a reputable non-governmental development organization registered under the Voluntary Social Welfare Organizations Registration and Regulation Ordinance, 1961 (Ordinance No. 46 of 1961), with Registration No. JOY-159/95 dated: 14/09/1995. Additionally, the organization holds certification from the Microcredit Regulatory Authority (MRA) with certificate no. 01421-02528-00278. With the invaluable financial and technical support of PKSF. The Joypurhat Rural Development Movement (JRDM) is going to implement GCF & PKSF Funded ECCCP-Drought project at Badalgachi Upazilla of Naogaon District. For implementing the project, Joypurhat Rural Development Movement (JRDM) is seeking qualified candidate for the position of the “Technical Officer (Engineer)” in it’s Project Management Unit (PMU) of the ECCCP-Drought project.
∎ 4. Key Responsibilities:
∎ Provide technical expertise and support for constructing and maintaining water infrastructure such as Pond and canal re-excavation: Assess excavation needs, prepare technical specifications, supervise contractors, and ensure quality control.
∎ Provide technical expertise and support for constructing and maintaining Rooftop MAR and Pond MAR implementations.
∎ Prepare detailed technical specifications and bills of materials for construction activities.
∎ Supervise construction contractors, ensure quality control throughout construction phases, and address technical challenges during implementation.
∎ Conduct regular on-site technical inspections and monitor progress of construction activities.
∎ Maintain accurate technical records and prepare comprehensive technical reports for the project.
∎ Liaise with partner NGOs, government agencies, and local communities regarding technical aspects of the project and address their concerns.
∎ Conduct training sessions for community members on operation and maintenance of water infrastructure, including Pond, Canal, Rooftop MAR and Pond MAR systems.
∎ Participate in project planning and budgeting processes, providing technical input and cost estimations.
∎ Assist the PC in ensuring quality and timely completion of project deliverables.
∎ Perform any other duties assigned by the PC as per instruction from PKSF & IE Management.

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Monthly gross salary will be BDT 50,000/- (including all taxes).
∎ Two Eid bonus (50% of gross salary) and one Nobo Borsho bonus (10% of gross salary) are provided annually.
∎ Mobile phone bill allowance of BDT 700 per month is provided.
∎ Travel allowance of BDT 5,000 per month is provided.
∎ Monthly gross salary will be BDT 50,000/- (including all taxes).
∎ Two Eid bonus (50% of gross salary) and one Nobo Borsho bonus (10% of gross salary) are provided annually.
∎ Mobile phone bill allowance of BDT 700 per month is provided.
∎ Travel allowance of BDT 5,000 per month is provided.

Workplace:
∎ Work at office

Employment Status: Full Time

Job Location: Naogaon (Badalgachhi)

Apply Procedure:

Email your CV:
∎ Send your CV to the given email [email protected] or Email your CV from My Bdjobs account

Company Information:
∎ Joypurhat Rural Development Movement (JRDM)
∎ House No-476/1, Purbobazar, Chowdhurypara, Joypurhat-5900

Address::
∎ House No-476/1, Purbobazar, Chowdhurypara, Joypurhat-5900

Read Before Apply: Please apply only who are fulfilling all the requirements of this job

Application Deadline: 8 Apr 2024

Category: NGO/Development

Source: bdjobs.com

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