Construction Engineer

Vacancy Number:WVA757
Title: Construction Engineer
Duration:1 Year
Exp.: 2018-09-26-(7 Months Ago)
Jobs no:1
Salary:As per WVA Salary Scale


Organization: World Vision International-Afghanistan | About World Vision International-Afghanistan
City: Badghis
Country: AF


Education:Bachelor in Civil Engineering
Work Experience:2-3 of working with construction projects Years


  • Civil Engineering degree

Knowledge & Skills

  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to manage and prioritize tasks.

  • Must have good attention to detail all work must be checked.

  • Excellent relationship-building skills and the ability to interact effectively with diverse groups

  • Knowledge and experience in construction is a necessity.

  • Computer literacy with good knowledge of MS Office applications

  • Willingness to travel throughout the project area required with familiarity with the project area preferred.


  • 2-3 years of working with construction projects especially in irrigation project

  • At least one year supervisory experience preferred

Duties & Responsibilities


World Vision Afghanistan has been working in Badghis Province for more than10 years addressing health education and livelihood issues. The relationship the local government is very strong which proved with the MOU with various government departments in the province level. Together with the government and the communities in the target areas World Vision Afghanistan has been working to achieve the goal of WV Afghanistan for the period of 2014 – 2018 that is improving survival and wellbeing Afghan girls and boys building the foundations for a better future for Afghan children and their communities.

The AACRS (Australian Afghanistan Community Resilience Scheme) project is a four year project funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). This project has wide range intervention ranging from livelihood small scale irrigation processing of agriculture product and marketing components. The project’s end of program outcome is improved livelihoods of communities and families in Badghis which are sustainable and inclusive of vulnerable groups. End of program outcome is supported by three intermediate outcomes that is 1) families are more food secure; 2) producers sell more products in existing and new markets; 3) The vulnerable including women headed households are benefitting from project initiatives.

Number of beneficiaries will be benefitted from this project is 24 500 households in 104 villages in the district of QiN Qadis Qala I Naw Ab Kamary and Moqur. Project activities will be implemented in partnership with CDC (Community Development Council) and other government institutions who are working on agriculture and livestock irrigation and rural rehabilitation sectors. To encourage women actively involved in this project the project will work closely with the Department of Woman Affair (DoWA).


To design plan coordinate and ensure quality of project activities of AACRS project in Badghis province.


Project implementation

  • Plan and Implement the irrigation construction projects to all AACRS’s clusters.

  • Supervise foreman and daily laborers on day-to-day basis building their capacity and providing support to strengthen their skills

  • Supervise the quality of construction works and provide necessary on the job training for masons and construction workers.

  • Check and ensure the quality of the construction materials(Stones Sands Gravel Cement…ect) supplied to every particular sites

  • Develop and maintain good relationships and lines of communication with relevant local communities explaining World Vision Afghanistan role as an NGO and liaising with them during all phases of the project

  • Ensure that project resources are well maintained and distributed over each project and accurately utilized.

  • Report to the project Manager in the implementation of projects as planned according to developed technical standards schedules and timelines.  Coordinate with the project Manager in any changes need to be made when the design and technical drawing does not fit to the existing construction site 

  • Ensure good quality and accuracy of every constructed facility.

  • Update and prepare weekly report from irrigation construction projects progress. 

  • Monitor and direct the project activities to meet the project objectives in terms of quality of work and within the agreed timelines.

  • Take all the necessary measures in order to maintain positive working relationships and a good environment upholding the rule of safety first in order to prevent accidents.

  • Liaise with local authorities in manner that is consistent With Mission and Core Values.

  • Develop and maintain efficient information systems about the on-going construction works for the Cash for Works with Project Manager.

  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the project.

  • Attend to Primary and technical survey of irrigation projects.

  • Develop BoQs and make cost estimate for small scale projects.

  • Develop sketch and detail drawing for small projects.


Project Monitoring

  • Provide weekly construction progress report to the Project Manager

  • Provide onsite warehouse report/ the use of construction materials (cement Steel bars Sand Gravel Bricks etc)

  • Conduct facility testing to ensure the infrastructure facilities are well functioning  

  • Seek support from the M&E advisor in developing monitoring capacity of CDC

Submission Guideline

Applications closing date is 26-Sep-2018. Please submit your resume and one page cover letter outlining how you meet the job requirements by email to [email protected]

Please write on the subject of your Email the Vacancy Number (WVA757) also Avoid sending attachment of big size (above 1024 KB) if you want your application/CV to be considered.

Only short listed candidates will be invited for written test and interview.

You can also submit your hard resume and Application to the office by this address:

Herat Office:

WV Afghanistan Alley Opposite of Herat Agriculture Department Walayat Main Street Amiriat Boulevard Herat Afghanistan. Phone +93 40224568 | Mobile:+93 797 297 296

Email: [email protected]