Salma Dam Safety Engineer (Hydraulic Engineer)

Vacancy Number:006
Title: Salma Dam Safety Engineer (Hydraulic Engineer)
Duration:7 Months whit possible extension
Exp.: 2018-05-24-(8 Months Ago)
Jobs no:2
Salary:Per NTA Salary scale.


Organization: Herairoud-Murghab River Basin (MoEW) | About Herairoud-Murghab River Basin (MoEW)
City: Herat
Country: AF


Education:Bachelor degree in civil engineering hydro technique or water resources management
Work Experience:5 Years

Bachelor degree in civil engineering hydro technique or water resources management with a Master’s degree preferred;

Minimum 5 years of experience in the design construction and O&M of civil projects;

Experienced with design of hydraulic structures including; spillways conveyance structures regulating structures protective structures cross drainage structures dam outlets and diversion Dams;

Knowledge of hydraulic and structural relation between Concrete/Earthen dams and Hydraulic structures;

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Working knowledge of Dari and Pashto.

Duties & Responsibilities

Working with the Minister of Energy and Water to provide a broad range of water resources operation planning engineering and O&M implementation Ministry’s water sector as under:

Perform review of different aspects of project plans including structural and hydraulic analysis and their functionalities;

Assisting the analysis and evaluation of hydraulic structures O&M plan;

Reviewing hydrological analysis and reservoir balance of dam projects;

Assisting implementation of maintenance construction plan of hydraulic structures of the project;

Prepare and oversee O&M of drainage analyses and designs including hydrology open channel hydraulics culvert hydraulics storm drains pump stations spillway weir and other hydraulic structures of the dam;

Ensure appropriate coordination and communication between O&M team for assignments and deadlines;

Field data collection and developing questioners for annual O&M plan;

Participate in developing a holistic strategic plan for moving the water sector activities into development phases;

Establishing good relationships with  hydraulic structures projects’ stakeholders;

Develop and maintain proficiency and competency in all aspects of hydrologic and hydraulic analysis and design. Educate train and develop junior engineers in field of O&M;

Developing proposals that are responsive to the needs of the hydraulic structures O&M;

Participatory Quality Control and Program Monitoring and Evaluation;

Establishing supervision system for implementing the hydraulic structures maintenance plan;

Ensure compliance with applicable laws regulations policies and MEW preferences;

Visit on regular basis to various structures of Afghan-India Dam  project locations to provide technical advices and management support;

Hydrological assessment of seepage flows through and under the dam structure and associated risks by visual means;

Regular assessment of structural integrity of existing spillway structures including review of foundations design flow capacity;

Assess projects staff capacities and develop training needs  recommendation plans for MEW staff in field of hydraulic engineering O&M;

Assist in assuring that work is done on schedule and to quality standard; 

Cooperate with the independent consultant or officials during the inspections.

Ensure all critical hydraulic documents are kept and maintained safely;

Provide other technical advice and duties as requested.


Required Skills:

Proven experience with the design construction and O&M of hydraulic structures of dam;

Knowledge of participatory techniques and experience in O&M plan implementing programs requiring high levels of stakeholder participation;

Working knowledge of hydraulic hydrology hydraulic structures dams Floods management and surveying;

Good managerial and training skills including experience in staff supervision in complex working environments and demonstrating proven ability in capacity building;

Familiarity with applying international standards;

Computer skills including finite element method analysis design programs Ansys GeoStudio Hec-Ras Office MS Project e-mail and Internet applications;

Good command of English language. Working knowledge of Dari/Pashto desirable.


Submission Guideline

While sending your CV & Cover letter  Educational Documents and Work Experience Documents please mention the vacancy number and position in the subject line application received after the closing date and without subject line will not be given consideration. Please include three references from you previous and current supervisors in your CV and make sure that their official email addresses are mentioned in the reference information. 

Only short listed candidates whose application responds to the above criteria will be contacted for interview. Interested candidates should  Email to: [email protected]

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