Overview

Responsibilities:

The Water and Habitat Engineer will be supporting the engineering projects within the scope of the ICRC’s water and habitat assistance objectives.

  • Carries out assessments in the assigned areas to identify needs and designs projects based on the identified needs
  • Creates project files in electronic ICRC established databases and applications and keeps them up to date, prepares implementation/progress reports
  • Supervises small numbers of contractors working on project sites and conducts quality control of infrastructure installed by the ICRC
  • Scetches up documents, engineering files with the drawings for engineering projects using approved formats; monitors project implementation for compliance with project documents
  • Manages project purchasing on labour and materials according to the ICRC financial rules, administers hand-over of ICRC-provided infrastructure to end-users
  • Trains or organizes training for end-users in the operation and maintenance of infrastructure installed by the ICRC

Required Qualifications:

  • University degree in Engineering
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience, international humanitarian work experience will be veiwed as an asset
  • Good knowledge of spoken and written English, Armenian, Russian
  • Proficient in use of drawing software, AutoCAD and MS project-management suite or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of water and sanitation or construction engineering
  • Computer proficiency
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to take initiative and to work independently
  • Disciplined and accurate personality

About The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Delegation in Armenia

Established in 1863, the ICRC operates worldwide, helping people affected by conflict and armed violence and promoting the laws that protect victims of war. An independent and neutral organization, its mandate stems essentially from the Geneva Convention