Senior Technician - Water Mission Tanzania,

- February 07, 2018
SENIOR TECHNICIAN
Water Mission Tanzania, an affiliate of Water Mission International. is a Christian nonprofit engineering organization that designs, builds, and implements Water. Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) solutions for people in developing countries and disaster areas. Established in Tanzania in 2013, Water Mission Tanzania is growing and now numbers about 35 staff with offices in two locations, the main office in Dar es Salaam and a regional office in Kasulu, Kigoma Region. Our mission is to provide sustainable access to safe water.

Water Mission Tanzania is seeking for suitable candidates to fill in the position of Senior Technician (2) to be based in Kasulu, Kigoma with frequent travels to the field. The person in this position must possess a heartfelt passion for our mission.

Key Responsibilities: 
The Senior Technician will work under the Lead Engineer to ensure that projects are successfully implemented and properly maintained by performing tasks such as, but not limited to:

1. Mobilizing and overseeing community volunteers and/or sub-contractors in project preparation by, constructing shallow wells, digging trenches for pipes, and constructing houses for water treatment systems.
2. Installing water treatment systems including pumps, filters, chlorinators, and solar panels.
3. Installing water storage tanks, piping, electrical cables, water meters, conduit, and tap stands.
4. Training local system operators.
5. Monitoring quality testing and assisting with borehole/spring/well yield tests.
6. Read and understand Engineering Drawings
7. Perform assessments in communities, including water quality and quantity testing, survey measurements and other aspects as may be required.
8. Timely Project reporting, including monthly report, Assessment report, follow up report with accompanied photographs as per specific assignment guideline.
9. Provide disaster response support and work in other countries as needed.
10. Other tasks as may be assigned.

Qualification & Skills: 
1. Bachelor's degree in Engineering
2. Experience of at least 5 years in a technical field (preferably related to Water Systems).
3. Specialized technical skills (such as plumbing, welding, electricians, or builder)
4. Driver's license
5. Advanced skills with office computer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and drafting programs (AutoCAD/ PowerCADD, SolidWorks/ProE)
6. Excellent verbal and written communications skills (English)
7. Excellent analytical skills and project planning and management skills.
8. A Christian with thorough understanding of the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.
9. Consistent lifestyle and behavior that bears a good witness to the Christian faith.
10. A level of impeccable integrity and stewardship that demonstrates to those who invest in Water Mission Tanzania a sense of security and trust that their gifts are well used and invested.
11. Must be standards and detail- oriented with ability to plan ahead.
12. Should be willing to travel to remote places including occasional trips abroad.

Application Procedure:
Candidates who meet the above requirements should e-mail their applications and attach a copy of current CV including day-time contact phone numbers; and names and contact information of three references. PLEASE SPECIFY THE NET SALARY YOU EXPECT. E-mail your application to vfilskov@watermission.org and copy emusiba@watermission.org. Please Title your e-mail: Application - Senior Technician

Source: Mwananchi February 06, 2018
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