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Civil/Environmental Engineer

Action Appointments c/o DES

Full-time Staff - South Africa, Africa

Apply by: 15th September 2017

The Civil/Environmental Engineer will be responsible for:
• Detailed engineering designs of sanitation projects
• Technical feasibility studies for DEWATS, CBS, SBS, solid waste management systems, and biogas projects
• Construction supervision
• Timely coordination of information, resources, and stakeholders for assigned implementation projects
• Fulfilling administrative and reporting requirements of international donors (e.g. BMZ)
• Developing, implementing, and monitoring of standard operational procedures (SOPs)
• Developing training manuals and conducting technical trainings
• Promoting holistic sanitation approaches with regards to BORDA goals
• Conducting field visits for clients and government officials

Requirements for this post include:
• BSc, BTech, or higher degree in civil or environmental engineering, or equivalent
• Minimum 3 years’ experience working as an engineer; experience in non-profit sector desirable
• Fluent in English writing and speaking with excellent communication skills
• Ability and willingness to learn about innovative solutions and technologies
• Self-motivated, ability to manage projects with little assistance
• Willingness to work with/near waste water
• Understanding of plumbing and construction practices is desirable
• Ability to work with a diverse, multinational team
• Committed to working on multi-stakeholder projects, which include cooperation with local governments, universities, businesses, international funding agencies
• Good knowledge of computer software, including MS office and AutoCAD

View the full job description and application instructions on the Vacancies page at and email your application by Friday, 15th September 2017 to

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