Civil Engineer – Field Monitoring & Site Supervision

Build Change
Location: Kathmandu
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2017-10-10 Deadline: 2017-10-31
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : Engineering
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct field monitoring of owner-driven housing reconstruction (including of house retrofits).
  • Use mobile construction monitoring checklists and collect corroborative pictures through each phase of house construction.
  • Help compile weekly construction monitoring reports.
  • Liaising and coordinating with local government bodies on technical issues.
  • Provide engineering advise and safe construction and advise to local homeowners, builders and partner organizations’ staffs.
  • Assist in trainings for engineers, architects, drafters and other technical staff including development of training materials and presentations.
  • Assist in solving problems and generating solutions in the field for special cases.
  • Assist in controlling quality of information and implementation for projects in Nepal.
  • Communicate and report to the management about the progress/issues of projects implemented by Build Change.
  • Prepare field reports and assist in other reporting as requested.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with minimum 1 year professional experience in earthquake resistant design and construction of buildings.
  • Work experience private sector engineering firms an advantage. Self-employed / entrepreneurial spirit a plus.
  • Work experience based in remote field locations a plus. Work experience with owner-driven or community driven construction a plus.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and/or other Autodesk engineering software is a must.
  • Knowledge of structural analysis and design software will be an advantage.
  • No ego, drama, or pessimism; the successful candidate will be flexible, humble, patient, and have a good sense of humor.
  • Fluent English and Nepali.

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Organization Summary

Build Change saves lives in earthquakes and typhoons. Our mission is to greatly reduce deaths, injuries and economic losses caused by housing and school collapses due to earthquakes and typhoons in emerging nations.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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