Technical Officer - Engineer

National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal
Location: Kathmandu and Baliyo Ghar Program VDCs at Dhading, Dolakha and Nuwakot
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2017-04-25 Deadline: 2017-05-09
Job Description

National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal (NSET) invites application for the following positions, to support Baliyo Ghar program implementation, from eligible candidates.

Position: Technical Officer - Engineer

Appointment Type: Full Time for 1 yr. (with possibility of extension)
Language: Nepali and English in speaking, reading and writing are required.

Skills and abilities:

  • AutoCAD
  • Training delivery and social mobilization
  • Familiar with various computer software packages, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel
  • Leadership Skill
  • Documentation and management Skill
  • Interested to work at community level
  • Holding Motor Bike driving license will be considered as added value
  • Ability to work under pressure

Main Responsibilities:

  • Conducting/assisting different training programs and orientations in program VDCs
  • Support for the implementation of Local Reconstruction Technology Center (LRTC) and District Reconstruction Technology Center (DRTC) activities
  • Prepare drawings and estimation of quantities for various training models
  • Training delivery/ management and reporting
  • Supervision of construction, operations, and maintenance activities at project site
  • Coordinate activities with senior staff
  • Produce written reports on activities and outcomes
  • Perform other duties as assigned

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Organization Summary

The Nepalese people, living in a country of high seismic hazard, have faced the consequences of many earthquakes including those of Great Earthquakes. Therefore, in order to reduce the impacts of future earthquakes; to raise awareness amongst the people on the possibilities of earthquake disaster reduction; to contribute to the development of science and technology related to earthquake disaster mitigation and implementation of earthquake resistant measures in construction; and to fulfill the necessity of a national, professional, non-governmental scientific organization, Nepalese professionals belonging to various technical as well as social aspects of earthquake disaster management decided to constitute the National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal. In order to gain a legal status to this national level organization, the founders of this Society unanimously adopted its Constitution.

NSET was founded by a meeting of professionals on June 18, 1993 with the vision "Earthquake Safe Communities in Nepal by 2020". The meeting, convened by Amod Mani Dixit and Mahesh Nakarmi, was attended by around 15 professionals from the Ministry of Housing and Physical Planning and its departments, seismologists, university professors, civil engineers and journalists.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Sainbu V.D.C. Ward No. 4, Bhainsepati Residential Area, Lalitpur
Organization Size 1-10
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