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Thursday, March 9, 2017
AAH-U Water Technician Job in Adjumani, Uganda
Action Africa Help Uganda (AAH-U), a non-profit making agency that implements health and development projects in Uganda, seeks to recruit dynamic, innovative development leaders for its United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) funded programmes in the Districts of Hoima (Kyangwali Refugee Settlement), Adjumani District and Kampala for the following vacancy:
Job Title: Water Technician
Reports to: Logistics Operations Manager
Liaises with: Project Officers, Programme Support Officer and IPs/other agencies in the area
Duty Station: Adjumani (with frequent travel to field location in West Nile region)
Job Summary: To support the installation, maintenance and protection of water sources within the specified areas of responsibility. Undertake water quality analysis and advice on the fit for consumption.
Duties & Responsibilities
Install, operate, inspect and perform preventive and corrective maintenance on water pumps
Install, operate, inspect and perform preventive and corrective maintenance on water purification equipment
Conduct and evaluate water surveys in collaboration with the focal water working groups in line with the settlement guidelines.
Plan, install and maintain all plumbing structures
Conduct periodic water testing to determine acidity and perform corrective measures
Support installation of water and sewer lines
Undertake mapping for water locations and log jobs that are completed
Repair and maintain water points
Capacity build community pump operators through organized field trainings.
Carry out water quality analysis and train community members in water quality monitoring
Training and capacity build local community in maintenance of water and sanitation sites such as wells and latrines.
Performs related duties as assigned.
A Diploma in Water Engineering, Water and Sanitation management or a related field from a recognized institution
At least 2 years’ experience in similar or higher position.
Skills and Competencies
Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
A good command of both written and spoken English
Patient, understanding and of a pleasant character
Computer literate with ability to use Microsoft Office
Excellent Management skills
Able to capacity build and develop others
Ability to mobilize different audiences
Commitment to the organizational values
Contract Duration: 12 months (Renewable subject to availability of funds and positive appraisal)
How to Apply:
Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their applications (together with an updated CV) with at least three suitable referees with their telephone contacts, by email only to;
Senior Human Resource & Administration Officer, Action Africa Help Uganda; Plot 72 Ntinda Road, P O Box 10501,