Position Title: Engineer, Technical Assistant (Mechanical)
Activation Date: 08 May, 2018 Announced Date: 29 May, 2019 Expire Date: 31 Aug, 2019
ENGINEER, TECHNICAL ASSISTANT (MECHANICAL)
Description of Duties & Responsibilities:
Serves as a general project engineer providing professional and technical leadership, guidance, and expertise to USACE personnel in managing Contractor executed construction projects on behalf of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Government of Afghanistan.
Familiar with HVAC, Water system, Sewer system and WWTP.
Serves as the organizational subject matter expert regarding Afghan national and international standards and practices for mechanical engineering designs, system components, installations, and system construction, including but not limited to site, facility, and building mechanical systems for commercial, industrial, and residential applications; water treatment and distribution infrastructure and systems; and waste water collection and treatment infrastructure and systems.
Participates in design reviews of and provides comments on Contractor-submitted mechanical engineering designs and plans for a variety of applications. Comments will be provided to USACE personnel.
Provides quality assurance oversight, documentation of such oversight, and recommends corrective actions to USACE personnel as required to ensure high quality performance on Contractor executed mechanical engineering projects or project tasks.
Provides safety oversight, documentation of such oversight, and directs corrective actions in cases of life-threatening situations as required to ensure worker safety during the performance of Contractor executed mechanical engineering projects or project tasks.
Assists the appointed Contracting officer’s representative and/or resident engineer in interpreting and enforcing contractual provisions regarding Contractor mechanical engineering requirements and deliverables.
Documents and provides reports regarding Contractor progress toward accomplishing contractual scopes of work. Provides recommendations to USACE personnel regarding COR authorization of progress payments based on observed Task Order progress to established quality standards and specifications.
Maintains systematic, retrievable, contractually enforceable professional files.
Assists USACE personnel in training and mentoring initiatives by providing subject matter expertise and conveying cultural meaning and intent; e.g., coordinates, plans, develops and evaluates training, training needs and course objectives.
Provides translation services, oral and written for USACE staff, as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Educational and Experience Requirements:
1) University degree in Mechanical Engineering
2) Two years’ experience related to the above description of duties
3) Provide appropriate documentation to confirm education and experience.
c. Required Skills:
1) Fluent English, Ability to speak and read Dari/Pashtu.
2) Ability to use a variety of office equipment (i.e. computers running MS Office (Word, Excel,
Outlook, PowerPoint), copiers, scanners, digital cameras).
3) Ability to travel to provinces for survey and assessment.
3) Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
Qualified candidates should submit a CV and a cover letter to the mention email, Please include the name of position & Vacancy no in the subject line, and the interested provinces, and otherwise your application will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.
Please note that applications received after the closing date (August 31, 2019) will not be given consideration. Only short-listed candidates whose applications respond to the above criteria will be contacted for an interview.