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Engineering Jobs At SMEC Nigeria

Date Posted: 17/May/2017
Deadline: 23/May/2017

SMEC Nigeria, is a professional services firm with Australian origins and a global footprint that provides high quality consultancy services for major infrastructure projects. SMEC is ranked among the world's top infrastructure design firms and continues to win industry awards for technical excellence, design innovation and the management of environmental and social risks.

Irrigation Engineer 

Key Responsibilities
The Irrigation Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Assessing the basin wide irrigable potential identification of irrigation projects and estimation of water requirement. Potential areas suitable for irrigation and drainage projects shall be determined from the analysis of hydro-meteorological factors soils suitability, drainage characteristics, location, topography, copping pattern and water availability.
  • Assessment of water use efficiency and rehabilitation needs of existing irrigation schemes. The rehabilitation or replacement needs shall be assessed and analyzed with proposals on changes, outline design and costing.
  • Costing and prioritization of irrigation development in the basin and preliminary design and cost estimate for priority irrigation projects.

Key Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Fluency in English mandatory.
  • Minimum Master’s Degree in Irrigation Engineering.
  • At least 15 years of relevant experience in irrigation planning, design and implementation particularity in Africa.
  • Excellent technical writing skills in English (mandatory).
  • Experience in preparing reports, proposals. and/or publications of international standard.
  • Proficient in use of computer software (irrigation-related software, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint. etc.) to produce technically sound and professional looking documents of international standards.
  • Able to work with multidisciplinary multicultural teams.
  • Able to deliver work within tight deadlines and handle heavier Wodc pressure near deadlines.
  • Able to travel to different States within northern Nigeria.

 

Water Supply and Sanitation Engineer 

Key Responsibilities
The Water Supply and Sanitation Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Review existing rural and urban water supply and sanitation situation and identify development options for providing access to urban and rural communities in the basin and prepare the rural and urban water supply and sanitation programme for integration in the strategic development plan.
  • Data collection and analysis of existing rural and urban water supply and sanitation shall be made for the purpose of assessing the adequacy and quality of existing coverage.
  • The analysis shall focus on source and adequacy of supply; consumption; technology and institutional arrangements, financing and investment operations and maintenance and sustainability.
  • Strategies and programmes for providing water supply and sanitation services over the plan period shall be prepared.
  • Identify and prepare priority projects and programmes for urban and rural water supply for investment
  • Projects/programmes for priority investment made on over the short - term  plan period shall be elaborate. The sanitation assessment and analysis should consider the potential for recycling and reuse both at the urban and rural setting.

Key Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Fluency in English mandatory.
  • Minimum qualifications are Masters degree in Water Supply and Sanitation,
  • At least 10 years experience in planning, design and hygiene promotion.
  • Excellent technical writing skills in English (mandatory).
  • Experience in preparing reports proposals, and/or publications of international standard.
  • Proficient in use of computer software (water/sanitation-related software, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, etc.) to produce technically sound and professional looking documents of International standards.
  • Able to work with multidisciplinary multicultural teams,
  • Able to deliver work within tight deadlines and handle heavier work pressure near deadlines.
  • Able to travel to different States within northern Nigeria.

Applicants should send their CV's and Application letters to[email protected]

Only shortlisted individuals will be contacted.

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