Entry Level Water Technician Jobs – Action Africa Help International (AAH)

Job
Title:    Water Technician
Organisation: Action
Africa Help International (AAH)
Funding
Source:
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty
Station:
Adjumani, Uganda
Reports
to:
Workshop Manager
About
US:
In 1996,
Action Africa Help International (AAIN) became Aktion Africa Hilfe e. V (AAH)
and was registered in Munich, Germany from where our founders in 2003 moved the
organisation’s headquarters to Kenya. AAH-I now works with refugees, host
communities and other marginalized and vulnerable groups in Kenya, Uganda,
Somalia and South Sudan, where it operates across a range of sectors that seek
to bridge relief to development.
About
UNHCR Project:
Action Africa
Help Uganda (AAH Uganda) has been receiving funding from the United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to implement programmes in the Districts
of Hoima (Kyangwali Refugee Settlement), Adjumani District and Kampala.
Job
Summary:
The Water Technician will be tasked with the installations, maintenance
and protection of all water sources within the specified areas of
responsibility and undertake water quality analysis and advice on the fit for
consumption in line with AAH and donor guidelines.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Install, operate, inspect and perform preventive
and corrective maintenance on water pumps and water purification equipment
·        
Carry out and evaluate water surveys in
collaboration with the PO WASH
·        
Plan, install, repair and maintain water points
and all plumbing structures
·        
Carry out periodic water testing to determine
acidity and perform corrective measures
·        
Offer technical support in the installation of
water and sewer lines
·        
Undertake mapping for water locations and log jobs
that are completed
·        
In charge of the capacity build community pump
operators through organized field trainings
·        
Carry out plumbing works on water systems.
·        
Responsible for the design and construct water and
sanitation systems.
·        
Carry out water quality analysis and train
community members in water quality monitoring
·        
In charge of training and capacity build local
community in maintenance of water and sanitation sites such as wells and
latrines.
·        
Implement measures aimed at protecting water
sources within area of responsibility.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant for the UNHCR AAH Water Technician job
opportunity should hold a Diploma in Water Engineering, Water and Sanitation
management or a related field from a recognized institution
·        
A minimum of two years’ experience in similar or
higher position.
·        
Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
·        
Excellent command of both written and spoken
English
·        
Patient, understanding and of a pleasant character
·        
Computer literacy skills with ability to use
Microsoft Office
·        
Excellent management skills
·        
Ability to capacity build and develop others
·        
Ability to mobilize different audiences
·        
Show commitment to the organizational values
How
to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications (together
with an updated (CV) with at least three referees with their telephone contacts
via E-mail only to  recruitug@actionafricahelp.org  addressed to:
Human
Resource Officer,
Action Africa
Help Uganda,
Plot 72 Ntinda
Road, P.O. Box 10501, Kampala, Uganda.
NB:
Please clearly mark in the email subject line the job title of the position
applied for.  Only those selected for the
interviews will be contacted.
Deadline:
20th January 2016

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