Project Engineer Non-profit Jobs – Water Missions (WM)

Job Title:    Project
Organisation: Water
Missions (WM)
Duty Station: Jinja,
Reports to: WASH
Manager and or Lead Engineer
About US:
Water Mission (WM)
is an international non-profit Christian engineering organization that designs,
builds, and implements safe water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) solutions for
people in developing countries and disaster areas. Our mission is to transform
lives through sustainable safe water solutions. Since 2007, WM has been
operating in Uganda as Water Missions Uganda (WMU).
Job Summary:  The Project Engineer is responsible for
performing engineering tasks within the Country Program following established
standards and procedures. This position requires that the person resides either
in Northern or Eastern Uganda. The position requires travel to remote locations
within the respective region to carry out assessments, inspections, or
training. .
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide technical direction and assistance for technicians,
    contractors, and volunteers in the field.
  • Provide onsite project management in support of approved projects.
    Conduct field inspections and site assessments as needed under the
    direction of the Lead Engineer and or WASH Manager.
  • Conduct field inspections and site assessments as needed under the
    direction of the Lead Engineer and or WASH Manager.
  • Maintain regular contact with supervisors and stakeholders through
    timely reporting.
  • Perform engineering tasks including water hydraulic design calculations,
    and development of plans, specifications, and structural drawings.
  • Conduct engineering field work and design according to the
    established engineering principles and standards to a high degree of
    excellence and dependable accuracy.
  • Layout and design of water systems including source, pumping,
    treatment, storage and distribution.
  • Perform assessments in communities, including water quality and
    quantity testing, survey measurements and other aspects as may be
  • Write proposals and apply for grants.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
    required. Preference will be given to Civil, Chemical, or Mechanical
  • Post Graduate Degree in Project Planning and Management Corporate
    Member with UIPE.
  • Five years of experience in water and/or wastewater engineering
  • Experience in proposal and grant writing. Practical experience in
    project management.
  • Personal and living relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior.
  • Alignment with Water Mission’s Statement of Faith and Core Values of
    Love, Excellence, and Integrity.
  • Alignment with the principles of servant leadership as embraced by
    Water Mission.
  • Advanced skills with office computer programs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English &
  • Excellent analytical skills, project planning, monitoring and
    management skills.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should Email their CVs, educational certificates, testimonials and a list of
references to;
The Country
Water Missions
Email to:
or post to Box 15,
Jinja. Uganda
Deadline: 15th August 2019
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