WASH Engineer (Contractual), BRAC Humanitarian Programme

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The WASH Engineer, under the leadership of the Upazila Manager, will provide technical and administrative support to the project, ensuring high quality, accuracy and consistency of works. This position is required for frequent travel to the intervention’s areas.

  • Ensure that all project activities, particularly the water, sanitation and hygiene interventions, are delivered in an efficient, equitable, and accountable manner, adhering to donor (FCDO-UNOPS) and BRAC standards;
  • Manage information flows between sites and the Upazila Manager;
  • Support the Upazila Manager on issues that may impact achievement of activities including sustainability and post project requirements such as maintenance;
  • Initiate and lead relevant WASH infrastructures like tube wells and latrines, construction, up gradation, and rehabilitation;
  • Collaborate with Upazila Coordinator and Finance and Admin Officer in quotation collection, quotation evaluation, contractor selection, orders, work order issue and purchases;
  • Provide technical supervision and cross checking of construction materials of WASH infrastructure before installation maintaining set standards;
  • Maintain detailed work plan and documentation of engineering work undertaken in the project, including site visits and reporting of work progress;
  • Provide regular written and verbal records to the Upazila Manager on infrastructure development activities;
  • Manage and review product quality and ensure procurement as per project technical requirements;
  • Identify and manage risks to ensure maximum benefit to participants;
  • Manage construction contract by providing engineering support and process contract change orders and design revisions, as necessary;
  • Ensure that contracted services are implemented according to contractual agreements;
  • Attend relevant internal and external meetings with donors and other stakeholders;
  • Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the Programme’s goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment;
  • Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action;
  • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.



Educational Requirements:

  • Diploma in Civil Engineering from any reputed university/ polytechnic college


Experience Requirement:

  • Minimum 03 years experience civil engineering works or in relevant field will get preference

Additional Requirements:

  • WASH facilities construction/repair/installation (especially at school level);
  • Disaster Management of Bangladesh;
  • WASH engineering design and soft-wear;
  • Computer Literacy (MS-Word, Excel, power point etc.);
  • Good skill both in Bangla and English;
  • Ability to work in a team;
  • Ability to work under pressure and deadline;
  • Flexible to face new challenges.

Age: N/A


Salary & Benefits


Other Benefits: Health & Life Insurance and others as per organisation policy

Job Location: Northern districts of Bangladesh

Last Apply Date: 02/Feb/2021

BRAC believes every one of its employees, suppliers, downstream partners, visitors, clients and community including children, youth and vulnerable adults that come into contact regardless of age, race, religion, gender, disability or ethnic origin has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation. We guarantee assessment of candidates with disabilities who meet the essential requirements. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will do everything possible to ensure that those who are suitable to work within our values and beliefs are recruited to work for us. Any personal persuasion will result in disqualification of candidature.

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