Water Technician

Main duties and responsibilities

  • He/She technically assess the boreholes to be rehabilitated following the Inter Aide standard procedures (physical assessment, water analysis, Water Point Committee interview, costs calculation);
  • He/She supervise closely all the civil works of borehole rehabilitation and shallow well construction and organise and support the builders.
  • With a particular care towards security on works;
  • He/She install the AFRIDEV hand-pumps (with support of locals Area Mechanics) once civil works are finished;
  • He/She conduct water analysis on a regularly basis and before the rehabilitations/shallow wells constructions;
  • He/She is responsible to check and to request if needed, the gear for the works of the year and materials for the civil works;
  • He/She report of all the water access activities to the PO;
  • He/She will work on a gravity fed system rehabilitation.


  • Diploma or Degree in Construction or Civil Engineering
  • At least 2 years experience supervising works and/or designing civil construction works (come-up with a list of civil works realised in your CV or application letter)
  • An experience on borehole rehabilitations, shallow wells construction or gravity fed system realisation should be a plus
  • Excellent planning, coordination and organizational skills
  • Good basic computer level and reporting skills
  • Good communication skills and ability to establish relationships with superiors, communities, field workers and builders
  • Ability to live in rural trading centres (office and housing based in Mwanga at 2 hours from Zomba or Blantyre, 1 hour from Phalombe)
  • Driving licence for motorbike mandatory.

The deadline for receiving applications is Friday, 18th August, 2017.


  • Copies or scan of application letter and CV with at least 3 referees and their valid contacts
  • Applicant’s recent contact details with a valid phone number.

Possible ways of delivering the application (only selected candidates will be contacted through phone call or e-mail for an interview):

Postal address:

The Program Manager,

Inter Aide Hydro 9,

P.O. Box 318,



E-mail: hydrophalombe@gmail.com

Or hand delivery
Inter Aide Hydro 9 Office Mwanga – Phalombe District

Comment on advertised Job

17th of July, 2017 11:58:25 am

Location: Phalombe

Employment Type: Full-time

Salary: N/A

Job deadline: 18th August, 2017

Company: Inter Aide

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