Friday, August 13, 2010

NGO Vacancy - Swiss Labour Assistance : Field Engineers

Swiss Labour Assistance is an international humanitarian Swiss non-governmental
organization funded in 1936 andfocused on the empowerment of the Trade Union and
on fulfilling people’s most important needs.Swiss Labour Assistanceis currently
working in Padang Pariaman District (Nagari Sicincin) for supporting the most
affected communities by the Earthquake September 30th, 2009 . In addition to
other project, SLA will support the community in safe rehabilitation process by
providing technical support to the Pokmas facilitator.

SLA seeks motivated and experienced candidates to fill the position of: 4
Field Engineers (Reference: SLA - FE)

Job Location Nagari Sicincin, Padang Pariaman
Duration of the contract 6 months
Starting Date 01st October 2010
Closing Date for Applications 01st September 2010
Line Managers Senior Engineer

General Duties:

The Field engineer will be responsible in supporting the rehabilitation process
of private households in the area of the Kecamatan 2x11 Enam Lingkung. Does
support will be provided by supporting the Pokmas facilitator. In addition she /
he will support the training of skilled and unskilled worker and the
construction of Community WASHUnits in the area of Nagari Sicincin.

Specific Duties:

* Provide additional technical training to Pokmas facilitator
* Provide technical support to facilitators and households
* Support and monitor of the rehabilitation process for private households
at Kecamatan 2x11 Enam Lingkung
* Support training of skilled and unskilled worker in Nagari Sicincin
* Establish, develop relations, and coordinate work with local
authorities, communities and other key local players
* Establish and maintain biweekly “lessons leaned” meetings with
* Reporting: household specific progress reports and general progress
reports on a weekly and monthly base to the team leader / head of mission

Skills, knowledge and experience

* Degree in civil engineering
* Minimum 3 years of experience in building and construction industry
* Hands-on construction experience in masonry, reinforced concrete and
* Proactive and able to work independently
* Proficient in using Microsoft office
* Fluent in Minangand excellent communication, organization and
prioritization skills
* Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to follow procedures, meet
deadlines and work both independently and cooperatively with team members
* Integrity, motivation for humanitarian work and experience with INGO
will be considerate
* Achiever, persistent, honest, reliable and results oriented, flexibility
and honest

Please submit your application with relevant qualifications, experiences,
reference and a recent photograph in MS Word or PDF format (Max. 300 KB) to:
SLA Human Resources Unit.
Email: Only short-listed applicants meeting the
requirements stated above will be contacted.
SLA believes that staff diversity promotes excellence, and strongly encourages
women to apply.We invite you to learn more about SLA at our web site :

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