23 days ago

Concrete and Earth Dams Design specialist

Ministry of Energy & Water
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Position Title: Concrete and Earth Dams Design specialist

2022-11-24        Kabul       Full Time        134

Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: National
Category: Engineering
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per NTA Salary Scale (Grade B)
Vacancy Number: MEW/MSU-04-1400
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Kabul
Organization: Ministry of Energy & Water
Years of Experience: 5 Years
Contract Duration: Extendable
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Master
Close date: 2022-11-24

About Ministry of Energy & Water:

In accordance with the Decree of the presidential office of Afghanistan in view of national politics and strategy of the country during 1383, the Ministry of Energy and Water (MEW) has been established from two existing ministries: Ministries of Energy, Water Resources and Environment.

The Government of Afghanistan has identified the rehabilitation and expansion of the country's physical infrastructure as one of its highest priorities for the reconstruction and development of Afghanistan. As part of the basic economic infrastructure of the country, the Energy and Water sector occupies special prominence in the Government's development plans. Several major power sector projects, funded by the National Development Budget and by international financial institutions and donors, are presently under implementation and planning under the general oversight of the Ministry of Energy and Water (MEW).

Given the technical complexity of the Energy and Water sector and the particular demands posed by the coordination of the projects that are being funded by various sources, the MEW assists its administration that will be based in Kabul and will reinforce MEW in its internal and external activities and projects smoothness and speediness in fulfilling its obligations for energy and water sector development.

Job Descriptions:

  1. General Scope of the job

Ministry of Energy and water intended to establish a design team for conducting the feasibility studies and detail design of Dams and other water infrastructures projects.

The team shall be comprised of experienced and competent National Experts .The Dam Design specialist job description and responsibilities are summarized below:

  1. Job description, Responsibilities and Tasks
  1. Review the project ‘s study report and propose amendatory/ corrective and productive recommendation.
  2. Review the project ‘s study report and issue No Objection on behalf of client if the document meets the applicable code and standards or when the document revised based on his/her recommendation.
  3. Design and provide technical assistance in design process of the project for the relevant departments.
  4. Review the feasibly study reports with in the specified time frame and issue comments if any.
  5. Review of the detailed design packages of Dams, appurtenant structures and hydraulic structure.
  6. Review the design of dams, water intake structures, headrace channel, fore bay, penstocks, powerhouse, and tailrace canal.
  7. Review the hydraulic and structural calculation of canals, tunnels, siphons, aqueducts, supper passages and retaining walls.
  8. Attending the technical boards meetings, meetings which the National institution of water regulation affairs and meetings with contractors and others
  9. Design of concrete gravity dams, earth dams, rock fill dams and any other type of hydraulic structures.
  10. Preparation of the monthly activity reports.
  11. Preparation of the TORs for Dams projects.
  12. Preparation of the technical specification for dam projects.
  13. Taking part in evaluation of the bidder bids
  14. Conduct capacity building training (knowledge transfer) for the official employee through on job training and workshops.
  15. Any other task assigned by the related supervisor.

Job Requirements:

  1. Qualification and experience

The candidate shall have at least a Master degree in Dam Design or Hydraulic structures along with a minimum of (5) years of experience (condidate with the most higher experience will be preferred) in the relevant field having the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  1. Fully expert in Software of Geo studio, Dams finite element analysis, Ansys , CADAM and  SAP2000.
  2. Expert in design of earth Dams, rock fill Dams, Gravity dams and appurtenant structures.
  3. Expert in design of Spillways, stilling basin, water intake structure, power tunnel, penstocks and gates.
  4. Fully expert and familiar with USBR, ASCE 7-10, ASTM, ACI, USACE and ICOLD standards and Codes.
  5. Speaking fluently in English.

Submission Guidelines:

Interested and qualified Individuals who want to apply for the position are required to follow the below instructions:

Write Application Letter explaining your suitability for the position.

Fill MEW/MSU Job Application Form.

Send your Letter and Application Form, Education certificate and experience document  in one single document (PDF). CV is acceptable will be considered.

Indicate Position Title and Vacancy No. on the subject line of the Email.

Only short listed candidates whose education and experiences correspond to the job requirements will be contacted for further steps.

Incomplete and wrong applications will be ignored without any consideration.

Ministry of Energy and Water is an equal opportunity employer.

Download the Application format and Job Application Form from below links: Page number #3 /Application Number #22


Applicants can submit their applications hard copies to the following address:

Human Resources Section of Ministry Support Unit

Ministry Of Energy and Water

District #7 Dar-Ul-Aman Road,:

Mohammad Naser Moradi +93(0)744252320

Submission Email:

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