Senior Civil Engineer (X1)

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Nkana Water Supply and Sanitation Company is a Commercial Water Utility mandated to provide quality Water and Sanitation Services to its customers in Kitwe, Kalulushi, Chambishi and Lufwanyama. In its quest to improve service delivery, the Company seeks to employ on a Six months Fixed Term Contract basis suitable, highly motivated and goal oriented experts/professionals to fill the following vacancies:

1.0 Purpose of the Job

The Engineer should be conversant with integrated water reticulation systems and sewerage networks management and development. Experts should have demonstrable experience in the development and management of water resources in developing countries.

2.0 Accountabilities

  • Assess existing water and sewerage systems, conduct hydraulic analysis, study deficiencies, and assess the need for rehabilitation, reinforcement, restructuring or expansion
  • Prepare feasibility studies and special studies such as geological and hydrological studies, groundwater modelling and water quality analysis
  • Prepare detailed designs and tender documents for identified water and sewage treatment plant designs and expansions, and water distribution and sewer system expansions, and for other immediate needs and/or short-term needs as identified by the Company
  • Provide assistance and training through adapting the best international standards in conducting operation and maintenance in the water sector
  • Assist with capacity building for water and sanitation sector staff
  • Prepare and manage project schedules
  • Manage multi-disciplinary design teams of engineers, technical staff, and scientists to complete the work orders as assigned
  • Prepare bankable project proposals
  • Other duties as assigned

3.0 Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Master’s degree in Civil/Water /Environmental Engineering
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in in planning, and designing of greenfield water supply and sanitation systems
  • Experience with MS Project or similar scheduling software
  • Experience managing design projects in AutoCAD or similar design software

4.0 Specifications

  • Ability to provide leadership and guidance to subordinates
  • Exhibit professionalism, respect and integrity as job requires interaction with senior members of staff, shareholders/stakeholders, traditional leaders, contractors and vendors
  • Must be member of EIZ and registered to practice by the Engineers Registration Board (Eng.R.
  • Should have excellent communication skills both spoken and written

Method of Application

Interested applicants who are suitably qualified and experienced for the above positions should submit their application letters specifying the position, detailed Curriculum Vitae and the names and addresses of three referees to the address below to:

Director of Human Resources and Administration Services,

Nkana Water Supply and Sanitation Company,

Mutondo Crescent,

Off Freedom Way



PO Box 20982,

Please be advised that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Application deadline
29 Jan 12:44
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