Job Positions at SMEC Nigeria, May 2017

SMEC Nigeria, is a professional services firm with
Australian origins and a global footprint that provides high quality
consultancy services for major infrastructure projects. SMEC is ranked
among the world’s top infrastructure design firms and continues to win
industry awards for technical
excellence, design innovation and the
management of environmental and social risks.
SMEC Nigeria is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position below:

 

Job Title: Water Supply and Sanitation Engineer
Location: Any City, Nigeria
Key Responsibilities
The Water Supply and Sanitation Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Review existing rural and urban water supply and sanitation
    situation and identify development options for providing access to urban
    and rural communities in the basin and prepare the rural and urban
    water supply and sanitation programme for integration in the strategic
    development plan.
  • Data collection and analysis of existing rural and urban water
    supply and sanitation shall be made for the purpose of assessing the
    adequacy and quality of existing coverage.
  • Strategies and programmes for providing water supply and sanitation services over the plan period shall be prepared.
  • Identify and prepare priority projects and programmes for urban and rural water supply for investment
  • The analysis shall focus on source and adequacy of supply;
    consumption; technology and institutional arrangements, financing and
    investment operations and maintenance and sustainability.
  • Projects/programmes for priority investment made on over the
    short – term  plan period shall be elaborate. The sanitation assessment
    and analysis should consider the potential for recycling and reuse both
    at the urban and rural setting.

Key Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience

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  • Fluency in English mandatory.
  • Minimum qualifications are Masters degree in Water Supply and Sanitation,
  • At least 10 years experience in planning, design and hygiene promotion.
  • Experience in preparing reports proposals, and/or publications of international standard.
  • Proficient in use of computer software (water/sanitation-related
    software, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, etc.) to produce
    technically sound and professional looking documents of International
    standards.
  • Excellent technical writing skills in English (mandatory).
  • Able to work with multidisciplinary multicultural teams,
  • Able to deliver work within tight deadlines and handle heavier work pressure near deadlines.
  • Able to travel to different States within northern Nigeria.

Job Title: Irrigation Engineer
Location:
Any City, Nigeria
Key Responsibilities

The Irrigation Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Assessing the basin wide irrigable potential identification of
    irrigation projects and estimation of water requirement. Potential areas
    suitable for irrigation and drainage projects shall be determined from
    the analysis of hydro-meteorological factors soils suitability, drainage
    characteristics, location, topography, copping pattern and water
    availability.
  • Assessment of water use efficiency and rehabilitation needs of
    existing irrigation schemes. The rehabilitation or replacement needs
    shall be assessed and analyzed with proposals on changes, outline design
    and costing.
  • Costing and prioritization of irrigation development in the
    basin and preliminary design and cost estimate for priority irrigation
    projects.

Key Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Fluency in English mandatory.
  • Minimum Master’s Degree in Irrigation Engineering.
  • At least 15 years of relevant experience in irrigation planning, design and implementation particularity in Africa.
  • Experience in preparing reports, proposals. and/or publications of international standard.
  • Proficient in use of computer software (irrigation-related
    software, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint. etc.) to produce technically
    sound and professional looking documents of international standards.
  • Excellent technical writing skills in English (mandatory).
  • Able to work with multidisciplinary multicultural teams.
  • Able to deliver work within tight deadlines and handle heavier Wodc pressure near deadlines.
  • Able to travel to different States within northern Nigeria.
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Note: Only shortlisted individuals will be contacted. 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s and Application letter to: Nigeria@smec.com

Application Deadline: 23rd May, 2017.

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