Shehersaaz—the Trust of Cities and Citizens
Plumbing Engineer
Shehersaaz—the Trust of Cities and Citizens
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Posted date 5th August, 2022 Last date to apply 10th August, 2022
Country Pakistan Locations Rawalpindi, Nowshera
Category Engineering
Status Closed

Job Title: Plumbing Engineer

Number of Positions: 04

Duty Station: Rawalpindi and Nowshera cities (02 engineers to be appointed in each city)

Last date to apply: 10 August 2022

Minimum experience: 2-3 years of working as Plumbing Engineer

About Shehersaaz—the Trust of Cities and Citizens 

Founded in 1998, Shehersaaz is a national non-government, not-for-profitresearch and development organization working primarily for Sustainable Urban Development in Pakistan. Sustainable Development Goals; The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction; Paris Agreement on Climate Change, and Habitat III (The New Urban Agenda) provide overall framework for our working. Our central secretariat is locatedat Islamabad, with existing field offices in Nowshera and Rawalpindi. For more details, please visit our website: https://shehersaaz.org.pk/.

About the Project

Together with our partners from UN; federal, provincial and local governments; and local stakeholders and civil society groups; we are implementing a Climate Adaptation and Resilience Project. One of its key activities is promotion of Rainwater Harvesting at household and community levels in selected areas of Rawalpindi and Nowshera cities. For more details about the project, please visit: https://shehersaaz.org.pk/puccar/ .

Detailed Job Description

1.       Purpose of the position

The Plumbing Engineer will be responsible for making technical assessments of houses and sites where Rainwater Harvesting Units (RWHUs) are to be installed; preparation of plumbing drawings and BOQs accordingly; training, support and supervision of plumbers during installation of Rainwater Harvesting Units as per drawings and BOQs; and regular monitoring of the functioning of the installed units.

2.       Duties, tasks and responsibilities

2.1.             Technical Assessment

-          Undertake detailed technical assessment of identified houses and sites using the Engineering Assessment Formats; 

-          Determine the technical feasibility of assessed houses and sites for the installation of Rainwater Harvesting Units.

2.2.             Design

-          In light of technical assessment, design the house and site specific Rainwater Harvesting Units;

-          Develop required engineering and installation drawings accordingly using AutoCAD;

-          Develop BOQs as per engineering design;

-          Evaluate the drawings before their final submission to the Engineering Unit. 

2.3.             Training of and hands on support to plumbers

-          Design training content and training events and deliver training and refreshers to the plumbers;

-          Provide hands on support to plumbers as and when required;

2.4.             Material testing/approval

-          Assist procurement unit in selection of plumbing material, items and supplies;

-          Assist procurement unit in ensuring that the procured materials/supplies are the same as mentioned in their technical specifications provided/claimed by the suppliers/vendors/manufacturers;

-          Prepare house and site specific inventory of the required material/supplies to be delivered at the installation site as per submitted installation/execution plans;

-          Check the delivered items for their quantity and quality before their installation.

2.5.             Installation/execution 

-          Develop Installation/Execution Plans in coordination with the field project team and procurement unit;

-          Assign installation sites to the plumbers;

-          Supervise and monitor the installation of the Rainwater Harvesting Units as per engineering drawings while ensuring the compliance with all required engineering and quality standards;

-          Document the installation process as per guidelines and reporting formats;

-          Ensure that required worksite safety requirements and standards are being followed by plumbers and their assistants;

-          Dry run the installed units to assess any issues and get the same rectified on site;

-          Prepare and sign the Installation Completion Report/Certificate.

2.6.             Compliance

-          Ensure compliance with all required technical, quality and safety standards;

-          Ensure compliance with Installation and Execution Plans and timelines;

-          Ensure compliance with overall project execution plans and timelines;

-          Comply with all applicable guidelines,SOPs, policies and procedures of Shehersaaz.

2.7.             Communication & Coordination

-          Communicate and coordinate with project’s field and central teams;

-          Closely communicate and coordinate with the Drawing Unit to get the required 2D and 3D drawings prepared;

-          Closely communicate and coordinate with the Engineering Unit.

-          Coordinate with the Monitoring and Evaluation Unit and facilitate their monitoring and evaluation visits and reporting.

2.8.             Other Tasks

-          Undertake any other professional tasks and assignments as may be assigned from time to time by the Line Manager and Shehersaaz’s Management.

3.       Competencies

3.1.             Core competencies

Shehersaaz expects that every member of its team respects and follows the core organizational values, including:

-          Acknowledgement, respect for, and accommodation of diversity of identities, needs and perspectives;

-          Commitment to work together within the organization; with government, stakeholders, and beneficiaries; 

-          Consultative and democratic decision making; 

-          Cultural and environmental sensitivity; 

-          Do-no-harm;

-          Efficiency and effectiveness;

-          Gender equity;

-          Inclusiveness i.e. adoption of policies and practices of providing equal access to opportunities and resources for people who might otherwise be excluded or marginalized, such as those having physical or mental disabilities or belonging to minority groups;

-          Independence from any religious or party political affiliation.   

-          Innovation and continuous learning;

-          No exploitation;

-          Participation of intended beneficiaries in activities, projects and programs;  

-          Respect for human dignity;

-          Transparency and mutual accountability; 

-          Trust and openness to listen, to share with and learn from one another that facilitates consensus building and mutual understanding. 

3.2.             Position-specific competencies

-          Multi-tasking: Ability to undertake multiple tasks without compromising on quality;

-          Ability to sustain work pressure: Ability to work in demanding situation, on short notices and with tight deadlines;

-          Focus: Ability to analyse the requirements and focus on technical details;

-          Communication: Ability to manage and collaborate with colleagues and beneficiaries in a way that is goal oriented, yet motivates and engages others in an enthusiastic way; ability to write brief and clear reports in English;

-          Commitment: Ability to make realistic commitments and honour them;

-          Attention to details: Ability to complete assignments with maximum possible precision with a strong attention to details;

-          Initiative: Ability to work at a steady and even pace without regular and direct supervision; stay self-directed motivated and well organized.

4.       Working conditions

-          Office functions will primarily be performed at Shehersaaz’s respective field office;

-          Occasional intercity travel is required;

-          Frequent visits to selected houses and sites in the target areas are required.

5.       Minimum qualification (Education and experience)

5.1.             Education/Experience

-          Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a reputable institution is preferred. However Sub-engineers fulfilling above mentioned conditions can also apply.

-          Proven 4-5 years’ experience in the engineering field with at least 2-3 years of experience as a Plumbing Engineer in a reputed firm or project;

-          Experience of developing, reading and understanding architectural and engineering plans/drawings is a must.

5.2.             Computer literacy

-          Ability of operate AutoCAD and AutoCAD MEP is highly preferable;

-          Ability to operate 3D drawing and automation softwares is a plus;

-          Ability to use Microsoft Office (especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access).

5.3.             Language Proficiency 

-          Especially for Nowshera, candidates who can fluently communicate in Pushto are encouraged to apply;

-          Ability to write short and clear reports and emails in English is highly preferable.

5.4.             Physical Demands

This is a physically and mentally demanding job as it involves siting, climbing, balancing; stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling on sites. The employee may also require to lift or push light weight objects like hand and power tools; pipes, fittings and tanks. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, colour vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only activities to be performed by the individual occupying this position. While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary.

6.       Important Note:

-          Shehersaaz is an equal opportunity employer. Women and transgender, individuals from minority groups fulfilling this job’s requirements are encouraged to apply. 

-          Shehersaaz believes in offering equitable access to resources and opportunities. It highly discourages any effort to unduly influence its organizational decisions. Thus any effort by any candidate to influence the shortlisting and selection process will automatically lead to disqualification of the candidate for the selection process.

-          Only the applications sent on given format will be considered.

-          Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

-          Shehersaaz reserves the right to accept or reject any application, without assigning any reason whatsoever.

7.       How to apply

Interested candidates are required to submit the following:

  1. A short cover letter (not more than 01 page) expressing your suitability for this job;
  2. A short CV, following the format given in Annex 01
  3. Please email your application attached with cover letter and CV on the given format to [email protected] latest by 10 August 2022 (12:00 PM). Since we urgently need to fill these positions, please do not wait for the deadline and send your application as early as possible.
  4. The applications sent after the deadline, will not be entertained.

Annex 1: Format for CV

(Please use this form for your CV. Copy it to a new file and attach with your application email along with your cover letter as mentioned above)

1.       Basic information

Sr.#

Required information

Your answer

1.1

Full Name

 

1.2

Date of Birth

 

1.3

Place of Birth

 

1.4

Nationality

 

1.5

Permanent Address

 

1.6

Current Address

 

1.7

Domicile

 

1.8

CNIC No.

 

1.9

Email

 

1.10

Contact Numbers

Contact No. 1:

Contact No. 2:

1.11

If you are on Social Media, please share your IDs for: 

 

1.11.1

Twitter:

 

1.11.2

Facebook

 

1.11.3

TikTok

 

1.11.4

Instagram:

 

1.11.5

Any other:

 

2.       Educational attainment

Sr. #

Degree/Certificate

(Mention the most recent first)

Year

Institution

Grades/Marks

Distinction

(if any)

2.1

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

 

 

 

 

 

2.3

 

 

 

 

 

2.4

 

 

 

 

 

2.5

 

 

 

 

 

2.6

 

 

 

 

 

2.7

 

 

 

 

 

3.       Professional training received

Sr. #

Training topic/subject

Duration

Year

Institution

Remarks

3.1

 

 

 

 

 

3.2

 

 

 

 

 

3.3

 

 

 

 

 

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3.5

 

 

 

 

 

3.6

 

 

 

 

 

3.7

 

 

 

 

 

4.       Active membership of Professional Bodies (If any)

Sr. #

Member of (Name of Professional Body)

Type of membership

Member since (date)

4.1

 

 

 

4.2

 

 

 

4.3

 

 

 

4.4

 

 

 

4.5

 

 

 

4.6

 

 

 

4.7

 

 

 

Note: Please extend this table, if required

5.       Professional experience (Mention regular jobs as well as short term consultancy assignments, if any)

Sr. #

Job title

Date joined

Date left

Name of Employer

Duty station

Salary

5.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: Please extend this table, if required

6.       Computer skills

Sr. #

Software name

Competence level (Fill the box that applies)

Proficient

Can use more commonly needed features

Cannot operate at all

6.1

 

 

 

 

6.2

 

 

 

 

6.3

 

 

 

 

6.4

 

 

 

 

6.5

 

 

 

 

Note: Please extend this table, if required

7.       Language proficiency

Sr. #

Language

Competence level (Fill or üthe box that applies)

Mother tongue

Can write 

Can read

Can speak

Do not know

7.1

English

 

 

 

 

 

7.2

Urdu

 

 

 

 

 

7.3

Pushto

 

 

 

 

 

7.4

Punjabi

 

 

 

 

 

7.5

Pothohari

 

 

 

 

 

7.6

Hindko

 

 

 

 

 

 

Any other (Please mention)

 

 

 

 

 

8.       Expectations

Sr. #

Expectations

Your response

8.1

Expected salary

 

8.2

Any other expectations

 

9.       Any special professional achievement

If you have any distinct professional achievement or have made any technological/engineering innovation, please briefly share.  Your response should not exceed 100 words. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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