Habitat for Humanity International Nepal

Trainee - Technical Engineer

Habitat for Humanity International Nepal

Trainee - Technical Engineer

Habitat for Humanity International has been present in Nepal since 1997, serving landless, low-income, vulnerable (ultra-poor, socially excluded, disaster-affected, or living in disaster-prone areas) and Dalit families to build adequate (safe, secure, habitable, and accessible) houses. With its central office in Kathmandu and three field offices in Koshi Province, Madhesh Province and Sudur Paschim Province.

Habitat for Humanity International Nepal is an international non-profit organization that builds decent and affordable housing in partnership with people in need. The organization focuses on shelter, partners with families to build decent houses, advocates for land and housing rights, and works with financial institutions for inclusive financial literacy and loans products for the poor while promoting strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter. It employs a holistic approach to long-term shelter solutions by forging effective coordination, collaborative partnerships with government agencies, strengthening relationships with local partners, and pursuing growth through market development initiatives.

Habitat for Humanity International has been present in Nepal since 1997, serving landless, low-income, vulnerable (ultra-poor, socially excluded, disaster-affected, or living in disaster-prone areas) and Dalit families to build adequate (safe, secure, habitable, and accessible) houses. With its central office in Kathmandu and three field offices in Koshi Province, Madhesh Province and Sudur Paschim Province.

Habitat for Humanity International Nepal is an international non-profit …

Trainee - Technical Engineer

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Trainee- Technical Engineer
Location- Habitat Nepal West Field Office, Dhangadhi
Duration- Initially for 6 months (to be extended based on performance)

This position is based in Field Office Dhangadhi under direct supervision of Technical Coordinator- Engineer

Position Summary

  • Assist in the West program/project technical activities. S/he will be responsible to survey, layout and implement design/ drawing for housing projects under the direct supervision of Program Coordinator- Technical of Habitat West Field Office.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist in study the design, specification and construction standards of the approved project and check whether they meet national codes and standard of Nepal.
  • Conduct feasibility as well as detailed survey of the proposed land/settlement and carry out layout of the buildings and land plots.
  • Implement construction in the field according to the Design, Specification and BOQ.
  • Close supervision and monitoring of the project sites to confirm the construction meets the quality and quantity of work.
  • Provide coaching, support, and training to the masons in site for house construction work.
  • Assist in evaluation, check, and select the quality of construction material as per the specifications.
  • Track the quantity and storage of material according to the BOQ and stored in a safe place in the field and report to the Program Coordinator- Technical.
  • Provide guidance and supervise sub-engineer and other site staff to conduct day to day construction activities for timely completion of all houses supported by Habitat Nepal.
  • Will to undertake other assignments a given by the supervisor.

Minimum qualification and selection criteria and requirements

  • Graduate in Civil or Structural Engineering is required.
  • Freshers are encouraged to apply. Prior work experience is not necessary however local residents or those residing in nearby suburbs are preferred.
  • Ability and willingness to work in team and to work under pressure and in remote/difficult circumstances.
  • Two-wheeler vehicle driving skill and having driving license.
  • Good knowledge about local language, preference will be given to local candidate.
  • A strong team player who is committed to the organization’s mission and values.
  • Has good communication skills in English and Nepali.
  • Has basic computer skills. 

SAFEGUARDING

In accordance with its foundational mission principles, Habitat for Humanity Nepal is committed to the highest ethical standards and opposes all forms of discrimination, exploitation, and abuse. We intend to create and maintain a work and living environment that is safe, productive, and respectful for our colleagues and for all we serve.

We require that all staff and representatives (consultants, contractors, vendors/suppliers, interns, trainee, volunteers, agents and implementing partner organizations) take seriously their ethical responsibilities to Safeguarding (Child Protection, Prevention of Sexual Exploitation Harassment and Abuse) our intended beneficiaries, their communities (especially children), and all those with whom we work.

Abiding with the organization, the trainee service has responsibilities to maintain an environment that prevents harassment, sexual exploitation, and abuse, safeguards the rights of beneficiaries and community members (especially children), and promotes the implementation of Habitat for Humanity’s code of conduct.

Throughout the assignment engagements, the trainee is expected to adhere to Habitat Nepal code of conduct including the safeguarding policy ensuring that all measures are taken to protect the rights, safety, and welfare of the individuals and communities involved.

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