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Immediate Local Afghan Position Openings for USAID Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Logistical Support Program (Closing Date May 15, 2010)

The USAID-funded Engineering, Quality Assurance (EQUALS) and Logistical Support Program in Afghanistan is to provide USAID’s Afghanistan Office of Infrastructure, Engineering and Energy with an Afghanistan-based team for a) independent quality assurance for ongoing and planned construction, design and maintenance projects; b) engineering support; and c) technical assistance (capacity building) to relevant ministries. Long-term Afghan local professional positions are needed at the senior, mid-level, and junior levels in the following areas:

  • Architect: one senior level opening
  • QA Monitors Vertical Structures: two junior-mid level openings
  • Schedulers/Planners: one senior level openings
  • Cost Engineers: two senior level openings
  • Auto CAD Engineers: two senior level openings          
  • IT/Database Officer: one senior level opening
  • Geographic Information System (GIS) Specialists: two mid-senior level openings
  • Data Officers/Administration: Four junior-mid level openings

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in a relevant field from an accredited college or university required, advanced degree strongly preferred for senior level.
  • Junior level candidates require 2+ years of relevant post- degree experience
  • Mid-level candidates require 5+ years of post degree experience and some supervisory experience. A post-graduate degree and/or relevant advanced training is preferred.
  • Senior level candidates require 10+ years of post degree experience, advanced training in relevant fields of study and/or relevant advanced professional certifications is strongly preferred, along with several years of experience managing people.
  • Prior experience on USAID or other donor-funded projects is strongly preferred.
  • A strong command of written and oral English is required.

Please note that the above positions are for Local Afghans only.  Please forward your resume via attachment to jobs@aetint.com.