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Job Details

Job Announcement

DACAAR invites applications from suitable candidates for the following position:

Job Title:

Field Engineer

Vacancy Number:





Programme / Operation Sub Department 

Duty station:

East - RO / Jalalabad - Behsud FO traveling to other districts and provinces

Required number:

One (1)


Male / Female


Project Based till end of June 2019 (Extendable) 


PB-B1, USD (693) including food allowance & Government Tax

Opening Date:


Closing Date:


Organization Background:

DACAAR is a non governmental, humanitarian organization that supports sustainable development in Afghanistan through promoting the ability of local communities to decide upon and manage their own development process. The organisation employs around 900 staff of whom 05 are expatriates. Core thematic areas are: Water, Sanitation & Hygiene; Natural Resource Management; Small Scale Enterprise Development; Women’s Empowerment.

Position Description:

To ensure that all infrastructures activities in the project area are implemented according to the plan and DACAAR operation manual,

To improve and maximise the skills and understanding of engineering staff in the area through coaching, training and supervising, to ensure that capacity building and empowerment of communities in implementation and maintenance of infrastructures and irrigations are  carried out as agreed and appropriate.


·  Make sure before starting the project,  should informed the targeted community  through community elders general meeting with help of social organizer and try to make an agreement with targeted community regarding implementation of the project.

·  Check the drawings and make sure they are all relevant to the site conditions and community demands, discuss it with FO (Field Officer)  , Designer and Field Manager to make sure it is agreed upon and without any problem.

·  Preparing work plan for implementation of the projects and make sure that the progress of construction works go forward according to the prepared plane and if there is any change or problem talk to FO r and Field Manager.

·  Make sure that quality of the works comply with norms and standards agreed by DACAAR operation manual.

·  Responsible to record all facts transaction such as starting date, work suspension or any technical changes brings in construction details by designer, FO.

·  Make sure to plan for early procurement of needed materials for the related project in consultation with FO and field manager.

·  Prepare monthly progress report of the related project and send to section management through FO and Field Manager.

·  Make sure that the expenditures of each project are recorded separately for find out the actual cost of the project.

·  If there is any problem during implementation of the project with community seek help of social organizer and field manager to solve it.

·  Field Engineer is responsible to consider about the project and staff security and safety during the implementation of the project.

·  Estimate sand, gravel, cement, steel and other project raw materials for the project.

·  Prepared monthly stock position for each project separately.

·  Support Field Officer and other project staff during project implementation.

·  Keep proper attendance record of casual base staffs for project implementation. 

·  Any other task assigned by supervisor.

Education/ Qualification and Employment Benefits

Education:Bachelor degree in civil engineering.

Experience: At least three years of experience in relevant field is required.

Other qualifications’ an advantage:Ability in team working

Languages: Pashto, Dari and English.

Employment benefits:

·  Good training opportunities to enhance employees’ skills

·  Eid bonus on both Eids (after the completion of three months service)

·  36 days of paid annual leave per year

·  10 days of paid sick leave per year

·  30 days of paid Hajj leave (after the completion of one year service)

·  90 days of paid maternity leave for female employees(after the completion of three months service)

·  5 days of paid paternity leave for male employees(after the completion of three months service)

·  15 days of public holidays per year

Procedure for submission of applications: 

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a DACAAR Job Application Form along with introduction letter and CV online to or a Hard copy to HR Department in DACAAR main office Kabul.

Important Note:

·  Applications without DACAAR Job Application Form will not be considered.

·  Application without Indicating the Vacancy Announcement number and the title of the post applied for in the subject line will not be considered. 

·  DACAAR job application form can be obtained from; DACAAR website, acbar website; website / and DACAAR Main Office kabul.

·  Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted and called for the written test/ interview.

·  The salary would be paid in AFN according to the actual exchange rate.

DACAAR is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all sections of the society. While all applicants will be strictly assessed on their individual merit, qualified women, people with disabilities and members of minority communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Kabul Office Address:
DACAAR, Main Office, Paikob-e-Naswar, Wazirabad, Kabul, Afghanistan

Postal address: Central P.O. Box 208, Kabul, Afghanistan
Phone: (+93) 0202230752/ (+93) 0202230753
Web site: