Job description

– The Electromechanical Engineer will report directly to the Senior Irrigation Engineer.
– The Electromechanical Engineer will be responsible for ensuring that the electromechanical equipment designed for irrigation development are of high technical quality and their operation within existing irrigation schemes are operating at high standards. In addition to this primary function of quality assurance, he/she shall also work closely with other engineers and stakeholders and be responsible for the following tasks:
– Develop and respect safety protocol of electrical equipment;
– Support the design and approval of electromechanical equipment within irrigation schemes;
– Training of farmers on better use of electricity and operation and management of irrigation equipment within the operation area;
– Assist with preparation of feasibility and design studies of project sites including collecting design information, performing design calculations, running design software, and preparing design drawings, specifications, bill of quantities, and cost estimates;
– Assist with the formation and effective functionality of the Water Users Associations/Organizations;
– Support the implementation of other irrigation projects either marshland or hillside projects where applicable.
– Supervising and controlling activities of consulting engineers responsible for the preparation of feasibility and detailed design studies and improving the quality of the studies by conducting of any further detailed complementary studies and reviewing some existing studies before starting their execution;
– Ensure production of Communication/dissemination materials in the field of electromechanical and mechanical irrigation engineering (radio message, leaflets, policy briefs)
– Working with the Communication Unit to increase awareness and visibility of the Institution through the work done in irrigation schemes and through various communication tools
– Participating in developing and implementing the institutional work plan and budget execution of the budget approved, and institutional imihigo and performance contracts
– Ensure a clean Audit in activities carried in irrigation schemes
– Ensure promotion of technologies and innovations in irrigation schemes trough on-farm demonstration plots or other approaches;
– Establish and maintain effective collaboration and team spirit with other programmes;
– Prepare, review and submit the weekly, quarterly and annual reports on the implementation of assigned activities;
– Ensure effective and efficient management of resources and assets under his responsibilities
– Undertake other duties as assigned by the Head of Department or other RAB Senior Managers.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electro-Mechanical Engineering

    0 Year of relevant experience

  • Advanced Diploma in Electrical Engineering,

    0 Year of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Bachelor’s Degree or in Electrical Engineering

    0 Year of relevant experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

    0 Year of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Engineering

    0 Year of relevant experience

  • Advanced Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.

    0 Year of relevant experience

  • Advanced Diploma in Agricultural engineering

    0 Year of relevant experience

  • Advance Diploma (A1) Electro-Mechanical Engineering

    0 Year of relevant experience

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity

  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

  • Resource management skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Time management skills

  • Risk management skills

  • Results oriented

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage

  • Understand the use of testing tools and exercise for performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems

  • Understanding of the National and International context of Irrigation, specifically for Hillside irrigation development

  • Analytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

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