Civil or electromechanical engineer – senior position | Tajikistan | 2020

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 20 October 2020

Job Description

Chemonics seeks a Civil or electromechanical engineer – senior position for the ongoing USAID Rural Water Supply Activity in Tajikistan. The project aims to provide a range of long- and short-term technical assistance, along with funding for small-scale construction and rehabilitation of drinking water systems, to support the government of Tajikistan (GoT), specifically local governments, in providing sustainable drinking water services in unserved and under-served rural areas. The civil or electromechanical engineer – senior position will be based in Dushanbe and will engage water system operators to assess their infrastructure and their operational capacity. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Define infrastructure and equipment needs in terms of rehabilitation/upgrading for more sustainable/expanded water delivery
  • Define procurement of equipment or design small-scale construction/rehabilitation for small drinking water systems
  • Organize tender, engage vendors and construction entrepreneurs
  • Award and supervise equipment installation or small-scale construction/rehabilitation for drinking water systems
  • Define and deliver training on operation of drinking water equipment, asset management or similar topics


  • University degree or preferably master’s degree in relevant field
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of relevant work experience
  • Experience working for foreign organizations or international donors
  • Preferred experience working with local governments and/or water supply projects
  • Familiarity with MS Office software suite
  • Proven capacity to work in an effective and collaborative manner
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluent Tajik, Russian and working knowledge of English

Application instructions:

Please send an email with your CV and cover letter attached and Civil or electromechanical engineer – senior position in the subject line to by November 6, 2020. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

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About the Organization

Owned entirely by employees, Chemonics is an ISO-9001 certified international development company. For more than 40 years, we have partnered with local and international organizations to promote social and economic change around the world.

Chemonics International is a leading international development consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. with more than 40 years of experience implementing programs around the world.

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