Agric Engineer

AIM Group

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The Company:

AIM Group is a multidisciplinary group of companies with diversified interests in building and construction, Restaurant and Manufacturing, ICT and Broadcasting with presence in 3 main regions and other offices across the country.

 

SUMMARY: Design, Supervision, Commissioning & preparation of drainage, and flood and water control systems.

 

Effective coordination skill.

Job Description

  • Plan, design, and supervise the building of irrigation, drainage, and flood- and water-control systems.
  • Assist with designs using computer-aided design (CAD) technology
  • Design and supervise environmental and land reclamation projects
  • Provide advice on water quality and issues related to managing pollution, controlling rivers, and protecting and using other water resources
  • Design and evaluate equipment used for ground preparation, seeding, spraying, harvesting, and transporting agricultural goods.
  • Discuss plans with clients, contractors, consultants, and other engineers so that the plans can be evaluated and any necessary changes made
  • Ensure design is consistent with local codes and all required permits obtained.
  • Analyze, prepare and present technical reports, meet with clients, and communicate technical concepts to colleagues and clients with non-technical backgrounds.
  • Conduct research for the design of innovative new structures and systems.
  • Researching and collecting background information and consulting with other engineers and professionals
  • Conduct research to develop new technologies and management practices for food production that protect environmental resources.
  • Plan and direct construction of rural electric-power distribution systems
  • Planning projects, administering and managing budgets
  • Any other job functions as may be assigned from time to time.

In the field:

  • Touring and inspecting sites and establishing demonstration sites
  • Troubleshooting and advising clients on correct operation of systems
  • Testing designs and recommended changes
  • Taking measurements and recording data and observations
  • Installing and testing monitoring equipment

 

Educational Requirements

  • B.Sc, Agric Engineering
  • 5 - 10 year work experience with  5 years in designing environment related safeguards and preferably for donor funded projects, (AfDB, WORLDBANK, JICA, USAID, UKAID, and DFID) and in oversight of their implementation/ compliance.
  • Should be conversant with relevant national and state environmental laws,.
  • Post graduate qualification and or membership of a professional body will be an added advantage.
  • Must have at least 3 years’ experience in similar projects.

 

Skills and Competences

  • Analytical Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Listening Skills
  • Strong Mathematical Skills

Summary

Company

AIM Group

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Niger

Specialization

Engineering

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

7 - 10 years

Application Deadline

4 weeks from now