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Job Type:Local NGO


Fields of Education: A minimum of diploma in construction technology, building technology, civil engineering or other closely related fields


Organization: HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation


Salary : as per scale & National personnel Regulation of HELVETAS Ethiopia




Application Dead line:2016-04-15


HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
is an international NGO based in Zurich, Switzerland and has been operating for the last 56 years world wid. HELVETAS is registered in Ethiopia as a foreign charity to operate in the working areas of Rural infrastructure, Natural Resources Management, Support to civil society Organizations and local Government, Skill Development and Education, and Emergency Response (see also . As part of its Rural Infrastructure activities, HELVETAS is implementing a national Trail Bridge capacity Building Programme (TBCBP) in collaboration with Regional and Federal partners in the road sector. This programme envisages capacity building of partners and the construction of pedestrian trail bridges in various regions of the country. TBCBP of HELVETAS Ethiopia is looking for two Trail Bridge Technicians who could to take up field level tasks in the area of trial bridge construction, quality assurance of construction materials, and supervision and mentoring of skilled and unskilled labourers.

  • Position: Trail Bridge Technician
  • Reporting: To TBCBP Manager of HELVETAS Ethiopia
  • Duty Station: Addis Ababa, with extensive stay at trail bridge sites
  • Salary & Benefits : as per scale & National personnel Regulation of HELVETAS Ethiopia
  • Duration of contract: Two years (renewable based on performance)
  • Major duties and responsibilities
  • To follow up the day-today construction of pedestrian trail bridges
  • To supervise quality and quantity of construction materials supplied at the bridge sits
  • To Supervise and coach skilled and unskilled laborers working at bridge sites
  • To maintain attendance sheet for workers and prepared weekly wage payments
  • To Prepare and  submit progress reports to the TBCBP Manager 
  • Required qualification & experience

A minimum of diploma in construction technology, building technology, civil engineering or other closely related fields is required. No specific trail bridge experience is required, but the technician will have to undergo internal training. In addition, the applicant should have minimum of 5 year experience in the construction or rural infrastructure sector. As English is the working language in HELVETAS, candidates need to have basic skills of speaking, writing and reading.      

  • Mode of application

Interested and qualified applicants who fulfill the above requirements are invited to apply in English language till April 15, 2016 by sending non-returnable 1) application letter; 2) detailed CV; 3) copies of diploma and work certificates, and 4) names and contact addresses of three references by mail to one of the following addresses;

HELVETAS Swiss intercooperaiton Ethiopia:-HELVETAS Swiss

“Application for Trail Bridge Technician”:-Intercooperation Ethiopia

Addis Ababa Main Office:-Application for Trail

P.O.Box 27507 code 1000:-Bridge Technician”

Tel 0114 67 29 35/36:-Mekelle Regional Office

Addis Ababa:-P.O.Box 18

Tel 0344 41 13 23


HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation  Ethiopia

“Application for Trail Bridge Technician”

Bahir Dar Regional Office

P.O.Box 478

Tel: 0582 20 83 84/85

Bahir Dar

HELVETAS  Swiss intercooperation Ethiopia is an equal opportunity employer, women candidates are highly encouraged to apply.















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