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Job Type:Government Organization


Fields of Education: MSc/BSc in Mechanical, Civil, Construction management or related fields


Organization: The SNNPR Mines and Energy Agency/ Region Biogas Program Coordination Unit


Salary : As per the organization scale (Birr 9,800).




Application Dead line:2016-06-21


The SNNPR Mines and Energy Agency/ Region Biogas Program Coordination Unit/ would like to recruit competent and interested applicants for the following job positions.

Job Position:-Biogas Technician

Duty Station:-Hawassa with frequent travel to project sites/ woredas

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the quality management of the RBPCU.
  • Work in standardization of biogas digester designs and improvement of such designs when the need arises
  • Prepare regular field trips
  • In cooperation with the slurry and extension  officer ensure the proper training and timely graduation of qualified masons and adherence of each masons to required quality standards: follow up on the development of capacity of private masons in becoming credible construction companies and cooperative committed for the expansion and development of biogas in Ethiopia
  • Supervise construction  sites, oversee the selection of appropriate plant locations construction and  timely construction  of the right standard and quality biogas plants;
  • Assist to oversee the testing  of quality standards initially for all biogas plants constructed and gradually on randomly selected sample  biogas digesters as the number of plants and coverage increases;
  • To oversee the procurement and delivery of the right material and equipment to biogas construction.
  • Oversee the promotion of and timely after sales and maintenance service by designated masons to commissioned biogas plants and ensure the provision of immediate trouble shooting and maintenance services and advice when requested by biogas owners.
  • Cooperate with the training  and extension  officer, marketing and promotion officer and with other units at the NBPCU and RBPCUs in facilitating the construction of reliable biogas digesters
  • Work in integrity, team work, responsiveness, accountability and commitment for the success of the programme.
  • Achieve other activities directed by the immediate supervisor.

Job Qualification and Requirements

  • Education:-MSc/BSc in Mechanical, Civil, Construction management or related fields

  • Experience:-4 years for MSc and 6 year for BSc

Special Skill:

  • Knowledge on biogas/ renewed energy development, Quality management/ biogas construction, maintenance and supervision on construction projects.
  • Project based experience is advantageous.
  • Computer application such as World, Excel, Access, Power point ability in assessing, inspiring , motivating and coaching of biogas masons/companies and users, supervision  on construction of projects and quality control management.

Salary:-As per the organization scale (Birr 9,800).

Terms of Employment:-one year with a





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