Located in Alaska - this role will carry out the ministry of EMI by managing WASH community development and implementation projects, providing discipline-specific engineering support, and mentoring staff and interns.
In addition to the typical EMI Staff / Associate Staff prerequisites, candidates for this position must meet the following qualifications:
Education and Experience
- Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field, Master’s degree preferred.
- Professional Engineering License in Alaska (civil, environmental, geotechnical, other).
- 5-10 years’ practical work experience in technical design in arctic environments.
- 3-5 years’ work experience in project or staff management.
- Project Management Professional certification preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Technical writing experience required.
- AutoCAD experience preferred.
- Project management tool experience required (scheduling, workflow, etc.)
- Knowledge of the local church and ability to engage local church and ministry leaders.
- Understanding and participation in EMI vision, mission, and core values.
- Working knowledge of English required, Inupiaq and/or Yupik preferred.
The following are essential responsibilities for this position:
- Spiritual and professional discipleship through EMI’s programmes and opportunities.
Technical and Engineering (discipline and experience specific)
- Provide technical support for EMI WASH projects including scope definition, preliminary research, design consultation, quality control design review, and onsite inspections.
- Perform design, analysis, and drafting for civil infrastructure projects, particularly related to water and sanitation design and technology.
- Perform onsite reviews of EMI WASH project activities including design, installation, and implementation phases.
- Participate and support technical training activities.
- Assist with developing and maintaining technical standards for EMI, including design guides, programs, spreadsheets and professional codes and policies.
Project Management and WASH Program Support
- Manage and coordinate EMI WASH projects, including scope, scheduling, deadlines, work breakdown, budgets, reporting, and stakeholder relations.
- Represent EMI in consultations with project stakeholders, including beneficiaries, clients, partners, contractors, and grantors.
- Monitor and report on activities, evidence-based outcomes, and outputs of WASH community development projects.
- Engage local church and ministry leaders to accomplish and support project objectives.
- Provide appropriate pastoral care and encouragement for EMI project teams in adherence to EMI policy and procedures.