Job Description

ARD, Inc. ( is recruiting a qualified Construction Manager/Quality Assurance Engineer to provide project management and construction oversight for community-based renewable energy projects for its Local Governance and Community Development Project (LGCD). LGCD is headquartered in Kabul and targets underserved communities in north and west Afghanistan. The Construction Manager/ Quality Assurance Engineer is based in Mazar-e Sherif, Afghanistan and reports to the Regional Manager, Mazar. He/she will provide project implementation oversight for small-scale infrastructure projects in targeted areas of Afghanistan.

- Manage construction monitoring and oversight workstream that includes many concurrent small-scale projects, with daily oversight by field engineers and oversight contractors;
- Work with project beneficiaries, implementing partners, local government engineers, and building contractors to prepare and implement quality assurance/quality control plans for all infrastructure projects;
- Provide training and mentoring in construction quality assurance for implementing partners, design subcontractors, staff and field engineers;
- Support regional and headquarters engineering staff in technical issues of construction oversight and quality assurance;
- Maintain organized files (electronic and hard copy) containing all pertinent construction oversight documentation for all construction projects;Required qualifications:
- Bachelor of Science or equivalent from accredited college or university;
- Extensive previous experience with small-scale public building or community-based construction projects in developing countries;
- Ability to write technical reviews of subcontractor quality control plans and construction specifications for compliance with code, design guidelines, and engineering practice;
- Previous experience with USAID projects in Afghanistan or similar environments preferred;
- Fluent oral and written English skills are required.
Vacancies Contact
Please e-mail a cover letter and full, current curriculum vitae (CV) in reverse chronological format, to, or fax to L. Weiss at 802-658-4247. Please refer to LGCD Construction Manager in subject line. Candidates meeting the qualifications detailed above will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
There is no closing date. U.S. citizenship is not required.
ARD, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Closing Date: Open