Fresher Engineering Assistant NGO Jobs – Water Compass

Job Title:  Engineering Assistant (Fresher NGO Jobs)

Organisation: Water Compass

Duty Station: Sembabule, Uganda

Reports to: Water Systems Engineer


About Water Compass:

Water Compass is a Ugandan-American non-governmental organization with the mission to prevent disease through the provision of clean water, improved sanitation and hygiene promotion. At the core of the organization is a commitment to sustainability. Our model for rural water supply embodies this commitment through the construction, operation, and maintenance of solar-powered piped water systems that are financially, environmentally, and socially sustainable.


Job Summary:  The Engineering Assistant will support Water Compass’ technical team with the construction and maintenance of solar-powered piped water systems in Bukomansimbi, Gomba and Sembabule districts.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the supervision of contractors to ensure quality construction and adherence to design standards.
  • Support the installation of solar-powered pumping systems.
  • Help with the maintenance of existing solar-powered piped water systems.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Minimum of a diploma, preferably a degree, in civil engineering or water resources.
  • At least two years of experience with the construction of water supply systems.
  • Experience with the installation of submersible pumping systems.
  • Competency in using a computer and knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret blue prints and technical drawings.



  • Knowledge of solar-powered water systems design, construction and maintenance.
  • A valid driver’s license and ability to ride a motorcycle


How to Apply:

All candidates should send a cover letter (one page) and CV (no more than two pages) to with the subject heading Engineering Assistant Application.


Deadline: 31st May 2024.


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Date Posted 2024-05-15T12:55
Valid Through 2024-06-01T00:00
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Water Compass
Job Location Sembabule, Sembabule, Sembabule, 0256, Uganda

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