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Haiti Now (Ayiti Now Corp)


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Published 1 month ago

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A few hours per week

Civil Engineer - Job Description - Haiti Now


Ayiti Now Corp is a 501(c)(3) organization based in Miami, Florida and created for empowering marginalized Haiti children of poverty known as "Restavek" in Haitian Creole, the local language) through our educational and support programs.


"Your first assignment will be to start a fundraising campaign. Haiti Now will provide further guidance for you to have a quick and successful fundraiser."


Role brief: The Civil Engineer role is a virtual volunteer position that works with other civil engineers and the Project Manager of Construction.


Scope of the project: The volunteer will work on water harvesting, recycling, purification for residential and agricultural use.


A licensed Civil Engineer, with land development experience, is required to help with a safe house project for Haiti Now.


Tasks would include determining an estimate of construction costs from the current cost of materials information as well as the necessary steps needed before land purchase.


Responsibilities:

Work with the farming team.

P.M. of Construction and other civil engineers to help develop the safehouse project for Haiti Now

Utilize Civil Engineering design skills:

prepare design plans, construction documents, reports, and other project-related documents

Draft blueprints from architectural drawings

Design-build services to include solar power, water, and wastewater/composting treatment systems incorporated throughout the facilities.

Prepare sewage and water treatment system, model

Conduct drainage analysis and utilize design expertise

Help prepare a bill of materials


Qualifications/Requirements:


Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering required

Around 5 years of proven experience in Civil Engineering design with a valid Professional Engineer (PE) license preferred

Software experience with AutoCAD, Civil 3D, MicroStation, and other applicable engineer design tools required

Experience with a variety of projects across several civil engineering disciplines

Fluent in spoken and written English, able to communicate clearly and consistently

Reliable internet connection a must

Minimum volunteer hours expected: 7-10 hrs per week

Proficiency in all areas of Google Apps such as Drive, Docs, Sheets, etc.

Familiarity with or quick adoption of Trello and Slack tools important

Civil Engineer - Job Description - Haiti Now


Ayiti Now Corp is a 501(c)(3) organization based in Miami, Florida and created for empowering marginalized Haiti children of poverty known as "Restavek" in Haitian Creole, the local language) through our…

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