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Guyana Water Inc. job vacancies

Guyana Water Inc. job vacancies

Guyana Water Inc. job vacancies

1. Position: Assistant Driller

  • Location: Head Office/Hinterland
  • Department: Operations/Hinterland
  • Reports to: The Driller

Job Purpose and Description: The Assistant Driller is responsible for supporting and assisting drilling crews in the drilling of water wells and the exploration of groundwater.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Rig up, down, and operate drilling activities.
  • First line maintenance of mud pumps.
  • Monitor and operate equipment for mud pumping.
  • Assist in raising and lowering casing, drill pipe, and tubulars.
  • Conduct pump tests, ravel packing, and installation of well discharge.
  • Perform administrative tasks and paperwork associated with drilling operations.
  • Undertake works in the development and maintenance of water supply systems.
  • Perform other related duties consistent with the purpose of the post.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be able to read and write.
  • At least 1 year of previous drilling experience.
  • Should have a civil-mechanical background.
  • High school education or equivalent.

Physical Abilities:

  • Regularly required to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • Work at heights for continuous or long periods.
  • Good balance, coordination, strength, endurance, and a strong safety attitude.
Guyana Water Inc. job vacancies
Guyana Water Inc. job vacancies

2. Position: Hinterland Engineer

  • Reporting to: Executive Director of Hinterland Services/Hinterland Manager
  • Staff Reporting: Regional Technician Engineers/Clerk of Works

Purpose of the Job: To manage the operations and improvement programs in the Hinterland.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for planning and managing the operation and improvement programs.
  • Implement the technical infrastructure aspects of the Programme for the Hinterland.
  • Plan and manage the implementation of new construction, rehabilitation, and operation and maintenance.
  • Prepare annual work plans, monitor progress, and ensure staff management and development.
  • Manage contracts, financial aspects, communication, networking, and coordination.
  • Prepare monthly progress reports and contribute to reports to donors.

Key Competencies:

  • A degree in Engineering or considerable work experience in low-cost water supply.
  • At least three (3) years of work experience since graduation, preferably in water supply.
  • Good team member with the ability to lead when necessary.
  • Experience of working in the Hinterland.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.

3. Position: Craftsman

  • Requirements:
    • Craft Certificate in Plumbing.
    • One (1) year experience in maintaining water distribution system.

4. Position: Mobile Operator

  • Requirements:
    • Certificate in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.
    • Three (3) years’ experience in the operation and maintenance of electrical equipment.
    • A motorcycle to be used in the performance of duties.

5. Position: Laborer/Sewer Maintenance Worker

  • Requirements:
    • Primary and/or Secondary Education.
    • Physically fit.
    • Must be a team player.

How to Apply for the Guyana Water Inc. job vacancies: Interested persons should send applications no later than January 26, 2024, to:

Executive Director, Human Resources Management and Development
Guyana Water Inc.
Lot 58 Eastern Highway
Lamaha Gardens


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