Irrigation Planning & Design Engineer

Strengthening Capacity to Design and Implement Water and Rural Infrastructure Facility - Irrigation Planning & Design Engineer for SIMP-Phase 2 (53145-001)
Application deadline closed.
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

The international Irrigation Planning and Design Engineer will provide leadership in the engineering options and choices for scheme modernization. This will relate to modernization options and choices to be made at all levels, from the headworks through to field and drainage system. The options and choices will include measures to improve the efficiency and productivity of groundwater use within the irrigation command, including measures for conjunctive use with surface water and energy analysis for micro irrigation including options for use of alternate renewable energy sources.

Project Description
The Support for Irrigation Modernization Program–Phase 2 Consultants team (consultants) will:
(i) Prepare irrigation modernization plans for at least four major and medium irrigation (MMI) schemes (subprojects) in four states (Haryana, Karnatka, Maharahstra, and Rajasthan);
(ii) Initiate knowledge and awareness programs and study tours activities.
The consultants will comprise a mix of 2 international and 8 national experts. Subject to time and resources, the consultants may also be asked to (i) include an additional two subprojects (Purna, and Chambal); and (ii) undertake additional studies on the state’s water resources and irrigation sector, as requested by ADB and in consultation with the Central Water Commission (CWC), Department of Water Resources (DoWR), and the participating state governments.
Screening Criteria 1
The specialist will have post-graduate degree in irrigation engineering or similar
Screening Criteria 2
With at least 15 years of international experience in irrigation planning and design, including modern irrigation systems.

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