Irrigation Planning & Design Engineer

Strengthening Capacity to Design and Implement Water and Rural Infrastructure Facility
Application deadline closed.
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

The national Irrigation Planning and Design Engineer will report to the Team Leader and will work with
the international Irrigation Planning and Design Engineer to 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.

Project Description

The Support for Irrigation Modernization Program–Phase 2 Consultants team (consultants) will: (i) prepare irrigation modernization plans (IMPs) for at least four major and medium irrigation (MMI) schemes (subprojects) in four states (Haryana, Karnataka, Maharahstra, and Rajasthan); and (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
Screening Criteria 2
"At least 10 years of experience in irrigation planning and design."

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