Bridge Design Engineer FULLTIME

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)

Closing date : 2019-05-20

Job Description :

    Bridge Design Engineer

    Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is providing Technical Assistance (TA) to the Government of Nepal (GoN) through the Department of Local Infrastructure Development (DoLI) under Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration (MoFAGA) in the implementation of Local Roads Bridge Programme (LRBP) in Nepal.

    On behalf of Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), a Swiss Consulting Company AF-ITECO with its technical support team, Local Roads Bridge Support Unit (LRBSU) provides the Technical Assistance to the GoN in implementation of LRBP. AF-ITECO invites applications from interested and qualified Nepali Nationals for the following position.


    Qualification/Experience: An engineer, preferably with a Master's Degree or equivalent in structural/bridge engineering, with a minimum of 7 years' experience. The candidate must have the capability to design a bridge, as well as guide bridge construction, works with various alternative materials and structural arrangements. S/he should have designed and supervised the construction of at least five bridges independently of different types such as motorable suspension, arch, truss, compact, pre-fabricated bridges, etc. Experience in bridge design, execution, maintenance, and rehabilitation is required. Experience of planning and monitoring geotechnical and hydraulic investigations for bridges and interpreting the findings thereof will be an added advantage. S/he shall have very good written and spoken English.

    Duty station •

    • LRBSU Office- KTM with frequent travel to the fields.


    • Till 31 July 2020

    Major Roles and Responsibilities

    Under the guidance and supervision of the Team Leader/Deputy Team Leader, the Bridge Design Engineer will be responsible for all technical designs, planning, monitoring, supervision, quality control, and capacity building. S/He shall review the bridge designs and other works conducted through consultants. At the same time, s/he shall be able to properly steer any type of bridge construction supervision from the foundation up to superstructure. S/he will coach/supervise and manage a group of Bridge Engineers to undertake review consultants' reports on soil investigation, hydrological investigation, and detailed engineering surveys. S/he has to carry out the detail structural design work of each component of a bridge structure e.g. foundation, sub-structure, super-structures including the design of secondary works of bridge bearing, expansion joints, approach roads, wing walls, etc.

    Application Procedures: Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are

    requested to send the application along with bio-data in the mail address:

    vacancy@lrbpnepal.orgDetail job descriptions are available on the website:

    Inquiry in any form will automatically disqualify the candidate. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for tests and interview. AF-ITECO reserve the right to

    reject any or all applications.

    Workforce diversity is promoted and the positive discrimination to women from Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi/Terai, and other minority communities is applied.

    Source: Kantipur Daily 11 May 2019