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Demo Irrigation Technician

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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Background

Gabiro Agribusiness Hub (GAH) Ltd Company is a joint venture created between the Government of Rwanda, the majority shareholder and Netafim Ltd, an Israeli company that offers global leadership in agricultural manufacturing industry. Both parties signed a Joint Venture-JV and Engineering Procurement and Construction-EPC agreements to initiate Gabiro Agro-commercial oriented irrigation Project Phase I (5600/16000 Ha). The project shall be implemented in Karangazi sector located in Nyagatare district.

Among the key project components, include establishment and operation of the Demonstration farm for both advanced livestock and crop production on approximately 100 Ha. This Centre of excellence based in Nyagatare District, shall practically demonstrate business oriented farming experiences on small scale. The Centre under management of Gabiro Agribusiness Hub Ltd wishes to recruit and fill the following positions, in line with its mandate and deliverables.

Demo Irrigation technician

 

The candidate should hold Bachelor degree in Agriculture Engineering, Soil and Water Resources Engineering/ Irrigation and Drainage, Soil and Environment management, Water management with 3 years of experience or

 

A1 in Agriculture Engineering, Soil and Water Resources Engineering/ Irrigation and Drainage, or Water management with 2 years of working experience.

 

The candidate should demonstrate practical hands-on experience and ability to understand and operate the automated irrigation systems, analytical capacity, maintenance, computer literacy and acceptable English proficiency

 

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  • Deep understanding of the installed irrigation system at Demo,
  • Coordinate irrigation and mechanisation activities at the demo centre,
  •  Execute monitoring and maintenance of irrigation systems in the demo farm,
  • Plan and conduct practical trainings of irrigation systems at the demo centre,
  • Demonstrate the operation and functionalities of the irrigation and mechanisation systems at any time,
  • Check and records water flow at the demo farms,
  • Critically review and analyse the performance of the irrigation system in the demo centre,
  • Prepare and implement any minor adjustment required to the irrigations infrastructures, drawings and plans;
  • Ensure proper water distribution in the irrigation networks of the installed systems,
  • Ensure proper working of irrigation infrastructures,
  • Ensure proper operation and maintenance of irrigation and mechanisation system,
  • Ensure proper water application and irrigation schedules to the crop in the irrigation scheme
  •   Ensure the required  and timely maintenance of the systems,
  • Identify system defects and recommend for refurbishments,
  • Execute any other responsibility that may be requested by the direct supervisor,

Application requirements

Application letter addressed to GAH Managing Director, filled the attached application form, copies of degrees and certificates and, copy of last employer testimonials should be submitted on gabiroagrihub@gmail.com, not later than 25/07/2021 before 5 pm.

 

Hanson MICOMYIZA
Managing Director