Tetra Tech

Technical Specialists (Rapid Needs Assessment)

Tetra Tech

Job Description

The USAID-funded Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Partnerships and Learning for Sustainability (WASHPaLS #2) project, implemented by Tetra Tech International Development (www.tetratech.com/intdev), is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for various Technical Specialist positions to conduct an assessment of the Power Needs of Ukraine's Water and Sanitation Service Providers. This cross-sectoral assessment will support the USAID Ukraine Mission’s rapid response to identify energy needs of public water and wastewater facilities (i.e., Vodakonals) for continuity of operations in a shifting conflict environment, and also to identify opportunities to improve Energy Efficiency of Vodakonals serving de-occupied municipalities of Kyiv, Kharkiv, and Kherson. The assessment also will provide an overview of aggregate energy demand, gaps, and risks for Water Services nationally. The team will conduct remote primary and secondary research from open and closed sources to identify Emergency power needs of water and wastewater facilities, and potential generator suppliers, as well as conduct select key informant interviews to add context and nuance to the collected data. The team will also document incidents and impacts of water shortages due to power failures. The period of performance will be approximately two months and will not include international travel.

Tetra Tech seeks candidates specialized in the following areas:

* Assessment Team Lead (STTA): Subject matter expertise in water and wastewater services. Experience with rapid needs assessments preferred. Strong writing, analytical and organization skills.

* Energy Specialist (STTA): Preference for experience with Ukraine and/or Energy Sector in former Soviet republics. Preference for experience in back-up power and or water sector power needs.

* Water and Sanitation Specialist (STTA): Experience in urban service delivery and/or emergency water and sanitation response is preferred.

For all positions, Ukrainian and/or Russian Language skills are preferred. Prior work experience in Ukraine also is preferred. Candidates should be available to start work immediately.

How to apply

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online process:

* Cover Letter

* CV in reverse chronological format

Please indicate where you saw Tetra Tech’s IDS ad posted.

Apply on-line at:https://bit.ly/TechnicalSpecialistsUkraine

Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. No phone calls will be accepted.

At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to Covid-19 that are mandated by local, state, and federal authorities.

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees - 21,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, Resource Management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in over 450 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.

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