3 Positions at Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA): (Deadline 5 February 2021)

3 Positions at Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA): (Deadline 5 February 2021)

3 Positions at Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA): (Deadline 5 February 2021)

Handyman Electrical Technician at Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA): (Deadline 5 February 2021)



The Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA) is a unique and innovative English language undergraduate institution dedicated to preparing the next generation of agricultural leaders of Rwanda and East Africa. Students at RICA will engage in curricular and co-curricular learning opportunities emphasizing Conservation Agriculture and One Health principles, oral and written communication, leadership, and entrepreneurship.

In an experiential learning environment, students will develop the knowledge and experience necessary for a wide range of careers in agriculture. Students at RICA will experience the six Enterprises including Beef Cattle and Small Ruminants, Dairy, Poultry and Swine, Row and Forage Crops, Vegetable and Tree Crops, Irrigation, and Mechanization. The curriculum is designed to incorporate threads of Innovation, Conservation, OneHealth Systems Thinking, and Entrepreneurship. Communication, One Health Systems Thinking, and Entrepreneurship are woven throughout the curriculum. All RICA graduates will be innovative problem solvers able to operate farms and ranches, start agribusinesses, assume management roles in cooperatives, NGOs, and other agricultural enterprises, serve their communities as extension agents and technical and policy experts or assume positions of agricultural leadership in Rwanda.

DESCRIPTION

Employee performs some of the skilled maintenance, installation, repair, and troubleshooting work. Electrical work may be performed in several areas including heating, refrigeration, motors, fire alarms, and generator equipment. Work involves technical application of electrical principles and other work at point of task to the allotted student houses, faculty houses classrooms, and public areas in the facilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Installs, services, and repairs lighting fixtures, electrical panels, outlets, and wiring.
  • Operates power hand tools and other specialized electrical equipment.
  • Installs, repairs, and services specialized electrical equipment and machinery.
  • Constructs and maintains service equipment.
  • Reads electrical circuit diagrams.
  • Requisitions material and supplies from stockroom.
  • Transfers primary power from one power source to another.
  • Installs conductors, splices cable, builds terminations, and does necessary hook-up for primary power lines.
  • Sets poles, strings overhead lines, and does overhead line maintenance.
  • Lays underground conduit for electrical lines and installs low voltage electric lines and conduits for telephone systems.
  • May do other trades work incidental to electrical work or other work.
  • Carry out check list and file them or submit to the management.
  • Other duties including painting; woodwork; mechanical work and any other duty as required by management.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A2 certificate in a trade or technical school option Electrical. Basic computer skills and familiar with Facility Management systems, inventory systems, etc.
  • Minimum 3-years experience as an Electrician in Hotels/large facilities maintenance and previous experiences within electrical field.
  • Must be able to work as a team.
  • Able to find the root cause of the issues and have attention to details.
  • Self-motivated with a hands-on and flexible approach.
  • Able to adapt to unpredictable events.
  • Must be pro-active and reliable.
  • Able to thrive working in a busy environment and stay calm under pressure.

 HOW TO APPLY

  • Fill the information required, upload, and submit the documents in English to the link provided below.

Please combine your resume/CV with your degree certificate as one PDF file before you upload.

Application Link: https://rica.bamboohr.com/jobs/

Application review will begin February 5, 2021, and will continue until a successful candidate is identified.

Approved:

Richard B. Ferguson

Vice Chancellor of Academics Affairs, Extension, and Research

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

 

General Technician at Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA): (Deadline 5 February 2021)

 The Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA) is a unique and innovative English language undergraduate institution dedicated to preparing the next generation of agricultural leaders of Rwanda and East Africa. Students at RICA will engage in curricular and co-curricular learning opportunities emphasizing Conservation Agriculture and One Health principles, oral and written communication, leadership, and entrepreneurship.

In an experiential learning environment, students will develop the knowledge and experience necessary for a wide range of careers in agriculture. Students at RICA will experience the six Enterprises including Beef Cattle and Small Ruminants, Dairy, Poultry and Swine, Row and Forage Crops, Vegetable and Tree Crops, Irrigation and Mechanization. The curriculum is designed to incorporate threads of Innovation, Conservation, OneHealth Systems Thinking, and Entrepreneurship. Communication, One Health Systems Thinking, and Entrepreneurship are woven throughout the curriculum. All RICA graduates will be innovative problem solvers able to operate farms and ranches, start agribusinesses, assume management roles in cooperatives, NGOs, and other agricultural enterprises, serve their communities as extension agents and technical and policy experts or assume positions of agricultural leadership in Rwanda.

DESCRIPTION

As Ken Fix It your responsible for the general maintenance work on a day-to-day basis and to perform the Ken-Fix It maintenance task to the allotted student houses, faculty houses class rooms and public areas. He / She should be passionate and dynamic maintenance professionals who is able to deliver extraordinary levels of customer service and provide solutions to the community. Additionally, responsible for maintenance/technical attention in accordance with the Ken-Fixit policies and procedures to student houses, faculty houses classrooms, and public areas.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To assist with campus maintenance work as directed.
  • To maintain the equipment and tools in good order and to maintain all stores organised.
  • To show the interest in learning all available new technology and the latest products.
  • To share in the implementation of the training programs that will result in better productivity and better work environment.
  • To attend the conducted technical training, and to assure the correct implementation.
  • Responsible for working with stipulated quotas, for ensuring those areas are left in a safe condition.
  • Responsible for the proper use and security of Ken- Fixit equipment and trolley.
  • Responsible for engineering related student houses, faculty houses classrooms and public areas requests and response in a timely manner.
  • Responsible to repair or replace all types of tiles, floor, and wall as and when required.
  • Responsible to repair and fix damaged shelving and furniture when necessary.
  • Responsible to repair and replace broken windows, doors, and locks.
  • Report any serious maintenance problems, unusual findings, or safety hazards immediately to the manager/supervisor.
  • Carry out general repairs to brick or block walls.
  • Carry out plaster repair works to walls.
  • Carry out general painting works as required.
  • Carry out general plumbing, repairs, and silicon sealant replacement, etc.
  • Initiates orders for supplies for the trolley and maintain records of work completed.
  • Ensure that all Work Order, PPM & General Maintenance works are executed, as directed by the management.
  • Ensure workshop area is safe, kept clean and in an orderly manner. Keep close coordination with other facilities staff for smooth operation.
  • Follow student houses, faculty houses class rooms and public areas preventive maintenance checklist to individually complete preventative maintenance in efficient and effective manner.
  • Accident prevention and safety to be aware of all existing departmental job safety analysis and to strive to work in an accident-free manner and to create a safe working environment for himself and for others.
  • Ability to find fault and rectify systems as and when required.
  • Any other duties and tasks as and when assigned by the management.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A2 certificate in a trade or technical school. Basic computer skills and familiar with Facility Management systems, inventory systems, etc.
  • Minimum 3-years experience in Hotel/large facilities maintenance and previous experiences within the plumbing, carpentry, painting or electrical field.
  • Must be able to work as a team.
  • Able to find the root cause of the issues and have attention to details.
  • Self-motivated with a hands-on and flexible approach.
  • Able to adapt to unpredictable events.
  • Must be pro-active and reliable.
  • Able to thrive working in a busy environment and stay calm under pressure.

HOW TO APPLY

  • Fill the information required, upload, and submit the documents in English to the link provided below.

Please combine your resume/CV with your degree certificate as one PDF file before you upload.

Application Link:https://rica.bamboohr.com/jobs/

Application review will begin February 5, 2021 and will continue until a successful candidate is identified.

Approved:

Richard B. Ferguson

Vice Chancellor of Academics Affairs, Extension and Research

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

Handyman Plumber at Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA): (Deadline 5 February 2021)

The Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA) is a unique and innovative English language undergraduate institution dedicated to preparing the next generation of agricultural leaders of Rwanda and East Africa. Students at RICA will engage in curricular and co-curricular learning opportunities emphasizing Conservation Agriculture and One Health principles, oral and written communication, leadership, and entrepreneurship.

In an experiential learning environment, students will develop the knowledge and experience necessary for a wide range of careers in agriculture. Students at RICA will experience the six Enterprises including Beef Cattle and Small Ruminants, Dairy, Poultry and Swine, Row and Forage Crops, Vegetable and Tree Crops, Irrigation, and Mechanization. The curriculum is designed to incorporate threads of Innovation, Conservation, OneHealth Systems Thinking, and Entrepreneurship. Communication, One Health Systems Thinking, and Entrepreneurship are woven throughout the curriculum. All RICA graduates will be innovative problem solvers able to operate farms and ranches, start agribusinesses, assume management roles in cooperatives, NGOs, and other agricultural enterprises, serve their communities as extension agents and technical and policy experts or assume positions of agricultural leadership in Rwanda.

DESCRIPTION

The plumber is responsible for installing, repairing, and maintaining pipes, fixtures, and other plumbing used for water distribution and wastewater disposal in the task to the allotted student houses, faculty houses classrooms, and public areas in facilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assemble pipe sections, tubing, and fittings, using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement, plastic solvent, caulking, or soldering, brazing, and welding equipment.
  • Fill pipes or plumbing fixtures with water or air and observe pressure gauges to detect and locate leaks.
  • Review blueprints and building codes and specifications to determine work details and procedures and prepare written work cost estimates.
  • Study building plans and inspects structures to assess material and equipment needs, to establish the sequence of pipe installations, and to plan installation around obstructions such as electrical wiring.
  • Keep records of assignments and produce detailed work reports.
  • Locate and mark the position of pipe installations, connections, passage holes, and fixtures in structures, using measuring instruments such as rulers and levels.
  • Measure, cut, thread, and bend pipe to required angle, using hand and power tools or machines such as pipe cutters, pipe-threading machines, and pipe-bending machines.
  • Install pipe assemblies, fittings, valves, appliances such as dishwashers and water heaters, and fixtures such as sinks and toilets, using hand and power tools.
  • Cut openings in structures to accommodate pipes and pipe fittings, using hand and power tools.
  • Hang steel supports from ceiling joint to hold pipes in place.
  • Repair and maintain plumbing, replacing defective washers, replacing, or mending broken pipes, and open clogged drains.
  • Install underground storm, sanitary, and water piping systems and extend piping to connect fixtures and plumbing to these systems.
  • Perform other job-related duties assigned by management.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A2 certificate in a trade or technical school or craftmanship training with extensive hands-on experience. Basic computer skills and familiar with Facility Management systems, inventory systems, etc.
  • Minimum 3-years experience as a plumber in Hotels/Large Facilities maintenance and previous experiences within the plumbing field.
  • Must be able to work as a team.
  • Able to find the root cause of the issues and have attention to details.
  • Self-motivated with a hands-on and flexible approach.
  • Able to adapt to unpredictable events.
  • Must be pro-active and reliable.
  • Able to thrive working in a busy environment and stay calm under pressure.

HOW TO APPLY

  • Fill in the information required, upload, and submit the documents in English to the link provided below.

Please combine your resume/CV with your degree certificate as one PDF file before you upload.

Application Link:https://rica.bamboohr.com/jobs/

Application review will begin February 5, 2021, and will continue until a successful candidate is identified.

Approved:

Richard B. Ferguson

Vice Chancellor of Academics Affairs, Extension, and Research

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY









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