Civil Engineering Associate

(Architectural Associate)

Samagra is a Gates Foundation supported award winning social enterprise start-up that works with urban slum communities to provide essential services like sanitation, financial inclusion, health and child services.

Samagra is looking for a passionate Civil Engineer/Architect with burning desire to create change by innovating solutions that empower the underprivileged communities.

We call it DESIGN WITH EMPATHY:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/ashoka/2014/10/17/3-ways-empathy-is-driving-successful-innovations-in-health/

For us, Toilet Design is as much about ART as it is about SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY.  We strive to design buildings that promote usage and behavior change.

MORE ABOUT SAMAGRA:

Videos:

Samagra Summary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZTvbCj5U-4

KBC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIfSI04RKQA

Women Entrepreneurs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIPqNetORJU

Articles:

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– Design of Sanitation Facilities and Toilets for the Urban Poor

– Design of Sanitation Facilities and Toilets for schools

– Renovation of Existing Sanitation Facilities and Toilets

Design of community centers that include – Day Care Centers, Health Centers, Livelihood Centers

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  1. Information/Data Collection:

– Visiting the work sites, taking pictures of issues and surroundings, taking measurements of the buildings, stalls etc.

– Collecting information from end users

  1. Documentation & Reporting:

– Writing and presenting reports and proposals, assisting in applications and contracts

– Documenting the issues

  1. Solution Design & Implementation:

– Suggesting a suitable, low-cost, robust, vandalism proof design for facilities.

– Creating building designs and detailed 2D /3D drawings in AutoCAD

– Liaising with construction professionals and Engineers

– Specifying the requirements for a project

– Making sure the project is running according to schedule and budget

– Visiting regularly to building sites, proposed locations and client meetings

REQUIREMENTS:

– Passion, Dedication, Purpose

– Hardworking and Professional Attitude

– Ability to take criticisms constructively

– Proficiency in AutoCAD 2D/3D designs and Ability to read hand drawn 2D/3D plans

– Knowledge of a 3D modelling tool is a plus

– Very comfortable with site visits

– Civil Engineering and Construction Management

– Site Supervision, Labor and Contractor Management

About Samagra:

Samagra uses ICT Technologies, Behavioral Sciences and Human Centered Design to make these services accessible, affordable and awesome for the Poor.

  • Samagra’s Mission: “To enable the Urban Poor lead healthier and dignified lives”
  • Samagra’s Innovation: Design + Technology + Sustainable Biz Model
  • Formed in 2012, we are currently providing awesome sanitation services to over 10,000+ daily users across 10 Locations in 4 slums in Pune. We learn new things every day and are busy making shit happen
  • Team Size: 23
  • Location of Work: Pune, India
  • Salary: Very Competitive Salary commiserate with experience
  • Work Experience – 2 to 4 years
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