Electrical connection volunteer assignment
Engineers Without Borders USA
Calceta, Manabí, Ecuador
hace 2 días

Job Description

This assignment is focused on assisting a cooperative in connecting it's processing plant to the local electrical utility and to operate machinery fro chocolate confection.

The volunteer will conduct an electrical assessment including a preliminary design of how to run electricity to power the machinery and an efficient way to layout the processing facility.

General Tasks :

  • Collaborate with cooperative members to determine the best path to connecting process plant to local utility
  • Review the facilities layout and provide comments and recommendations according to the current needs of the cooperative
  • Conduct preliminary design, cost estimate and facility layout for equipment.
  • Qualifications

    Qualifications + Requirements

    The candidate must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in an electrical or mechanical engineering, preferably with considerable experience in electrical design and production layout

  • Background in cocoa value chain is a plus
  • Knowledge in utility connection
  • Experience conducting electrical assessments
  • Additional Information

    This assignment will require volunteers to travel to the field for 2-3 weeks while reviewing the cooperatives processing and beginning write the report with remote based volunteer.

    Volunteers will be paired with a US based volunteer that will offer remote support.

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