Job Vacancy For Assistant Pumping Test Technician At World Vision International (Savelugu)

World Vision International is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.

For over three decades, World Vision has been working with rural communities in all 10 Administrative Regions of Ghana to provide portable water, promote sanitation and hygiene practices, quality education, particularly at the basic level, enhance food security and respond to disasters.

Purpose of the Position

•   To provide assistance to the Pumping test technician in the pump testing of boreholes.
•   S/he would be assisting the pumping test technician in handling of pumping test equipment at the field and ensure their safe keeping in the field and at the office.


•   Assist in reviewing the site work plan and become familiar with information on the wells to be tested.
•   Assist to check and ensure the proper operation of all field equipment.
•   Assist to assemble a sufficient number of field data forms to complete the field assignment.
•   Assist the Pumping test technician in the  planning and execution of pumping test work schedule
•   Assist to conduct pumping test on  all wet wells
•   Assist to sample water for water quality analysis
•   Assist to carry out water level recovery measurements.
•   Assist in the compilation of data for technical reports and WASH Field monitoring system as required by the pumping test technician
•   Assist to repair or replace all broken or damaged equipment.
•   Ensure safety of pumping test equipment and other accessories
•   Ensure prompt reporting on the malfunctioning of any equipment

Qualification Required & Experience

•   HND in any technical field
•   Certificate in mechanics or any technical field
•   2 years of experience in drilling or any mechanical or technical field related to groundwater exploration and development
•   Must possess a valid driver’s license.
•   Must be computer literate
•   Must be proactive with a high level of initiative, innovation, drive and a strong team player with interpersonal skills.
•   Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
•   Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions.

Location: Savelugu

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants who meet the above criteria should send their application letters and CV quoting only the Job Position in the subject line to

[email protected]

Closing Date: 31 January, 2014

As a Child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children.

All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.  WV is an equal opportunity employer.

•   We believe in diversity and promote opportunities for all individuals.
•   Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply.