The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) is seeking to fill the post of Engineer (Civil).

The successful applicant will be required to perform the following functions:

  • Assisting the Section Head/Supervisor in the day to day operations, monitoring,
    management and control of the Department/Section or Project. This includes but is
    not limited to:
    • Prepare reports, estimates, cost analysis, data analysis, and budgets;
    • Supervise and assign work to other employees and serve as a liaison between the
      BWA and the public;
    • Develop programmes or select support tools to gather and analyze information for
      decision making;
    • Keep equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services;
      follow manufacturer’s instructions and establish procedures;
    • Assist with the training and guiding of employees assigned to the
      Department/Section/ or Project.


  • Conduct research and engineering designs on assigned projects or problems and
    submit reports for review and/or action by the Engineering/Project Manager through
    the Section Head/Supervisor including:
    • Prepare project budgets;
    • Identify resources required and bills of quantities;
    •  Prepare Gantt and other project management charts for each project;
    • Make at least four (4) project presentations per year;
    • Submit monthly progress reports and final reports for approval by Section
      Head/Supervisor and Engineering/Project Manager.
    • Assist the Section Head/Supervisor in reviewing and documenting the operating
      rules of the Section, work flow processes, development of performance indicators
      for comparison with industry practices and identifying and recommending
      improvements, including use of new technologies and tools to cut operating costs,
      improve operating efficiencies etc.
    • Evaluate engineered systems and products by designing and conducting research
      programmes; applying engineering principles and materials;
    • Participate in orientation and training programmes designed to develop and
      enhance your skills;
    • Carry out any other related work allocated by the Section Head/Supervisor through
      the Manager with responsibility for the Engineering Department/or Project, to
      which you are assigned. It should be noted that from time to time an Engineer assigned to a specific discipline will be expected to function in other related disciplines dependent on the Authority’s work
The successful applicant should have:
    • A Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized institution;
    • A Registration Certificate of Practice Engineering;
    • At least four (4) years post registration working experience in the Engineering field;
    • Competency in the use of various Engineering Software and Microsoft Suite;
    • Experience in the Utility Sector would be an asset;
    • Ability to coordinate engineering projects.


    • Excellent Supervisory Skills with the ability to lead and motivate individuals to
      perform at their best;
    • Excellent time management skills and the ability to deliver to deadlines;
    • Possess strong work ethics and be results oriented;
    • Strong written and oral communication skill.


The successful candidate will receive an attractive salary and benefits package.

Applications supported by full Curriculum Vitae should be emailed to or
addressed to:

The Director Human Resources Management and Development
Barbados Water Authority
Pine Commercial Estate
The Pine
St Michael
The closing date for receipt of applications is March 18, 2022.
Unsuitable applications will not be acknowledged and only shortlisted candidates will
be contacted.
March 2022