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Amos Mwakikunga

Amos Mwakikunga

YEP period 2022 - 2024, batch WWX3

Young Expert at WaterWorX - Malawi

YEP Role

I work as a Project Engineer for the Northern Region Water Board. My role in the organisation involves designing hydraulic structures and construction supervision. I also assist with surveying of pipe routes and stakeholder consultation on proposed new projects.

Skills

  • Hydraulic Modelling using EPANET
  • Computer Aided Designing using AutoCAD
  • Structural Analysis using Prokon and AutoRobot
  • Practical and insightful
  • Problem solving
  • Fast learner

Background

  • Nationality: Malawian
  • Education:
    • Bachelor of Civil Engineering | Water | Honours

Experience before YEP

I worked as a Graduate Engineer Trainee with EMD Consulting Engineers. The organisation was involved in designing and supervising the construction of gravity fed water schemes in Mangochi and Ntcheu districts in Malawi. As part of my role, I assisted with the hydraulic modelling of the scheme, producing construction drawings and supervising the contractors. After two years of work, I moved to Northern Region Water Board where I was involved in the production, treatment, transmission and distribution of water processes. This also included the maintenance of reticulation system.

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