Technical Inspector of Works ( Remehue, Osorno Commune, Osorno Province ), Osorno, Chile At FAO – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations


Technical Inspector of Works ( Remehue, Osorno Commune, Osorno Province )

Job advertisement : Aug 23/2023

Publication cancellation date : Sep 6/2023, 9:59:00 PM

Organizational Unit: FLCHI

Job type : Temporary work

Requirement Type: NPP ( National Project Personnel )

Grade Level: N / A

Main location : Chile-Osorno

Duration: 3 renewable months

Position Number: N / A

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Organizational framework

The main objective of FAO country offices, headed by an FAO Representative, is to help governments develop policies, programs and projects to achieve food security and reduce hunger and malnutrition, help develop the agricultural, fisheries, forestry sectors and use their environmental and natural resources in a sustainable way. This vacancy is part of the project approved by the Green Climate Fund “ Chile REDD-plus Payment for Results period 2014-2016 ” than FAO, in association with the National Forest Corporation of Chile ( CONAF ), it will execute to increase the resilience of ecosystems and native forest, and contribute to mitigating climate change in Chile. The project will contribute to reducing social vulnerability,environmental and economic generated by climate change, desertification, land degradation and drought, in forests and local communities that depend on them in 6 regions of the country ( Maule, Biobío, Ñuble, Araucanía, Los Ríos and Los Lagos ).

The ( as ) technicians ( as ) represent an important source of expertise for FAO and make their specialized contributions worldwide to achieve the strategic objectives of the Organization. In order for FAO to attract and employ the best possible experts in the wide range of technical areas of its mandate, a competitive selection process has been introduced.

Hierarchical dependency

Under the general supervision of the national project coordinator, the direct supervision of the project technical assistant, the technical advice of the head/to the CONAF Department of Forests and Climate Change or to whom it delegates and the administrative management of the Regional Technical Specialist.

Field of specialization

This or this professional aims to carry out the work of Technical Inspector of Works ( ITO ) for the construction works of the Regional Nursery of Plants, Remehue, located in the Osorno Commune, Osorno province, whose objective is to contribute to the production of native plants for the activities and goals in the Los Lagos Region of the afforestation and revegetation Program in communes/prioritized areas ( MT4 ) and Strengthening of ecological restoration in communes / prioritized areas ( Mt5 ) of the project + Forests. On the other hand, the professional must support the technical and administrative processes of the works associated with the work of enabling the nursery ( constructions, infrastructures, basic services facilities ), ensuring that the execution of general infrastructures and activities,are framed in the current regulations and in the permits issued for it.

Tasks and responsibilities

Exercise as Technical Inspector of Works Construction of Regional Nursery for Plant Production Remehue, located on Route U 165 2 km. inland from Route 5 South to Mulpulmo, Osorno Commune.

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For the above, the specific objectives to be achieved are the following:

  •  Support in the administration of works contracts that are established as part of their execution, acting as guarantor of their inspection.
  •  Ensure compliance with all the requirements made explicit in the technical and administrative background of works contracts and supervise that they are fully complied with, including current regulations.
  •  Survey, study and analysis of the project and all the bidding bases generated for it and, if necessary, carry out in a timely manner, the technical modifications necessary during the execution of the works, for your good term. All of the above under compliance with current regulations.
  •  Permanent support at the place of execution of the works.
  •  Preparation of biweekly works reports, where the progress of the works in progress is recorded, information regarding the supervision of the works is delivered, improvements are proposed or any modification is reported on site for its good development.
  •  Preparation of reports with weekly information.
  •  Administration and registration of worksbook
  •  Support in the technical inspection of minor works in the Chin Chin collection center, located on calle 27 de Abril s / n, Puerto Montt, being able to go once a week or when required during this contract.
  •  Verify and report on progress of works or products to request payments and final receipt of works.
  •  Participate in meetings, either face-to-face or remote, framed in the progress and inspection of the works.

In general terms, the works to be inspected as Regional Nursery Construction for the Production of Remehue Plants are as follows:

  •  Urbanization, which includes drinking water and sewerage works, earthworks ( including landfills ), foundations for subsequent installation of containers, gate, interior roads, mainly.
  •  Construction of shading rooms, offices, work yard.
  •  Download and installation of modules and container warehouses.
  •  Execution of electrical project ( according to project prepared by professional )
  •  Greenhouse installation of 750 m2 approx. ( is purchased from the supplier according to specifications and they are in charge of installing ).
  •  Execution of irrigation project for greenhouse and shading ( according to project prepared by professional )


Minimum requirements

  •  University degree of Construction Engineer, Civil Engineer, Architect, Civil Builder or other professional in the field of construction.
  •  Work experience in at least 3 works carrying out Technical Inspection of Works ( ITO ), supervisor or manager of quality of works.
  •  Work experience and knowledge of construction works carried out in the Los Ríos or Los Lagos region, at least 2 years.
  •  Chilean nationality.
  •  Spanish domain ( C level ).

FAO core competencies

  •  Results-based approach
  •  Teamwork
  •  Communication
  •  Building effective relationships
  •  Knowledge exchange and continuous improvement

Technical / functional skills

  •  Work experience in rural sectors.
  •  Aptitudes to interact with contractors in your charge.

Selection criteria

  •  Work experience in at least 3 works carrying out Technical Inspection of Works ( ITO ), supervisor or manager of quality of works.
  •  Work experience and knowledge of construction works carried out in the Los Ríos or Los Lagos region, at least 2 years.
  •  Studies or trainings related to the quality and / or technical inspection of works, at least 2.
  •  Knowledge and management of Autocad to review and / or modify plans.


  •  FAO does not charge fees at any stage of the recruitment process ( application, interview, processing ).
  •  Incomplete applications will not be taken into account. If you need help or have questions, contact: [email protected]
  •  Applications received after the expiration of the application deadline will not be accepted.
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It is noted that all candidates should adhere to the Organization’s values of commitment to FAO, respect for all and integrity and transparency.


  •  If you want to apply, go to the FAO Recruitment Website ( Employment in FAO ) and complete your online profile.
  •  Incomplete applications will not be taken into account. Only applications received through the contracting portal will be considered.
  •  We advise candidates to submit their application sufficiently in advance of the expiration of the term.
  •  If you need help, contact: [email protected].




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