Short-Term Mechanical Engineer in West Africa

Jan - Dec 2022 | TWR International


Trip #25600

Short-Term Mechanical Engineer in West Africa

Trip #25600


TWR International


Western Africa


Jan - Dec 2022
Lasts 3 months to 1 year


Technical/Professional Skills


** See Financial Information Below
Agency: TWR International
Location: Western Africa
Dates: Jan - Dec 2022
Lasts 3 months to 1 year
Activities: Technical/Professional Skills
Cost: ** See Financial Information Below
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Would you consider joining our team using your skills in engineering to bring hope to people all over the world? If you have experience and education in the field of mechanical engineering there's a place for you at our West Africa site. Enjoy living and working cross-culturally as you use your specific skills in engineering to minister to the people across Africa. We think God can use you to bring people from doubt to decision to discipleship!

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What the Mission Trip Will Be Like

Use your mechnical engineering skills to help with various projects at our transmitter site in West Africa. This is a short-term experience (3-12 months) and an exceptional opportunity for recent college graduates who are interested in missions and want to get some hands-on experience, all while learning about the ministry and mission of TWR. 

Core Competencies:

  • Commitment to Jesus Christ evidenced by a personal relationship
  • Excitement about being involved in global missions and willingness to develop a team of prayer and financial partners 
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt to change
  • Cultural sensitivity within international teams
  • Research, design, explain, coordinate, and follow a planned course of action on projects
  • Climb and work safely at heights in excess of 400’, in good health, and have experience in safely lifting and moving heavy objects


Depends on the projects being done, but some may include: 

  • Operate, repair and maintain the transmitters, antennas and associated equipment to ensure reliability
  • Design and implement changes to transmitters and associated equipment
  • Provide support in various areas relating to the on-air operations, including programming, administrative and general maintenance functions
  • Participate in the development of long-range planning of major facility modifications

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in mechanical engineering

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Relation of Opportunity to National Church and/or Long-term Goals

The work being done at our transmitter in West Africa helps support the local church by providing Christian content (audio and digital media) to equip and encourage believers.

Additional Trip Information

Western Africa
Other Location Info:
United States, Guam, or Africa
Participant Age:
College, Adult
Eligible to Go:
Individuals, Married Couples
Other Financial Notes:
If you go as a volunteer, you can raise funds for your travel and a per diem to cover meals and lodging. You can also raise funds to go as a full-time missionary with salary and benefits.
Training debriefing
Full orientation and debriefing.
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Mission Trip Offered By TWR International

TWR International is a non-profit, global, Christian media organization that creates and distributes audio media over radio (shortwave, AM and FM) and digital media over the Internet in over 300 languages in order to reach the entire world for Christ so that lasting fruit is produced. TWR is looking for technical, creative and business people who want to serve God and bring a message of hope to the world.

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