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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Weighbridge Technician (Civil) Job at Uganda National Roads Authority - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Weighbridge Technician (Civil)

Jobs at:
Uganda National Roads Authority

Deadline of this Job:
10th October 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Reports to: Maintenance Engineer
Ref: UNRA RP6/2017/EXT
About UNRA:
The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) was established by an Act of Parliament; The Uganda National Authority Act, No. 15 of 2006. UNRA became operational on 1st July 2008. The mandate of UNRA is to develop and maintain the national roads network, advise Government on general roads policy and contribute to addressing of transport concerns, among others.
Job Summary: The Weighbridge Technician (Civil) will be responsible for the execution of civil maintenance and improvement works for road infrastructure protection facilities (weigh stations, traffic and road safety monitoring gadgets) and ferry facilities under the Directorate of Road Infrastructure Protection.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Draft designs for engineering installations using Computer Aided Design tools;
  • Supervise civil works for maintenance of infrastructure protection and ferry facilities in accordance with standards, specifications and best practice;
  • Prepare progress reports on civil maintenance and improvement activities and submit to the Infrastructure Civil Engineer;
  • Participate in internal and external stakeholder engagements to ensure proper use infrastructure protection and ferry facilities;
  • Maintain operational health and safety standards.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Weighbridge Technician (Civil) career opportunity should hold a Higher National Diploma in Construction;
  • At least two years of hands-on experience in the field of construction;
  •  Computer literacy skills
  •  Knowledge in the use of Computer Aided Design (AutoCAD, ArchiCAD).
  •  High levels of integrity;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  •  Excellent interpersonal, particularly staff/management relations;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  •  Ability to deliver accurate results in a timely manner and in an environment with multiple and challenging tasks.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications online at the link below. Please follow the instructions at the link below.

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