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Thursday, August 9, 2018

10 Mechanical Foremen Job at Ministry of Works and Transport - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
10 Mechanical Foremen

Jobs at:
Ministry of Works and Transport

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, 24th August, 2018

Duty Station:

Kampala, Uganda

Date Posted: 8th August 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time


Applications are invited from suitably qualified, knowledgeable and skilled Ugandans to fill the vacancies that exist in the Ministry of Works and Transport Force Account project.

Force Account is a support project towards the development and maintenance of the National Road network in Uganda. It is an approach by the Ministry of Works and Transport to ensure cheaper, faster and effective way of developing Road network in Uganda.

Applicants should be willing to work in any part of the country by normal posting instruction.

Title: 10 Mechanical Foremen
Age: 25 to 55 years
Scale/Salary: FA5
Reports To: Site Engineer

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ordinary Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or related field,
  • Practical experience in Mechanical Engineering works of at least 2 years in a reputable Organization/Company.
  • Knowledge of computer application is added advantage
  • Possession of a valid driving permit is an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Carry out regular inspection of vehicles and road equipment;
  • Handle emergency mechanical repairs of Equipment/ vehicles;
  • Prepare performance, inspection and repair of equipment reports;
  • Supervise Mechanics, Drivers and Operators;
  • Prepare a maintenance schedule;
  • Ensure safety precautions that are equipment related;
  • Ensure proper cleanliness of the site; and
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Job application procedure
Application should be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and academic transcripts, three competent referees, valid driving permits where applicable plus a passport photo, contact details (mobile number), photocopy of the National ID and should be addressed. To:

The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Works and Transport
Plot 57-59 Jinja Road
P. O. Box 11141, Kampala-Uganda
Note: Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Applicants for the positions of Equipment operator, Driver, and Plant/Vehicle attendant (Turn men) should indicate against the position areas of specialty as per the tables above.

The application forms should be delivered at the Open Registry, Human Resource Division, Ministry of Works and Transport Headquarters Old Port Bell Road Kampala not later than Friday, 24th August, 2018. Note: No application will be received after the closing date.