Several Road Maintenance Engineer Career Vacancies - Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Station Manager

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 Road Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for execution of routine and periodic maintenance activities of roads and bridges under the station for both Contracts and Force Account. This will involve planning for routine and periodic maintenance activities, participation in procurement, supervision of works, ensuring environmental and social safeguards are mainstreamed, timely progress reporting and preparation of closure report detailing the works done.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Actively participate in Planning, budgeting and reporting for roads/ bridges routine and periodic maintenance works in line with the station approved work plan;
  • Conduct road and bridge conditional assessment in line with approved guidelines;
  • Implement force account activities in line with the approved budget and guidelines;
  • Supervise routine and periodic maintenance of roads/ bridges in accordance with standards, specifications and best practice;
  • Oversee the manual routine maintenance (LBCs) in line with approved work plans and guidelines;
  • Develop risk matrix and put in place risk mitigation measures on execution of routine and periodic maintenance activities of roads and bridges;
  • Respond to audit reports and implement agreed recommendations within specified time frames;
  • Manage the performance and development of staff in the unit in line with the performance management system of UNRA.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Station Manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Road Maintenance Engineer vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent;
  • Professional registration with the ERB or relevant Association of
  • professional engineers in the commonwealth countries is a must;
  • Possession of additional Post Graduate qualifications in Civil Engineering or other relevant field will be an added advantage;
  • At least three years’ experience in maintenance of roads and bridges;
  • Demonstrated experience in Project Management of major construction works;
  • Demonstrated working experience in managing diverse professionals.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • High degree of integrity;
  • Excellent track record of outstanding performance;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly staff/management relation skills
  • Ability to deliver accurate results in a timely manner and in an environment with multiple and challenging tasks.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications online at the link belowPlease follow the instructions at the link below. 

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Deadline: 14th October 2016 

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