5 Surveyors Vacancies at National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC)

Organisation: National Water
and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports To: Block-Mapping Manager
About NWSC:
Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) a leading organisation in the Water
sector in Uganda with a Vision “To be a leading Water Utility in the World.”
NWSC is a utility parastatal 100% owned by The Government of Uganda. It was
established in 1972 under decree No: 34. The mandate of the Corporation as
defined in the National Water & Sewerage Corporation Statute of 1995, Section
5 (1), is to operate and provide water and sewerage services in areas entrusted
to it, on a sound, commercial and viable basis. The NWSC operations were
initially in three towns of Kampala, Jinja, and Entebbe.
Job Summary: The Surveyor will
conduct correct, accurate and timely surveys and update of network maps in
respect to new water connections, water & sewerage mains extensions and
modifications to the existing mains.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct field survey and updating of water and
    sewer network extensions and modifications.
  • Create maps and update properties in Areas
    where maps are either lacking or inadequate.
  • Update new and upgraded roads within the
    network maps.
  • Analyze new connection survey information from
    Branches for suitability, accuracy and completeness in capture.
  • Carry out digital update of block maps.
  • Provide technical advice and guidelines on
    matters relating to surveying.
  • Train field assistants, and direct their work
    in such activities as performing surveys or producing maps. 
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s Degree
    in Surveying.
  • Postgraduate qualifications in remote sensing
    and photogrammetry is an added advantage
  • Must be proficient in surveying, digitizing,
    survey software applications like AutoCAD, CAD Land development, ArcGIS,
    Arc MAP, Arc PAD.
  • Must have relevant experience of one (1) year.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability
    to listen and identify solutions to problems.
  • Must be a team worker
  • Ability to train and mentor others.
  • Must be able to explain difficult scientific
    concepts orally and in writing to lay audience in an understandable
  • Must have good communication skills to
    communicate with customers while in the field.
  • Must be able to work long hours in the field
    with minimum supervision. 
Age: below 35 years
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested individuals should send their applications
with copies of their academic and professional qualifications addressed to the
Human Resource Manager, P.O. Box 7053 Kampala, Uganda or hand deliver them at
NWSC Head Office Plot 39 Jinja Road.
Deadline: 15th
November, 2013

NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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