2 Senior Civil Engineer Jobs – Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development (MEMD)

Organisation: Ministry of
Energy & Mineral Development (MEMD)
: Kampala, Karuma and Isimba, Uganda
Project Coordinator
The Ministry
of Energy & Mineral Development has a mandate to establish, promote the
development, manage and safeguard the rational and sustainable exploitation and
utilization of energy and mineral resources for social and economic
development. They would like to recruit for the Karuma and Isimba Hydro Power
 The Senior Civil Engineer will
be responsible for monitoring the civil engineering related works including
roads, construction, camps, RC construction, structural steel, deep
foundations, dams, underground caverns, tunnels and related auxiliary
components right from review and approval of designs, construction, witnessing
civil engineering related site and laboratory tests, and participating in final
tests and commissioning of the power plant. The role requires an active
relationship with the Contractor, Consultant, UEGCL and UETCL to ensure the
sequencing and quality of work that meets the design requirements.
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Conduct an in-depth study of contract and design
documents for civil and structural components in coordination with relied
disciplines to develop a clear understanding of project scope, construction
methodologies and early identification of project risks.
Regularly review, make recommendations and cause
approval of designs as submitted by the contractor through the Consultant
Monitor the contractor’s compliance with their
ITPs, witness civil engineering and material tests and review points during
Actively monitor construction activities and
participate in the inspection of construction equipment and materials as
specified in the contract documents, Contractor’s work plans and best practice
instruction to the providers,
Technically support the Project Manager in
preparation of scheduled and adhoc project reports, vs identify and advise on
any unsafe or incorrect practices and escalate issues where necessary.
Routinely report in writing on delays, observed
quality deficiencies of the works, materials and/or quality issues relating to
construction operations.
Actively participate in review of contractor’s
methodologies, Quality Control programme and material certification
Review and comment on all documents prepared by
the contractor including Method Statements, as built information and Operation
and Maintenance Manuals.
Skills and Experience: 
The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s degree in
engineering (Civil, Structural or other related 
field) from a recognised university / institution
Five or more years’ experience in engineering and
construction on hydro power plants or major related infrastructure projects
with demonstrated ability to read and interpret construction drawings and
understanding of temporary and permanent support structures.
Detailed knowledge of civil engineering
principles, standards and regulations relating to construction and inspection;
and related computer software.
Working knowledge and experience of site-based
Environment Health and Safety processes, procedures, standards and regulations.
Computer literacy skills
Ability to use engineering geological software
would be an advantage.
Membership to a professional body will be an added
Age: Below 35
to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications together
with detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of the academic documents, names
and addresses of three referees to the: Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Energy
and Mineral Development, Attn: Acting Assistant Commissioner/Human Resource
Management. Amber House, Second Floor Room, A 203, Kampala Road. Uganda.
5th June, 2015 by 5:00pm.

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