Assistant Permanent Way Inspector (2 Job Opportunities) – Uganda Railways Corporation (URC)

Organization: Uganda
Railways Corporation (URC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Permanent
Way Inspector
About US:
Uganda Railways Corporation
(URC) is a body corporate established under an Act of Parliament to construct,
operate and maintain railway, marine and road services both inside and outside
Uganda for the carriage of passengers and goods.
Job Summary: The Assistant Permanent Way Inspector will
be charged with the inspection  and
monitoring of the operation, rehabilitation, maintenance and repair of the
Corporation’s railway infrastructure assets.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Routinely
    inspect the conceded railway infrastructure assets regularly to determine
    the concessionaire’s compliance with the provisions of the concession
    agreement relating to railway infrastructure operation, rehabilitation,
    maintenance and repair
  • Inspect materials or components for
    use in the rehabilitation, maintenance and repair of conceded railway
  • The
    incumbent will inspect proposed wayleave sites to assess suitability, and
    attend wayleave works to ensure compliance with the agreed wayleave terms
    and conditions.
  • Attend railway accidents to determine the nature and
    extent of damage to the conceded railway infrastructure assets.
  • The
    incumbent will collect, compile and analyse railway accidents in order to
    establish trends and to recommend corrective action.
  • Support
    the Permanent Way Inspector to prepare technical documentation (inspection
    reports, specifications, bills of quantities, cost estimates, drawings,
    etc.) relating to the operation, rehabilitation, maintenance and repair of
    railway infrastructure.
  • Perform
    any other railway infrastructure duties as may be directed by the
    Corporation’s Chief Civil Engineer.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold an ordinary diploma in Civil
    Engineering from a recognized institution;
  • A
    minimum of three years’ experience as a civil engineering technician in a busy
    public or private sector organization;
  • Computer
    literacy skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and
    Office and AutoCAD.
  • Age: Below 30 years of age.
How to Apply: 
All interested and qualified
candidates should send hand their handwritten applications accompanied with a
current curriculum vitae, current position, current remuneration, certified
copies of academic certificates and testimonials and complete addresses of
three (3) referees with working telephone contacts and email addresses in
sealed envelopes – indicating the post they have applied for – to the Managing
Director, Uganda Railways Corporation, P.O. Box 7150, Plot 57, Nasser Road,
Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: Friday, 7th August 2015

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