Several Fresher Weighbridge Operator / Technician Jobs - Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

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

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 Weighbridge Operator will be responsible for weighing vehicle Axle and gross weights by use of weighbridge equipment. The Operator will also be responsible for ensuring full time functionality of weigh scales, maintaining cleanness around the weighbridge and especially the gaps between the weighing platform and the foundation for accurate weighing, reporting any malfunction immediately it is noted as per the procedure, that overloaded trucks are offloaded and reweighed.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage Weighbridge operations in line with the agreed guidelines;
  • Maintain operational health and safety standards;
  • Ensure that heavy vehicles comply to the load limits;
  • Ensure that all the weighing bridge calibrations are up to date;
  • Screen and weigh vehicles and calculate overloads and implement the procedures for overloaded vehicles;
  • Issue fines to vehicles that exceed maximums on axles, axle combinations and total vehicle loads;
  • Actively participate in stakeholder engagement/ training and manage client relations;
  • Prepare and submit daily reports on weighbridge operations and submit to the weighbridge controller.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Weighbridge Controller

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Weighbridge Operator job vacancy should hold an Honor’s Bachelor’s Degree Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering Economics, Social Sciences, Business Administration, Management, ICT or any other relevant degree;
  • Relevant experience will be an added advantage
  • Computer literacy skills
  • High degree of integrity;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to develop subordinates;
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly staff/management relation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

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. 

Click Here (Read Instructions) -> Register (Click Here) -> Application 

Deadline: 14th October 2016 

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