Several Maintenance Design Engineer Career Jobs - Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

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

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 Maintenance Design Engineer will actively participate in the design of road and bridge maintenance interventions. The Engineer will also participate in project level investigation/condition assessment and collection of other relevant data to assist in evaluation of trends and patterns in pavement condition. In addition, the incumbent will participate in the design and quality assurance of pavement works and periodic monitoring of the performance of the pavement in accordance with the Road Maintenance Management Manual.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Actively participate in developing innovative road maintenance designs in line with departmental guidelines and targets;
  • Actively participate in the design and quality assurance of road maintenance works in line with departmental standards and guidelines;
  • Participate in periodic monitoring of the performance of the road maintenance works;
  • The job holder will be tasked with the development of a risk matrix and put in place risk mitigation measures on roads maintenance designs;
  • Regularly respond to audit reports and implement agreed recommendations within specified time frames;
  • Take part in the planning, budgeting and reporting in line with departmental guidelines and targets.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Manager Maintenance Design.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Maintenance Design Engineer job vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering or any other related field;
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field is an added advantage;
  • Professional registration with the ERB or relevant Association of professional engineers in the commonwealth countries is an added advantage;
  • At least three years’ experience in maintenance operations.
  • Impeccable level of integrity;
  • Proven track record of outstanding performance;
  • Computer literacy skills
  • 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. 

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Deadline: 14th October 2016 

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