Pavement Engineer Job Opportunities – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Job Title:     Pavement Engineer
Organisation: Uganda
National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Pavement
Specialist  
Ref: UNRA RB3/2017/EXT
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 Pavement
Engineer will participate in the compilation and analysis of the pavement
condition and other relevant data including construction data. In addition, the
Pavement Engineer will also participate in the design and quality assurance of
pavement works and periodic monitoring of the performance of the pavement.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
Participate in the design for all pavements in
line with departmental guidelines and standards;
·        
Review structural designs in line with
departmental targets and guidelines;
·        
Participate in the deterioration investigations
of pavements in line with departmental guidelines and standards;
·        
Carry out quality assurance of pavement works in
line with departmental guidelines and standards;
·        
Participate in offering design services to
external entities in line with departmental guidelines and targets;
·        
Carry out periodic monitoring of the performance
of constructed pavements in line with departmental guidelines and standards;
·        
Develop risk matrix and put in place risk
mitigation measures on pavement designs;
·        
Respond to audit reports and implement agreed
recommendations within specified time frames;
·        
Participate in Planning, budgeting and reporting
in line with departmental guidelines and targets.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicant for the UNRA Pavement Engineer career
opportunity should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering;
·        
Master’s Degree in Pavement 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;
·        
Computer literacy skills
·        
At least three years’ experience in Pavement/
materials engineering.
·        
High level of integrity;
·        
Proven track record of outstanding performance;
·        
Excellent interpersonal, particularly
staff/management relations;
·        
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications online at the link below. Please follow the instructions at the
link below.
Deadline: 10th October 2017
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