4 Training Engineer Job Vacancies – Mt. Elgon Labour-Based Training Centre (MELTC)

Engineer (4 Job Vacancies)

Mt. Elgon Labour-Based Training Centre (MELTC)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to:
Deputy Principal (Training)

About US:

Mt. Elgon
Labour-Based Training Centre (MELTC) is a Project under the Ministry of Works
and Transport. MELTC is the National Training Centre for the application of
Labour- Based Technology (LBT) in the rehabilitation and maintenance of
National, District, Urban and Community Access Roads. The Training Centre is
located 20 Kms from Mbale Town along the Mbale – Budadiri road; adjacent to
Uganda Technical College-Elgon. The training conducted at MELTC is both
classroom and field based.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Carry-out Training Needs Assessment (TNA) of prospective trainees
  • Research, preparation, presentation and implementation of training
  • Conducing classroom and field practical training
  • Undertake outreach support to contractors and local governments
  • Assisting Local Government Engineers in developing road BoQs
  • Ensuring proper administration of trial contracts
  • Evaluating of trainee contractors or DLG staff in implementing road
  • Participating in the review of the curriculum as may be necessitated

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Building/Civil
    Engineering or related field
  • Five years’ experience in the roads sub sector is strongly desired
  • Familiarity with design and planning software like RAMPS etc
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including team management and
    understanding others
  • Ability for conceptual and analytical thinking (to perform action
    research and theory-driven enquiry)
  • Ability to work independently & proactively
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Added Advantages:

  • Working knowledge of Labour-Based road works and low cost sealing
  • Membership of the Uganda Institute of Professional Engineers (UIPE)
  • Possession of a Training of Trainers (ToT) certificate issued by a
    recognized institution

How to Apply:

accompanied by (i) a capability statement detailing the applicant’s general qualifications,
adequacy for the assignment and experience; (ii) copies of testimonials (iii)
detailed curriculum vitae; (iv) current salary level, telephone contact(s) and
email should all be included in the application and addressed to;

Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Works
and Transport

Plot 57-59 Jinja

P.O. Box 7174,
Kampala -Uganda.

Applications forms
should be delivered to the open Registry Ministry of Works and Transport

Deadline: Friday 26th July 2019

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