Ferry Mechanic (Several Jobs) – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to: Ferry Master
About UNRA:
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 Ferry Mechanic will perform preventative and
predictive maintenance on ferries. This will involve participating in the timely
and thorough diagnosis and repair of ferries and related electrical,
electronic, hydraulic and mechanical systems. The Ferry Mechanic will
participate in the scheduling of maintaining ferry maintenance records,
ensuring that ferries are in proper working order in a timely and efficient manner.
In addition the mechanic will be responsible for completing daily maintenance
and repair logs, maintaining and securing work tools, examining ferries to
determine extent of damage or malfunctions and performing routine and scheduled
maintenance services for all ferries and their component parts in line with set
guidelines and procedures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct routine diagnosis/ assessment of
    ferries using the standard checklist;
  • Inspect, lubricate, and perform emergency
    repairs to railings, pontoons, and
  • winches to ensure safe operation of ferry;
  • Maintain a mechanical repair log and account
    for spares/lubricants;
  • Carry out preventative and predictive
    maintenance on ferries;
  • Maintain and secure work tools;
  • Clean and maintain work area;
  • Examine ferries for malfunctions.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Ferry
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Ferry Mechanic job
    vacancy should hold an Ordinary Diploma in Mechanical Engineering;
  • Possession of a Part-2 Certificate in Motor
    Vehicle Mechanics will be an added advantage.
  • At least three years’ experience in the
    maintenance of mechanical or automotive systems.
  • Previous experience in Marine or Ferries
    maintenance will be an added advantage;
  • High level of integrity;
  • Excellent track record of outstanding
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team;
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relation skills
  • Ability to deliver accurate results in a timely
    manner and in an environment with multiple and challenging tasks.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver their handwritten application letters, filled application form (Download Here) , an updated CV with copies of academic documents and two referee letters (one of whom should be work-related) to the UNRA Kyambogo Training Centre addressed to the:

of the Director Human Resource,
National Roads Authority,
5 Lourdel Road Nakasero, P.O. Box 28487, Kampala.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and
Canvassing or lobbying by applicants will lead to disqualification. Candidates
who present forged documents/testimonials will be arrested and prosecuted.
Deadline: Monday, 1st February 2016 by 17.00 hours
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