Several Fresher Maintenance Technician Career Opportunities – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Inspector of Works
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 Technician will offer support in
the execution of routine and periodic maintenance activities for roads and
bridges under the station for both Contracts and Force Account. This will
involve assisting in performing regular inspection of maintenance works
including inspecting works on a daily basis; keeping a daily record of
instructions issued, coordinating with an independent testing lab any materials
testing required and verifying quantities for payment.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Take part in the implementation of Force
    Account activities in line with the station approved budget;
  • Actively participate in the supervision of
    routine and periodic maintenance of roads and bridges in accordance with
    standards, specifications and best practice;
  • Supervise Manual routine maintenance (LBCs);
  • Prepare and verify payments for lab tests
    carried out.
  • Prepare and submit reports of maintenance
    works carried out;
  • Coordinate lab materials testing as required;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Inspector
    of Works
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Maintenance
    Technician job vacancy should hold an Ordinary Diploma in Civil
    Engineering or related field;
  • At least two years’ experience in maintenance
    operations for roads and bridges.
  • High level of integrity;
  • Proven track record of outstanding
    performance;
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Excellent oral and written communication
    skills;
  • 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 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:

Office
of the Director Human Resource,
Uganda
National Roads Authority,
Plot
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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