Several Fresher Weighbridge Controller Job Placements – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to: Manager Vehicle Load Control
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 Weighbridge Controller will be responsible for
planning and supervision of the operations at the Weighbridge Station. This
will involve: generating work plans and budgets, ensuring full time functionality
of weigh scales, maintain cleanness around the weighbridge and especially the
gaps between the weighing platform and the foundation for accurate weighing.
The Weigh Bridge Controller will also report any malfunction immediately it is
noted as per the procedure and follow-up on the repairs necessary, ensure that overloaded
trucks are offloaded and re-weighed, maintenance of station buildings, drive
ways and parking yards. The incumbent will conduct the statistical analysis of
the data and prepare reports.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage weighbridge operations in line with
    departmental guidelines and targets;
  • Prepare and submit reports on weighbridge
    operations in line with departmental guidelines and targets;
  • Conduct monitoring of occupational, health
    and safety procedures in weigh bridge operations in line with departmental
    standards and guidelines;
  • Build and maintain client relations with the
    weigh bridge users in line with departmental guidelines and standards;
  • Develop risk matrix and put in place risk
    mitigation measures in the management of weighbridges;
  • Respond to audit reports and implement agreed
    recommendations within specified time frames;
  • Actively participate in planning, budgeting
    and reporting in line with departmental guidelines and targets;
  • Mentor and supervise performance and develop
    direct reports in line with the performance management system of UNRA.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Manager
    Vehicle Load Control
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Weighbridge
    Controller job vacancy should hold an Honor’s Bachelor’s Degree Mechanical
    Engineering, Civil Engineering Economics, Social Sciences, Business
    Administration, Management, ICT or any other relevant degree;
  • Relevant experience will be an added
  • High degree of integrity;
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to
    develop subordinates;
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
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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