Several Measurement Engineer Career Vacancies – UNRA

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior Measurement Engineer/Resident Engineer
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 Measurement Engineer will be charged with
carrying out measurement and certifying quantities of executed works. In addition,
the Measurement Engineer will be responsible for maintaining regular estimates
of the cost and time to completion for each contract, and ensuring the
construction works comply with specifications and standards. The Measurement
Engineer will also support the Senior Measurement Engineer /Resident Engineer
in the supervision activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage and supervise construction
    /rehabilitation road projects in line with contract agreements, standards
    and specifications;
  • Conduct quality management and confirmation
    of measurements of the executed works in line with bills of quantities,
    standards, and specifications;
  • Manage project cost in line with approved
    project budget;
  • Actively monitor project timelines in line
    with the approved work program;
  • Prepare and submit progress reports on projects
    in line with performance agreements;
  • In charge of monitoring financial progress of
    the project(s) managed in line with contract financing agreements;
  • Respond to audit reports and implement agreed
    recommendations within specified time frames;
  • Develop risk matrix and put in place risk
    mitigation measures of management of road projects.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Senior
    Measurement Engineer/Resident Engineer
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Measurement
    Engineer job vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering;
  • Professional registration with the ERB or
    relevant Association of professional engineers in the Commonwealth
    countries is an added advantage;
  • Possession of Post Graduate qualifications in
    Civil Engineering or other relevant field will be an added advantage;
  • At least three years’ experience in roads and
    bridges construction;
  • Demonstrated experience in Project Management
    of major construction works;
  • Demonstrated working experience in managing
    diverse professionals.
  • High degree of integrity;
  • Excellent 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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