Surveyor Career Jobs – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Job Title:  Surveyor
Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior Surveyor/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 Surveyor will be responsible for the
execution of topographic surveys, data
processing
and analysis. The Surveyor will also be responsible for quality control of
construction works including checking construction works levels against the design.
In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for quality assurance of the survey
process as well as survey records and reports.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare survey guidelines, procedures and
    quality assurance processes in line with standards and best practice;
  • Conduct topographic surveys and set out road
    alignment in line with the final approved engineering project designs and
    generate reports;
  • Develop risk matrix and put in place risk
    mitigation measures in survey projects.
  • Actively monitor quality control of surveys,
    mapping and monument/survey beacons preservation;
  • Develop relevant blue prints and relevant survey
    documentation for use in mapping the land for right of way;
  • Respond to audit reports and implement agreed
    recommendations within specified time frames;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Senior
    Surveyor/Resident Engineer
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Surveyor job
    vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Surveying;
  • Professional registration with the relevant
    Association of professional surveyors is an added advantage;
  • Possession of Post Graduate qualifications in
    surveys or other relevant field will be an added advantage;
  • At least three years’ experience in
    surveying;
  • Previous experience in preparing survey
    documentation.
  • High degree of integrity;
  • Excellent track record of outstanding
    performance;
  • 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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