Surveyor Jobs – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Job Title:  Surveyor
Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to: Manager Land Survey
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 Surveyor will be responsible for the
execution of topographic surveys, digital mapping, data processing and
analysis. The incumbent will also be responsible for
control of data collection, setting out and verification of construction works.
In addition, the Surveyor 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, hydrographic and
    cadastral surveys for design purposes and set out road alignment in line
    with the final approved engineering project designs and generate reports;
  • Actively monitor the quality control of
    surveys, mapping and monument/survey beacons
  • preservation;
  • Capture geo-spatial data for design,
    construction and decision making;
  • Develop risk matrix and put in place risk
    mitigation measures in survey projects.
  • Respond to audit reports and implement agreed
    recommendations within specified time frames;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Manager
    Land Survey
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 will be an advantage;
  • Possession of a Post Graduate qualifications
    in surveys or other relevant field will be an added advantage;
  • At least three years’ experience in
  • Previous experience in engineering and
    cadastral surveys and digital mapping.
  • High degree of integrity;
  • Excellent track record of outstanding
  • 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:
suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver their
handwritten application letters, filled application form (Download
) , 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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