Weighbridge Technician Job Placement – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda
National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Weighbridge Controller
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
Weighbridge Technician will be charged with the servicing and repairing of the
fixed weigh bridges and portable weigh scales. The Technician will also be responsible
for ensuring full time functionality of all UNRA weigh scales. In addition,
the technician will be responsible for ensuring that all UNRA weigh scales
are calibrated at all times.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the service and
    repair Weigh scales in line with the agreed guidelines;
  • Ensure that all the weighing bridge
    calibrations are up to date;
  • Maintain operational health and
    safety standards;
  • Actively participate in
    stakeholder training for the weighbridge operators in trouble shooting;
  • Prepare and submit reports on
    weighbridge servicing and repair and submit to the weighbridge
  • Perform any other duties as
    assigned by the Weighbridge Controller
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant for the UNRA
    Weighbridge Technician job vacancy should hold a Higher Diploma in Mechanical
    Engineering, Electrical Engineering or in any other related field;
  • Practical experience in the
    servicing and repair of weigh scales is a must
  • At least three years relevant
  • Computer literacy skills
  • High degree of integrity;
  • Ability to work as part of a team
    and to develop subordinates;
  • Excellent interpersonal,
    particularly staff/management relation skills
  • Excellent oral and written
    communication skills.
How to Apply:
All 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:
Office of the Director Human Resource,
Uganda National Roads Authority,
Plot 5 Lourdel Road Nakasero, P.O. Box 28487,
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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