Fresher Inspector of Works Job Vacancies – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Job Title:   Inspector of Works
Organisation: Uganda
National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Road Maintenance
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 Inspector
of Works will be responsible for execution of routine and periodic maintenance
activities for roads and bridges under the station for both Contracts and Force
Account. This will involve executing Force Account and periodic maintenance
activities, supervision of works, timely field progress reporting and
participation in preparation of closure report detailing the works done. In
addition, the Inspector of Works will be responsible for performing regular
inspections of the maintenance work on site and comparing completed work with
drawings and specifications. This will entail inspecting works on a daily
basis; keeping a daily record of instructions issued regarding plan and
specification interpretation and any required change orders; coordinating with
an independent testing lab any materials testing required and verifying
quantities for payment.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Supervise routine and periodic maintenance of
roads/bridges in accordance with standards, specifications and best practice;
·        
Actively participate in implementation of Force
Account activities in line with approved budget;
·        
Supervise manual routine maintenance (LBCs);
·        
Carry out regular inspection of maintenance
works and ensuring conformance with drawings and specifications including final
inspection and acceptance.
·        
The jobholder documents inspection results by
completing reports and logs; summarizing work and waste; and inputting data
into quality management database.
·        
Maintains safe and healthy work environment by
following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations, and
observing the health and safety provisions of road works.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicant for the UNRA Inspector of Works
career placement should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering or related
field;
·        
At least two years’ experience in maintenance
operations for roads and bridges.
·        
Computer literacy skills
·        
High level 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 relations;
·        
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 send their
applications online at the link below. Please follow the instructions at the
link below.
Click Here (Read Instructions) -> Register (Click Here) -> Application
Deadline: 14th October 2016

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