Pavement Engineer Career Opportunity – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Pavement Specialist

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 Pavement Engineer will actively support in
the compilation and analysis of the pavement condition and other relevant data
including construction data. The Pavement Engineer will also participate in the
design and quality assurance of pavement works and periodic monitoring of the
performance of the pavement.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Actively participate in the design for all
    pavements in line with departmental guidelines and standards;
  • Regular review structural designs in line
    with departmental targets and guidelines;
  • Participate in the deterioration investigations
    of pavements in line with departmental guidelines and standards;
  • Conduct quality assurance of pavement works
    in line with departmental guidelines and standards;
  • Actively participate in offering design
    services to external entities in line with departmental guidelines and
    targets;
  • Conduct periodic monitoring of the
    performance of constructed pavements in line with departmental guidelines
    and standards;
  • Develop risk matrix and put in place risk
    mitigation measures on pavement designs;
  • Respond to audit reports and implement agreed
    recommendations within specified time frames;
  • Actively participate in Planning, budgeting
    and reporting in line with departmental guidelines and targets.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Pavement
    Specialist

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Pavement Engineer vacancy
    should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering;
  • Master’s Degree in Pavement Engineering or
    related field is an added advantage;
  • Professional registration with the ERB or
    relevant Association of professional engineers in the Commonwealth
    countries is an added advantage;
  • At least three years’ experience in Pavement
    / materials engineering.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • High level of integrity;
  • Proven track record of outstanding
    performance;
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
    skills;

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications online at the link belowPlease follow the instructions at the link below. 

Click Here (Read Instructions) -> Register (Click Here) -> Application 

Deadline: 14th October 2016 

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