Several Road Maintenance Engineer Career Vacancies – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)



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

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
Road Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for execution of routine and periodic
maintenance activities of roads and bridges under the station for both Contracts
and Force Account. This will involve planning for routine and periodic maintenance
activities, participation in procurement, supervision of works, ensuring
environmental and social safeguards are mainstreamed, timely progress reporting
and preparation of closure report detailing the works done.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Actively participate in Planning,
    budgeting and reporting for roads/ bridges routine and periodic
    maintenance works in line with the station approved work plan;
  • Conduct road and bridge
    conditional assessment in line with approved guidelines;
  • Implement force account
    activities in line with the approved budget and guidelines;
  • Supervise routine and periodic
    maintenance of roads/ bridges in accordance with standards,
    specifications and best practice;
  • Oversee the manual routine
    maintenance (LBCs) in line with approved work plans and guidelines;
  • Develop risk matrix and put in
    place risk mitigation measures on execution of routine and periodic
    maintenance activities of roads and bridges;
  • Respond to audit reports and
    implement agreed recommendations within specified time frames;
  • Manage the performance and
    development of staff in the unit in line with the performance
    management system of UNRA.
  • Perform any other duties as
    assigned by the Station Manager

Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Road
    Maintenance Engineer vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Civil
    Engineering or equivalent;
  • Professional registration with
    the ERB or relevant Association of
  • professional engineers in the
    commonwealth countries is a must;
  • Possession of additional Post
    Graduate qualifications in Civil Engineering or other relevant field
    will be an added advantage;
  • At least three years’ experience
    in maintenance of roads and bridges;
  • Demonstrated experience in
    Project Management of major construction works;
  • Demonstrated working experience
    in managing diverse professionals.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • 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 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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