UNRA Jobs – Road Maintenance Engineer at Uganda National Roads Authority

Organisation: Uganda
National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Station Manager
Ref: UNRA RM2/2017/EXT
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:  
·        
Participate in planning, budgeting and reporting
for roads/ bridges routine and periodic maintenance works in line with the
station approved work plan;
·        
Carry out 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;
·        
Supervise 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.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicant for the UNRA Road Maintenance
Engineer career opportunity 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;
·        
Other 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;
·        
Previous experience in Project Management of
major construction works;
·        
Demonstrated working experience in managing
diverse professionals.
·        
High level of integrity;
·        
Good track record of outstanding performance;
·        
Computer literacy skills
·        
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.
Deadline: 10th October 2017

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