Fresher Back up Operator Jobs – African Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD)

Job Title:     Back up Operator
Organisation: African
Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
African Initiatives for Relief
and Development (AIRD) is a non-governmental, non-political, non-religious and
non-profit international organization whose objective is to provide operational
support but not limited to: supply chain, logistics, construction,
infrastructure, environment, livelihoods and WASH in partnership with relief
and development organizations which primarily focus on disaster-affected and
development-orientation areas.
Job Summary: The Back up
Operator will be operating project heavy machines including bull dozers, wheel
loader, compactor and grader  to maintain
gravel roads.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant for the AIRD Back up Operator job should hold a Uganda
    Certificate of Education
  • Road
    equipment operator training certificate is an added advantage.
  • Valid
    Driving license class H.
  • At
    least three to five years’ experience with road construction industry
  • Two
    to three years of progressive experience operating heavy machines.

  • Knowledge
    of roller operation and heavy equipment.
  • Knowledge
    of road construction materials, processes and requirements.
  • Ability
    to demonstrate an understanding of grades and interpret roadway plans ana
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills
  • Good
    time management skills
  • Heavy
    equipment operation skills
  • Good
    communication skills,
  • Confidence
  • Ability
    to work long hours
  • Sense
    of balance
  • Able
    to work in an outdoor environment including inclement weather, heat,
    humidity, exposure to dust and asphalt
  • Ability
    to work in any part of the country.
  • A
    sense of urgency to meet deadlines
  • Teamwork
  • Must
    comply with the company’s drug and alcohol testing requirements.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to send their typed application letters stating
their qualification and experience together with motivation letters, academic
documents with an updated C.V and submit their application in person to the
following address:
African Initiatives for Relief
and Development (AIRD) Uganda Program,
Plot 1, Ntinda Martyrs way,
Kampala. Tel: 0414664369, 0393215498 AIRD/UNHCR Kampala or Sub Offices
(Mbarara, Hoima, Arua, Adjumani).
Note: Please indicate the
position you are applying for on top of the application envelope.  Applications can be delivered at the
reception during working hours from Monday – Thursday (8:50 am to 5:30pm) and
Friday (8:50 am to 2:00 pm).
Deadline: 23rd January 2018
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