2 Clerks of Works Job Placements – Rural Electrification Agency (REA)

Job
Title:        
 Clerks
of Works (2 Job Placements)
Organization: Rural
Electrification Agency (REA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Rural
Electrification Agency (REA) is the secretariat of the Rural Electrification
Board (REB) established by statutory instrument 2001 No. 75. REA is mandated to
implement Government’s rural electrification programs. The Government of Uganda
through REA is implementing a number of electricity connection projects with
financial support from development partners to meet national electricity access
targets.
Job Summary:  The Clerks of Works will maintain full time
presence on the project site and to support effective and efficient
implementation of the projects.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Participate and ensure that the proposed line routes are complied
    with during implementation
  • Ensure that only the approved line materials are used during
    installation
  • Ensure materials are installed according to the approved
    construction methodology
  • Verification of quantifies of materials received on site and used on
    the project by signing on the site delivery notes
  • Ensure proper handling and storage materials on site by the
    contractor
  • Submit the daily log sheets reports indicating the day’s work,
    weather conditions, compliance to safety, social and environmental requirements
  • Examine the approved program for construction, check progress and
    report to the SPE on a weekly basis;
  • On a day-to-day basis, monitor the contractor’s work program, number
    of contractor’s specified personnel and equipment on site, quality of
    works, quality of materials, and compliance with the drawings and
    specifications to ensure adherence to all building codes, Drawings,
    Specification and Health & Safety regulations on behalf of the
    project;
  • Keep a record of all issues, escalating to the SPE where necessary;
  • Conduct independent checks and interpretation of Designs, Drawings
    and Technical Specifications forwarding any discrepancies to the SPE in
    good time for appropriate action.
  • Monitor and ensure that the required standards of quality and
    accuracy of work and materials are maintained, ensuring that samples of
    materials are taken and results assessed by Consultant;
  • Monitor that all construction work is accomplished as required in
    accordance with the approved work program, and where not that the causes
    of delays are recorded, and escalated timely to the Contract Management
    Team;
  • Attend to the site on all occasions and attend all various scheduled
    site meetings for the Project Works under the Project; and submit written
    progress reports every two weeks;
  • Maintain a diary to record the progress of construction, delays,
    weather conditions and site visitors, and other significant facts, and
    submit weekly reports to the SPE.
  • Check that the contractor’s work sheets are properly certified in
    respect of hours worked and materials used by the Project Consultants.
    Clerk of Works should maintain a record of the same in site diary;
  • Maintain a record of the time of reporting and durations spent by
    the consultant’s staff on the site;
  • Carry out stock condition surveys and prepare reports and records to
    assist in valuation and management of the works and ensure the project
    records are well kept and maintained for completeness and safety;
  • Assist the Contract Management to check Payment certificates by comparing
    with own records;
  • Record and report disputes arising out of the Project Activities and
    escalate as necessary to Contract Management team;
  • Ensure that the contractor keeps the site tidy.
  • Inspect and ensure Consultants approve works before being covered
    up.
  • Ensure that the Contractor adheres to safety regulations. (Safety
    measures will include provision of safety helmets, boots, guard rails,
    safety equipment, site signs, first aid equipment, etc.).
  • Check and ascertain that the Contractor prepares for Site Meetings
    as and when they are due.
  • Timely and prompt reporting (within an hour or so) of all peculiar
    occurrences on site to the Contract Management team.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the appointing authority.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an ordinary diploma in Electrical
    Engineering, a higher diploma will be added advantage
  • At least five years of working experience in supervision of works
    related to substation/transmission/ distribution line construction.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications including
detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant academic documents together
with names of three professional referees (and their email / day time telephone
contacts) to:
The Executive
Director, Rural Electrification Agency, Plot 10 Windsor Loop, Kololo 2nd Floor,
House of Hope P.O. Box 7317 Kampala – Uganda.
Deadline: 28th February 2019
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