3 Model Road Foreperson Job Placements – Mt. Elgon Labour-Based Training Centre (MELTC)

Road Foreperson (3 Job Placements)
Mt. Elgon Labour-Based Training Centre (MELTC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:
Training Engineer (Model Road)
About US:
Mt. Elgon
Labour-Based Training Centre (MELTC) is a Project under the Ministry of Works
and Transport. MELTC is the National Training Centre for the application of
Labour- Based Technology (LBT) in the rehabilitation and maintenance of
National, District, Urban and Community Access Roads. The Training Centre is
located 20 Kms from Mbale Town along the Mbale – Budadiri road; adjacent to
Uganda Technical College-Elgon. The training conducted at MELTC is both
classroom and field based.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Mobilizing support staff, materials, equipment and tools practical
    training sessions
  • Ensuring that the First Aid Kit has all the necessary and essential
  • Liaising with Stores to ensure that all the materials and safety
    gear are in place
  • Sourcing for premises for use as site camp(s) liaising with the
  • Liaising with the MELTC caterer to ensure that meals and water are
    provided on time
  • Guiding the trainees during the practical sessions and offering
  • Participate in the prospecting and identification of gravel and
    other materials
  • Assist the Training Engineer(s) in the preparation of the training
    road BoQs
  • Participate in the selection of suitable road(s) and/or bridges
  • Ensuring that all materials and tools used on site are stored safely

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a National
    Diploma in Building/Civil Engineering or related field
  • Five years’ experience in the roads
    sub-sector will be strongly desired
  • Ability to read drawings, plans and blue
  • In depth knowledge of road construction
    procedures, equipment and Occupational Safety and Health Guidelines
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary
    and multicultural environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including
    team management and understanding others
  • Ability for conceptual and analytical
  • Ability to work independently and
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft
    Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc)
Added Advantage(s):
Working knowledge of
Labour-based road works and low cost sealing
How to Apply:
accompanied by (i) a capability statement detailing the applicant’s general
qualifications, adequacy for the assignment and experience; (ii) copies of testimonials
(iii) detailed curriculum vitae; (iv) current salary level, telephone
contact(s) and email should all be included in the application and addressed
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Works
and Transport
Plot 57-59 Jinja
P.O. Box 7174, Kampala
Applications forms
should be delivered to the open Registry Ministry of Works and Transport
Deadline: Friday 26th July 2019
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