5 Clerk of Works Job Placements – Rural Electrification Agency (REA)

Organization: Rural Electrification Agency
Kampala, Uganda
:   Senior Project Engineer
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.
 The Clerks of
Works shall be responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the works. They
will be resident and shall be responsible for managing quality during
construction, adherence to approved construction practices and reporting on the
level of deployment of the contractor’s personnel and consultants site team.
The Clerk of Works is to maintain full time presence on site, and will directly
report to the Senior Project Engineer on the daily progress of works at site
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 (iv) 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
Examine the approved program for construction, check
progress and report to the Senior Project Engineer on a weekly basis;
On a day-to-day basis, monitor the contractors work
program, number of contractor’s specified personnel and equipment on site,
quality of works, quality of materials.
Ensure compliance with the drawings and
specifications adherence to all building codes, and Health & Safety regulations
at site;
Keep a record of all issues, and report to the
Senior Project Engineer where necessary
Work with the Consultant to conduct checks and
interpretation of Designs, Drawings and Technical Specifications forwarding any
discrepancies to the Senior Project Engineer timely 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, the
causes of delays are recorded, and report timely to the Senior Project
Attend to the site on ail 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 Senior Project Engineer.
Check that the contractor’s work sheets are properly
certified in respect of hours worked. 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 tor completeness and
Assist the Contract Management to check Payment
certificates by comparing with own records
Record and report disputes arising out of the
Project Activities and report as necessary to the Senior Project Engineer.
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 as specified by the Supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The clerk of works must be a resident in Uganda at the
respective sites during the whole construction phase of the project, in order
to ensure full time supervision
The ideal candidate should have at least an ordinary
diploma in Construction or Electrical Engineering, a higher diploma will be
added advantage
At least five  years; working experience in supervision of works
related to substation/transmission/distribution line construction
Should be proficient in writing and fluent speaking
in English language
Must have experience of working in Uganda
Good interpersonal, communication and public
relations skills
A proven integrity record

to Apply:
All interested applicants who meet the requirements
should submit their applications which include: forwarding letter, detailed CV,
names and addresses of three referees and copies of relevant certificates and
testimonials, addressed and delivered to:
The Executive Director
Rural Electrification Agency
Plot 10 Windsor Loop, Kololo
2nd Floor, House of Hope
P.0 Box 7317
Kampala – Uganda
Deadline: 31st
January 2020 by 5.00pm
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