Maintenance Officer Jobs – National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)


Job Title:      Maintenance Officer  

Organization: National Housing and Construction
Company Limited (NHCC)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Project Engineer


About US:

National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC) was
founded in 1964 and is a Ugandan construction and real estate management
company, partly owned by the Uganda Government. The Company’s mandate is to
increase the housing stock in the country, rehabilitate the housing industry
and encourage Ugandans to own homes in an organized environment.


Job Summary:  The Maintenance Officer will be responsible
for efficiently managing the Company’s mechanical plant and equipment to ensure
that the needs of the Company are met in the most economical and effective


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Prepare property maintenance plans and budgets
for approval by Head of Department 

Participate in developing and operationalize
maintenance policies, procedures and systems.

Perform regular servicing of all machinery,
ranging from the daily maintenance of greasing and checking for minor faults,
through weekly and monthly to annual maintenance.

Maintain all operating equipment’s so that there
have no leakages and if any, they are rectified immediately.

Oversee the Management of the Strategic Business
Unit (SBU) for Hire of Earth moving Plant/Equipment’s and monitor their
effective operations and profitability

Participate in the Planning, Configuration,
evaluation, inspection and procurement of Construction Plant and Equipment.

Ensure that all machines are operating at full
potential and have no faults at all times and make daily reports to the Senior
Project Engineer

Prepare service and repair notes and diagrams
for machines without manuals.

Evaluate and certify maintenance and repair
works done and prepare payment requests while ensuring value for money.

Source for spare parts whenever need arises

Manage and develop section staff professionally
as part of performance management practice.

Perform any other duties as may, from time to
time, be assigned by the Senior Project Engineer.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant for the National Housing and
Construction Company Limited (NHCC) Maintenance Officer employment Opportunity must
hold a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related and
relevant discipline from a recognized university/Institution.

Specialized training and appropriate
qualifications in Systems Maintenance, and or Project Planning and Management
from a recognized institution, shall be an added advantage.

Relevant working experience of 3 years in the
area of Maintenance (including mechanical plant and equipment), in a large and
reputable Construction, or Civil Works Company, or a reputable Real Estate
firm, or a large and reputable public sector organization.

Proven knowledge and skills in application of
Maintenance-related Software and MS Office Packages (especially Word, Excel and
PowerPoint), are essential.

Planning, coordination, negotiation and
networking skills.

Competencies in Analytical thinking

Interpersonal, and human relations skills

Leadership, high ethics and integrity.

Creative, innovative and adventurous.

Ability to work under tight deadlines

Maturity, high ethics and integrity

Age: Below 45 years 


How to Apply:

All interested candidates are encouraged to send their
applications indicating the position being applied for and accompanied by
detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic certificates, evidence of
relevant working experience & contacts of three professional referees
should be addressed to;


The Chief Human Resource Officer,

Plot 5, 7th Street, Industrial Area,

P.O. Box 659,
Kampala, Uganda.




Email to: info@nhcc.co.ug (All applications
via email must be sent as one document not more than 10 MBs)


Deadline: 15th September 2020 by 4:00 pm


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