Automation and Instrumentation Engineer Job Opportunities – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

 Job Title:    Automation and
Instrumentation Engineer

Organization: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

 

About UNRA:

The Uganda National
Roads Authority (UNRA) was established by the National Authority Act, No. 15 of
2006. UNRA became operational on 1st July 2008. The mandate of UNRA is to
develop and maintain the national roads network, advise Government on general
roads policy and contribute to addressing of transport concerns.

 

Job Summary:  The role of the Automation and instrumentation
engineer is to design, develop, install, manage and maintain ferry systems and
machinery.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Design,
program, simulate and test automated ferry machinery or processes that are
intended to complete specific tasks

·       
Design,
Develop, Test, Maintain and Modifying ferry control, electrical and electronic
systems

·       
Implements
effective and efficient repair interventions in a business-like and cost
effective manner and in accordance with modern management practices

·       
Participate
in the planning and budgeting in line with departmental guidelines and targets;

·       
Ensures
timely response to calls for repair interventions at ferry sites and keeps
standby components available for immediate deployment;

·       
Participate
in contract management of outsourced ferry related services and inputs/consumables;

·       
Ensures
occupational, health and safety procedures in line with departmental standards
and guidelines.

·       
Maintains
comprehensive physical and computerized workshop records system including
history files, Job cards, asset registers, repair costs, repair consumables,
among others.

·       
Quickly
respond to audit reports and implement agreed recommendations within specified
time frames;

·       
Significantly
contributes to regular and ad hoc reports as required;

·       
Manage
the performance and development of staff in the unit in line with the
performance management system of UNRA.

·       
Perform
any other duties as assigned by the Manager Ferry Maintenance.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant for the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) Automation and Instrumentation
Engineer job must hold a Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or any
other relevant qualification.

·       
A
minimum of five years of hands-on experience in automation and instrumentation,
and electrical/electronic engineering field.

·       
Experience
of working in PLC control systems is added advantage

·       
High
levels of integrity;

·       
Computer
literacy skills

·       
Ability
to work as part of a team and to develop subordinates;

·       
Excellent
interpersonal, particularly staff/management relation skills

·       
Excellent
oral and written communication skills;

·       
Ability
to manage/supervise multi skilled teams and deliver accurate results in a
timely manner and in an environment with multiple and challenging tasks.

 

How to Apply:

All qualified
candidates who wish to join the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) in the
aforementioned capacity should apply online.

 

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Here

 

Deadline: 15th November 2020

  

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