Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry & Fisheries Hub Engineering Assistant Jobs in Uganda

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry & Fisheries Hub Engineering Assistant Jobs in Uganda

Job purpose:

  • The Hub Engineering Assistant will assist the Project Engineer in the planning and implementation of infrastructure activities in the hub.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out field surveys and data collection for purposes of preparing plans and designs for civil works projects such as roads, ferry landing sites, buildings, etc.

  • Prepare drawings for civil works related projects.

  • Work with the Surveyor to map farm and access roads.

  • Carry out routine inspection of ongoing infrastructure construction/maintenance works undertaken by contractors.

  • Participate in preparation of a hub road maintenance plan.

  • Implement road maintenance activities as per the hub road maintenance plan.

  • Work with the Hub Community Development Officer to sensitize farmers, select/form road committees, road forepersons and headmen.

  • Participate in training road committees, road forepersons and headmen on maintenance of access and farm roads.

  • Work with farmers and local governments to plan for farm infrastructure in the

  • Review contractor’s interim payment certificates and recommend to the Project Engineer for certification.

  • Keep contract management records.

  • Prepare work plans, budget estimates, and progress reports for infrastructure

  • Undertake other duties and responsibilities related to the project as directed by the Hub Manager.

    Academic Qualifications

  • Higher Diploma in civil
    engineering from a recognised university.

    Work Experience

  • At least 4 years working experience in construction and maintenance of roads
    and buildings.

  • Experience in contract administration and management of civil works projects.

  • Experience in preparation of bills of quantities for roads and building works.

  • Possess knowledge and experience in use of AutoCAD and GIS computer software.

  • Possess knowledge and experience in labour based road works.

    How to Apply

  • Written Applications with copies of academic credentials, testimonials and detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating contact details of three (03) referees should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, and hand-delivered to the Ministry Registry located at Plot No.14 Lugard Road Entebbe P.O. Box 102 Entebbe.

  • Closing date for submission: Monday 12th October, 2020 at 4.00pm

  • Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

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