Uganda National Bureau of Standards - Senior Metrologist Jobs

Uganda National Bureau of Standards - Senior Metrologist Jobs

Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of
Trade Industry and Cooperatives responsible for standardization, Quality Assurance,
Metrology and Laboratory Testing (SQMT) with the objective of facilitating fair trade,
promoting local industries and Consumer protection.

UNBS is looking for highly motivated candidates, result-oriented and qualified professionals with integrity for employment on a three-year renewable contract depending on satisfactory performance to fill the posts below;

  • Senior Metrologist

    Reporting to the Principal Metrologist, the successful candidates shall be required to
    perform the following duties;

  • Develop calibration methods and techniques based on principles of measurement
    science, technical analysis of measurement problems, and accuracy and precision
    requirements to calibrate client’s equipment
  • Evaluate calibration systems that measure characteristics of objects, substances, or
    phenomena such as length, mass, time, temperature, electric current, luminous
    intensity, and derived units of physical or chemical measure
  • Identify magnitudes of error sources contributing to uncertainty of results to
    determine reliability of measurement process in quantitative terms in line with set
    NML policies and procedures.
  • Train and direct private calibrators engineering, quality, and laboratory personnel in design, manufacture, evaluation, and calibration of measurement standards,
    instruments, and test systems to ensure selection of approved instrumentation
  • Prepare measurement schemes for determination of uncertainties and ensures
    installation and examination of new Equipment
  • Ensures training of junior staff in the use and calibration of equipment
  • Participate in planning of calibration work and undertake tests/ calibrations in line
    with the Departmental guidelines, procedures and work plan
  • Undertake on-site tests/calibration services line with the Departmental guidelines,
  • Undertake inter-calibrations in collaboration with other laboratories and undertake clear documentation
  • Develop and implement a quality management system for the Laboratory
  • Perform any other relevant duties that may be assigned from time to time
    by the
    head of division.

  • Should possess a Post graduate qualification in physics or Engineering related field
    from a recognized University/Institute
  • Honours degree in physics, engineering (electrical, electronics, mechanical) or any
    other related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in related work
  • Should have completed approved competence development training in ISO 17025
  • Must be computer literate with skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the
    Internet applications
  • Age: Between 30 and 45 years

    The successful candidate must have a high level of integrity and professionalism,
    Communication, Teamwork and Analytical skills and needs to be a team player, an
    excellent communicator with good oral communication and presentation skills.

    How to Apply

  • Interested persons with the requirements are encouraged to apply online
  • Use your email address for registration
  • Fill in all tabs as per the application as required
  • Attach your updated CV with mobile telephone numbers indicated, copies of
    academic qualifications and national identity card under the tab for documents
  • Complete your application by clicking ‘submit application’
  • No hand delivered applications will be received
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • UNBS does not request for any payments at any stage of recruitment and review
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Apply by 17th May 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Uganda National Bureau of Standards - Senior Metrologist Jobs

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