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National Social Security Fund (NSSF)

Resident Engineer Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 18 July 2021

Hiring Organization: National Social Security Fund (NSSF)

Job Details:

National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is positioning itself to be the Social Security Provider of Choice in Uganda. With our shared purpose of being the Social Security Provider of choice providing exceptional customer service and better operations with a workforce that is well motivated and skilled, we are looking to recruit persons with high integrity and dedication to work in the following positions.
Job Title: Resident Engineer (1 Position)
Reports to: Project Manager
Department: Investment
Duty Station: Mbale

Main Purpose:
The Jobholder is responsible for supervising the planning, coordination and implementation of all site activities on an allocated construction project.


Duties and Responsibilities Include:
• Prepare weekly reports on the day-to-day activities of the projects, attending the site meetings and advising of difficulties being encountered or likely to be encountered.
• Make recommendations both orally and in writing about any aspect of the works including quality which do not conform with the plans, specifications or schedules of works and other documentation that might be unsatisfactory for any other reasons of designs, work or cost.
• Continuously monitor work on site in accordance with the Contractors Method Statements and the Construction Health and Safety Plan, and endeavor to ensure the safety of all persons affected by the works. Promptly report breaches to contractors and consultants in written form. Undertake scaffolding inspections.
• Maintain and issue weekly progress reports for all visits, including weather instructions, amendments, labour force, quality, Health and Safety, test results.
• Examine, as far in advance as possible, all contract documents and drawings on individual schemes for discrepancies. Attend pre-contract meetings. Report on the contractor’s anticipated building programme and on the performance of contractors and external consultants
• Check that progress is maintained according to the building programme and advise on any likely cause for delay to the services consultant.
• Prepare and attend snagging inspections and advise the schemes consultant prior to the issue of Certificate of Practical Completion. Ensure that schedules of defects after handover are maintained, and their rectification before the expiration of the defects liability period.
• Work in collaboration with members of the Project Design Team and clients to ensure projects, both pre and post contract, run smoothly and objectives are achieved.
• Where approval samples are available, compare work carried out against samples and ensure that it’s consistent with the original.
• Examine, as far in advance as possible, all contract documents and drawings on individual schemes for discrepancies. Attend pre-contract meetings. Report on the contractor’s anticipated building programme and on the performance of contractors and external consultants
• Ensure their projects adhere to all government and industry standards and guidelines. If special permits or records need to be obtained, the Resident Engineer will do so and ensure the paperwork is recorded and stored properly

Education Requirements:
Bachelor degree in Civil engineering from a reputable University.

Related Job Experience:
At least 5 years’ experience in supervising construction projects for reputable clients.

Skills and Abilities:
• Analytical Skills including Financial modelling
• Construction technical skills
• Process management skills
• Planning and organizational skills
• Good interpersonal relations/ networking skills
• Good oral and written communication skills
• Good judgment and decision making skills
• IT skills (Word, Excel, MS Project, CAD Programs)
• Team player

Application procedure

Interested individuals should send copies of academic credentials, application letter and detailed CVs addressed to recruitment@nssfug.org  by 18th July, 2021, for registration and onward transmission.

Date Posted: 2021-07-09

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