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Civil Engineer Job at Civil Aviation Authority - Employment Opportunity in Uganda

Jobs at:Civil Aviation Authority

Vacancy title: Civil Engineer

Deadline of this Job: 06/06/2013
Job details: JOB REF : CAA/ADV/EXT/02/2013


REPORTS TO : Manager Aerodrome Maintenance




To ensure that all engineering civil works are carried out efficiently and effectively

and ensure that the Airport is in a state of good maintenance and repair so that

the promised level of service can be delivered to users


A good Bachelor of Science Engineering (Civil) degree. A postgraduate

qualification in a relevant discipline will be an added advantage.


7 years relevant working experience 3 of which should have been at managerial



�� Must be a member of the Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers and

registered with the Engineer’s Registration Board.

�� Must have proven managerial skills.

�� Must be computer literate.

�� Must have knowledge of relevant ICAO SARPs.

�� Must have working knowledge of computerised engineering designs.



Input into Strategic Planning

1. Participates in the development of input into the business plan, budgets and


2. Prepares input in the development of the Aerodrome Maintenance (AM)

strategic milestones

3. Participates in the implementation of departmental operational plans for the AM


Aerodrome Maintenance Processes

1. Participates in developing and implementing a comprehensive planned

maintenance systems that ensures maximum availability of adequate and efficient

civil infrastructure at the airports

2. Ensures a comprehensive response and repair time programme that maximises

infrastructure availability

3. Be sensitive to airport security issues and understand the role and contribution

of equipment under AM’s control

4. Ensures accurate the evaluation of current state and future requirements of


at the Airport and prepares in put into reports for submission to the Chief Civil

Engineer in terms of adequacy, condition and lifespan.

5. Participates in determining renovation/rehabilitation requirements for existing


6. Maintains Aerodrome civil works in a good state of repair and maintenance

7. Prepares civil engineering designs and checks as per requirements and

ensures that designs meet international standards and comply with the Local

Council requirements

8. Leads installations, maintenance works and repairs

9. Ensures that work specifications and programmes are followed in accordance

with established standards and quality work is done.

10. Prepares input into Project Progress Reports and monthly progress reports to

ensure project milestones are being achieved.

11. Monitors actual costs against expenditure on an ongoing basis and reports


12. Prepares bills of quantities, specifications, drawings and other tender

documents depending on the method of procurement to be used

13. Participates in the tender process and answers queries and facilitates

inspections by tenderers

14. Liaises with departments where works are being carried out to facilitate work b


15. Supervises the work done by contractors to ensure quality, duration and

approved standards

16. Prepares certificate of payment (for approval by the Chief Civil Engineer) for

contractors after evaluating and confirming that the work meets all the conditions

of the contract

17. Participates in the evaluation of civil engineering plans to ensure that they

meet and comply with ICAO regulations especially Annex 14

18. Provides civil engineering services at Upcountry Airports /airfields as required

19. Offers these same services to Upcountry Airports Manager

20. Ensures that buildings are maintained in a good state of repair and


21. Ensures proper maintenance of all movement areas such as access roads, car

parks, compounds, taxi ways are well maintained and there are no potholes, no

cracks and no open manholes, and grounds are all well maintained and neat.

22. Maintains adequate stocks of spares to carry out required maintenance

without creating a major liability financially

23. Ensures proper maintenance of all equipment and tools and ensures that they

are accounted for

24. Ensures accurate and up to date maintenance of records and information in

the department

25. Ensures the existence and implementation of SAFETY regulations for

personnel & equipment in accordance with the British Standard Codes of practice

and the recommended ICAO practices and regulations on SAFETY

Human Resources Management

�� Participates in the attraction, retention, motivation and development of staff that

are dedicated to outstanding performance in the department.

�� Advises management on the Departments manpower requirements and ensures

staff development within the Department

�� Implements performance management. on own staff in the department

�� Ensures that all regulations are followed in all civil engineering works carried out

by staff

�� Conducts and ensures adequate training for civil engineering staff internally

and/or using outside resource personnel as appropriate

Job application procedure
Hand-written applications with detailed CV and copies of academic certificates and

transcripts with the Job reference number clearly marked at the top left hand

corner of the envelope should be sent to the address below, before close of

business on 6th June, 2013 at 5:00p.m.

The previous applicants for position No.11 who applied in 2011 may re-apply if still




P .O. BOX 5536


Applicants, who will not have heard from us by 6th September, 2013 should regard

their applications unsuccessful

�� Quantifies the capability gaps in terms of skills and competencies and implement

programs to close the capability gap through on the job training and development


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