Jobs at the Ministry of Works and Transport

Job Title: Mechanic (4 Vacancies)

The Ministry of Works and Transport operates three Regional Mechanical workshops, namely: Bugembe Workshop located in Jinja District, Mbarara Workshop located in Mbarara District and Gulu Workshop located in Gulu District.

The Regional Mechanical workshops are mandated to perform the following functions:-
  • Conduct major repair of District and Urban Roads equipment including motor graders, bulldozers, wheel loaders chain loaders, vibratory rollers, hydraulic excavators, bitumen boilers and sprayers, trucks etc.
  • Conduct major repair of their (Workshops) core equipment and vehicle
  • Render technical support and build human resource capacity of the Districts and Urban Local Governments.
  • Provide services of specialized equipment to the local Governments such as crane trucks, low loaders, mobile workshops etc.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Perform physical major repair and maintenance of heavy and light of road equipment including bulldozers, wheel loader, motor graders, truck etc. as assigned by senior mechanics
  • Carry out inspection of heavy and light road equipment
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Senior Mechanic must possess a Trade test certificate or its equivalent in Automotive and Power Mechanical Engineering.
  • At least three years’ experience in the area of repair and maintenance of road construction equipment
  • Computer literacy skills will be an added advantage
How to apply for the job: 
All suitably qualified candidates should send their duly filed applications, download here, to the Principal Human Resource Officer, Ministry of Works and Transport,  Plot 57/59 Jinja Road Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 28th March 2014 by 5pm.
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