Weighbridge Operator

Published by Jobstanzania on 12:02:00 am

Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) is a Semi-Autonomous Agency under the Ministry of Works established on July I, 2000 and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Tanzania Mainland's trunk and regional roads network. Its primary functions include the management of maintenance and development works, operations of the network and axle load control, the implementation of road safety and environmental measures, provision of advice on the strategic framework, policies and plans for the road sector.

Regional Manager, TANROADS - TANGA is looking for suitable qualified Tanzanian candidates for 10 posts available at Pongwe Weigh Bridge station. Regional Manager TANROADS - Tanga invites interested candidates to apply for the Weighbridge Operator position:

Key qualifications for the Weighbridge Operator;
1. Holder of full Technician Certificate in Civil Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (FTq,
2. Must be Computer literate (at least Advance Certificate in Computer Applications);
3. Must be fluent in both written and spoken Kiswahili and English languages;
4. Must be a Tanzanian Citizen:
5. Not above 35 years of age

Duties and Responsibilities of the Weighbridge Operator;
The holder of this post who reports to Shift In-charge will be responsible for:
1. Enforcing Road Traffic Axle Load Control by the use of Weighbridge scale devices;
2. Carrying out activities as described in the Road Traffic (maximum Weigh of Vehicles) Regulations, 2001 which include the following:
• Weighing Motor Vehicles Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) > 3.500kg plying on our
public Roads
• Imposing road damage fees on the spot for overloaded motor vehicles;
• Measuring physical dimensions of motor vehicle or any load being carried on the motor vehicle for determining compliance or non- compliance with vehicle dimension limits by the transporter for provision of relevant advice;
• Recording all necessary particulars regarding the motor vehicle being weighed;
• Observing good customer care, dignity and integrity;
• Reporting all matters of the respective shift to the Shift In-charge;
• Performing other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Shift In-charge / Regional Manager.
All the interested and qualified Tanzanians are invited to submit their hand written applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae and certified copies of relevant education and professional certificates, together with names of two referees and their contact addresses, telephone number (s) and e-mail addresses, so as to reach the addressee mentioned below not later than 30th March, 2014 applications via e-mails and fax will not be considered. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

Please apply to:

Regional Manager,
P.O.Box 5021,

 Source: Daily News of 18th March 2014



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