10 Apr 2024

Senior Engineer (Highway) at Tanroads

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Job Description


Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) is vested with the responsibility of Maintenance and Development of the Trunk and Regional Roads Network in Tanzania Mainland. It is also responsible in conducting Axle Load Control Operations using weighbridge scales.

The Regional Manager TANROADS Coast on behalf of Chief Executive TANROADS is looking for suitably qualified and competent Tanzanian to fulfil vacant position available for Resident Engineer for the project of Upgrading of Nyamwage – Utete Road (33.7 km) to Bitumen Standard ongoing in Coast Region and Construction of Mbambe Bridge (81m) and its approach Roads (3.0km) to bitumen standard.

Senior Engineer (Highway) (1 Post) – (Construction Of Mbambe Bridge (81m) And Its Approach Roads (3.0km) To Bitumen Standard)

The Highway Engineer shall be fully responsible for the supervision of the construction in accordance with the provision of Contract. He/She shall supervise the construction works with due diligence and efficiency and in accordance with sound technical, administrative, financial and economic practices. He/She shall perform all duties associated with such tasks to ensure that only the best construction practices are followed and that the final product is in all respects equal to, or better than that specified, at the most economic costs and is carried out in full compliance with the governing specifications.

She/he must be a registered Professional Civil Engineer with a degree in Civil Engineering or Highway Engineering. Postgraduate qualification in Highway Engineering is an added advantage. She/he must have a minimum of Ten (10) years of specific experience related to road design and construction supervision. She/he must have served in a similar capacity on at least two (2) projects for construction of bituminous roads of similar magnitude and complexity in the last 10 years. His/hers duties shall comprise road surveys, construction of pavement structure, measuring of quantities and management of site operations. In addition, he/she must have a working experience of at least 3 years in Sub-Sahara countries. Proficiency in written and spoken English is mandatory.

General Conditions

Applicants must attach an up – date curriculum vitae (CV) Having reliable contacts: postal address/post code, e- mail and telephone numbers
Applicants must be a Tanzania Citizen.
Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement:
Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates:
Apart from professional qualifications requirements outlined in the position, candidates to assume the positions must be trustworthy, responsible, reliable, accountable and with high degree of integrity.
Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement.
Applicants must attach their detailed relevant certified copies of academic certificates.
Testimonials, Partial transcripts and result slips will not be accepted.
Applicants should indicate three referees with their reliable contacts.
Certificates from foreign examination bodies should be certified by TCU, NACTE, or NECTA
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.
Application letters should be written in English Language.
Terms and Conditions of Service

Appointment will be on Contract Terms; renewable subject to satisfactory performance;
The salaries for the post will be according to TANROADS Scales.

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Method of Application

Please send your handwritten application letter, academic and birth certificates as well as comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (C.V) to the address shown below. Your application must

be submitted not later than

23nd April, 2024. From 10th April, 2024. Only successful candidates will be notified and

invited for Interview.



P.O. BOX 30150,


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