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7 Nov 2023

Senior Engineer – (Highway Engineer) at TANROADS

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Job Description

The Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS), is an Agency under the Ministry of Works which is responsible for the Development and Maintenance of the Trunk and Regional Roads Network in Tanzania Mainland.

The Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) for and on behalf of the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania entered into a Contract for the Upgrading of Karatu – Mbulu – Haydom – Sibiti – Lalago – Maswa (389Km) Road to Bitumen Standard, Lot2: Labay – Hydom Section (25Km) under Design and Build. The duration of Construction Period is 18 calendar months.

The Regional Manager’s Office TANROADS – Manyara, on behalf of the Chief Executive, TANROADS intends to recruit qualified and competent Staff to fill the following vacant posts on short terms contract base within the Region.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified to attend the interview at their own cost at Babati Town.

Successful applicants must be ready to work for considerable lengths of time in Manyara Region within the project area if situation warrants.

POSITION TITLE: Senior Engineer – (Highway Engineer) (1 Post)

Educational/Professional Qualifications: –
He/She must be a registered Professional Civil Engineer with a degree in Civil Engineering or an equivalent qualification;
Postgraduate qualifications in Civil or Highway Engineering are added advantage;
He/ She must have a minimum of seven (7) years’ experience related to road design and construction supervision;
He/She must have served in a similar capacity on at least two (2) Constructions of bituminous roads projects of similar magnitude and complexity in the past seven (7) years in the position of Highway Engineer; and
Fluency in written and spoken English is mandatory.

Duties and Responsibilities: –

The Highway Engineer shall be full responsible for the supervision of the construction in accordance with the provision of Contract;
His/her duties shall comprise road surveys, construction of pavement structures;
Measuring of quantities and management of site operations to ensure that only the best construction practices are followed and that the final product shall in or respect equal to, or better than that specified, at the most economic costs and is carried out in full compliance with the governing specifications;
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 conduct design review and assists in approving shop drawings;
Assist Resident Project Manager with preparation of weekly and monthly project updates and reporting;
Update and maintains master schedule for the project;
Coordinators supervision team to avoid unnecessary claims and mentor junior engineers and technicians; and
Assists the Resident Project Manager to record, examine and evaluate or claims submitted by the Contractor.


Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement;
Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts, postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers;
Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates;
Degree/Advanced Diploma/ Diploma Certificates;
Form IV and/or Form VI Secondary School Certificates;
Registration Certificate from respective Registration or Regulatory Bodies, (where applicable);
Birth Certificate.
Submission of the following documents is strictly not acceptable: –
Form IV and form VI results slips;
Testimonies and all Partial Transcripts;
An applicant should indicate three relevant referees with their reliable contacts;
Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Secondary Schools or Universities/Colleges should be authenticated by the National respective organs (NECTA, NACTE or TCU); vii. A signed Application Letter in English;
Anyone with known underperformance history with TANROADS will not be considered;
Deadline for application is 20th November,2023 at 16:30 Local Hours;
Only short-listed candidate will be informed for interview; and
Presentation of forged certificates and other information will render to necessitate legal action.

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Method of Application


Regional Manager,


P.O. Box 24,


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