7 Nov 2023

Senior Land Surveyor 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 Land Surveyor(1 Post)

Educational/Professional Qualifications: –
The Topographical Surveyor shall be a holder of Advance Diploma in Land Surveying;
He/She must be registered as a Land Surveyor;
He/She must have at least seven (7) years of specific experience in road design and construction related to land surveying activities;
He/She must have served as a Topographical Surveyor on at least two (2) projects of similar magnitude and complexity within the last five (5) years; and
Knowledge in computer applications and fluency in written and spoken English are mandatory.
Duties and Responsibilities: –
The Topographical Surveyor shall be fully responsible for conducting and supervising the survey team;
He/She will be responsible for planning of the fieldwork, establish and/or confirm all control points;
Perform topographical surveys both pre and post construction, and establish survey control plans for GPS and LPS equipment automation;
Responsible for primary layout of all elements of the works to be performed included but not limited to pipe/drainage systems, structures, pavements and earthworks;
Lead others in the survey work, keep good daily written recordsof all performed works and provide calculations and records in support of all survey activities;
Inspection to ensure that proper compliance with construction specifications is adhered to. Review construction design to ensure proper quantities dimensions and overall completeness;
He/She shall be responsible for searching legal records, look for evidence of previous references survey points (geodetic reference point and national benchmarks) and analyses the data to determine the location of boundary lines and record the results of the survey, verify the accuracy of data, and prepare plans, maps and reports; and
He/She should have the ability to read and interpret project specifications.


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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