23 Jul 2020

Weighbridge Operator at Tanroads Simiyu

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TANZANIA NATIONAL ROADS AGENCY (TANROADS) is a Semi-Autonomous Agency under the Ministry of Works established on July 1, 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.

The Regional Manager’s Office TANROADS – SIMIYU, on behalf of the Chief Executive, TANROADS, intends to recruit qualified and competent Tanzanians to fill vacant posts on specific duty short-term contract within the region. Applications are invited from suitable qualified and competent Tanzanians to apply for the following positions below…

Salary Scale TRDS 4.1 A.

Duties and Responsibilities:

▪︎ Enforcement of Road Traffic Axle Load Control by the use of Weighbridge scale devices;
▪︎ Carrying out activities as described in the Road Traffic (Maximum Weight of Vehicle) Regulation 2001.
The activities include the following;
1. Weigh Motor Vehicles of Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) ≥ 3,500Kg plying on our Public Road
2. If the vehicle is found overloaded the operator should impose road damage fee on the spot
3. Measure physical dimensions of motor vehicle of any lad being carried on the motor vehicle and incase of non – compliance with vehicle dimension limits, the transporter should be caused to seek for a special permit
4. For trucks carrying abnormal load with special permit, the weighbridge operator shall ascertain compliance to the permit. Any discrepancy should be reported to the weighbridge in charge for appropriate action.
5. Record all necessary particulars regarding the motor vehicle being weighed
▪︎ Observe good customer care dignity and integrity;
▪︎ Report all matter to the Shift in charge
▪︎ Performs any other related duties as may be assigned by Shift in Charge.

Key qualifications for Weighbridge Operator;
▪︎ Minimum Education qualification: Holder of Full Technician Certificate or Ordinary Diploma in Civil; Mechanical or Electricity Engineering (FTC):
▪︎ Age: Not below 25 and not above 35 years of age;
▪︎ Must be Computer Literate; (at least advanced Certificate in computer applications)
▪︎ Must be fluent in both written and spoken Kiswahili and English languages;
▪︎ Must be a Tanzanian Citizen; B.  


▪︎ Appointment will be on contract Term of One-year renewable subject to satisfactory performance.


▪︎ Any Tanzanian who meets the conditions and requirements of this advertisement is invited to apply
▪︎ Applicants who are employed should route their application through their Employers
▪︎ Any person with criminal offences needs not to apply
▪︎ All applicants should have at least three referees, their contact address and reliable telephone numbers for contact
▪︎ All academic certificates MUST be certified
▪︎ Submission of Birth certificates and NIDA Identity or Voters Identity Card and Two Passport size is a MUST, Affidavits will not be considered.


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      Method of Application

All interested Tanzanians are invited to apply and submit their handwritten application letters to the under-mentioned address not later than 07th August, 2020. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. APPLICATION LETTERS SHOULD BE POSTED TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS;




P. O. Box 389,


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