28 Sep 2020

Weighbridge Operator x3 at Tanroads

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The Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) is a Semi-Autonomous Agency under the Ministry of Works, Transport and Communications 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, TANROADS – TANGA is looking for suitable qualified Tanzanian applicants to fill the vacant posts at Weighbridge Stations in the Region. Therefore, interested candidates are invited to apply for the posts listed below;



Key qualifications for the Weighbridge Operator;

  • Holder of Full Technician Certificate (FTC) or Diploma in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engi­neering;
  • Must be Computer literate (at least Advance Certificate in Computer applications);
  • Must be fluent in both written and spoken Kiswahili and English languages;
  • Must be a Tanzanian Citizen;
  • Not above 35 years of age

Duties and Responsibilities of the Weighbridge Operator;

  1. Enforces Road Traffic Axle Load Control by the use of Weighbridge scale devices;
  2. Enforces East African Community Vehicle Load Control, Act 2016 and its Regulations, 2017;
  3. Carries out activities as described in the Road Traffic (maximum Weigh of Vehicles) Regula­tions, 2001 which include the following:-
    • Weighs Motor Vehicles Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) > 3.500kg plying on our public Roads;
    • Imposes road damage fees on the spot for overloaded motor vehicles;
    • Measures 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;
    • Records all necessary particulars regarding the motor vehicle being weighed;
  1. Observes good customer care, dignity and integrity;
  2. Reports all matters of the respective shift to the Shift In-charge;
  3. Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor


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      Method of Application

All interested and qualified Tanzanians are invited to submit their Hand Written applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae and certified copies of relevant education, professional certificates and birth certificate together with names of three referees and their contact addresses, telephone number (s) and e-mail addresses, so as to reach the addressee mentioned hereunder not later than 12th October, 2020. 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, Gofu Juu Area,


Tel:027 2977102

The deadline for submitting the application is October 12, 2020

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