24 Oct 2022

Weighbridge Operator x4 at Tanroads

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Job Description

The Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) is an Agency under the Ministry of works and Transport which is Transport which is responsible for the Development and Maintenance of the Trunk and Regional Roads Network in Tanzania Mainland. It is also responsible in conducting Axle Load Control Operations using weighbridges scales.

The regional Manager’s office TANROADS -Kigoma, on behalf of the Chief Executive TANROADS, is looking for suitably qualified Tanzanian individuals to fill vacant positions available for Weighbridge Shift In-charge, Weighbridge Operators and Drivers as follows;

Position Title: Weighbridge Operator (4 Posts)

Scope of Positions:

The successful candidate should be ready to work for considerable lengths of time when required under minimum supervision.

Key Qualifications:

  • Holder of Full Technician Certificate (FTC) or Diploma in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical or any other Engineering field from recognized Learning Institution/College
  • Age: Not above 45 years;
  • Must be Computer literate
  • Must be fluent in Kiswahili and English Languages:
  • Must be a Tanzanian Citizen.

Duties and responsibilities: –

He/she shall be responsible for undertaking activities as described in the East African Community Vehicle Load Control (Enforcement Measures, Special Roads and Vehicle Dimensions) Regulations (2018) and Weighbridge Operational Manual (2018).

Specific activities shall include:

  • To weigh Vehicles passing on Weighbridge as per required Laws,
  • To verify Vehicle dimensions for permit issuance.
  • To calculate overload charges
  • T detain vehicles contravening axle load control Act.
  • To provide advice to transporters in case of non-compliance with vehicle dimension limits,
  • To perform such other related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor;


General Conditions

  • All applicants must be Tanzania Citizens.
  • Applicants must attach an up-to- date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts, i.e. postal address, e-mails and telephone numbers.
  • 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 shps will not be accepted.
  • Applicants should indicate three refereed with their reliable contacts.
  • Certificates from foreign examination bodies should be certified by TCU and NACTE.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.
  • Deadline for submission of application is 2nd November, 2022
  • Application letters should be written in English Language.

Terms and Conditions of Service

  1. Appointment will be on Contract Terms; renewable subject to satisfactory performance;
  2. 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.



Tanzania National Roads Agency,

P.O. BOX 97,



E-mail: [email protected]

Your application must be submitted not letter than 2nd November, 2022 at 16:00Hrs. Only successful candidates will be notified and invited for an interview.

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