Principal Engineer II (Residents Engineer) at TANROADS

Job Title: Principal Engineer II (Resident Engineer)

Job location: Kahama, Shinyanga

Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) is seeking applications from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individual to fill up the position of Principal Engineer II (Resident Engineer).

Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) is vested with the responsibility of Maintenance and Development of the Trunk and Regional Roads Network in Tanzania Mainland. It is also responsi­ble in conducting Axle Load Control Operations using weighbridge scales.

The Regional Manager TANROADS Shinyanga on behalf of the Chief Executive TAN ROADS is looking for suitable qualified and competent Tanzanians to fill vacant posts available for the project of Upgrading of Kahama – Bulyanhulu Junction – Kakola (73KM) Road to Bitumen Standard; Contract No: AE/001/2022-23/HQ/W/70.

TANROADS therefore intends to recruit qualified and competent staff to fill vacancy posts on specified contract for the aforementioned project in the following fields.

Entry Qualification:

Holders of Master Degree in one of the following fields: Civil Engineering, Highway Engineering, Transportation Engineering or equivalent from a recognized Institutions with working experience of at least ten (10) years in related field. Must be registered by ERB as Professional Engineer.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Shall head the site staff and shall be responsible for all technical and administrative aspects on site
  • To supervise contractor at site and force account operations
  • To prepare work plans for the project
  • To manage quality control;
  • To manage project contracts
  • To prepare progress reports for contracts;
  • To process contractor invoices and facilitates payments;
  • To attend regular site meetings and prepare minutes;
  • To monitor implementation of Social and Environmental Impact mitigation measures during the construction of the works in consultation with the Environmental Specialist of TANROADS.
  • Keeping updated all records including reports, works diaries, correspondences, instructions given to contractor(s), test records, measurement and quantity calculations, payment records and all other relevant documents pertaining to the works operations and supervision contracts; and
  • To perform such other related duties as may be assigned by the Project Manager (PM)

Successful applicants must be ready to work for considerable lengths of time in Kahama District where the project is located.

Terms of Service:

The Terms of Employment: Specified Contract for 1 year

Salary: TANROADS Salary scale with other site allowances as per TANROADS Incentive Policy
All interested and qualified Tanzanians are invited to submit their applications enclosing their detailed and signed Curriculum Vitae, Certified Copies of relevant Education and Professional Certif­icates with names of two reputable referees and their contact addresses, telephone number (s) and e-mail addresses, so as to reach the below mentioned addressee not letter than 16.30 hours on 17th February, 2024.

Late Applications will not be considered for evaluation under this recruitment.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Those applicants who will not be contacted for interview should con­sider themselves unsuccessful.

Applications should be submitted to:-

The Regional Manager,


P 0 Box 62,


Regional Managers Office: Ushirika Area, Mwanza Road, P. O. Box 62, Shinyanga. Tell: 028-2762592, 2763941,

Fax: 028-2762551,2763141 Email:

TANROADS is an Executive Agency of the Ministry of Works established under the Executive Agencies Act, 1997