Senior Land Surveyor (Topographical Surveyor) at TANROADS

Job Title: Senior Land Surveyor (Topographical Surveyor)

The Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) is seeking to employ a Senior Land Surveyor (Topographical Surveyor). All the job details can be found below:

The Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS), is a Semi-Autonomous Agency in the Ministry of Works and Transport established on 1st July, 2000. It is responsible for day to day management of the Tanzania mainland’s Trunk and Regional Roads Network as well as construction of Airports.

The Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) on behalf of the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania has entered into a Contract for the construction of Simiyu Bridge (150M) and its approach road (3KM) to bitumen standard.

The Regional Manager’s Office, TANROADS Mwanza on behalf of the Chief Executive, intends to recruit qualified and competent staff to fill vacant posts on specified contract for the aforementioned project in the following fields:

Job Title: Senior Land Surveyor (Topographical Surveyor)

Entry Qualifications

Must be a Tanzanian Citizen who is a holder of Bachelor Degree or Advanced Diploma in one of the following fields: Land Surveying, Geomatics or equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institutions with working experience of at least five (5) years in related field. Must be registered by NCPS as professional Land Surveyor.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Prepare and maintain sketches, maps and reports of works performed;
  2. Review survey data for accuracy, including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites;
  • Direct or conduct surveys in order to establish legal boundaries for properties;
  1. Record the results of surveys, including the shape, contour, location, elevation, and dimensions of land or land features;
  2. Search legal records, survey records, and land titles in order to obtain information about property boundaries in areas to be surveyed;
  3. Coordinate findings with engineers, clients, and other stakeholders concerned with projects;
  • Adjust surveying instruments in order to maintain their accuracy;
  • Establish fixed points for use in making maps, using geodetic and engineering instruments;
  1. Determine longitudes and latitudes of important features and boundaries in survey areas;
  2. Develop criteria for survey methods and procedures;
  3. Determine specifications for photographic equipment to be used for aerial photography; and
  • Perform such other related duties as may be assigned by Supervisor.

NB: – Contract duration is Eighteen (18) months

Mode of Application

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 15th December, 2023.

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 1410,