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Senior Land Surveyor Career – Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA)

The Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Roads established by the Kenya Roads Act, 2007 with the core mandate of management, development, rehabilitation and maintenance of all public roads in the cities and municipalities in Kenya except where those roads are national roads.
As the leading Government Agency with the above mandate, we wish to competitively fill the position below with suitably qualified Kenyans as follows:
Senior Land Surveyor
Ref: KURA/D&C/11/22
JG 6
5 Posts
Job summary
The job holder will report to the Manager-Survey and assist manager survey in all matters relating to survey and administration.
Duties and responsibilities
·         Assisting in the preparation of survey annual workplans
·         Participating in the provision of survey data during feasibility studies and final design.
·         Identifying survey requirements and standards for specific areas.
·         Preparing survey specifications and Terms of reference for survey works to be contracted out.
·         Supervising survey consultants engaged by the Authority.
·         Carrying out supervision of civil works during construction.
Qualifications and Competencies
·         Degree in Surveying and photogrammetry or equivalent from a recognized University.
·         Be conversant with modern survey equipment(GPS,Total station etc)
·         Should be competent in computer Aided design (CAD), GIS and Image processing software
·         Demonstrate ability work with minimum supervision and be able to lead a team of surveyors
·         Have at least five (5) years working experience in engineering survey in a busy digital map production office. Three of which at a management level.
·         Be a Member of the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK) or equivalent.
·         Strong interpersonal & communication skills with management and leadership skills.
·         Demonstrated ability to build cohesive teams and achieve set targets through team work.
The successful candidates may be required to work either at the Headquarter Offices or any of the Regional Offices as may be required. If you don’t hear from us by 15th of May 2011 please consider yourself unsuccessful.
Only candidates who meet the set criteria should submit applications together with their updated CVs including details of their day time contacts, current and expected remuneration, notice period required to take up appointment where successful, names and contacts of three referees, while at the same time attaching copies of all certificates and testimonials to be hand delivered or mailed so as to reach the Director General at the address below not later than 11th March 2011 at 5:00PM.
All envelopes/applications should have the respective job reference number clearly marked.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
The Director General
Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA)
IKM Building, Bishops Road
P.O. Box 41727-00100, GPO, Nairobi

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