Job Opportunity at TANROADS Arusha – Material Engineer

Material Engineer  

Ref. No. AB.267/322/01/27

The Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS), is an Agency under the Ministry of Works and Transport which is responsible for the Development and Maintenance of the Trunk and Regional Roads Network in Tanzania Mainland. Apart from this, it is also responsible in conducting Axle Load Control Operations and Airport Construction.

The Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) for and on behalf of the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania entered into a Contract for the Upgrading of Mianzini – Olemringaringa – Ngaramtoni Juu & Olemringaringa – Sambasha/Timbolo Roads to Bitumen Standard (18km). The duration of Construction Supervision and Defects Liability Period is 15 and 12 calendar months respectively.

The Regional Manager’s office TANROADS – Arusha, on behalf of the Chief Executive, TANROADS intends to recruit qualified and competent Staff to fill the following vacant posts on contracts bases within the Region.

Successful applicants must be ready to work for considerable lengths of time in Arusha Region within the project area if situation warrant.


The Soils/Materials Engineer shall be responsible for conducting and supervising the materials investigation with a view to achieving optimal design and construction strategy. The Soils/Materials Engineer shall carry out the pavement design and should be conversant with current practice in testing and pavement construction techniques.

He/She must be a registered professional Civil Engineer with a degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification. A postgraduate qualification in geotechnical or pavement engineering is an added advantage. Preferably, He/She must demonstrate the following qualification: possess five (5) years of cumulative experience related to materials testing, soils investigation and pavement design and construction of roads and bridges: served in similar capacity in two (2) assignments of similar nature in the last 5 years. Additional years/assignments will be an added advantage. Fluency in written and spoken English is mandatory.


  • Applicants must attach an up – to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts: postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers:
  • Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement:
  • Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates;
  • Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificate;
  • Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts:
  • Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates:
  • Professional Registration and Training Certificates from respective Registration or Regulatory Bodies, (where applicable):
  • Birth certificate;
  • Submission of the following documents is strictly not acceptable; –
  • Form IV and form VI results slips;
  • Testimonials and all Partial transcripts
  • An applicant should indicate three relevant referees with their reliable contacts;
  • Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary, Advanced level or universities/colleges should be authenticated by the National respective organs (NECTA, NACTE or TCU).
  • A signed APPLICATION LETTER should either be in Swahili or English.
  • Only short listed candidates will be informed for interview and;
  • Presentation of forged certificates and other information will render to necessitate legal action;


Regional Manager,

Tanzania National Roads Agency,

P.0. Box 3094,


Deadline for application is Friday, 4th March, 2022.

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