Job Purpose:
Reporting to the Carriage & Wagon Inspector, the Carriage & Wagons examiner conducts inspections, maintenance and repairs to wagons and coaches.

Principal Accountabilities Deliverables
1 Conducts inspections of wagons and coaches at CXR repair centers and marshalling yards.

• Prepares Statistics and statements of Wagons and Coaches performance, sick, count failures, production and other operating matters and advises the Carriage & Wagon Inspector.
• Investigates reports on carriage and wagon failures and repairs to determine modification or revising to maintenance schedules.
• Investigates reports on damages to wagons caused by loading and unloading practices to develop solutions to basic.
• Ascertains that Trains are safe with functional braking systems.
• Ascertains that Carriages & Wagons are well maintained.
• Ascertains that CXR repair centers are safe for working environment

2 Performs scheduled maintenance, unscheduled repairs, and tests carriage & wagons to established set of standards at CXR repair centers
• Carries out scheduled maintenance,
• Carries out unscheduled repairs ,
• Tests carriages & Wagons to established set of standards at CXR Repair Centers
• Requisitions for materials for maintenance & repairs
• Accounts for the materials
• Submits reports to the Carriage & Wagon Inspector

3 Ensures that trains are prepared & adheres to performance and quality standards

• Follows appropriate train preparations practices and adheres to performance and quality stipulations as per maintenance and operational requirements

4 Assists in Rolling Stock accidents / failures

• Participates in rolling stock accidents / failures.
• Prepares & submits reports

5 Responsible for Documentation
• Completes documentation accurately and on time.
• Submits reports

6 Responsible for good working environment and safety of personnel, tools and machinery at CXR repair centers.
• Creates safe & conducive working environment for staff
• Takes care of safety of machinery, tools etc at the CXR Repair Center

7 Performs other duties assigned

• Willingly Carries out other duties that may be assigned by supervisor

• At least a Certificate in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent from a recognized institution.
• A Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent is an added advantage
• Skills in Computer applications particularly; Microsoft Access, Excel, Word Processing and PowerPoint.
• Capable of working under pressure.
• Ability to work with people of diverse cultural /ethnic background, gender, and beliefs.


How to apply

All suitable, qualified and interested candidates with the relevant qualifications and experience should send their application letters, curriculum vitae and copies of academic certificates, Transcripts, National Identity Card, appointment letters to the current job, together with one (1) recent passport photograph by email to: . Kindly merge all your documents and send them in one attachment in word or PDF format not exceeding 2MBs.
Address to the Acting Managing Director, Uganda Railway Corporation and hand deliver to URC headquarters. The closing date of receiving applications is Friday 17th February, 2023 at 3:00pm.

• Only successful candidates will be contacted.
• Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
• Beware of fraud stars.