AECOM Assistant Resident Engineer in Kampala, Uganda

Requisition/Vacancy No. 143813BR

Position Title Assistant Resident Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Infrastructure Services

Country Uganda

State/Province/Region UG - Kampala

City Kampala

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

Infrastructure Services

We are planners, materials scientists, engineers, engagement consultants, asset managers and geotechnical specialists. Our team works to shape and influence some of our world’s most complex and challenging infrastructure. We also provide complementary services to other AECOM teams working in the sectors of Mining, Transportation, Manufacturing, Industrial and Water.

Job Summary

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Will report to the Resident Engineer.

  • Will act on behalf of the RE in his absence.

  • Implement the requirements of the Construction Discipline Quality Manual.

  • Complete self-audit form on a monthly basis.

  • Maintain site dairy.

  • Arrange testing of materials and workmanship, issue job requests to the laboratory.

  • Establish dates for the technical meetings, compile the agenda and minutes and distribute them.

  • Attend safety meetings.

  • Update the drawings with “As Built” information on a continuous basis.

  • Update the “As Built” materials documentation on a continuous basis.

  • Ensure that all work is submitted for approval and implement the “Request for Approval of Work” procedure.

  • Liaise with the Designer with regards to material mix designs and facilitate approval thereof.

  • Monitor the establishment of the testing facility.

  • Receive test results from the Lab Manager.

  • Check all materials and products that are delivered to site.

  • Perform visual inspections.

  • Evaluate and approve work and maintain required registers.

  • Take photographs on a regular basis.

  • Prepare snag lists.

  • Finalise site records and prepare for storage.

  • Make contributions to the monthly construction report.

Minimum Requirements

  • 10 years post graduate experience of carrying out road design and construction supervision of which at least 3 years as Assistant Resident Engineer or project manager on road construction or rehabilitation projects.

  • 3 years relevant experience in developing countries on similar assignments.

  • The position is for locals in Uganda (Not expats).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or internationally recognised equivalent.

  • Chartered Civil Engineer or Registered with an equivalent Engineering Professional Organisation.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.