Laboratory Technician

Job categories Engineering
Vacancy code VA/2017/B5304/13029
Department/office AFR, KEOH, South Sudan
Duty station Juba, South Sudan
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-8
Duration 12 months
Application period 13-Sep-2017 to 27-Sep-2017

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

This vacancy has been cancelled.

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Under the direct supervision of Project/Road Engineer and the overall supervision of the Project Manager, the Laboratory Technician is required to perform the following duties and responsibilities for UNOPS implemented projects:

  • Setting up laboratories;
  • Supervising the laboratory work and supervise cleaning of laboratory equipment;
  • Conducting field testing;
  • Conducting in-house laboratory testing;
  • Collects samples from existing ground for evaluation;
  • Collects samples from borrow pits and samples of natural stone, sand and other materials;
  • Maintaining the quality assurance system with respect to sources of material, material testing, tests on completed elements of work, acceptance criteria, keeping in view the specifications for works;
  • Reviewing mix designs of bituminous concrete and cement concrete specified to or proposed by the contractor and suggesting modifications in the mix design;
  • Ensuring that the contractors’/consultants’ personnel carrying out field and laboratory tests are properly trained and carry out tests in accordance with the specified methods;
  • Keeps appropriate records of all test results in hard and/or soft copies as appropriate;
  • Assists the Project Engineer/Road Engineer during the preparation of reports.

Education Professional certification/diploma in the relevant field is ...


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Contract type: Local ICA Specialist Contract level: 8 Contract duration: On...

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