Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Roads Technician within the Municipal Council of Mbabane.

Main Purpose of the job

Main Purpose of the job to coordinate all tasks on site and supervise works. This includes carrying out administrative tasks as assigned by the road works manager.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Supervise and allocate work to subordinates
  • Appraise subordinate staff on a regular basis
  • Promote teamwork and efficiency in operations
  • Coordinate tasks of all units during implementation of CIPs
  • Assist in the procurement of material in accordance with the approved budget estimates
  • Conduct regular site inspection within the urban area to identify areas that need maintenance work
  • Resource scheduling
  • Programming of project activities
  • Attend to customer complaints
  • Ensure that all drivers adhere to transport policy and that vehicles and plant are kept clean and have no unattended faults
  • Identify potential hazards on site and take appropriate preventative action
  • Ensure that safety precautions are adhered to and that PPE is used all times
  • Record daily progress on all operations on site and assist in compiling quarterly reports

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • 4 years’ experience (full time – post qualification)
  • Valid light duty driver’s license

Key Competencies (Knowledge and Skills):

  • Application of OHS measures
  • Ability to read and interpret work drawings
  • Computer literacy (word processor, spreadsheets, AutoCAD)
  • Trouble shooting and fault finding
  • Ability to set out structures and road alignment using the Theodolite
  • Be able to operate a levelling machine i.e. dumpy level
  • Exposure to bulk earthworks and concrete related works
  • Be able to prepare project cost estimates
  • Be able to interpret Construction drawings
  • Experience in cost control, forecasting, project planning, programming and coordinating project activities


In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, only emailed applications will be accepted. Please email applications accompanied by a full CV with certified copies of academic qualifications marked “Roads Technician” to:

Human Resources Manager

Municipal Council of Mbabane

P.O. Box 1



Email: recruitment@mbacity.org.sz

Please note: If you are not contacted by us after 3 weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful.

The closing date for applications is 23rd July 2021