Opportunities at TANROADS Tanga


Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) is a Semi-Autonomous Agency under the Ministry of Works established on July 1, 2000 and is responsible for the day-to- day management of the Tanzania Mainland’s Trunk and Regional roads network as well as construction of Airports. Its primary functions include the management of maintenance and development works, operations of the network and axle load control, the implementation of road safety and environmental measures, provision of advice on the strategic framework, policies and plans for the road sector.


The Regional Manager TAN ROADS – Tanga, on behalf of the Chief Executive is looking for suitable qualified Tanzanian candidates for Regional Manager’s Office and Weighbridge Sections. Interested candidates are invited to apply for the following positions;

JOB TITLE: Weighbridge Operator (2 Posts)

Entry Qualifications

  • Holders of Ordinary Diploma in Civil, Mechanical, Automobile or Electrical Engineering or equivalent from any recognized learning institution;
  • Must be Computer literate; and
  • Must be fluent in both written and spoken Swahili and English Languages.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To carry out activities as described in the EAC Vehicle Load Control Act of 2016 and its Regulations of 2017;
  • To weigh motor vehicles of gross weight (GVW) equal or greater to 3,500kg plying on our public roads;
  • To enforce Axle Load Control by the use of weighbridge scale devices;
  • To enforce road damage fees on the spot for overloaded vehicles;
  • To measure physical dimensions of motor vehicle or any load being carried on the motor vehicle for providing advices to transporter for provision of relevant advice;
  • To record all necessary particulars regarding the motor vehicle being weighed; and
  • To perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Supervisor. Salary Scale: TRDS A.1

JOB TITLE: Technician (Laboratory Materials) (2 Posts)

Entry Qualifications

  • Holders of Ordinary Diploma in Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Highway Engineering or equivalent from any recognized learning institution;
  • Must be computer literate; and

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To carry out in situ testing;
  • To undertake laboratory tests and to monitor tests results and trends;
  • To prepare invoices for materials testing;
  • To undertake laboratory apparatus and equipment calibration;
  • To prepare materials testing reports; and
  • To perform such other related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

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Salary Scale: TRDS A.1

General Conditions

  • Any Tanzanian who meets the conditions and requirements of this advertisement is invited to apply;
  • Applicants who are employed in permanent and pensionable terms are discouraged to apply;
  • Any person with unresolved criminal offences need NOT apply;
  • All applications should have at least two names of referees with their contact address and reliable telephone numbers;
  • All copies of Academic certificates and birth certificates MUST be certified by commissioner for oath or equivalent capacity;
  • Submission of partial transcripts or result slips shall not be accepted;
  • Applicants should be not more than 45 years old; and
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews

Mode of Application

Interested applicants are invited to apply to the undersigned not later than 13th December, 2022 at 16:30 hours attaching to their application letters; CVs, copies of certified academic certificates and copies of certified birth certificates.

Application Letters should be addressed to:

The Regional Manager,
Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS),
P.0 Box 5021,