Senior Road Structures Inventory And Condition Surveyor ( MOPW )

The Ministry of Public Works ( MOPW ) offers 2 Vacancies as Senior Road Structures Inventory And Condition Surveyor for Kabul applicants who wish to join this organization, the applicant should have 8 years of Work experience, and the salary will be as organization salary scale, and your job positions will be at Various Provinces of Afghanistan,


  • Location: Various Provinces
  • Organization: The Ministry of Public Works
  • Gender: Male and Female
  • Application type: Online
  • Experience: 8 Years
  • Education:
  • No of Opportunity: 2 Vacancies
  • Vacancy number: MOPW/SRTAP/1400-19
  • Project: Sustainable Reform & Technical Assistance Project (SRTAP)
  • Duty Station: Afghanistan (Various Provinces)
  • Contract Duration: one year
  • Nationality: Afghan
  • Deadline: 15/May/2021
Senior Road Structures Inventory And Condition Surveyor ( MOPW )
Senior Road Structures Inventory And Condition Surveyor ( MOPW )

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage structure inspection schedules and complete work plans;
  • Liaise with MoPW central office and local authorities and get approval prior to site inspection;
  • Carry out desk study and collect historical data pertaining to structures;
  • Carry out inventory survey and fill its template as necessary;
  • Carry out routine and periodic condition surveys of the road structures as planned, meticulously,
  • systematically and in a consistent manner as requested by the team leader;
  • Complete inspection forms, determine defect severity and extent, utilize survey equipment, take
  • pictures, record videos, prepared drawings/sketches, and write inspection summary sheets;
  • Complete Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Check (QC) process in compliance with the
  • Inspection Manuals;
  • Validate data in compliance with the Inspection Manuals and quality control procedures;
  • Estimate quantities and unit prices for repair work as required and assist planning personal on
  • preventative and corrective actions required for maintenance;
  • Carry out traffic counts when necessary and or monitor the traffic counters;
  • Give required instructions to the traffic counters for the selection of traffic counting stations, team
  • management, and counting procedures;
  • Assisting traffic counters team in analyzing traffic counting data required for the planning;
  • Keep soft and hard data on roadway structures such as inspection forms, sketches, drawings,
  • calculations, reports, photos, etc.;
  • Collect and sort data on each roadway structure in various folders for inventory, condition survey,
  • condition index calculations, Html ODK files, etc.;
  • Fill out risk matrix spreadsheets before undertaking trips;
  • Mark all defects in photos by identifying the type, severity, and extent of each defect and record them in
  • the prepared templates;
  • Coordinate with RAMS core team, the Roadway Structures Officer, and GIS specialist to download
  • raw collected data and upload inventory and condition data to the central database in an accurate and
  • reliable manner;
  • Carry out supervision and provide guidance to the data collection Engineer to improve their
  • performance and quality of the works;
  • Participate in missions related to the project review and evaluation;
  • Participate in the preparation and implementation of seminars and training courses;
  • Any other task assigned by the relevant head/supervisor.

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Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in civil engineering, transportation engineering, and or any other similar discipline;
  • Having of personal computer installed with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and AutoCAD software;
  • Having a minimum of 5 years of work experience in road survey, design, maintenance, and construction
  • (general experience) and work experience of road/pavement inventory and condition surveys and
  • condition rating of asphalt, concrete, and DBST pavements (specific experience);
  • Knowledge of standard practices of maintenance and construction for road’s pavements;
  • Basic experience working with GPS and survey equipment as necessary;
  • Required verbal and written communication skills in English;
  • Proven organizational and problem-solving skills;
  • Able to travel to the remote area all over Afghanistan, collect required data and work as part of a
  • team;
  • Physical fitness and able to travel and complete inspection procedure;
  • Perform any other survey-related duties and tasks as assigned by the head/supervisor


  • Familiar with the roads inventory pavement, data collection, and their analysis;
  • Experience with Pavement Surface Evaluation and Rating (PASER) methods;
  • Ability to overcome challenges and work in difficult work environments/conditions (especially in the
  • field);
  • Be able and willing to travel to all provinces and remote location in Afghanistan, including volatile
  • and insecure areas;
  • A high degree of personal initiative and willingness to accept responsibility for poor data collection;
  • Knowledge of road maintenance procedures;
  • Basic knowledge of road geometric and pavement design will be an asset;
  • Use of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and AutoCAD.

Required Documents:

  • CV with an application form for the relevant position;
  • Copy of verified Degree by the Ministry of Higher Education;
  • Copy of verified Afghan ID Card (Tazkera) or Passport copy;
  • Copy of verified last Posting Contract;
  • Copy of other documents seems to be necessary

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to forward their applications and detailed CV to
[email protected], kindly indicate the vacancy number (MoPW/SRTAP/1400-19) and the
post-title (Senior Road Structures Inventory and Condition Surveyor) in the subject line when
applying by email. To the Human Resource Unit – Sustainable Reform and Technical Assistance Project
of Ministry of Public Work Kabul Afghanistan.
Office Add: SRTAP Office, Kabul Jalalabad Road, In front of KMTC, Ministry of Public Work, Kabul