Under the direct supervision of
and the overall supervision of the Project Manager, the Laboratory Technician
is required to perform the following duties and responsibilities for UNOPS
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
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.
Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...
Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and inclusion.
Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others. For people managers only: Acts as positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.
Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).
Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.
Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.
Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.
Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.
The UNOPS South Sudan office helps a wide range of local and international partn...
The UNOPS South Sudan office helps a wide range of local and international partners improve the lives of the South Sudanese people by implementing infrastructure and procurement projects. All UNOPS operations have an increasing emphasis on developing national capacities and considering gender, environmental and community concerns. UNOPS is working in a range of sectors in South Sudan including: transport, education, health, post-conflict stabilization and emergency response.
UNOPS supports the
successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuildin...
UNOPS supports the
successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and
development projects around the world. Our mission is to serve people in need
by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners
to manage projects, infrastructure and procurement in a sustainable and
Working in some of
the world’s most challenging environments, our vision is to advance sustainable
implementation practices, always satisfying or surpassing our partners’
With over 7,000
personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical,
technical and management knowledge they need, wherever they need it.
structure and global reach means that we can quickly respond to our partners'
needs, while offering the benefits of economies of scale.