Substation Engineer Job Placement - Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)

Job Title:        Substation Engineer
Organisation: Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager

About US:
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) is responsible for bulk purchase of electricity from the generating companies and selling the electricity in bulk to the distribution companies throughout Uganda. UETCL is also responsible for all exports and imports of electricity to Uganda. UETCL envisions: “To become a leading strategic business partner in the transmission and Single Buyer Business and to support sustainable energy development in Uganda.”

Job Summary: The Substation Engineer will actively participate in the procurement of Contractors, and in construction management and supervision during execution of the contracts up to completion.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Participate in tendering, bids evaluation up to contract award.
  • Tasked with reviewing and causing approval of designs as submitted by the Contractor through the Supervision Consultant.
  • In charge of reviewing Contractors’ procedures for Quality Assurance through the Supervision Consultant for the designs, manufacture, installation, testing and handover.
  • Working closely with the Consultant for works supervision to carryout daily Supervision of all physical works particularly on electrical engineering aspects of the substations.
  • Co-ordinating all Electrical engineering related works and ensure that UETCL gets value for money solutions.
  • Supervising all electrical engineering related works so as to achieve quality and economy of works in line with the contract requirements.
  • In charge of monitoring project activities in accordance with project work plans and take corrective action to ensure timely delivery and cost effective outputs.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant for the UETCL Substation Engineer career opportunity should hold a University Degree in Electrical or Civil Engineering or similar relevant qualification.
  • Professional registration with relevant body.
  • Additional training in Project Management will be added advantage.
  • At least five years of experience in the construction and or construction supervision/management of least three (3) substations or must have been involved in substation maintenance
  • Broad and comprehensive knowledge of Industrial & SHE regulations.
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in Ms Projects or similar project scheduling and monitoring tool.
  • Hold a valid National Driving Permit.
  • Good analytical skills, Interpersonal skills, Supervisory skills, Report writing skills.
  • Ability to withstand stressful work situations and have willingness to work long hours outside the normal hours.
  • A person of high integrity, must be highly motivated, innovative and a committed team player.
  • Willingness to travel extensively and be away from duty station for extended periods.

How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send their applications enclosing photocopies of academic qualification certificates and testimonials along with their curriculum vitae indicating contact postal address, daytime contact telephone, fax or e-mail and giving three (3) referees to:

The Manager,
Human Resource and Administration
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited
P.O. Box 7625
Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 18th August 2017


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