UETCL Jobs – Senior Civil Engineer at Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited

Job
Title:  Senior Civil Engineer
Organisation:  Uganda
Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to
: Principal
Development Engineer
About
UETCL:
A Brief on the Company
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) is responsible for bulk
purchase of electricity front 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. Our
Vision is: “To become a leading strategic business partner in the
transmission and Single Buyer Business and to support sustainable energy
development in Uganda” Our Mission is:
  • To
    dispatch, transmit quality and reliable bulk power in a viable and
    efficient manner
  • To
    be an efficient and commercially focused single buyer actor
  • To
    mitigate emergency power situations in Uganda.
Job
Summary
: The main
responsibility is to provide quality civil and structural engineering services
to the Company
 Key
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan
    and implement activities of the Civil Engineering Unit in line with
    sectional approved budget and company objectives
  • Evaluate
    site and other prevailing conditions and develop architectural drawings
    according to technical standards and company objectives.
  • Design
    and implement the Civil Engineering/ Structural projects (Buildings,
    Foundations, Access roads, Towers, bridges etc) in accordance to
    engineering standards and Company objectives,
  • Prepare
    Tender Documents/Bill of quantities for Civil Engineering projects and
    participate in evaluation of proposals in line with engineering standards
    and procurement guidelines.
  • Provide
    specialist technical support to the organization, review Civil Engineering
    designs, drawings, and documents prepared by consultants in line with
    Engineering standards and company objectives.
  • Conduct
    construction sites supervision to monitor, coordinate, schedule, and
    evaluate the implementation of on-going projects and ensure implementation
    is in accordance with the design, drawing, specifications, bills of
    quantities, scope, time schedule, Company guidelines and objectives.
  • Prepare
    daily, monthly and annual progress reports in line with the departmental KPI’s
    and company objectives.
  • Prepare
    and collate inputs to the annual sectional budgets and ensure
    implementation of the approved budget programme activities.
  • Verify
    and certify civil works, supplies and services payments and prepare
    payment certificates in accordance with financial regulations.
  • Lead,
    coordinate and evaluate performance of staff in the Unit in line with
    human resource guidelines. And to carry-out any other duties as may be
    assigned from time to time.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
  • The
    candidate should hold a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent
    professional qualification.
  • Post
    Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management or Business
    Administration will be an added advantage.
  • Experience
    of at least three (3) years in supervision of works and projects;
    preparation of Bills of Quantity; Civil Engineering and Structural
    designs.
  • Significant
    experience with donor funded projects and reporting practices.
  • Computer
    literacy required.
  • Good
    supervisory and interpersonal skills.
  • Good
    analytical and communication skills.
  • Must
    be able to withstand stressful work situations and have willingness to
    work for long hours outside the official working hours.
  • A
    person of high integrity, honesty, motivated, innovative and a committed
    team player.
  • Valid
    National Driving Permit.
  • Membership
    of UIPE
Age: Not above 35 years
How
to Apply:
All suitable and qualified
candidates should submit their applications enclosing photocopies of academic
qualifications certificates and testimonials along with their curriculum vitae
indicating contact postal address, daytime contact telephone, fax or e-mail and
giving three referees to: The Manager, Human Resource and Administration Uganda
Electricity Transmission Company Limited. P.O. Box 7625, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 7th August 2013
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