United Nations MONUSCO Careers – Engineering Technician (High and Medium Voltage Engineer)

Organization: United
Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda
 Reports to: Field Engineering Officer
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Take
    lead of, and guide the electrical team in Entebbe Support Base carrying
    out day to day preventative maintenance on high and medium voltage power
    supply network;
  • Design
    a sound operation and maintenance plan for both the Base wide Improvement
    Plan;
  • Directly
    supervise the implementation of Newly designed medium voltage power supply
    system in accordance with National Electrical Distribution(UMEME) policies
    and procedures in the Base wide Improvement Plan according to the current
    and future demands and recommended justified necessary amendments;
  • Offer
    the necessary guidance and support to the electrical team to achieve
    timely and quality implementation of activities:
  • Carry
    out regular field visits to inspect works, review progress and
    determine/receive feedback from the team and the beneficiaries regarding
    emerging challenges and gaps in new plans, providing timely feedback and
    suggestions for changes to the Field Engineering Officer:
  • Organize
    regular project review sessions through participatory methodologies
    involving beneficiaries and other stakeholders in the areas of
    intervention, with the aim of establishing and/or verifying emerging
    needs, gaps and priorities, and communicate these to the Field Engineering
    Officer as part of a continuous program review and improvement process;
  • Compile
    progress reports from the various activity reports as per established
    monitoring plans, formats and schedules and submit to the Field
    Engineering Officer;
  • Ensure
    proper contracting, field level oversight, work certification and payment
    preparation processes for contractors and other service providers engaged
    to execute electrical supply works;
  • Contribute
    towards preparation of budgets and proposals through analysis of field
    data and actual costs incurred on activity implementation;
  • Assist
    the technical team with preparation of bills of quantities and casting of
    activities: Identify staff training needs and recommend on-job or other
    capacity building measures in close consultation with Field Engineering
    Officer;
  • Ensure
    Staff health and safety concerns from dangers of medium voltage
    distribution which is new to DES and ESB are addressed; Perform other
    related duties as assigned by the supervisor
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    candidate should possess a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering,
    Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering field. A
    valid Level A Umeme certificate/license is a must
  • Seven
    years’ experience with thorough technical knowledge of medium to high
    voltage power supply.
  • Significant
    experience with industrial and household level power distribution, hygiene
    promotion, participatory planning and environmental conservation;
  • Experience
    of collaboratively working with local authorities, contractors and service
    providers.
Personal Competencies:
Professionalism: Practical technical training and
problem-solving skills. Ability to perform with minimal supervision, and work
under pressure, often in difficult and demanding conditions
Technological awareness: Understands applicability and limitations of
technology to the work in the field and actively seeks to apply technology to
appropriate tasks.
Planning and Organizing:  Ability to establish priorities and to plan,
coordinate and monitor own work plan and lead team efforts.
Communication: Good communication skills, demonstrate
ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships and motivate
positive staff performance.
How to Apply:
All candidates must attach a
United Nations Personal History form (P-11); 
relevant academic certificate(s)and/or University/High school /secondary
diplomas, a Completed detailed application as specified above referring to this
vacancy announcement should be addressed not later than the established
deadline and addressed to:



Human Resources Section,
Entebbe Support Base, MONUSCO,
P. O. Box 710,
Old Airport,
Entebbe, Uganda
Or by E-mail: monusco-ebb-hr-recruitment@un.org
With reference: Vacancy
MONUSCO/EBB/ES/13/002

NB:

  • Applications from qualified female
    candidates are particularly encouraged.
  • UN staff members must enclose two of
    their latest EPAS
  • Kindly note that all applications will
    be reviewed and only applicants who are short-listed for interviews will
    be contacted.




Deadline: 6th September, 2013
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