4 Fresher Electrical Maintenance Technician Job Vacancies – Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL)

Organization: Uganda
Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Electrical
Maintenance Engineer
About UEGCL:
Uganda
Electricity Generation Company Ltd was incorporated in March 2001 under the
Companies Act, 2012 on the basis of the Public Enterprises Reform and
Divestiture Act, Cap 98 and Electricity Act, Cap 145.  UEGCL is wholly owned by the Government of
the Republic of Uganda. UEGCL’s key role is to – carry on the business of
electric power generation and sale within Uganda or for export to neighbouring
countries; build, operate and maintain Electricity Generation Plants; monitor
the operation and maintenance of its Concessioned Assets – Nalubaale and Kiira
Power Stations; provide Technical Support as and when required by the Government
of the Republic of Uganda through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral
Development; Implement Flagship Hydropower Plant Projects of Karuma (600MW) and
Isimba (183MW; organize, support, encourage and maintain training facilities in
technical and related fields, amongst others.
Job Summary: The Electrical
Maintenance Technician will ensure that the electrical elements in the power
plant run smoothly to generate power. The incumbent checks electrical machines
and machine components, tests their efficiency and makes repairs wherever
necessary and suggests improvement to machines for better performance. The
Electrical Technician will work under the supervision of the electrical
Engineer to evaluate the condition of electrical machines, diagnosing problems
and where possible propose improvements changes. He/she shall supervise the
team of electricians and fitters based at site and allot maintenance
responsibilities while making sure that all safety procedures are adhered to.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Maintain 24/7 Plant power generation operation while
focusing on safe, efficient, reliable maintenance and operation of equipment to
ensure quality power supply to the Grid.
·        
In charge of electrical troubleshooting with
objective of preventive maintenance and repair of AC and DC Drives, PLC troubleshooting
etc.
·        
Execution of the preventative maintenance programs,
as shall ve instructed by the electrical engineer
·        
Ready to work in continuous improvement culture in
the maintenance of the power plant using engineering principles
·        
Keep plant/equipment performance and repair records
to enable quality assessment
·        
Under the direction of the Electrical Maintenance
Engineer, actively participate in the Identification and evaluation of capital
projects including identifying scope, cost, milestones, etc.
·        
Works closely with Electricians and workers under
him in all aspects of their work.
·        
Serves as a key resource for safety related issues
with the goal of meeting/exceeding OSHA requirements for a safe workplace.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
        
·        
The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree
in Electrical engineering (light or heavy current), Electronic engineering,
manufacturing process control or related field.
·        
Hold post graduate diplomas and certificates in
other fields of engineering such as mechatronics, automation etc. is an added
advantage.
·        
Attained industrial/pupilage engineering training in
related field.
·        
Excellent knowledge regarding machines, spare parts,
operations and maintenance
·        
Excellent observation skills
·        
Excellent analytical skills
·        
Broad understanding and knowledge regarding safety
measures
·        
Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving
abilities
·        
Ability to work under stress and be on call at any
time
·        
Good leadership, communication and motivation skills
·        
Ability to work in a team hands on as well as lead
it
·        
Must be highly organized, systematic and precise in
work
·        
Good computer skills in related software application
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with copies
of their academic documents and detailed CVs indicating two referees and their
full addresses to:
The Chief
Executive Officer,
Uganda
Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL),
3rd Floor,
UEDCL Tower,
Plot 37
Nakasero Road,
P.O. Box 75831,
Kampala. Uganda
Or to the
Company’s branch office
Plot 18-20
Faraday Road, Amberley Estate,
P.O. Box 1101,
Jinja Uganda
Deadline: Friday, 6th
November, 2015 by 5.00 p.m.

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