6 Resident Engineer (Assistant Project Engineer Job Opportunities – Rural Electrification Agency (REA)

Organisation: Rural
Electrification Agency (REA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager, Service
Territory Development Operations
About US:
The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) is the Secretariat of the Rural
Electrification Board (REB) as established by Statutory Instrument 2001 No. 75.
The REB’s main function is to oversee the management of the Rural
Electrification Fund (REF) and facilitate the development and implementation of
the Government’s Rural Electrification Programme.
Job Summary: The Resident
Engineer (Assistant Project Engineer) will represent the Agency at the project
site, confirm the progress of construction of the Grid Rural Electrification
Project and ensure quality while liaising with key stakeholders to ensure
smooth project implementation.
Key Duties and
  • Oversee field contract management,
    administration and coordination on behalf of the client.
  • Ensure the contractor’s activities are
    monitored and controlled in accordance with schedule, design
    specifications, and contractual requirements. Supervise construction work
    for quality compliance Confirm supply and use of quality materials as per
    the contract
  • Ensure adherence to construction standards
    and good engineering practices during installation keenly review and
    commend change orders and or construction, and audit poles delivered to
  • Maintain a daily work log
  • Manage and coordinate the entire value
    chain including suppliers, subcontractors and key stakeholders to mitigate
    any risks.
  • Prepare test protocols, schedule and
    facilitate network pre-commissioning and commissioning.
  • Facilitate site meetings and hand over of
    completed network.
  • Carry out periodic defects liability
    inspections/audits; generate snag lists and follow-up correction of snags.
    Report on progress and commitment and performance of the supervision
  • Ensure participation of key stakeholders
    during implementation of the project including the local community and
    service providers.
  • Perform any other duties as specified by
    the Head of PMU.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidates should at least hold
    a Diploma in Electrical Engineering.
  • Possession of a diploma or certification
    in project management will be an added advantage.
  • At least three years’ experience in power
    line construction.
  • Possess a valid Class-B ERA installation
    permit will be a must.
  • Previous experience in project management.
  • Experience of power system commissioning
    and maintenance practices.
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency
    in MS Office applications for project management and report writing.
  • The applicants should be residents in
    these lots; Western Service Territory, Northern Service Territory, Central
    Service Territory and Eastern Service Territory
  • Age: Below 40 years
How to Apply:
All interested and qualified Ugandans should send their applications
including; a cover letter, detailed CV, names and addresses of three referees and
copies of relevant certificates and testimonials addressed and delivered to:
The Executive Director, Rural Electrification Agency, Plot 10 Windsor Loop,
Kololo 2nd Floor, House of Hope, P.O. Box 7317, Kampala – Uganda.
NB: Only short listed
applicants will be contacted.
Deadline: 26th June 2017 by
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