2 Assistant Project Engineering Officer Job Placements – Rural Electrification Agency (REA)

Organization: Rural
Electrification Agency (REA)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project
Coordinator
About US:
Rural Electrification Agency (REA) is the secretariat of the Rural
Electrification Board (REB) established by statutory instrument 2001 No. 75.
REA is mandated to implement Government’s rural electrification programs. The
Government of Uganda through REA is implementing a number of electricity
connection projects with financial support from development partners to meet
national electricity access targets.
Job Summary: The Assistant
Project Engineering Officer (APEO) shall work under the Project Management Unit
(PMU), to represent the Agency at the project site, confirm the progress of
construction on a day to day basis, and to ensure quality and workmanship
compliance, while also liaising with key stakeholders to ensure smooth
implementation of the distribution projects;
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:   
Residing in the
project area, the Assistant project Engineering Officer will be responsible
for;
·        
Assisting with the overall field contract
management, administration and coordination on behalf of the client
·        
Tasked with monitoring the contractor’s
activities in accordance with schedule, design specifications and contractual
requirements.
·        
Supervision of construction work for quality
compliance ensure supply and use of quality materials as per the contract
ensure adherence to construction standards and good engineering practices
during installation review and recommend change orders and or instructions
audit poles delivered to site
·        
Maintaining a daily work log
·        
Overseeing and coordinate the entire value chain
including suppliers, subcontractors and key stakeholders to mitigate any risks
·        
Tasked with the preparation of test protocols,
schedule and facilitate network pre-commissioning and commissioning.
·        
Facilitating site meetings and handover of
completed network.
·        
Conducting periodic defects liability
inspections/audits, generate snag lists and follow-up correction of snags.
·        
In charge of reporting on progress, commitment
and performance of the supervision consultant.
·        
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 pf Department.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the Assistant Project
Engineering Officer job opportunity should must hold a diploma in Electrical
Engineering, a BSc. in Electrical Engineering will be an added advantage.
·        
A minimum of three years of related experience
in power line construction.
·        
Hold a valid class B ERA installation permit
will be an added advantage.
·        
Previous experience in project management.
·        
Experience in power system commissioning and
maintenance practices.
·        
Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in the
use of Ms. Office applications for project management and report writing.
·        
Hold a valid driving license
·        
Age: Below 40 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications including detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant
academic documents together with names of three professional referees (and
their email / day time telephone contacts) to:
The Executive Director, Rural Electrification Agency, Plot 10 Windsor
Loop, Kololo 2nd Floor, House of Hope P.O. Box 7317 Kampala – Uganda.
Deadline: 18th October 2017 by
5:00PM
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