2 Concessions Monitoring Engineer Job Opportunities – Rural Electrification Agency (REA)

Organization: Rural
Electrification Agency (REA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Concessions Monitoring Engineer (SCME)
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 Concessions Monitoring Engineer will
coordinate, guide and support expansion and proper maintenance of networks in
the service territories while ensuring prudent utility practices in the service
territories and compliance to the lease assets by service providers.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support the Service Providers to carry out network expansion plans
    in the Service Territories.
  • Carry out construction supervision and contract management of grid
    intensification activities, collect, analyze, and manage/maintain an
    updated database of schemes for grid intensification initiatives.
  • Review and analyze network performance tor system planning and
    operation.
  • Ensure network availability and reliability at all times. Support
    and supervise the implementation of network maintenance activities.
  • Participate in commissioning and coordinate receipt and handover of
    completed distribution networks to the Service Providers. .
  • Plan and coordinate implementation of system improvement, upgrade
    and automation activities/works.
  • Plan and support periodic monitoring of Service Territories. Assess
    the performance of Service Providers in relation to leased assets and
    recommend to management areas of support.
  • Perform any other duties as may be reasonably assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Concessions Monitoring Engineer job must hold
    a BSc degree in electrical Engineering or its equivalent with a bias in
    power systems.
  • At least four years of working experience, three of which are in
    power systems and maintenance of electrical equipment.
  • Extensive knowledge of Planning, design, procurement and monitoring
    of Electricity power systems projects.
  • Self-motivated and organized
  • Ability to work quickly and under pressure.
  • Understanding of engineering drawings and principles.
  • Age: Below 30
    years of age
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: 9th November 2018
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