4 Entry Level Shift Assistant Job Vacancies – Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL)

Job Title:        Shift
Assistant (4 Job Vacancies)

Organization: Uganda
Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL)

Duty Station: Uganda

About US:

Uganda Electricity
Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) is a Public Limited Liability Company
incorporated in March 2001 under the Companies Act (Cap 110), the Laws of
Uganda and in conformity with the Electricity Act, 1999. UEGCL started
operation on 1st April 2001 and is wholly owned by the Government of the
Republic of Uganda, with the head office located in Kampala. The mandate of
UEGCL is to establish, acquire, maintain and operate electricity generation
facilities as well as promote Research and Development in the Electricity
generation sector while running the company on sound business principals.

Job Summary:    The Shift
Assistant will oversee plant operations; start-up, loading and shutdown
generations units to maintain production according to requirements from the
Dispatch Engineers while observing plant technical limits and safety of plant
and equipment.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Control of Active and Reactive Power,
    control of Voltage, current, generator winding temperature, turbine and
    generator bearing temperatures etc.
  • Responsible for Start, Run, Synchronize,
    Load, shutdown of turbine generators as per instructions of the Shift
    Charge Engineer.
  • Monitor Plant operation at all times and
    incase of System disturbance, normalize the system through safe and
    accepted switching procedures.
  • Monitor and record meter and instrument
    readings in the control room and other equipment’s as required.
  • Performs all switching that can be done
    from control room and instruct the plant attendant if any to carry out
    switching in the power house according to his instructions.
  • Monitor and Report alarms, trips,
    faults, abnormalities as they are picked up by the control room computers
    or the station and remote automated signalization instrumentation.
  • To monitor and Record instrument
    indications at requisite intervals or as they bring in alarms.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor
    of Science Degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Electronic engineering or
    equivalent from a recognized Institution of higher learning.
  • At least two years’ relevant experience
    of working in a similar position.
  • Proof of “Excellence” in Industrial
    Training from reputable Industrial Establishment Applicants must be
    physically fit, able to climb several stairs.
  • Ability to work under extreme pressures
    and make calm and logical decisions.
  • Astute and good IQ.
  • Good leadership, communication and motivation
  • Ability to work in a team as well as
    lead it.
  • Must be highly organized, systematic         and precise in work.
  • Strong computer skills in spreadsheet and
    some of the Microsoft Office

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should address their applications with
copies of certified academic documents, professional qualifications and
detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating two referees and their full addresses to:

The Chief Human
Resource Officer,

Uganda Electricity
Generation Company Limited,

Block C, Plot 6-9,
Victoria Office Park, Okot Close, Bukoto

P.O Box 75831,

Applications should
be submitted electronically as one attachment only in portable documents format
(pdf) indicating the position applied for in the subject line to email address:


  • Only applications on-line will be
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required
    to present original copies of certified academic documents during
  • Applications without authentic academic
    transcripts will not be considered.
  • UEGCL offers equal opportunities for
    both male and female applicants.

Deadline: 19th August 2019.

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