5 Assistant Project Engineer Job Vacancies – Rural Electrification Agency (REA)

Job Title:      Assistant
Project Engineer (5 Job Placements)

Organization: Rural
Electrification Agency (REA)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior
Project Engineer

              

About US:

The Rural
Electrification Agency (REA) is the Secretariat of the Rural Electrification
Board (REB). The REB’s main function is to oversee the management of the Rural
Electrification Fund (REF) and facilitate the development and implementation of
rural electrification projects under several sources of funding.

 

Job Summary:  The Assistant Project Engineers will represent
the Agency at the project site, confirm the progress of construction of the
Grid and ensure quality of works while liaising with key stakeholders to ensure
smooth project implementation.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Contract
Management:

·       
Ensure
submission of Contractors securities and verification by REA

·       
Schedule
and facilitate timely site handover

·       
Ensure
timely submission and preparation of reports, programs and key contractual
deliverables throughout the implementation period.

·       
Review,
update and approve reports and deliverables throughout the implementation
period.

·       
Supervision
of construction works for quality compliance:

·       
Ensure
supply and use of quality material as per specifications in the Contracts.

·       
Ensure
adherence to good engineering practices with reference to the Contracts and the
engineering memorandum.

·       
Review
and recommend approval of change orders and or instructions to avoid
compensation events.

·       
Ensure
the contractor’s activities are monitored and controlled in accordance with
schedule, design specifications, and contractual requirements. Supervise
construction work for quality compliance

·       
Ensure
adherence to construction standards and good engineering practices during
installation

·       
Undertake
audit of all materials delivered to site.

·       
Maintain
a daily work log

·       
Prepare
test protocols, schedule and facilitate network pre-commissioning and
commissioning.

·       
Facilitate
site meetings and hand over of completed network.

·       
Report
on progress and commitment and performance of the supervision consultants

·       
Ensure
participation of key stakeholders during implementation of the project
including the local community and service providers.

·       
Participate
in pre-commissioning and commissioning exercises for the projects.

·       
Enhance
and promote the image of REA

·       
Participate
in stakeholder meetings during implementation of projects.

·       
Project
monitoring, control and quality management

·       
Oversee
the entire value chain including suppliers, sub-contractors and key stakeholders
to mitigate any risks.

·       
Confirm
placement of orders and delivery schedules with suppliers.

·       
Review
and recommend approval of subcontractors in line with contractual requirements
including conducting due- diligence.

·       
Review
and certify progress of works and subsequent payments.

·       
Schedule
and facilitate monthly top level progress review meetings with project managers
at REA offices.

·       
Supervision,
monitoring and correction of defects during Defects Liability Period.

·       
Schedule
and conduct periodic defect liability inspections/audits, generate snag list
and follow up correction of snags.

·       
Schedule
and facilitate final defects liability inspection with all major stakeholders.

·       
Prepare
comprehensive project closure reports

·       
Assess
overall performance of contractors.

·       
Monitor
environmental and social compliance.

·       
Liaise
with safeguards personnel to ensure that project implementation complies with
environmental and social safeguards requirements.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Diploma in Electrical Engineering.

·       
A
diploma or certification in project management will be an added advantage.

·       
Working
experience of at least 3 years in power line construction.

·       
Experience
in project management.

·       
Experience
of power system commissioning and maintenance practices.

·       
Computer
literate and able to use MS Office applications for project management and
report writing.

·       
Must be
below 40 years of age

 

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send a typed cover letter, together with a current CV, copies of
academic transcripts and certificates plus names and addresses of three (3)
reputable referees should be directly submitted to:

 

The Chief Executive
Officer

Rural
Electrification Agency

Plot 10 Windsor Loop
Kololo

2nd Floor, House Of
Hope

P.o box 7317
kampala. Uganda

 

Deadline: 7th August 2020 by 2:00pm

 

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