Electro-Mechanical Manager (Hydro Power Project) – Kikagati Power Company Limited (KPCL)

 

Job Title:    Electro-Mechanical Manager
(Hydro Power Project)

Organisation: Kikagati
Power Company Limited (KPCL)

Duty Station:  Kikagati,
Isingiro District, KPCL Kampala offices or other project location within Uganda

Reports to: KPCL
Project Manager

NB: Available
to start immediately, at the end of December 2020.

 

About US:

Kikagati Power
Company Limited (KPCL) is set to construct a 14MW hydropower plant on the
Kagera river that marks the border between the Republic of Uganda and United
Republic of Tanzania. The project is located within Nyakayojo village, Kikagati
Town Council, Isingiro district in Uganda and Murongo village, Murongo ward,
Kyerwa District in Kagera region.

 

Job Summary:  The Company seeks to hire an
Electro-Mechanical Manager based in Uganda.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The role will include, but not be limited to,
the following activities and responsibilities:

·       
Harmonize
Project technical compliance with relevant local authorities.

·       
Inspect,
supervise, and monitor EPC contractor/subcontractor quality and performance.

·       
Maintain
records of materials and equipment certifications, inspection reports.

·       
Oversee
performance of subcontractors during construction and installation and provide
direction with approval from Project/Line manager.

·       
Review
installation documents from the E&M contractor.

·       
Schedule
and Follow up all subcontractor work and deliveries as provided by the
Project/Line Manager.

·       
Follow-up
on commissioning activities.

·       
Supervise
and train electro-mechanical team(s) of engineers and technicians.

·       
Meet
construction and operational standards as directed by the Company and Project
requirements.

·       
Sign
acceptance of the various completed electro-mechanical works components,
processes, and installations on behalf of the Project Manager.

·       
Review
proposed materials, designs, manuals, schedules, and work plans.

·       
Responsibility
for Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality performance of contractors and
the project for the Electro-Mechanical department generally.

·       
Liaise
with consultants, contractors, local, regional, and state stakeholders.

·       
Initiate
and develop proposals to reduce overall project costs.

·       
Attend
Factory Acceptance Tests (in-country or overseas) as required by the project.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
Engineering
Degree in Mechanical or Electrical from a reputable University.

·       
Fluent
in English (written and oral).

·       
Total
experience of a minimum of 15 years in the hydropower sector.

·       
Minimum
of 5 years of experience at site (erection follow-up).

·       
Have
strong experience in commissioning.

·       
Good
knowledge of both electrical and mechanical components of a Hydropower project.

·       
Managerial
experience.

·       
Preferably
experience with Kaplan pit type turbine.

 

NB: Available to start immediately, at the end of
December 2020.

 

How to Apply:

If your profile fits
the above role and you have the desire to be part of our team, please send your
CV and cover letter clearly stating the job role you are applying for to:

 

Procurement@berkeley-energy.ug

 

Deadline: Thursday 10th December 2020 by 5:00pm

 

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