Several Fresher Contract Technician Job Opportunities – Umeme

Job Title:  Contract Technician (Several Fresher Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Umeme

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Umeme Limited is Uganda’s main electricity distribution company, listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange and cross listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. The Company operates a 20-year electricity distribution concession effective 1st March 2005, from the Government of Uganda. After the electricity sector reforms in 1999, Uganda adopted a single buyer electricity sector model, where Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) is the System Operator, responsible for the purchase of electricity from all Independent Power Producers, import and export of electricity and being Umeme’s sole supplier. As an electricity distributor, Umeme is licensed to distribute and supply electricity to customers. This mandate involves; operation, maintenance and upgrade of electricity distribution infrastructure, electricity retail and provision of related services. The sector is regulated by the Electricity Regulatory Authority, whose mandate includes setting operating standards and appropriate end user tariffs.


Job Summary:  The Contract Technician role is a key role in the Umeme Network Operations.


The role supports the execution of various electrical engineering works including timely resolution of network faults, execution of network maintenance works, installation and resolution of meter anomalies and meter audits. Ensure constant electricity power supply to the customers.


The Technician performs switching operations, ensures safe and appropriate electrical network operations within areas of operations.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold an Ordinary Diploma in Electrical / Electronics Engineering.
  • At least two (2) years of experience in a fast-paced Engineering Environment.
  • Knowledge of pole climbing is a MUST.
  • Honesty and Integrity.
  • Attention to detail and results oriented.
  • Customer centric and organised.
  • Flexible working hours and willingness to work shifts.
  • Good Communication skills.
  • Good organizational and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Problem-solving skills.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates should apply online at the link below


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Deadline: 19th July 2022


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