10 Jan 2017

Umeme Limited Jobs in Uganda : Graduate Technician

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Provide field technical support to Engineers in the delivery of customer services, metering, network operations and maintenance of the distribution.

Job Details

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Operations Engineer


About US:

Umeme is a public company cross listed on both the Uganda Securities Exchange and the Nairobi Securities Exchange with over 6,483 shareholders, including high value international institutional investors. Umeme operates under a concession with a structural monopoly in the distribution of electricity across Uganda, distributing 99% of electricity in Uganda through a single buyer model.


Job Summary: The Technician will provide field technical support to Engineers in the delivery of customer services, metering, network operations and maintenance of the distribution infrastructure.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:   

  • Conduct network switching operations.
  • Carry out network inspections including lines, meters and operating equipment.
  • In charge of the installation and securing of meters.
  • Conduct the exercise of data collection and customer mapping.
  • Promptly act and accurately report and/or escalate all safety incidents, near-misses inclusive, in accordance with the Company safety incident reporting procedure.
  • Responsible for the inspection and replacement of domestic energy meters in the district.
  • Ensure all executed works comply with the set Engineering, Regulatory, Operating Regulations on High Voltage Systems (ORHVS) and Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) standards, policies, procedures and rules.
  • Prepare and submit timely and accurate reports as requested by the Supervisor. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  • The ideal candidates for the Umeme Technician jobs should hold Diplomas in Electrical Engineering.
  • Must have scored a credit in O-Level Mathematics.
  • The applicants should have finished the Technical college course between 2015 & 2016.
  • Having driving or motorcycle riding skills will be an added advantage.
  • Age:Below 25 years




How to Apply

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to e-mail their updated CVs and cover letters only to the address: [email protected] Attachments must not be more than 2 MB. Clearly mark in subject field: PPG - Umeme - Technician.

Deadline:  Friday 13th January 2017 by 5PM

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