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Monday, July 17, 2017

Projects Engineer - Civil Job at Uganda Electricity Transmission Company - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Projects Engineer - Civil

Jobs at:
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company

Deadline of this Job:
21st July 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
UETCL seeks suitably qualified Ugandans to immediately fill vacancies of:
Projects Engineer - Civil
  • The position, located at Head Office
  • Annex reports to the Principal Projects Engineer and its primary purpose 2 is to assist in management and supervision at the execution of power transmission plans to meet the future demand in line with company objectives.
MAIN DUTIES
Engineering Design. Procurement & Works Supervision

  • Oversee all project activities from detailed design to successful commissioning of power transmission substations and lines in fulfilment of Company objectives and strategies.
  • Participate with Planning and Investments department to:
  • Prepare conceptual designs, bills of quantities, cost» benefit analysis and tender documentation for the design, manufacture, testing, supply, construction. installation and commissioning of transmission substations and lines in accordance to engineering . standards and procurement guidelines.
  • Identity optimal substation sites and line routes and . provide technical support in the acquisition of right - of-way.
  • Prepare/Review design calculations, specifications. drawings ot line routes & profiles: support structures, tower foundations & access roads; substation earthworks, roads. fencing, equipment foundations & Control buildings and all related civil/structural works.
  • Witness and review geotectinical investigations at tower spots and Substation equipment locations.
  • Give technical support during the bidding process in the coordination of bid clarification, pre-bid site visits. bid evaluation. and pre-award meetings, and preparation of draft contracts.
  • Prepare project implementation and procurement plans and track the implementation.
  • Coordinate the project kick-oft and site handover.
  • Review detailed engineering designs, drawings and technical specifications of transmission lines ‘ and substations prepared by contractors and their supplies.
  • Ensure conformity of designs. drawings. manufacturing processes and installations to specified engineering standards and best engineering practices.
  • Review contractors’ method statements and procedures for quality assurance.
  • In liaison with user departments, witness, review and sign-oft Factory/Laboratory/Site Acceptance tests of equipment, material, concrete and structures. n Supervise, monitor and report on the progress and quality of equipment. material and works and recommend corrective actions wherever necessary.
  • Verify Consultants‘ and Contractors‘ interim and final invoices against agreed project milestones and deliverables.
  • Review and advise on change proposals and ensure validity of contract amendments.
  • Review commissioning protocol and coordinate the inspection and commissioning tests of completed installations and works and subsequent UETCL's takeover of operationally accepted facilities with verified as-built documentation and operation Si maintenance manuals.
  • Monitor the operational performance of installed facilities during Defects Liability Period and ensure that identified snags are rectified by the contractor.
  • Monitor and ensure effective coordination between UETCL. Consultants, Contractors, Financiers and all other project stakeholders to attain execution of the contract scope within approved budget and timelines.
  • Ensure compliance to safety, social. health and environment regulations and project-specific requirements. Monitor and assess project risks and execute necessary mitigation measures.
  • Identify, Monitor and assess project risks and execute necessary mitigation measures.
  • Prepare ot reports for different stakeholders. And carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Job application procedure
Interested persons should visit UEICL website www.uetcl.com for details of the job requirement and send their applications enclosing photocopies of academic qualifications certificates and testimonials along with their curriculum vitae indicating contract postal address. daytime contact telephone. or fax or e-mail and giving three referees to:
The Manager,
Human Resource and Administration
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited
P.O. Box 7625, KAMPALA