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Monday, July 17, 2017

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

Vacancy title:
Projects Engineer – Electrical

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 - Electrical
The position, located at Head Office - Annex reports to the Principal Projects Engineer and its primary purpose is to assist in management and supervision of the execution at power transmission plans to meet the future demand in line with company objectives.
MAIN DUTIES
Engineering Design, Procurement 8. Works Supervision

  • Oversee all project activities from detailed design to successful commissioning at power transmission lines and substations in fulfillment at company objectives and strategies.
  • Participate with Planning & Investments department to;
  • Carry out system studies to identity network constraints and recommend optimum solutions to meet existing and future power demands.
  • Prepare conceptual designs, bills of quantities, cost~ benefit analysis and tender documentation tor the design, manufacture, testing, supply, construction, installation and commissioning of transmission substations and lines in accordance to engineering standards and procurement guidelines.
  • Identify optimal substation sites and line routes and provide technical support in the acquisition of right of-way.
  • Prepare/review design calculations, specifications, 7 drawings of transmission line and substation power systems, equipment, earthing, protection, control and communication systems in liaison with end-user departments.
  • 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—off and site handover.
  • Review detailed engineering designs, drawings and technical specifications of transmission lines and substations prepared by contractors and their suppliers.
  • Ensure conformity of designs, drawings, manufacturing processes, and installations to specified engineering standards and best engineering practices. is Review contractors‘ method statements and procedures tor quality assurance.
  • In liaison with user departments, witness, review and sign-oft factory/laboratory/site acceptance tests of equipment, material and works.
  • Supervise, monitor and report on the progress and quality of equipment, material and works and recommend corrective actions wherever necessary inclusive of coordination of network switching operations.
  • 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 & 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 UEFCL, 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.
  • Identity, Monitor and assess project risks and execute necessary mitigation measures.
  • Preparation of 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