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Monday, July 3, 2017

Protection and Metering Engineering Officer. Job at Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited ( UEDCL ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Protection and Metering Engineering Officer.

Jobs at:
Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited ( UEDCL )

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 5:00pm, Friday, 7th July 2017.

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Brief Company Profile:
Our Client, Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited ( UEDCL ) is a limited liability company incorporated in Uganda under the Companies Act. UEDCL owns the 33KV and below voltage electricity distribution network and all the operational assets associated with the business currently leased to Umeme Ltd. The company monitors Umeme Ltd investment, generation and distribution of power in eight territories covering over 60 districts, operation of the pole plant, and execution of some rural electrification schemes on behalf of Government. UEDCL has hired Q-Sourcing Limited to recruit qualified, competent and highly motivated Ugandans for the following roles:
Job Code: QSL-UEDCL-PMEO-004/17
Job Position: Protection and Metering Engineering Officer.
Reports to: Chief Technical Services Officer
Job Purpose:
To ensure healthy and operational power system protection, end-user energy meters and Bulk Supply boundary energy meters.
Key Performance Areas:
  • Keep register of all power line circuit breakers and protection relays therein.
  • Set protection grading of all feeder auto-recloses.
  • Develop maintenance programme all switchgears.
  • Analysis load growths and plan for protection upgrades.
  • Develop specifications for end-user and BS boundary check meters.
  • Carry-out ore-installation meter testing.
Qualification and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent from recognized University /College.
  • At least three (3) years‘ experience in protection/metering section in a highly recognized power distribution or transmission company.
Job application procedure
Only candidates who meet the minimum criteria outlined as above are invited to send a comprehensive CV with 3 career references by e-mail to  Note: Any form of Lobbying will automatically lead to disqualification.
Kindly mark your application as “Application - Job Position - Job Code In the subject line of your email. (This varies according to the job being applied for)
Details for the job positions above can be accessed from our website  interested candidates should submit their Cover letter and Resume/CV to the email above not later than 5:00pm, Friday, 7th July 2017.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Uganda Electricity Distribution Co.Ltd (UEDCL), is an equal opportunity employer.