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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Mechanical Technician Job at Eskom - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Mechanical Technician

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Duty Station:
Jinja, Uganda

Job details:
Reference Number: MECTECH/2018/01

Eskom Uganda Limited is a subsidiary company of Eskom Enterprises based in South Africa. Our business is operating and maintaining Nalubaale and Kiira hydroelectric Power Stations. Their mission is to be the “Centre of Excellence in Power Concession Management.”
Job Summary: The Mechanical Technician will conduct preventive and corrective works on the mechanical plant.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Corrective maintenance
  • Handle any mechanical plant breakdowns, deviation/notifications
  • Carry out pre job briefing
  • Take out plant permits and check isolations
  • Supervise junior team members during execution of mechanical works.
    Preventative Maintenance
  • Handle routine preventive maintenance activities on mechanical plants while ensuring safety of plant, equipment and people.
  • Conduct job safety observations
  • Handle repairs of plant, modifications and troubleshooting for solutions while ensuring safety of plant, equipment and people.
  • Participate in project execution.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Two years of related experience
  • Behavioural: Integrity, honesty, trustworthy and professionalism.
  • Leadership
  • Knowledge of Turbine water ways, work at heights and in confined places
  •  Analytical Skill (Interpret engineering sketches and drawing, hydraulic circuits)
  • Time Management
  • Decision Making
  • Customer and Quality Focus
  •  Good communication skills
  • Team work
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested are encouraged to send their application letters, copies of academic certificates and updated CVs including three professional referees to;
The Human Resources Manager,
Eskom Uganda Limited (EUL),
Nalubaale Power Station,
P.O. Box 942, Jinja, Uganda
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