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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Qualified Instrument/ Electrical Technician Job at Namekera Mining Company Limited - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Qualified Instrument/ Electrical Technician

Jobs at:
Namekera Mining Company Limited

Deadline of this Job:
13th April 2019
Duty Station:
Manafwa , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Date Posted: 10th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 1500000 , Minimum: 1050000 , Maximum: 4500000 , Period: MONTH
Namekera Mining Company Limited is a mining company located in Eastern Uganda near the towns of Mbale and Tororo, approx. 190 km from the Uganda capital, Kampala and close to the border with Kenya. The Namekara Vermiculite deposit is hosted in the Bukusu Complex, one of a number of Carbonatites in the Uganda/Kenya border area and the only one known to host commercially viable vermiculite. Namekara is the registered holder of Mining License ML 4651, upon which it operates the Namakera Vermiculite Mine and conducts exploration activities on the Busumbu Phosphate Project. Namekara is also the registered holder of Exploration License EL 1534 that covers the majority of the Bukusu Complex and which is also considered prospective for vermiculite, phosphate, copper, iron, zircon and rare earths mineralisation..

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Plan, Install, Monitor, Maintain Control Systems & Machinery within the Mine.
• Test, Calibrate, Repair and Inspect instruments in the Plant e.g. Flow meters and Temperature Controls.
• Carry out preventive maintenance for both instrumentation and electrical equipment in the Plant.
• Carry out daily maintenance work on electrical equipment as scheduled.
• Carry Out housekeeping and any other such activities that ensure a safe and conducive workplace environment.
• Carry out any additional tasks as requested by your Supervisor from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: The ideal candidate should have the following attributes and qualifications;
• At least a Diploma in Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering from a recognised institution.
• At least five years of experience in busy industrial environment in PLC’s and Drives.
• Ability to work in a Team and achieve good results safely.
• Computer literate.
• Bi-lingual of which English is one language spoken and written.
• Basic knowledge on electrical safety.
• Be prepared to work long hours and do standby duties as per rooster.
• Person must be physically fit to perform physically demanding work.

Job application procedure
All interested candidates should submit their applications together with copies of relevant certificates and CVs to;
The Office of the Human Resource Superintendent,
Namekara Site
OR Email to:

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