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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Principal Planning Engineer (Development) Job at Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Principal Planning Engineer (Development) [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Engineering Services , Category: Engineering ]

Jobs at: Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited

Deadline of this Job:
8th November 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa


Summary
Date Posted: Monday, October 28, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
JOB DETAILS:
The 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 i electricity distribution network and all the operational assets associated with the business currently leased to Umeme Ltd. The company monitors Umeme Ltd's investment, generation, and distribution of power in eight territories covering over 67 Districts, operation of the pole plant at Lugogo, and execution of some rural electrification schemes on behalf of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources. The Company is seeking to recruit qualified, competent and highly motivated Ugandans for the following roles: .

Job Purpose: To set up the Planning Unit for UEDCL, to develop and Manage Networks operations to cut down on energy Losses and help reduce the tariffs. Coordinates all the Sector Plans.
Principal accountabilities:
• Timely development of plans to address quality of supply issues.
• Develop asset performance database for the distribution network
• Supervise Load flow simulations for the entire distribution network
• Planning material requirement to ensure no stock outs
• Overseeing the efficient planning of loss reduction projects in the region (both commercial and technical loss reduction projects)
• Coordinating to ensure an updated Distribution Network in the GIS database
• Planning and costing of non-standard services
• Approval and commissioning of contractors works
• Ensure Quality Assurance and Control (Value for Money on projects)
• Support the achievement of the UEDCL’s cost and efficiency targets through efficient management of the regional capital expenditure.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Job Qualifications: Not Specified

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Job application procedure
All interested candidates who wish to join UEDCL in the aforementioned capacities are encouraged to visit our website at http://www.uedcl.co.ug : select "Careers" to view the job details and follow the application instructions. After reviewing the job detail, candidates uploads should not exceed IMB. Please note that the deadline for receiving applications is Friday 8 November 2019 at 5:00 pm.

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