DfID Project Careers – Technician at Sun Spot

Job Title:   Technician
Organisation: Sun Spot
Funding Source: DFID, Austrian
Development Agency and Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Sun Spot (U) Ltd has been involved in business
of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems for three years in the East-Africa and it
has been focusing on sales and marketing as well as technical services and
after sales services. Now it is starting the project that is run by the
international consortium and its local Ugandan partner, Sun Spot, is
responsible for the local business. The consortium has secured financing from
the Energy and Environment Partnership Programme With Southern And East Africa,
a project financed by the Ministry for
Foreign Affairs of Finland, the Austrian Development
Agency  and the UK Department
for International Development.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In charge of
    assembling of solar systems
  • Responsible for the
    installation of solar systems
  • In charge of repairs
    and maintenance
  • Calculations in
    solar appliances
  • Providing timely
    technical advice to the clients
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The suitable
    candidate for the Technician vacancy should have a diploma in mechanical
    engineering or equivalent
  • A minimum of three
    or more years’ experience in the field of electricity and solar energy
    experience will be an added advantage.
  • The applicants
    should be persons with enthusiasm and motivation to work within solar
    energy, with the ability to work in a team, with good interpersonal
    skills, planning, organizing and communication skills in order to present
    ideas to clients and co-workers.
  • Possess the ability
    to multi-task and prioritize to meet deadlines in the business world and
    the willingness to travel within Uganda and work upcountry.
How to Apply: 
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send
their application letters with updated Curriculum Vitae via email to:
carol@sunspotafrica.com, or by hand delivery to our offices in Tirupati
Business Park Block No.116, Kyebando, along Northern by-pass road. Tel:
Deadline: 26th February, 2015
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