UETCL Career Jobs – Senior Protection Engineer

Organisation: Uganda Electricity Transmission
Company Limited (UETCL)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Principal Protection Engineer
About UETCL:
Uganda Electricity Transmission
Company Limited (UETCL) is responsible for bulk purchase of electricity from
the generating companies and selling the electricity in bulk to the
distribution companies throughout Uganda. UETCL is also responsible for all
exports and imports of electricity to Uganda. UETCL envisions: “To become
a leading strategic business partner in the transmission and Single Buyer
Business and to support sustainable energy development in Uganda.”
Job Summary: The Senior
Protection Engineer will primarily manage and maintain the Power System
Protection schemes on a daily basis.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Write
    down a schedule for all planned jobs.
  • Actively
    coordinate all resources available to ensure optimum use and maximum
    efficiency.
  • Responsible
    for relay coordination.
  • Short
    circuit analysis and fault level calculation.
  • Mentor
    and support subordinate staff for skill improvement.
  • Regularly
    analyse relay coordination mal-operations as they occur.
  • Develop
    new protection schemes as the power system expands.
  • Adjust
    relay settings as need may arise to ensure proper co-ordination at all
    time.
  • Manage
    the installation, maintenance and commissioning of energy meters at all
    commercial boundaries.
  • Attend
    to any emergencies/breakdowns as they occur
  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should possess a University Degree in Electrical
    Engineering.
  • Past
    experience in the protection functions in the electricity sector.
  • Professional
    registration with relevant body.
  • The
    applicant must also have detailed working knowledge in power metering
    using modern packages.
  • Possess
    excellent analytical skills, Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills,
    Report writing skills.
  • Ability
    to withstand stressful work situations and have willingness to work long
    hours outside the normal hours.
  • Be
    a person of high integrity, must be highly motivated, innovative and a
    committed team player.
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly
encouraged to send their applications enclosing photocopies of academic
qualification certificates and testimonials along with their curriculum vitae
indicating contact postal address, daytime contact telephone, fax or e-mail and
giving three (3) referees to:
The Manager,
Human Resource and
Administration
Uganda Electricity Transmission
Company Limited
P.O. Box 7625
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 6th March, 2015
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