UETCL Career Opportunity – Electrical Fitter




Job Title:   Electrical Fitter  
Organisation: Uganda
Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Maintenance 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 Electrical
Fitter will be responsible for fitting and maintaining equipment and switch
gear. The incumbent will carry out routine checks in substations for effective
protection and transmission of electricity in line with UETCL standards.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Perform regular assessment, maintenance and major
    repairs on Power transformers, high voltage switchgears, and other
    substation equipment.
  • Assembly, test and commissioning of Power
    Transformers, high voltage switchgears, and other substation equipment.
  • Responsible for the management of UETCL Plant / Site
    and Installations, i.e. Plant /Site Inventory Management, expense management,
    movement tracking, etc.
  • Equipment Management, Switching and Safety, i.e.
    routine Checks, raising works- orders, noting abnormal equipment
    indications, etc.
  • Lay cables and wire protection panels, equipment, and
    switchgears according to circuit diagrams and standards.
  • Clean protection panels, equipment and switchgears in
    plant house (control room) according to UETCL standards.
  • Collect materials from stores and check their
    worthiness according to approved requisition voucher and required specs.
  • Attend to plant and system emergencies whenever
    called upon.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time
    to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants should hold Higher Technical Diploma
    (HTD) in Electrical or its equivalent from a recognized Technical
    Institute.
  • At least two years’ experience in the following:
    • Repair of switch gears or industrial plants and
      accessories
    • Good knowledge and understanding and interpreting
      engineering drawings and circuit diagrams
    • Power Cables and SF6 gas handling
  • Highly computer literate
  • Must
    have undertaken competence safety training.
  • Possess a valid National Driving Permit
  • Ability to withstand stressful work situations and
    have willingness to work long hours outside the normal hours.
  • Be a person of integrity, high motivated and
    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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