Entry Level Jobs – Technical Officer – New Connections at Umeme

Organization: Umeme
Duty Station: Kampala,
Report to: Low Voltage Planning
About US:
Umeme is a
public company cross listed on both the Uganda Securities Exchange and the
Nairobi Securities Exchange with over 6,483 shareholders, including high value
international institutional investors. Umeme operates under a concession with a
structural monopoly in the distribution of electricity across Uganda,
distributing 99% of electricity in Uganda through a single buyer model.
Job Summary:  The  Technical Officer – New Connections will
support Umeme in New Connection installations, meter replacements to ensure quick
and timely resolution of all faults so promote continuity of reliable and
efficient supply as well as support other maintenance activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The incumbent will install and protect meter
installations to the right standard.
Attend to reported incidents on time.
Responsible for troubleshooting metering
Inspect Metering Installations
Assess the requirements for fault resolutions
Conduct routine maintenance on network and network
related installations
Conduct switching operations and network inspections
Promptly act and accurately report and/or escalate
all safety incidents, near-misses inclusive, in accordance with the Company
safety incident reporting procedure.
Conduct load balancing on distribution transformers.
Identify and advise on areas that need system
Prepare and submit daily, weekly and monthly faults
related reports
Carry out community visits for safety related
Qualifications, Skills and
The Technical Officer New Connections should hold a Diploma
in Electrical Engineering
A minimum of two years of post-qualification
experience in the electricity industry.
Working knowledge of the Electricity Distribution
High passion for safety
Strong customer focus
Ability to work under minimal supervision
Highly performance driven
Excellent analytical skills
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and updated
CVs clearly detailing your suitability for the position in terms of required
qualifications and experience to: 
recruit.hr@umeme.co.ug. Kindly state the position you are applying for
in the subject line of your mail.
Deadline: 30th November, 2015
by 5:00 PM
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