Electro Mechanical Technician – Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE)




Organization: Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE)
Duty
Station:
Mbale, Uganda
Reports
to:
Branch Manager
About
US:
The Ministry of Water and Environment
(MWE) through the Directorate of Water Development DWD) established Umbrella
Organisations (UOs) as de-concentrated units to support the Operation and
Maintenance (O&M) of the water and sanitation facilities in small towns and
rural growth centres geared towards improving their Functionality and
Sustainability. The UOs which are funded by both Government of Uganda (GoU) and
the Development Partners (DPs) are de-concentrated in six regions namely;
South- Western-Kabale, Central-Wakiso, Mid-Western- Kyenjojo, Northern-Lira,
Eastern-Mbale and Karamoja-Moroto covering the entire Country.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Responsible
for the inspection of electro-mechanical equipment on the water system i.e.
pumps, motors, generators etc
·        
Fixing
faults on the installations and liaising with Umeme and other power supply
utilities to ensure payments for energy by the schemes is complied with and the
billing is accurate.
·        
Compile
list of equipment in each scheme and provide adequate support to the schemes in
servicing the equipment.
·        
Prepare
and submit adequate reports about the equipment for decision taking.
·        
In
charge of monitoring the performance of the installations and report defects as
and when they arise.
·        
Propose
appropriate repair mechanisms and replacements for parts worn out or broken.
·        
Perform
any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicant should preferably hold a Diploma, Degree in Electrical or Mechanical
engineering;
·        
At
least three years’ experience in water installations pumps and motors.
How
to Apply: 
All candidates are encouraged to send
their applications accompanied with recent CVs detailing work experience,
present position, current remuneration, professional and educational
qualifications. Applicants must also include contact details (telephone and
email) of three (3) referees.
Send to:
The Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Water and Environment,
Old Port Bell Road,
Luzira. Kampala. Uganda
Attn: Head Human Resource Management.
NB: Preference will be given
to candidates who are residents of Moroto and Mbale districts currently.
Deadline:
Monday, 25th January, 2016 by 5.00 pm

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