Electrical Engineer Job Careers – Aga Khan University (AKU)

Job Title:             Electrical
Engineer
Organization: Aga Khan
University (AKU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Project Director
About US:
The Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, not-for-profit,
international University first established in 1983, with 13 teaching sites in
eight countries. AKU has seven hospitals and over 250 outreach health centres.
The University is a non-denominational institution open to all, irrespective of
religion, ethnicity, gender or national origin. Since 2001, AKU has offered
academic programmes in nursing, medicine and education for East African
Countries. The Aga Khan University will establish a campus in Kampala Uganda.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Responsible for reviewing and checking design
development drawings, specifications & B.O.Q while working closely with
consultants to become familiar with the design as well as carry out value
engineering whenever an opportunity
·        
Preparing purchase requisitions for all imported
electrical and biomedical equipment as well as obtaining and reviewing
technical submittals in coordination with consultants and equipment planner and
preparing technical comparative summary for procurement approvals.
·        
Supervising and checking daily site works
related to electrical such as general conduiting and wiring, lighting/lighting
fixtures, distribution system, motor control centers, isolated power panel,
automatic transfer switches, genets, transformers, electronics system such as
fire alarm, nurse call system, paging, surveillance system, uninterruptable
power supplies, building management system and IT infrastructure such as Voice,
Data, Access control systems etc.
·        
Checking contractor’s shop drawings/design
drawings and report any discrepancy noted to the concerned specialty.
Coordinate with other trades to avoid any coordination problem that may arise
during execution of work at site.
·        
Measuring quantities of works executed by the
contractor at site and verifying contractors’ bills.
·        
Attending regular site meetings with consultants
and contractors to resolve site issues and ensure immediate decisions while
coordinating with the project manager to avoid any delay.
·        
In charge of preparing a punch list on
completion of the work and ensure that all punch list items are attended by the
contractor before issue of completion certificate.
·        
Reviewing and checking As-built drawings upon
completion of project, prepare commissioning documents along with operational
and maintenance manuals for electrical works.
·        
Reviewing operation and maintenance manuals
submitted by the contractor and ensuring system write-up and complete
information including all catalogs are submitted by the contractor as required
under the terms of the contract.
·        
Maintaining and organizing all construction documents
such as submittals, test reports, transmittal letters, change orders, memos,
design and shop- drawings, manuals etc.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should hold a Bachelors’ Degree in
Electrical Engineering
·        
At least five years’ experience in the
construction industry, preferably in construction of hospitals and healthcare
institutions.
·        
Highly proficient in using AutoCAD and Revit
Electrical or Revit Mechanical.
·        
Be highly motivated with initiative and strong
communication skills.
·        
Strong technical understanding of; Electrical:
Electronics and Biomedical system and equipment generally found in hospital
environment.
How to Apply:
All ideal candidates are encouraged to send their applications,
Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees and copies of certificates &
testimonials to hr.recruitment@aku.edu.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 4th
November 2016
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