Engineer III-Mechanical & Electrical Planning Careers – MTN-Uganda

Organisation: MTN-Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Engineer-Mechanical & Electrical Planning
About MTN:
MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda,
providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services.
Job Summary: The Engineer
III-Mechanical & Electrical Planning will provide system performance
monitoring for MTN’s core network nodes through monitoring and recording
monthly load values at key installations, projecting future power demand basing
on the monthly load increments and advice on system upgrades and authorize and
supervise additions and decommissioning of installations to the existing
installations.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
The
incumbent will design layouts of lighting, sockets, air conditioners on new
installations
·        
Dimension
the right switching, control gear and all accessories forming part of
the circuits
·        
Make
allowance for other services such as water, CCTV, Access Control Fire Fighting
·        
Regularly
monitor and record monthly load values at key installations
·        
Project
future power demand basing on the monthly load increments
·        
Authorize
additions and decommissioning of installations to the existing installation
·        
Allocate
the right breakers according to power demand
·        
The
incumbent will maintain a well labeled Legend Card of all installations
·        
Issue
work permits to contractors performing such work that can cause danger
·        
Supervise
and close work permits on completion of tasks
·        
Dimension
generators and air conditioners accordingly
·        
Regularly
monitor generators and air conditioners age
·        
Project
dates for replacements
·        
Observe
electrical safety at all sites
·        
Come
up with alternatives to diesel driven alternators where applicable
·        
Maintain
a good stack of spares for the critical installations such as rectifiers,
inverters, UPS spares etc.
·        
Develop
standard specifications for MTN Mechanical & Electrical related
installations   
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant for the MTN Engineer
III-Mechanical & Electrical Planning job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
Electrical/Telecommunications engineering.
·        
At
least two years’ experience as a Mechanical & Electrical Engineer in
Dynamic Power or Telecommunication Industry
·        
Good
knowledge on AC and DC installations as well as on air conditioners, generators
and electrical designs.
·        
Proficiency
in MS Office packages- Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio, Projects
·        
Innovation,
results-oriented and have the ability to work long hours under pressure
·        
Good
team player,
·        
Proven
ability to work without close supervision
·        
Possess
a Can do attitude
·        
Able
to operate in a performance driven environment.
·        
Highly
analytical and decisive with technical troubleshooting experience.
·        
A
positive & service oriented attitude
·        
The
applicant must hold a 2 years & above valid driver’s license and
able to travel
NB: Please note that
presentation of false academic documents and certification will lead to
criminal prosecution.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
telecom industry should send/deliver their Job Applications  with detailed CVs, certified copies of
academic certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and
names and addresses of three referees addressed to the: Recruitment Officer,
MTN- Uganda, P.O Box 24624, Kampala, Uganda at (MTN Towers)
Deadline: 13th October,
2016
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