Electrician Jobs – Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba (UPIK)

Job Title:  Electrician
Organisation: Uganda
Petroleum Institute Kigumba (UPIK)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Estates Engineer
Ref. No: GC/UPIK/2016/02
About Us:
Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba (UPIK) was established by the
Statutory instrument No. 31 of 2011: The Universities and Other Tertiary
Institutions Acts, 2006 (Establishment of Uganda Petroleum Institute, Kigumba)
in July, 2011. The mandate of UPIK is to provide a world-class education in
geosciences and petroleum engineering in order to support and advance the
petroleum and energy sectors in Uganda, East Africa and beyond.
Job Summary: The Electrician
will conduct both planned and routine maintenance and repair tasks on a wide
range of building services and equipment across the Institute estate.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
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The incumbent will also identify all electrical
faults that arise on a day-to-day basis within the entire institute estates.
·        
Conduct routine electrical maintenance tasks
across the institute estates including, residential, academic, administration
and workshop areas.
·        
Undertake small installation/alteration work as
part of building refurbishment, or change of use.
·        
Follow all wiring and installation regulations
based on the ERA requirements.
·        
Oversee installations by an outside contractors
engaged by the Institute.
·        
Prepares and submits weekly, monthly, quarterly
and any incidental reports.
·        
Prepare workplans and budgets in regards to ail
electrical requirements.
·        
Orders and keep in stock all electrical parts
(consumables and non-consumables) for emergency repairs.
·        
Perform any other duties as required by the
relevant authority.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a
Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution with Advanced
Craft Certificate-Part C in electrical installation from a recognized
institution.
·        
Must be in possession of at least Class C
Installation Permit of the Uganda Electricity Regulation Authority.
·        
At least three years’ practical experience in
electrical installations and repairs, of multi-storied buildings with complex
design and installation of light plants/equipment/machines up to a level of 415
V.
·        
Sound knowledge of Health and Safety issues
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding routine
electrical systems;
·        
Good time management skills
·        
Show concern for quality, standards and
regulations.
·        
Age: 25 – 40 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandans should submit in
triplicate, their hand-written applications, clearly indicating telephone and
email contacts. The signed application should bear the title of the post as
well as the reference number specified against the post together with copies of
certified academic documents, up to date CV and relevant supporting documents
showing your experience. The application should be addressed to the Secretary,
Governing Council, Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba, P. O. Box 167, Bweyale-
Kiryandongo  and be hand-delivered at the
UPIK Reception in Kigumba. Applications delivered through registered mail and
courier will be accepted as long as they are received before the deadline for
submission.
Deadline:  11th November, 2016

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