Civil Engineer Job Placement – Uganda Energy Credit Capitalisation Company (UECCC)

 Civil Engineer
Organisation: Uganda
Energy Credit Capitalisation Company (UECCC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director
Transaction Execution
About Us:
The Uganda Energy Credit Capitalisation Company (UECCC) is
in place to facilitate investments in Uganda’s high potential renewable energy
sector. UECCC’s mandate is to provide a reliable framework for pooling
resources from Government, Investors and Development Partners and to channel
the same to viable renewable energy projects.
Job Summary:  Work closely with the Supervision Consultant
for the ORIO Mini Hydropower Project and UECCC Team to ensure successful
implementation of the Project. The ORIO Project is funded by a Grant from the
Government of the Netherlands and co-financed by Government of Uganda. UECCC is
the designated implementing Agency of the Project, which entails construction
of nine (9) Mini Hydro Power plants of combined capacity 6.7 MW, a distribution
network of 288 km and 71,081 last mile electricity connections.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Review feasibility study reports with particular
emphasis on civil and structural components and identify gaps for filling;
Review project designs as submitted by project
contractors and suggest appropriate amendments;
Prepare monitoring reports on construction
activities of the projects under construction;
Prepare inspection reports during the
construction phase of the projects and ensure conformance to design
specifications and safety or sanitation standards and identify technical or any
other issues and resolve them;
Prepare commentary reports on documents prepared
by contractors and participate in the review of contractor’s methodologies,
quality control programmes and material certifications;
Monitor the contractor’s compliance with their
Inspection and Test Plans (ITP), witness civil engineering and material tests
and review points during construction;
Report on delays, observed quality deficiencies
of construction works, materials and/ or quality issues relating to
construction materials and advise on any unsafe or incorrect practices; and
Conduct studies of environmental conditions to
identify engineering problems and assess the potential impact of the projects.

Skills and Experience: 
The ideal candidate should possess a Master’s
Degree in a relevant field;
A Bachelor’s Degree in (civil engineering from a
reputable University; and
At least 8 years’ experience in engineering and
construction of hydro power plants.
The ideal candidate should have an aptitude for
engineering and a vision for effective development of hydropower resources.
Excellent project management skills, ability to
work under pressure, good planning and organizing skills and good business
The candidate should have knowledge of site
based Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) processes, procedures, standards
and regulations.
How to Apply:
If you believe you fit the profile, please send your
application indicating which of the above two positions you are applying for,
together with your CV by e-mail to 
Deadline: 26th
April 2019
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