Several GIS Survey Assistant Job Vacancies – Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited

Job Title:           GIS Survey Assistants
Organization:  Uganda Electricity Distribution Company
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The Uganda Electricity
Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL) is a limited liability company
incorporated in Uganda under the Companies Act. UEDCL owns the 33KV and below
voltage electricity distribution network and all the operational assets
associated with the business currently leased to Umeme Ltd. The company
monitors Umeme Ltd’s investment, generation, and distribution of power in eight
territories covering over 67 Districts, operation of the pole plant at Lugogo,
and execution of some rural electrification schemes on behalf of the Ministry
of Energy and Mineral Resources.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

To conduct data capture, clean up and
Maintenance of the Geographical Information System (GIS), for better analysis
and decision making.
Work with GIS Officer to update Distribution Network
database in line with any additions made by the Concessionaires.
Identify and Capture Geospatial Data on Changes
on the Distribution Networks (New lines, Line Diversions, Injections,
Extensions and Line Refurbishments).
Maintain and Clean GIS Database at all times to
ensure accurate date always.
Identify and report on high risk hazards on the
Provide Basic recommendations and necessary
corrective actions, based on findings in the Field

Skills and Experience:
Minimum of a Diploma in Electrical or Civil
Engineering from a reputable Tertiary Institution.
IT qualification is added advantage.
One Year Minimum Experience on Distribution
Networks (Uganda Knowledge preferred).
Have a Valid Driving Permit is added advantage
Creation of SLD and drawings representative of
the Distribution network using Technical soft wares.
Knowledge of Desktop GIS (ArcGIS, Quantum GIS,
CAD), Field Mobile GIS data Capture using handhelds based on ESRI Arcpad and
specialised Android to Accompany workflows.
Ability to travel anywhere in Uganda at Short
Notices and walk long Distances in the field.
How to Apply:
All interested candidates who
wish to join UEDCL in the aforementioned capacities are encouraged to apply
online at the link below
then select “Careers” to view the job details and follow the
application instructions. After reviewing the job detail, candidates uploads
should not exceed IMB.
Deadline: Friday 8
November 2019 at 5:00 pm.

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