Senior Technician Job Careers – Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA)

Job Title:   Senior Technician
Organisation: Uganda National Meteorological
Authority (UNMA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Telecommunication Engineer
About US:
Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) is a
statutory body established by UNMA Act, 2012. The Act empowers UNMA to provide
for the control and development of technically sound and scientific
meteorological services in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Senior Technician will ensure smooth
operations of all Telecommunications Infrastructure of UNMA.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Makes certain that the maintenance and operation
of all Electro-mechanical and Electronic systems at the Authority
infrastructures are supportive of the operations of UNMA;
Monitors, reviews and reports on the activities
of service providers and contractors hired by UNMA for electrical and
electronic contracts’ works and services;
Ensures that electrical safety codes and other
associate regulations are in place and adhered to;
Prepares regular operational status reports on
the electro-mechanical and electronic systems and security in line with the
UNMA mission; and
Supervises and appraises Technicians in his/her
Prepares work plans and maintains schedules of
all instruments and electronic installations.
Ensures maintenance of a log book for all
equipment and activities undertaken by the technical section with regard to
repairs and maintenance.
Responsible for planning on job training for
junior officers and users of equipment and services.
Oversees the implementation of the design and
modification of instruments according to agreed specification and requirements.
Supervises the maintenance of regular equipment
service requirements.
Oversees day to day operations of all workshops
and log book for repair tools and kit
Performing any other duties as may be assigned
from time to time by the supervisor.
Key Results
Inventory of equipment
Maintenance Programme for all UNMA equipment.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the Uganda National
Meteorological Authority (UNMA) Senior Technician job must hold a Higher
Diploma in Engineering, preferably in Electronics, Electrical and Mechanical
from a recognized institution.
A Bachelors in Telecommunications, Electricals
or Electronic engineering is an added advantage
A minimum of four years of experience in a
reputable organization.
Good knowledge of GSM Microwave systems
Ability to diagnose and trouble shoot faults in
electro-mechanical systems
Team player
Age: 30 years and above
How to Apply:
All applications must be accompanied with recent CVs
detailing work experience, present position, and current remuneration,
professional and educational qualifications. Applicants must also include a
copy of their National Identity Card and three (3) referees (including their
names, workplace and contact details).
Females are encouraged to apply and Applications should be
physically delivered to the address below;
The Executive Director,
Uganda National Meteorological Authority,
Plot 22/28 Port Bell Road, Luzira.
P.O Box 7025
Deadline: 9th
March 2020 by 5:00pm
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