ERA Civil Engineer Jobs in Uganda

ERA Civil Engineer Jobs in Uganda

Category;
  • Officer
    Department:
  • Technical Regulation
    Job Type:
  • Permanent
    Duration:
  • 5 Years Renewable

    Job Information:

    The Authority seeks to recruit a competent and well-motivated person. The position is contractual, running for an initial five (5) year period, subject to renewal upon satisfactory performance.

    Key Result Areas

  • Promote investment in renewable and alternative sources of electricity in Uganda.
  • Foster growth in private investment in generation facilities in Uganda's Electricity Supply Industry.
  • Advise the Management of Electricity Regulatory Authority and potential investors on the available alternative technologies and opportunities for investments in electricity generation in Uganda.

    Duties and Responsibilities
  • Guide intending investors on the procedure for investment in Electricity Generation in Uganda's Electricity Supply Industry (ESI).
  • Examine potential new project-investment opportunities for appropriateness.
  • Examine applications for feasibility study permits for completeness and adequacy.
  • Carry out technical evaluation of: applications for feasibility study permits; respective preliminary technical studies and plans, and advise on
  • Conduct site inspections during the processing of permit applications; to ascertain the viability of the proposed
  • Prepare technical evaluation reports on new permit
  • Monitor the progress of licensed projects under construction to ensure efficient implementation.
  • Coordinate activities of the Projects/ licensing task team.
  • Coordinate with the relevant authorities to secure approvals/permits/licenses required for investment in the Electricity Supply Industry.
  • Participate in energy planning carried out by ESI stakeholders.
  • Promote the use of alternative technology in electricity generation in Uganda.
  • Conduct civil works compliance checks on operational generation projects.
  • Maintain an up-to-date database of all ongoing projects.
  • Prepare and publish information on available investment opportunities in Uganda.
  • Any other official duties as may be reasonably assigned.

    Education Requirements
    Essential:
  • Education & Training
  • An Honors’ Degree in Civil Engineering.
    The candidate
    should be a registered Engineer or registrable with Uganda Engineers Registration

    Related Job Experience/additional Skills

    Essential:

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years relevant working experience preferably in construction/operation of generation plants.
  • Age: 25 to 35 years.
  • Project Management
  • Skilled in Monitoring and Evaluation of Projects.
  • Knowledge of electricity systems, particularly hydro-electricity systems.
  • Conversant with the Electricity Policy of the Government of Uganda.
  • Technical innovation skills and good interpersonal and communication skills.

    Desirable:
  • Should be a team
  • Good communication skills (written and oral).
  • Proficiency in relevant computer packages.
  • Analytical

    How to Apply:
  • Applicants should submit their application letters and enclose a detailed Curriculum Vitae including daytime telephone or e-mail address.
  • They should also indicate addresses (including daytime telephone or e-mail) of three Referees and relevant certificates to:
  • The Manager, Human Resource & Administration
  • Electricity Regulatory Authority
  • Plot 15, Shimoni Road, Nakasero
  • P.o. Box 10332, Kampala – Uganda
  • To reach the above address by 30th January, 2019, 5:00pm.
  • N.B. Members of the Electricity Regulatory Authority or Staff of ERA Secretariat shall not be accepted as referees.
  • Canvassing or any attempt thereof will lead to immediate disqualification.
  • ERA is an equal opportunity employer.
  • For more information and job application details, see; ILRI Jobs in Addis Ababa Ethiopia - Project Manager Vacancies

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