Rural Electrification Agency Senior Construction Engineer - Jobs in Uganda

Rural Electrification Agency Senior Construction Engineer - Jobs in Uganda



The Government of Uganda represented by the Rural Electrification Agency has allocated funds for the implementation of the project for bridging the gap between demand and supply through the accelerated rural electrification program.

Through this project, all unserved Sub-county headquarters and any local government administrative structure above the Sub-county will be connected to the national electricity grid.


This will go a long way in growing electricity consumption in readiness for the increased national generation capacity.
The three-year project is to be implemented concurrently in four regions of the country, with each region operating independently through respective regional administrative units.


Reporting to the Manager Project Development and Management, the senior construction engineer shall be primarily responsible for ensuring the development of quality and acceptable designs by the Project Contractor, construction supervision and overall project management of the project. She/he will ensure that the key project milestones are realized within agreed timelines, while managing scope and budget.


Responsibilities


  • Maintain a weekly work log, monthly updated reports and quarterly updated report
  • Monitor the progress of the project against agreed timelines and key deliverables and ensure execution within agreed timelines.
  • Manage scope and budget with a focus of economic designs and construction standards
  • Manage and coordinate the entire value chain including suppliers, subcontractors and key stakeholders to mitigate any risks.
  • Prepare test protocols, schedule and facilitate network pre-commissioning and commissioning.
  • Facilitate site meetings and handover of completed network.
  • Conduct periodic defects liability inspections/audits; generate snag lists and follow-up correction of
    snags.
  • Report on progress and commitment and performance of the supervision consultants,
  • Ensure participation of key stakeholders during implementation of the project including the local community and service providers.
  • Any other duties as specified by the Head of Department.


    Requirements


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Master’s degree in engineering or related field is an added advantage
  • Project management training will be an added advantage
  • Working experience of at least 5 years, with at least 4 years’ experience in electricity construction supervision and project management.
  • Professional registration is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge in design of electricity distribution networks.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, communication and public relations skills.


    How to Apply


    A typed cover letter, together with a current CV, copies of academic transcripts and certificates plus names and addresses of three (3) reputable referees should be directly submitted by 04.00pm on 03rd July, 2019 to:


    THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
    RURAL ELECTRIFICATION AGENCY
    PLOT 10 WINDSOR LOOP KOLOLO
    2ND FLOOR, HOUSE OF HOPE
    PO BOX 7317
    KAMPALA.



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