Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Metering Engineering Officer Jobs

Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Metering Engineering Officer Jobs

Reports to : Protection and Metering Engineering Officer

Department : Technical Services

Duty station : Head Office

Purpose of the position:

  • Ensure adherence to regulatory and company policy and processes in relation to metering.

  • Develop and implement metering compliance guidelines to all the regulatory requirements

  • Ensure adherence to the UEDCL Meter Management guidelines

  • Develop metering equipment specifications and installation standards

  • Coordinate and execute quality testing and verification activities of all metering installations, to ensure conformity and compliance to the required standards.

  • Inform stakeholders about new/ revised regulations relating to the metering environment

  • Prepare regulatory reports in regard to metering standards and compliance

  • Plan and execute audit assignments to ensure precision and accuracy of metering equipment

  • Provide technical support to the territory metering teams for resolution and rectification of metering related issues/complaints

  • Ascertain metering project quality and compliance to standards

  • Participates in the development of design changes for metering equipment and related ancillaries

  • Undertaking technical reviews and providing design criteria of technical standards

  • Undertake boundary-metering activities (installation, commissioning, relocation and auditing) jointly with UETCL at points of common coupling.

  • Oversee the effective metering of all UEDCL customers ranging from the Domestic to the large power users (HT customers).

  • Carryout data and trends analysis on reported metering anomalies to guide audit and anomaly resolution.

  • Act as liaison between UEDCL and all other sector players for all meter related engagements

  • Provide metering support to the Revenue Protection Unit (RPU) in loss reduction

  • Ensure safety of equipment
    and personnel.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent from a recognized institution.

  • 3-5 years’ work experience

  • Good knowledge of Windows OS is an added advantage

  • Strong knowledge and skills in metering application software such as SMARTSET, MCUBE etc. is an added advantage.

  • Strong technical knowledge and skills in handling various types of energy meters, meter-testing techniques and with leadership capacity.

  • Application Information:

    Only Applications received online will be considered. To apply; upload your CV (Clearly indicating 3 referees with contacts), Cover letter and all copies of Academic and other support documents. Put the Job title on the subject Line.

    Address your application to:

    The Head Human Resource & Administration, UEDCL Tower, Plot 37 Nakasero Road, Kampala.

    NB: Each document that is to be uploaded should not exceed file size of 1MB.

    Closing Date:

    All applications MUust be submitted by, 5:00PM, Friday 16th September 2022. Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted for guidance on the next step.

    For more information and job application details, see; Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Metering Engineering Officer Jobs

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