Uganda Electricity Generation Electrical Fitters Jobs in Uganda

Uganda Electricity Generation Electrical Fitters Jobs in Uganda

As UEGCL’s assets portfolio grows, the role will be responsible for the planning, design,
implementation and management of UEGCL’s core network and systems infrastructure to ensure
rightly sized, fit for purpose and technically compliant infrastructural solutions.

The Electrical Fitter, under the supervision of an Electrical Technician will ensure that the electrical elements in the power plant run smoothly to generate power. The incumbent checks electrical machines and machine components, tests their efficiency and makes repairs wherever necessary and suggests improvement to machines for better performance


  • Obtain measurements and readings using electrical and mechanical testing instruments,
    including digital multi meters, meggers, amp meters, ohm meters, and phase rotation meters.
  • Coordinate maintenance work with other sections, contractors, and engineers; estimate time, materials, and equipment required for repairs.
  • Examine various electrical systems and make recommendations for new equipment, repairs,
    and modifications.
  • Maintain records of maintenance and repair work; prepare reports, documentation, and
  • Perform installation of electrical conduit, equipment, branch circuits, and lighting. Hence
    install, maintain, test, and repair plant lighting and electrical equipment.
  • Inspect electrical installations to determine maintenance requirements and procedures.
  • Assist staff with information regarding electrical systems within the plant and off-site locations.
  • Install electrical equipment such as meters, instruments, relays and protection equipment, controllers, switchgears, switchboards, transformers and control panels.
  • Carry out mechanical fitting and assembling works relevant to heavy current equipment, and
    machine or fabricate parts for such equipment
  • Correctly instruct, supervise and transfer skill to any apprentice and semi-skilled worker
    assigned to him to ensure safety and quality of work.
  • Execution of the preventative maintenance programs, as shall be instructed by the Electrical Technician.
  • Ready to work in continuous improvement culture in the maintenance of the power plant
    using engineering principles.
  • Keep plant/equipment performance and repair records to enable quality assessment
  • Works closely with fellow workers in all aspects of their work.
  • Perform other related duties as required, and/or assigned from time to time


  • A Higher National Technical Diploma Electrical or Electronic engineering,
    manufacturing process control or related field.
  • Other relevant certificates in other fields of engineering such as mechatronics, automation
    etc. is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 3 years working at a power plant, heavy
    manufacturing Industry, processing
    plant, a major repair workshop or similar work places are needed for this position.
  • Excellent knowledge regarding machines, spare parts, operations and maintenance
  • Excellent observation skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Broad understanding and knowledge regarding safety measures
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to work under stress and be on call at any time
  • Ability to work in a team hands on as well as lead it
  • Must be highly organized, systematic and precise in work
  • Good computer skills in related software application
  • Good report writing skills
  • Good interpersonal skills

    How to Apply

    The full job description details and requirements can be viewed on the UEGCL website and at the UEGCL Notice board, Block C, Plot 6-9,Victoria Office Park, Okot Close,Old Kiira Road, Bukoto. Interested persons should address their applications with copies of certified academic documents, professional qualifications and detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating two referees and their full addresses to:

    The Chief Human Resource Officer
    Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited
    Block C, Plot 6-9,
    Victoria Office Park,
    Okot Close, Bukoto
    P.O Box 75831, Kampala.

    Applications should be submitted electronically as one attachment only in portable documents format (pdf) indicating the position applied for in the subject line to email address:

    Please note:

    Only applications on-line will be considered.
    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    Shortlisted candidates wil be required to present original copies of certified academic documents during interviews.
    Applications without authentic academic transcripts will not be considered.
    UEGCL offers equal opportunities for both male and female applicants.

    The deadline for submission of application is 19th August 2019.

    For any inquiries please contact the Human Resource team on email: on phone: +256312 372 165.

    For more information and job application details, see; Uganda Electricity Generation Electrical Fitters Jobs in Uganda

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