Uganda Electricity Generation Mechanical Fitter Jobs in Uganda

Uganda Electricity Generation Mechanical Fitter 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 Mechanical Fitter shall perform a variety of maintenance and utility fitter duties consistent with the operation of UEGCL to ensure that the mechanical elements in the power plant run smoothly to generate power. The duties shall include but not limited to maintenance, repair and overhaul of a variety of plant equipment.


  • Correctly use and maintain PPE at all times, use and maintain workshop tools in accordance with the work specifications and conditions.
  • Maintain excellent levels of housekeeping
  • Perform complete maintenance, repair and overhaul of plant equipment, auxiliary turbines
    and related equipment, including governors, pressure relays, bearings, couplings, control
    valves, over speed tripping mechanisms, turbine diaphragms and related equipment.
  • Maintain accurate and complete maintenance records for the work performed.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose system malfunctions and in coordination with the Maintenance Supervisor, outline a repair strategy for major works.
  • Under the supervision of a Mechanical Technician, install, test and commission mechanical machinery, equipment, systems and processes to meet the requirements of the power plant.
  • Under instructions from the Mechanical Technician, investigate equipment failures and
    difficulties to diagnose faulty operations and come up with recommendations for
    maintenance crew.
  • Perform routine maintenance and repairs at the power plant and make reports to the
    Mechanical Technician for the planning of long outages and overhauls.
  • Ensuring that safety precautions are followed in the place of work.
  • Provides engineering support by responding to requests for electrical problems.
  • Checking mechanical/electrical material stock to determine inventory levels and
    anticipating needed supplies.
  • Perform other related duties as required, and/or assigned from time to time.


  • A Higher National Technical Diploma Mechanical, 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 communication skills
  • Ability to use
    precision instruments such as Vernier callipers, surface and depth gauges, dial indicators and related maintenance equipment.
  • Skill in the use of torque wrenches, pipe cutting, threading, gas/electric welding, hydraulic press, lathe, power saws, drill press, grinders, and shapers.
  • Skill in the use of testing and measuring devices including micrometres and mechanical
    analysis vibration equipment for the process of diagnosing, repairing and testing equipment and
    systems used to align rotors such as shafts, pumps, and fans, etc.
  • Analytical and problem –solving skills
  • 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 Mechanical Fitter Jobs in Uganda

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