Uganda Electricity Generation Mechanical Technician Jobs in Uganda

Uganda Electricity Generation Mechanical Technician 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.

To ensure that the mechanical elements in the power plant are maintained according to set
maintenance standard and as per the planned maintenance schedules or as instructed by the


  • Responsible for reading and interpreting technical assembly drawings, schematics etc.
    required for repair and maintenance.
  • Conferring with other technicians and personnel of the power plant to implement
    operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions and provide technical information
    for improvement of maintenance.
  • Install, test and commission mechanical machinery, equipment, systems and
    processes to meet the requirements of the power plant.
  • Apply knowledge of engineering principals to design and make changes to
    installations with a view to improving performance or providing a solution to a
    problem- engineering solutions.
  • Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operations and
    come up with recommendations for maintenance crew.
  • Oversee installation all routine maintenance and repairs at the power plant and make reports to the maintenance engineer 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.
  • Complies with codes by adhering to requirements; advising senior management on
    needed actions.
  • Maintains supplies inventory by checking Mechanical material stock to determine inventory levels; anticipating needed supplies.


  • A Higher National Technical Diploma in mechanical engineering, production engineering,
    manufacturing engineering or similar.
  • Post graduate 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.
  • Ability to interpret Mechanical Engineering Drawings
  • Familiar with installation practice, testing and commissioning of field civil instrumentation such strain gauges, piezometers etc
  • Excellent knowledge of machines, spare parts, operations
    and maintenance
  • Excellent observation skills
  • Excellent analysis skills
  • A sound knowledge regarding safety measures
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving abilities
  • Good communication and motivation skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Must be highly organized, systematic and precise in work
  • Shall be trained and certified in operation of Mobile equipment and gantry cranes
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Microsoft applications
  • Basic knowledge of Engineering Standards

    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 Technician Jobs in Uganda

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