13 Engineering job vacancies at Eskom Uganda Limited

November 21, 2022
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Eskom Uganda Limited is inviting qualified and experienced personnel to apply for short term contract/ temporary work for a period of two months to reinforce the technical team for completion of ongoing outages in the following positions:
Temporary Workers Positions (Short-Term Contracts)
1. Mechanical Technician x1
2. Artisans x5
3. Welders x2
4. Electrical Technician x1
5. Electricians x4

Period: Two (2) Months Contract

Area of specialization:
1. Mechanical Technician – Carry out preventive and corrective works on the mechanical plant.
2. Artisan – Assist technicians carry out mechanical maintenance activities and routine works on the plant
3. Welder – Carry out welding of machinery, and assist Technicians in mechanical maintenance activities and routine works on the plant
4. Electrical Technician – Carry out preventive and corrective works on the electrical plant.
5. Electrician – Assist technicians to carry out preventive and corrective works on the electrical plant.

Directorate: Technical
Location: Nalubaale & Kiira Power Station
Closing Date: 25th November 2022
Applications must be submitted electronically at recruitment@eskom.co.ug

Minimum Requirements
Qualification(s):
1. Mechanical Technician – Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
2. Artisan – Advanced Craft Certificate in Mechanical engineering
3. Welder – Certificate in Welding and fabrication
4. Electrical Technician – Diploma in Electrical Engineering
5. Electricians – Professional certificate in Electrical Installation craft part 3

Experience:
• 2 years of practical and related work experience.

Key Responsibilities
• Carry out corrective maintenance
• Carry out preventative maintenance
• Carry out plant modifications

Behaviour – Integrity, honesty, trustworthiness, and professionalism
Leadership – Candidate must be a team player, self-motivating, easy to coach, mentor and develop.

Knowledge
1. Mechanical Technician – Proven experience working in a power plant, turbine water ways, at
heights and in confined places. Having been involved in turbine/generator installations,
disassembly and assembly of turbines and its auxiliaries will be of advantage. Training in
occupational safety and health
2. Artisan – Proven experience working in any power stations, turbine water ways, at heights and
in confined places and occasionally those who have been involved in turbine/generator
installations, disassembly and assembly of turbines and its auxiliaries
3. Welder – Proven experience working in any power stations, turbine water ways, at heights and
in confined places and occasionally those who have been involved in turbine/generator
installations, disassembly and assembly of turbines and its auxiliaries
4. Electrical Technician – Proven experience working in a power plant. Ability to work at heights
and in confined places. Having been involved in turbine/generator installations, disassembly
and assembly of generators and their auxiliaries will be at an advantage.
5. Electrician – Proven experience working in a power plant. Ability to work at heights and in confined places. Having been involved in turbine/generator, motor installations, disassembly and assembly and their auxiliaries will be of great advantage.

Skills
1. Mechanical Technician – Must be able to make mechanical engineering drawings and
sketches; to interpret hydraulic circuits and be with good quality orientation.
2. Artisan – Must be able to interpret mechanical engineering drawings and sketches and to use
the information, to interpret hydraulic circuits and be with good quality orientation.
3. Welder – Must be able to interpret mechanical engineering drawings and sketches and to use
the information, to interpret hydraulic circuits and be with good quality orientation.
4. Electrical Technician – Must be able to make electrical engineering drawings and sketches
and be able to interpret electrical circuits.
5. Electrician – Professional certificate in electrical Installation craft part 3 from a reputable
technical institute with proven experience working in a power plant. Ability to work at heights
and in confined places. Having been involved in turbine/generator, motor installations,
disassembly and assembly and their auxiliaries will be greater advantage. Knowledge of
occupational safety and health.

Attributes
• Attention to detail
• Quality focus
• Customer focus
• Must be able to work at height and in confined spaces
• Continuous improvement
• Environmental sensitivity Driving for Results
• Communication

Assessment: Assessment will be based on the following:
• Interview
• Maintenance maturity
• Work packages and notifications closure
• Resource utilisation
• Maintenance Effectiveness – Avoid Rework
• Up to date implementation of SHEQ standards-Zero harm tolerance.
• Participation in project execution

NOTE: Application should be in one PDF document