Metering Technician at Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL)

June 5, 2023
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

The Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL) is a limited liability company incorporated in Uganda, under the Companies Act. UEDCL owns ALL the 33kV and below voltage electricity distribution networks in addition to the operational assets associated with the business currently leased to Umeme Ltd. Thus, the company monitors Umeme Ltd investment, distributes power in nine (9) service territories covering over 74 political districts in Uganda. UEDCL also operates the GoU pole treatment plant in Lugogo industrial area and also executes rural electrification schemes on behalf of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD). The Company is seeking to recruit qualified, competent, and highly motivated Ugandans for the following positions:

3. Job Title: Metering Technician
Number of positions: 1
Reports: letering Engineer
Duty Station: Kampala

Job Purpose: To execute day to day energy meters technical activities including meter testing, programming, installation, commissioning and field audit as per the set procedures and policy guidelines

Key Result Areas: Acceptance testing of new energy meters. Test and Program recovered meters from the field. Programming of new and in-service single-phase, three phase, kVA-LV and HT meters as per testing plan and procedures.
Make technical test reports for meter tests carried out in the workshop and in the field. Avail meter test lab results to the Legal directorate as and when required. Ensure all meter testing activities are conducted in a safe environment. Use adopted standards and specifications and in liaison with the supervisor. Install
and commission HT meter installations and associated accessories for bulk supply points and customer installations in addition to regular and adhoc auditing thereof & others.

Qualification/s, desired skills, attributes & experience: Minimum of an Ordinary Diploma in Electrical Engineering (ODEE), At least one (1) years post qualification in the electrical Engineering field. Ability to work confidently with MS Office packages. Strong interpersonal skills, Excellent Communication (oral and written) Skills, Integrity, Tight personal organization and processes control abilities, Teamwork and strategic business understanding. Ability to drive both Manual and Auto vehicles etc.

For the detailed Job description/s, applicants are advised to visit UEDCL website at, tap on opportunities, then select careers (desired joblarea of expertise) and follow the application procedure. Strictly online applications shall be received and must be not later than 5 pm Friday 16 June 2023.