The Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) is an independent, world class
regulatory authority responsible for licensing, tariff regulation and quality of service regulation of the
electricity, water, petroleum and Natural gas sectors. EWURA has the following vacancies for which
suitably qualified Public Servants who wish to be transferred to EWURA are invited to apply.
Post Title: Engineer II – Electricity Inspection (1 post)
Duty Station: EWURA Offices
Reports to: Senior Engineer II – Electricity
Engineer II – Electricity Inspection will be responsible for providing support on economic, technical, safety and environmental regulation of the electricity transmission.
Duties and Responsibilities:
To assist in the process of overseeing effective and efficient application of provisions of the Electricity Act in order to ensure environmental and safety aspects of electricity sector are in conformity with provision of the Act and good industry practices;
To assist in coordination, collation, analyses and storage of information for regulatory reporting purpose in periodic basis on technical aspects of Electricity supply;
To assist in provision of technical inputs towards resolving disputes between regulated service providers and consumers;
To assist in licensing of electrical installation personnel;
To assist in ensuring optimal provision of environmental and safety inputs to regulating and controlling the distribution and sale of electricity;
To participate in inspection of electrical installation to ensure compliance with applicable industry standards;
To assist in coordination of activities of electrical installation licensing secretariat;
To assist in coordination of licensing and monitoring of electrical installation licensees;
To participate in inspecting premises damaged by electrical accidents;
To participate in pre and post installation inspection of electrical generators; and
To undertake any other related duties as assigned by the superiors.
Academic Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and experience;
Holder of Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following fields: Electrical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Electromechanical Engineering, Renewable Energy Engineering, Electrical Power Engineering, or equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution. Must have been registered by Engineering Registration Board (ERB) as a Graduate Engineer.
In addition to the above skills and qualifications, applicants for the above positions are required to have the following attributes:
A very high level of integrity, honesty and sense of responsibility;
Ability to work under pressure and produce expected results;
Ability to work in a dynamic team;
Ability to self-manage, achieve results and meet deadlines; and
Willingness to work beyond the call of duty.
EWURA is an equal opportunity employer.
Staff will be employed on permanent and pensionable terms.
Interested Public Servants should apply in confidence enclosing:
Application letter with Curriculum Vitae (CV) including names, postal address, e-mail address and telephone number.
Certified copies of certificates.
one passport size photo and names and contacts of three referees,
Applicants must channel their application letters through their respective employers, failure of which will lead to automatic disqualification.
Transfer is not promotion therefore applicants should apply for the position they are currently holding and must state their check numbers.
Only successful candidates will be contacted for further procedures.
Applicants should indicate their willingness and commitment to cover for their transfer costs as the application for transfer will be considered as self-initiated.
Lobbying and canvassing will not be entertained and may result to the applicant’s disadvantage.
The applicant who will submit the applications through E-mail address provided below should attach all necessary attachments as one document or file in PDF format.Interested applicants should submit their applications by 17th January, 2023 through E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or to the following address:
The Director General,
Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA),
EWURA House, Plot No 3, Block AD, Medeli West,