Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Zonal Electricity Inspector – 3 Posts

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 Tanzanian citizens are invited to apply

Post Title: Zonal Electricity Inspector – 3 Posts

Duty Station: EWURA Zonal Offices

Reports to: Chief Electricity Inspector/Zonal Manager

Zonal Electricity Inspector will be responsible for monitoring all Electricity sector performance at the respective zone.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
i) To participate in coordination of 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;
ii) To inspect electrical installations in buildings and any other electricity supply infrastructure to ensure compliance with applicable industry standards;
iii) To review performance and ethics of contractors and wiremen to identify malpractices in electrical installation activities;
iv) To inspect various premises under construction and submit inspection report for further recommendations to responsible authorities for action;
v) To participate in dispute resolutions of various customers’ complaints;
vi) To inspect premises damaged by electrical accidents;
vii) To respond to any reported electrical emergency event;
viii) To conduct pre and post installation inspections of standby and own uses generators;
ix) To participate in pre licensing inspection of electrical facilities undertaken by the Directorate;
x) To assist in coordinating and preparation of the Annual Directorate report and Annual Sector report;
xi) To effectively supervise and guide staff member(s) reporting to the job position; and
xii) To undertake any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Academic Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and experience:
i) Possession of University Degree in Electrical Engineering;
ii) Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) application. Experience in using at least one power system analysis package or power system planning tool will be an added advantage;
iii) Possession of not less than four (4) years work experience in Electricity Industry.

Personal Attributes
In addition to the above skills and qualifications, applicants for the above positions are required to have the following attributes:
a) A very high level of integrity, honesty and sense of responsibility;
b) Ability to work under pressure and produce expected results;
c) Ability to work in a dynamic team;
d) Ability to self manage, achieve results and meet deadlines; and
e) Willingness to work beyond the call of duty.

Tenure and Remuneration
a) A competitive salary will be offered to the right candidates for the posts.
b) EWURA is an equal opportunity employer.
c) Staff will be employed on 5 years renewable contracts.

Mode of Application
Application letter with Curriculum Vitae (CV) including e-mail address or day time contact telephone number, together with photocopies of certificates, one passport size photo and names and contacts of three referees (the referees contact should also include telephone number and e-mail address) should be addressed to reach the under-mentioned by 21st August 2015.

Only short listed candidates meeting the above criteria will be invited for interview. Lobbying and canvassing for employment will not be entertained and may work to the candidate’s disadvantage.

Application letter should be addressed to:

The Director General
Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority(EWURA)
Samora Avenue, 6th Floor, Harbour View Towers (Former JM Mall Building)
P O Box 72175

Email: Jobs@ewura.go.tz