Thursday, November 03, 2016

Senior Engineer – Electricity Transmission– 1 Post

The Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) is an independent, world class regulatory authority responsible for licensing, tariff setting and quality of service regulation of the electricity, water, and petroleum and natural gas sectors. EWURA has the following vacancies for which suitably qualified Tanzanian citizens are invited to apply.

Post Title: Senior Engineer – Electricity Transmission– 1 Post 

Duty Station: EWURA Head Office- Dar es Salaam 

Reports to: Principal Engineer – Electricity Transmission 
Senior Engineer – Electricity Transmission will be responsible for providing support on economic, technical, safety and environmental regulation of the electricity transmission. 

Duties and Responsibilities:- 
i) To provide support in ensuring optimal provision of economic, technical, safety and environmental inputs to regulating and controlling the transmission of electricity. 
ii) To assist in monitoring activities of power transmission, including transmission companies, system operators, market operators, and cross border trading. 
iii) To assist in monitoring electricity trading arrangements between the utilities and suppliers (including IPPs) and cross border according to the best industry practices. 
iv) To assist in reviewing and approving of Transmission Wheeling Agreements. 
v) To assist in monitoring compliance of the parties to the Transmission Wheeling Agreements and advise the Principal Engineer – Electricity Transmission on the status of operation. 
vi) To assist in monitoring transmission licensees’ performance and compliance in accordance with the Act. 
vii) To assist collecting and analysing relevant data that may assist in modelling of energy supply and demand patterns, including but not limited to local and interconnected generation, distribution, sales, number of customers, various charges, e.t.c . 
viii) To assist analysing the Grid system components using power system analysis packages and report any potential problems that need attention. 
ix) To assist in monitoring compliance of the Grid Code and Market Rules. 
x) To assist in reviewing of application for transmission licences and to carry out assessments, and other activities necessary for licence applications. 
xi) To assist in reviewing, issuing, renewing and revoking licences for electricity in accordance with the Act and accepted standards. 
xii) To participate in dispute resolutions of various customers’ complaints. 

xiii) To participate in pre licensing inspection of electrical facilities undertaken by the Directorate. 
xiv) To assist in coordinating and preparation of the Annual Directorate report and Annual Sector report. 
xv) To effectively supervise and guide staff member(s) reporting to the job position. 
xvi) To undertake any other duties as assigned by the supervisor. 

Minimum Academic Qualifications and Experience 
The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and experience; 
i) Possession of Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognised University. 
ii) Must be registered with Engineers Registration Board (ERB) as a Professional Engineer. 
iii) Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) application 
iv) Good communication skills 
v) Possession of at least five (5) years working experience in Electricity Industry 

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 should be addressed to reach the under-mentioned by 15th November 2016.

Only short listed candidate 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)
7th Floor, LAPF Pensions Fund Towers,
Opposite Makumbusho, Kijitonyama
P O Box 72175