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Senior Engineer – Electricity Distribution Wanted at EWURA


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 Distribution – 1 Post
Duty Station: EWURA Head Office- Dar es Salaam
Reports to: Principal Engineer – Electricity Distribution
Senior Engineer – Electricity Transmission will be responsible for providing
support on economic, technical, safety and environmental regulation of the
electricity distribution.
Duties and Responsibilities;-
i) To provide support in ensuring optimal provision of economic, technical,
safety and environmental inputs to regulating and controlling the
distribution of electricity.
ii) To assist in monitoring activities of power distribution and supply.
iii) To assist in monitoring electricity trading arrangements between the
distribution companies and suppliers according to the best industry
practices.
iv) To assist in monitoring the quality of customer services, as per approved
customer service charter and follow up of consumer complaints.
v) To assist in reviewing and approving of Power Purchase Agreements.
vi) To assist in monitoring compliance of the parties to the Power Purchase
Agreements and advise the Principal Engineer – Electricity Distribution on
the status of operation.

vii) To assist in monitoring distribution licensees’ performance and compliance
with the Act.
viii) To assist in conducting technical analyses of distribution system
components is carried out using system analysis packages and report any
potential problems that need attention.
ix) To assist in monitoring compliance of the Distribution Code.
x) To assist in reviewing of application for distribution licenses and to carry
out assessments, and other activities necessary for license applications.
xi) To assist in reviewing, issuing, renewing and revoking licenses 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 superiors
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 recognized
University.
ii) Must be registered with Engineers Registration Board (ERB) as a
Professional Engineer.
iii) Experience in using at least one power system analysis package or power
system planning tool will be an added advantage
iv) Possession of Knowledge and Competence in Information and
Communications Technology (ICT) application
v) Possession of at least five (5) years working 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 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
DAR ES SALAAM
Jobs@ewura.go.tz
Source: Ewura Official Website
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