Senior Engineer – Electricity Transmission 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

6.1 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
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
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
i) Possession of Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized
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

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
Source: Ewura Official Website
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