Internships at Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority , July 2017

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.

NARUC is the national association representing the State Public Service Commissioners who regulate essential utility services in the United States. NARUC members are responsible for assuring reliable utility service at fair, just, and reasonable rates. Founded in 1889, the Association is an invaluable resource for its members and the regulatory community, providing a venue to set and influence public policy, share best practices, and foster innovative solutions to improve regulation.

EWURA in Collaboration with NARUC has internship opportunities for which suitably qualified Tanzanian women graduates are invited to apply. The program is sponsored by the USAID Energy Division/Office of Energy and Infrastructure/Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment (E3)

1) Intern - Natural Gas Engineer- 1 Post

a) Office: Gas Transmission Department

b) Supervisor: Principal Engineer - Gas Transmission
c) Duties and Responsibilities:
i) To provide support in coordination, collation, analysis and storage of
information related to natural gas transmission for regulatory reporting
purpose in periodic basis.
ii) To provide support in carrying out technical analyses of natural gas
components and report any potential problems that require attention.
iii) To assist in reviewing reports submitted by explorers, transporters
and sellers.
iv) To undertake any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
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d) Academic Qualifications
The ideal intern for this position should have the following qualifications:
i) Bachelor’s degree Engineering (Petroleum, Gas, Mechanical,
Chemical and Processing) and Geo - Science (Geology and GeoPhysics).

2) Intern – Electricity Engineer- 1 Post

a) Office: Electricity Generation and Markets Department

b) Reports to: Principal Engineer –Electricity Markets

c) Duties and Responsibilities:
i) To provide support in ensuring optimal provision of economic,
technical, safety and environmental inputs to regulating and controlling
the generation of electricity.
ii) To provide support in monitoring activities of power generation and
electricity marketing, including Independent Power Producers (IPPs),
Emergency Power Projects, Small Power Projects, Market Operators
and cross-border trading.
iii) To provide support in monitoring electricity trading arrangements
between the utilities and suppliers (including IPPs) and cross border
according to the best industry practices.
iv) To participate in dispute resolutions of various customers’ complaints.
v) To provide support in in pre licensing inspection of electrical facilities
undertaken by the Directorate.
vi) To undertake any other duties as assigned by supervisor.

d) Academic Qualifications
The ideal intern for this position should have the following qualifications.
i) Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, or related field.
Personal Attributes
In addition to the above qualifications, applicants are required to have the
following attributes:
a) A very high level of integrity, honesty and sense of responsibility;
b) Eager/willingness to Learn; and
c) Ability to work in a dynamic team;

Tenure and Remuneration
a) Eligible Interns will be provided with a monthly stipend.
b) Interns shall be responsible for their travel (where applicable) to and from the Authority’s location as well as their upkeep.
c) Interns shall be responsible for their medical insurance coverage.
d) Internship will be for the period of 3 – 6 months.
Eligibility Criteria
a) Recently graduated Female Students, aged between eighteen (18) to thirty
(30) years, or currently enrolled in a Master’s level degree program or its
equivalent in a recognized higher learning institution.
b) The candidate can apply for an internship within one (1) year of having
obtained such a degree.
c) Submission of a letter from their school confirming their enrollment or a
copy of the above mentioned Degree.
d) Citizens of Tanzania.
e) Applicants must be fluent both in English and Kiswahili.

Mode of Application

a) Signed application letter with Curriculum Vitae (CV) including e-mail
address or day time contact telephone number, together with degree
certificates, transcripts, academic progress report, copy of birth
Certificate, one passport size photo and names and contacts of three
referees should be addressed to reach the under-mentioned by 17 July

b) Only short listed applicants meeting the above criteria will be invited for
interview. Lobbying and canvassing for opportunity will not be entertained
and may work to the applicant’s disadvantage.

c) Application letters with envelope marked “APPLICATION FOR NARUC
addressed to:
The Acting Director General
Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA)
7th Floor, LAPF Pensions Fund Towers,
Opposite Makumbusho, Kijitonyama
P. O. Box 72175
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