Electrician Job at Rakai Health Sciences Program

Organisation :Rakai Health Sciences Program

Position:Electrician

Deadline : 7th January 2019

Duty Station: Kalisizo , Uganda , East Africa , 256

Date Posted: 16th December 2018 ,

Employment Type: Full-Time ,

JOB DETAILS:
Rakai Health Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a combination of community based research, curative services and prevention strategies in the district of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is based at Kalisizo in Kyotera District and Kampala.

The Program is seeking to strengthen its staffing position to efficiently execute its research and service activities. Applications are therefore invited from qualified and competent Ugandans to fill a vacant position based at Rakai Health Sciences Program- Kalisizo, Kyotera district as indicated below:

POSITION: Electrician (1 Position)
Reporting to: Program Engineer
Duty Station: RHSP Kalisizo Office

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The Electrician is responsible for installing, maintaining and repairing electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures.
  • Assess electrical needs and budget for them
  • Participate in pre-acquisition and evaluation of proposed new equipment and electrical installations, for the purpose of advising on special technical requirements;
  • Liaise with the Supervisor Estates in addressing electrical malfunctions and advise when external technical support is required.
  • Ensure that maintenance is executed on electrical equipment in alignment with requirements stipulated in the Service Level Agreements by following up with the service providers
  • Assess electrical faults within electrical installations and rectify them
  • Carry out electrical/solar wiring and installations of all RHSP owned and rented premises
  • Ensure safe power supply and proper function of all power sources and power controls;
  • Supervise acceptance testing of new equipment and installations prior to commissioning
  • Conduct in-house user training with regard to equipment safety and maintenance within the scope of experience and training
  • Monitor use and performance of equipment, submit to management relevant information for replacement and disposal
  • Safe guard electrical equipment against bad voltage and currents, ensure electrical plant of RHSP is in good working condition
  • Maintain the cleanliness and operational standards of the electrical engineering workshop/work space
  • Prepare RHSP electrical billing information in a timely manner

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Diploma in General Electrical Installation
  • Minimum 3 years of active installation and wiring with a professional body
  • ERA Certificate is a must.

Job application procedure
Qualified applicants should submit their application letters, detailed resume (CV) indicating 3 recognizable referees, physical addresses and functioning day-time telephone contacts or Mobile phone numbers to:
The Human Resource Manager
Rakai Health Sciences Program
P. O. Box 279, Kalisizo or jobs@rhsp.org
Not later than 7th January 2019 (only applications sent through email will be considered)

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