Jobs – Estates Assistant (Electrical) at UBOS Census 2014

Job Title: Estates Assistant (Electrical)

The Government of Uganda (GoU), through the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), will be undertaking the National Population and Housing Census 2014 Enumeration Exercise from 28th August to 6th September 2014 in accordance with the Uganda Bureau of Statistics Act, 1998. The Census 2014 results will provide bench-mark socio-demographic data at all administrative levels necessary for general administration and the planning process.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: The Electrical Estates Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Repair of broken down electrical office equipment as required by the Bureau;
  • Install, service, rectify and repair lighting fixtures, electrical panels, outlets and wiring;
  • Construct and maintain service equipment and read electrical circuit diagrams;
  • Carry out tests and ensure the availability of standard electrical power at the user terminal as required by the ERA;
  • Provide procurement specifications for electrical equipment and carry out power needs assessment when new equipment is to be installed;
  • Prepare and submit to Management a periodic status report on electrical equipment and installations at the Data Centre;
  • Report faults on the electrical system that can affect the normal operation of Bureau electrical equipment;
  • Install new equipment and verify work that has been done by outside service providers.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should hold a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognised institution;
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ relevant experience.
  • Skills in time management;
  • Good team ethic
  • Working knowledge of project management;
  • Good working knowledge of records and information management; and
  • Extensive knowledge of quality assurance and control mechanisms.

How to Apply:

All candidates should express their interest through Letter(s) of Application indicating the particular Job Title(s) of interest with its Reference Number in the Subject Line at the top of the first page of the letter(s). The Applicants should also attach comprehensive Curriculum Vitae(s), bearing contact addresses (including three referees with their mobile telephone numbers) as well as photocopies of the relevant certificates and testimonials.

The applications may be addressed and hand delivered or posted to:

The Deputy Executive Director – Corporate Services/National Census Coordinator.

Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS),

Statistics House,

Plot 9, Colville Street,

P. O. Box 7186, Kampala, Uganda.

Alternatively, applications with typed letters and CVs as well as scanned academic and work testimonials may be uploaded onto the Bureau website through a dedicated Vacancies Applications Portal (VAP) at the website below.

Click Here

Deadline: Friday 15th August, 2014 by 5.00pm.

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