Electrical Engineer

Lusaka, Zambia, Full Time

Electrical Engineer Ref No. EE/LF/27/10/20

Reports to Assistant Facilities Manager – Works. The incumbent is responsible for the planning and implementation of solar power and battery backup installations at various facilities nationwide. He/she will work closely with APHL Energy contractor and consultant to approve the designs supervise the installation and sign off the commissioning.

Main duties

Provides oversight on all power installations and ensures compliance with professional installation standards.
Plans new power system installations including extensions and auxiliary connections to meet current and future expansion of power systems.
Ensures effective collaboration with APHL to successfully meet energy targets.
Supervises power installations and maintenance plus service repairs at various facilities nationwide.
Maintains installation and inspection schedules for all power installations managed and document work implemented and completed.
Manages power installations in various project sites in compliance with legislation regarding the safe operation of power systems in line with Health and Safety Policy relating to such installations.
Liaises with service providers to ensure prompt service delivery and ensure compliance with contract terms, timelines and budgets.
Implements control mechanisms for prudent use of resources in line with donor guidelines.
Effects any other lawful instructions as issued by the supervisor or designate.

Full Grade 12 Certificate
Degree in Electrical Engineering
Atleast 5 years relevant work experience in similar role
Must be practicing member of EIZ /ERB
Good analytical skills with ability to make sound judgment and decisions
Good planning, monitoring and organizing skills
Results-oriented and ability to work independently
Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills – tact and assertiveness at times
Applicants must be computer proficient.
Suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply; however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please send application letter quoting Reference Number above, relevant academic and professional certificates, and detailed CV with day-time telephone number(s) to:

CIDRZ Human Resources Director P. O. Box 34681, LUSAKA, ZAMBIA on email: jobs@cidrz.org. No hard copy applications will be accepted

Application email or URL: jobs@cidrz.org
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