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Power Utility Engineer Job in Kenya

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Western Regional Network Department within the Technology Division. 

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Power Utility Engineer 

Reporting to the Senior Manager-Regional Network Rollout-Western; the holder of the position will be responsible for power connection and dimensioning for BTS sites within Safaricom and KPLC specifications and Safaricom CAPEX Budget.

Key Responsibilities 
  • Oversee commercial power contractors during installation and commissioning of KPLC power lines;
  • Verification of site power connection costs to ensure conformity to contract and actual scope;
  • Coordinate power dimensioning for existing BTS sites required in optimization and upgrade projects;
  • Ensure timely application for commercial power and approval by KPLC;
  • Acceptance of all completed power works to ensure they satisfy all Safaricom requirements, KPLC’s Technical specifications, and are done in accordance with KPLC code of practice;
  • Database management and administration.
Minimum requirements 
  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineer with a bias in Power Systems;
  • A minimum 2 years relevant experience in Electrical Power Installations, Switchgear, and Control systems part of which should be in power utility company;
  • Electrical experience in a Telecommunications environment is an added advantage;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Project management skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and report writing skills.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and posses the necessary qualification and experience please send your resume and application letter indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title to the address below. 

The deadline for application is Thursday the 8th September 2011.

 This position is located in the Western Region of Kenya- Kisumu (Kiboswa area). 

The Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition
Safaricom Ltd
Via email to: 

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