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Electrical Engineer Job in Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya

The Danish Refugee Council has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa region since 1997. 

The DRC Kenya Program seeks to fill the following position:
Electrical Engineer 

(Based in Dadaab Refugee Camp)

Responsible for the design, development and maintenance of electrical systems and components on all site constructions done by DRC.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with at least 4 years’ relevant experience; or Higher National Diploma with at least 6 years’ relevant experience
  • At least 5 years’ experience in design and preparation of electrical drawings and bills of quantities as well as supervision of the installation works on site
  • Hand-on experience in electrical installation works in commercial and residential buildings, wiring, testing and repairs. The incumbent shall be expected to attend to emergency maintenance works whenever required
  • Experience working with contractors or supervising contractor’s works including quality control activities is highly desired
  • Registration with Engineers Registration Board or possession of a valid electrician’s license from ERC will be an added advantage
  • Excellent communication skills, and fluent in spoken English and Kiswahili
  • Team player with proven commitment to accountability practices
  • Previous experience working in the Dadaab region or similar challenging environments is preferred
Please note that the above position is on a 1-year contract with possibility of extension.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications which should include a 1-page cover letter clearly stating their motivation and qualification and CV. CVs should include contact details of three professional referees. One referee must be the applicant’s most recent manager. 

Applications should be sent to: 

Kindly indicate the position applied for as the subject heading. 

Deadline for receiving applications is Friday 20th July, 2012.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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