Metering Engineering Officer

September 2, 2022 7:05 am

Positon            :     Metering Engineering Officer

Number of Positions :     01

Reports to       :     Protection and Metering Engineering Officer

Department :  Technical Services

Duty station    :     Head Office

Purpose of the position:       

  1. Ensure adherence to regulatory and company policy and processes in relation to metering.
  2. Develop and implement metering compliance guidelines to all the regulatory requirements
  3. Ensure adherence to the UEDCL Meter Management guidelines
  4. Develop metering equipment specifications and installation standards
  5. Coordinate and execute quality testing and verification activities of all metering installations, to ensure conformity and compliance to the required standards.
  6. Inform stakeholders about new/ revised regulations relating to the metering environment
  7. Prepare regulatory reports in regard to metering standards and compliance
  8. Plan and execute audit assignments to ensure precision and accuracy of metering equipment
  9. Provide technical support to the territory metering teams for resolution and rectification of metering related issues/complaints
  10. Ascertain metering project quality and compliance to standards
  11. Participates in the development of design changes for metering equipment and related ancillaries
  12. Undertaking technical reviews and providing design criteria of technical standards
  13. Undertake boundary-metering activities (installation, commissioning, relocation and auditing) jointly with UETCL at points of common coupling.
  14. Oversee the effective metering of all UEDCL customers ranging from the Domestic to the large power users (HT customers).
  15. Carryout data and trends analysis on reported metering anomalies to guide audit and anomaly resolution.
  16. Act as liaison between UEDCL and all other sector players for all meter related engagements
  17. Provide metering support to the Revenue Protection Unit (RPU) in loss reduction
  18. Ensure safety of equipment and personnel.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • 3-5 years’ work experience
  • Good knowledge of Windows OS is an added advantage
  • Strong knowledge and skills in metering application software such as SMARTSET, MCUBE etc. is an added advantage.
  • Strong technical knowledge and skills in handling various types of energy meters, meter-testing techniques and with leadership capacity.

Application Information: Only Applications received online will be considered. To apply; upload your CV (Clearly indicating 3 referees with contacts), Cover letter and all copies of Academic and other support documents. Put the Job title on the subject Line.

Address your application to: The Head Human Resource & Administration, UEDCL Tower, Plot 37 Nakasero Road, Kampala.

NB: Each document that is to be uploaded should not exceed file size of 1MB.

Closing Date: All applications MUST be submitted by, 5:00PM, Friday 16th September 2022. Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted for guidance on the next step.