Plant Assistant

February 27, 2024 5:50 pm

Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL) is a limited liability company incorporated in Uganda under the Companies Act. UEDCL owns the 33KV and below voltage electricity distribution networks and all the operational assets associated with the business currently leased to Umeme Ltd. The company monitors Umeme Ltd and other Concessionaires in Uganda, directly distributes power in Ten (10) territories covering over 86 rural and border districts, operates a modern pole plant at Lugogo, and executes key rural electrification schemes on behalf of the Government of Uganda.

The Company is seeking to recruit qualified, competent, and highly motivated Ugandans for the role of Plant Assistant

Number of Position(s) – 02 (Two)

Reports to:     Pole Plant Supervisor / Production Supervisor

Duty Station:  Kampala Pole Plant.

Purpose of the Job

Assist the machine operator and the plant attendant in meeting pole plant objectives

Key Result Areas

  1. Arrange the poles onto trolleys in preparation for treatment
  2. Open and close the treatment plant doors before and after the treatment process
  3. Participant in pouring creosote oil into the tank (from the drums)
  4. Fetching creosote oil from the reserve basin back into the cylinder vessel
  5. Assist the machine operator while carrying out minor repairs
  6. Cut (trim) the poles to the appropriate length before treatment
  7. Carry out daily cleaning within and around the treatment plant
  8. Participate in the stacking of both seasoned and treated poles
  9. Identify risks in the section and devise mechanisms for mitigating them
  10. Prepare monthly and annual reports on sectional activities in accordance with UEDCL policies and procedures

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Diploma in Engineering (Electrical or Mechanical)
  • Should hold a valid driving permit
  • A certificate in defensive driving is an added advantage
  • Experience of not less than 3 years in a recognized organization handling heavy vehicles.
  • Excellent communication skills

Application Information

For a detailed Job Description and application for this Job, please visit our website at –  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 of Human Resource and Administration, UEDCL Tower, Plot 37 Nakasero Road, Kampala.

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

Closing Date: All applications MUST be submitted by, 5:00 PMFriday, March 8, 2024. Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted for guidance on the next step.