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Communications Technician (2 Positions) at Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited

Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited

The Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited is incorporated under the Companies Act of the Laws of Malawi. Its core business is to procure, transmit and distribute electric power in Malawi as well as manage System Market and Single Buyer Operations in Malawi. ESCOM is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions currently existing within the Corporation:

Communications Technician (2 Positions)
Grade: ES10
Location: BI/LL-SMO Licensee
Supervised by : Senior Communication Technician

Purpose of the Job

To provide technical solutions for Communications Network for system utility and inter-utility communications in the assigned region.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Carrying out installation and configuration of communication equipment.
  2. Correcting/clearing faults on communication equipment
  3. Assisting in preparation of technical plans for installation, operation and maintenance for communications network
  4. Monitoring and enforce compliance to standards and safety regulations in all activities
  5. Assisting in designing new Communications installations to ensure all the necessary requirements for smooth operation of the power system are catered for.
  6. Assisting in developing and facilitating implementation of maintenance/expansion programs for Communication equipment

Attributes and competencies

  • Skills in Microsoft office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Effective verbal and written communication abilities
  • The ability to manage time effectively in a high-pressure setting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good Analytical Skills
  • Critical-thinking and assertiveness abilities
  • Detail-oriented personality
  • The ability to operate effectively both independently and as part of a team

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • The ideal candidate must have a minimum qualification of Diploma in Electrical/Electronic  Engineering/Telecommunications/ICT from an accredited institution.
  • Applicant must have 2 years’ work experience.


APPLICATION METHOD: Hard Copies in an envelope clearly indicating the position applied for on top.

ATTACHMENTS : Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae with 3 traceable referees and Certified Copies of Certificates.

CLOSING DATE : Friday, 10th April 2024.

ADDRESSED TO : Senior Human Resources Manager, ESCOM House, P.O. Box 2047, Blantyre.

Only candidates possessing accredited Qualifications will be considered for shortlisting. In cases where one’s qualification accreditation is questionable, the burden of proof rests with the candidate to provide evidence to the contrary.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged and invited for interviews through email.

ESCOM Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.