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Meter Technician 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:

Meter Technician 1 Position
Grade : ES10
Location : BT-SMO Licensee
Supervised by : Senior Meter Technician

Purpose of the Job

To be responsible for installation and maintenance of energy meters to ensure accurate energy readings.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Identifying defects, repairing and replacing faulty meters.
  2. Installing, monitoring and testing meters for accuracy at each Connection Point of the Market Participants.
  3. Testing newly procured meters before installation.
  4. Managing Energy meter configurations and determine communications protocols approved by MERA according to Grid Code and Market Rules.
  5. Assisting in recalibration of new and old metering equipment, and conduct verification exercise.

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 a Diploma in Electrical Engineering or ICT or Electronics
  • Applicant must have at least 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.