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Metering and Instrumentation 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:

Metering and Instrumentation Technician – 1 Position

Grade: ES10
Location: Mzuzu
Department: System Protection and Security
Reporting to: Assistant Metering and Instrumentation Engineer
Responsible for: None

Purpose of the Job

To be responsible for carrying out maintenance, troubleshooting and installation of metering and allied equipment to enable effective, safe and optimum operation of the transmission and distribution power systems.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Installing new meters and its associated switch gear in Distribution and Transmission networks
  2. Carrying out tests during commissioning of new instruments and meters
  3. Reviewing and development of maintenance plans
  4. Carrying out calibrations and maintenance activities
  5. Testing of instrument transformers such as CT and VT and sensors
  6. Programming and configuring meters and instruments by use of software
  7. Carrying out fault analysis, diagnosis and clearing

Attributes and competencies

  • 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 Electrical Engineering/Electronics/Telecommunications/ICT.
  • Applicant must have 2 years’ relevant 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.