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Protection and Metering Engineer at Electricity Generation Company (MW) Ltd

  • Full Time
  • Blantyre
  • Salary: 00

Electricity Generation Company (MW) Ltd



Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons of Malawi Origin, to fill the vacant post of Protection and Metering Engineer-EG6 tenable in the Company at the Head Office, Chayamba building in Blantyre. This position reports to the Senior Technical Services Engineer.


  • Overseeing installation and commissioning of Protection and Metering equipment in
    Generation System.
  • Implementing maintenance programs for the system’s Protection and Metering equipment, in accordance with accepted procedures.
  • Monitoring the performance of the Protection equipment in the entire system and rectifying or recommending corrective measures where necessary.
  • Ensuring availability of Protection and Metering equipment through implementation of proper maintenance and fault rectification.
  • Analyzing and disseminating Protection and Metering maintenance information.
  • Preparing Technical Specifications for Protection and Metering equipment and Small
    Plant Tools.
  • Designing protection schemes for entire power systems.
  • Checking and approving Protection Designs and Specifications originated by others.
  • Calculating Power System Parameters and compiling and maintaining system databases for use in both manual and computer-aided calculations for Protection-related analysis with emphasis on Generation Protection and Fault Analysis.
  • Simulating various system configurations to check the effect on Protection performance and recommend optimization thereof.
  • Observing and recording data on quality of service and equipment performance.
  • Controlling and monitoring expenditure in Protection and Metering Section through proper procurements and control in use of both human and material resources.
  • Performing routine tests on Protection and Metering equipment in all Power Stations and Substations.
  • Any other duties assigned from time to time by the Senior Technical Services Engineer or Management.


  • Posses a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
  • Registered with the Malawi Engineering Institution.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in the Power Sector.
  • Conversant with MS Word, MS Excel, and other engineering packages.
  • Ability to work effectively in teams.
  • Willingness to work odd hours.
  • Good analytical skills, resourcefulness, initiative, maturity of judgement and tact.
  • Valid Driving License would be added advantage.
  • Should be between 30-40 years of age.

Method Of Application

Interested persons should submit applications attaching a comprehensive CV, relevant certificates and names of three (3) traceable referees to reach the undermentioned not later than 09th of July 2024.

Acting Director of Human Resources Management
Electricity Generation Company (MW) Ltd
Chayamba Building – Floor No. 4
P O Box 1567