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SCADA Technician (EMS) 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:

SCADA Technician (EMS) 2 Positions
Grade: ES10
Location : LL/ MZUZU – SMO Licensee
Supervised by : Senior SCADA Technician

Purpose of the Job

To be responsible for maintenance of RTU’s, SAS, UPS and master system hardware

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Carrying out hardware maintenance of the SCADA master system for both the Transmission and Distribution networks
  2. Assisting in the compilation of operational and capital budgets
  3. Ensuring maintenance is done as planned for all SCADA systems
  4. Wiring of SCADA signals for all Distribution and Transmission substations
  5. Checking proper functioning of all SCADA hardware
  6. Participating in the review of technical specifications
  7. Participating in configuration of RUs and transducers

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 or Telecommunications.
  • 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.