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Senior Engineer (Metering Standards & Monitoring) 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:

Senior Engineer (Metering Standards & Monitoring) – 1 Position

Grade: ES6

Location: Distribution Licensee Main-Revenue Protection

Supervised by: Revenue Protection Manager

Purpose of the Job

To manage the test laboratory and AMR system to ensure that ESCOM collects maximum Revenues for services dully provided and customers get high quality service.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Monitoring testing, calibrating meters and AMR system for billing
  2. Monitoring meters on the network and provide availability report
  3. Planning and scheduling of meter testing in the laboratory
  4. Carrying out meter overhauling and recalibration
  5. Carrying out meter maintenance and programming for various customers
  6. Carrying out sample meter testing on new deliveries according to specification
  7. Checking meter accuracy by using accuracy verifier and upgrading of software
  8. Gathering intelligence from the external environment to aid Revenue Protection investigations
  9. Safeguarding software keys used on MD meters
  10. Testing CTs, VTs and MU and sealing meters

Attributes and competencies

  • Impeccable 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
  • High level of integrity
  • 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 Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering/Renewable Energy/Sustainable Energy Systems/Energy Engineering/ Metallurgy & Materials Engineering/Electronics/ICT from an accredited institution
  • Applicant must have 4 years’ work experience.
  • MEI Membership

 

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 May 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.