Senior Engineer – Electricity Distribution - EWURA

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The Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) is an independent, world class regulatory authority responsible for licensing, tariff setting and quality of service regulation of the electricity, water, and petroleum and natural gas sectors. EWURA has the following vacancies for which suitably qualified Tanzanian citizens are invited to apply.



6.2 Post Title: Senior Engineer – Electricity Distribution – 1 Post
 Duty Station: Head Office- Dar es Salaam
Reports to: Principal Engineer – Electricity Distribution

Senior Engineer – Electricity Transmission will be responsible for providing support on economic, technical, safety and environmental regulation of the electricity distribution.


Duties and Responsibilities;-

i) To provide support in ensuring optimal provision of economic, technical, safety and environmental inputs to regulating and controlling the distribution of electricity.

ii) To assist in monitoring activities of power distribution and supply.

iii) To assist in monitoring electricity trading arrangements between the distribution companies and suppliers according to the best industry practices.

iv) To assist in monitoring the quality of customer services, as per approved customer service charter and follow up of consumer complaints.

v) To assist in reviewing and approving of Power Purchase Agreements.

vi) To assist in monitoring compliance of the parties to the Power Purchase Agreements and advise the Principal Engineer – Electricity Distribution on the status of operation.


vii) To assist in monitoring distribution licensees’ performance and compliance with the Act.

viii) To assist in conducting technical analyses of distribution system components is carried out using system analysis packages and report any potential problems that need attention.

ix) To assist in monitoring compliance of the Distribution Code.

x) To assist in reviewing of application for distribution licenses and to carry out assessments, and other activities necessary for license applications.

xi) To assist in reviewing, issuing, renewing and revoking licenses for electricity in accordance with the Act and accepted standards.

xii) To participate in dispute resolutions of various customers’ complaints.

xiii) To participate in pre licensing inspection of electrical facilities undertaken by the Directorate.

xiv) To assist in coordinating and preparation of the Annual Directorate report and Annual Sector report.

xv) To effectively supervise and guide staff member(s) reporting to the job position.

xvi) To undertake any other duties as assigned by the superiors


Minimum Academic Qualifications and Experience

The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and experience;

i) Possession of Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognised University.

ii) Must be registered with Engineers Registration Board (ERB) as a Professional Engineer.

iii) Experience in using at least one power system analysis package or power system planning tool will be an added advantage

iv) Possession of Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) application

v) Possession of at least five (5) years working experience in Electricity Industry

Mode of Application

Application letter with Curriculum Vitae (CV) including e-mail address or day time contact telephone number, together with photocopies of certificates, one passport size photo and names and contacts of three referees should be addressed to reach the under-mentioned by 15th November 2016.

Only short listed candidate meeting the above criteria will be invited for interview. Lobbying and canvassing for employment will not be entertained and may work to the candidate’s disadvantage.

Application letter should be addressed to:

The Director General

Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) 7th Floor, LAPF Pensions Fund Towers,

Opposite Makumbusho, Kijitonyama P O Box 72175

DAR ES SALAAM

Jobs@ewura.go.tz





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