Zonal Electricity Inspector -EWURA


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.

6.3 Post Title: Zonal Electricity Inspector – 2 Posts
Duty Station: EWURA Zonal Offices
Reports to: Zonal Manager

Zonal Electricity Inspector will be responsible for monitoring all Electricity sector performance at the respective zone.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

i) To participate in coordination of the process of overseeing effective and efficient application of provisions of the Electricity Act in order to ensure

environmental and safety aspects of electricity sector are in conformity with provision of the Act and good industry practices;

ii) To inspect electrical installations in buildings and any other electricity supply infrastructure to ensure compliance with applicable industry standards;

iii) To review performance and ethics of contractors and wiremen to identify malpractices in electrical installation activities;

iv) To inspect various premises under construction and submit inspection report for further recommendations to responsible authorities for action;

v) To participate in dispute resolutions of various customers’ complaints;

vi) To inspect premises damaged by electrical accidents;

vii) To respond to any reported electrical emergency event;

viii) To conduct pre and post installation inspections of standby and own uses generators;

ix) To participate in pre licensing inspection of electrical facilities undertaken by the Directorate;

x) To assist in coordinating and preparation of the Annual Directorate report and Annual Sector report;

xi) To effectively supervise and guide staff member(s) reporting to the job position;

xii) To undertake any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Academic Qualifications and Experience

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

i) Possession of University Degree in Electrical Engineering;

ii) Knowledge and Competence in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) application.

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

iv) Possession of not less than four (4) 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