Senior Communication Engineer

@Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited
  • Post Date : July 10, 2024
  • Apply Before : July 19, 2024
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  • Experience 4 Years
  • Gender Both
  • Industry Engneering
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor
  • Job Type Freelance

Job Description

Job Description

The purpose of the job is to plan, install and maintain a telecommunication network infrastructure to support telephony, data and tele protection interfaces to meet the corporate strategic plans and attain an annual network availability of 98%.

Key Result Areas

 Design, implement, maintain SDH, PLC, transport and access network infrastructure supporting interfaces for LAN, WAN, telephony, SCADA and power line protection together with continual update of the networks drawings and station documentation in accordance with appropriate International Telecommunication Union (ITU) standard guidelines and the company’s strategic plans.

 Monitor the performance and provide technical guidance in the management of PLC, unified communication and optical fibre terminal network infrastructure in terms of provisioning, configuration,
operation, reporting and advice on the need for upgrades, overhaul and or extension in line with user requirements, ICT policy and design documentation.
 Develop and monitor implementation of maintenance schedules, monitor implementation and compliance of safety control measures to staff and equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s
recommendations and SHE policy.
 Supervise the provision of leased services, maintaining an update database of the services and carrying out quarterly value for money review.
 Develop and monitor implementation of an annual sub-section budget in line with financial regulations and activity plan.
 Provide technical expertise in the procurement process of communication systems works, consultancy, services and goods in terms of preparation of specifications, evaluation and contract
management in accordance with PPDA, World bank, IDB, ADB, etc.
procurement guidelines.

 Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Telecommunication Engineering with at least 7 – 10 years of experience in power network communication.
 Demostrated specialised training in the following fields;
– Industrial networking based on IP/TCP protocols
– PDH, SDH, DWDM access and carrier equipment
– Optical fibre
– Power line carrier (PLC) equipment
– Voice over IP and or unified communication systems
 Strong Knowledge and experience of Communication Network configurations that support supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems, Tele protection schemes and telephone systems will be an added advantage.
 Demonstrated knowledge of UHF, VHF and HF Radios on FM and PM

modulation schemes.
 A person of high integrity, should be highly motivated, innovative and a committed team player able to withstand stressful work situation and willingness to work long hours outside the normal hours.
 Demonstrated background of personal and team leadership
 Possess a valid driving permit.
 Registration with ERB is an added advantage.

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