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  • Posted: Feb 7, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 28, 2023
  • The Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO) is a 100% state-owned corporation incorporated on 2nd December, 2008 under the Company’s Act, Cap 486 as a State Corporation pursuant to the Sessional Paper No. 4 of 2004 on Energy.
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    Senior Manager, System Operations & Maintenance

    Reporting to the General Manager, System Operations & Power Management, the successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining and operating the Company's transmission infrastructure to achieve stable, available and reliable national grid and regional interconnectors.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Providing leadership to staff in the Department;
    • Coordinating operations and maintenance of electricity transmission system to ensure stability, availability and reliability of Company’s transmission assets for power transfer;
    • Providing technical leadership and guidance on matters pertaining to system operations and maintenance;
    • Coordinating the commissioning of completed projects;
    • Coordinating functional activities within the department; Power System Protection, Electrical Plant Maintenance, Overhead Lines, HVDC Operations, Asset Management and Electrical safety;
    • Coordinating and implementing maintenance programmes for regional interconnectors
    • Advising on improvement of designs, standards and specifications of network components;
    • Accounting for resource use in line with prevailing laws, policies and regulation

    Qualifications & Skills required:

    • Master’s Degree in a relevant field with Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution;
    • Registered Professional Engineer with Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK);
    • Registered Practicing Engineer with Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) and in good standing;
    • Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK) membership;
    • Valid License for EBK;
    • Advanced electrical safety authorization (Minimum class 8);
    • Leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
    • The job holder requires knowledge and relevant experience of not less than ten (10) years, with at least six (6) years at management level.

    Method of Application

    Applicants MUST provide the following documents on application;

    • A Signed application letter;
    • A detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating; current and previous employers, positions held, level of education, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment and names of at least three professional referees;
    • Certified Copies of academic and professional certificates
    • Certified Copy of National Identification Card or Passport
    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO) on to apply

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