EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES – TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT
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Background – TANESCO http://www.tanesco.co.tz
Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (TANESCO) is implementing its strategies to increase access and connectivity of its energy services and products for Tanzanians to support the government’s industrialization agenda. The company is currently expanding its business by investing heavily in generation, transmission and distribution network. In line with this, TANESCO now invites applicants who are self-motivated, honest, hardworking and committed individuals to fill the positions under Specified Period Employment terms of Twelve Months Period (12).

SPECIFIC ATTRIBUTES FOR THE POSITIONS TO BE FILLED:

All Candidates must:
 Demonstrate impeccable performance track record;
 Demonstrate highest degree of integrity, credibility, and character;
 Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
 Be capable of working with minimal supervision;
 Be capable of delivering excellent results while working under pressure with tight deadlines;
 Possess knowledge and competency in related field;
 Good customer care;
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Job Position:Electrical Technician – System Operator (30 Posts)

Report To:Grid/Off-Grid Substation Engineer/Supervisors
Working Station:Grid/Off-Grid Substations

POSITION OBJECTIVE:
Monitoring continuous and reliable flow of electric power supply from generating plants to various
places of grid destination and distribution points.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
a) Collect all necessary initial technical data in the daily log sheets and defect register book.
b) Issue permits to works, limitation of access, sanction of test after proper isolation of
equipment at switch yard before people start working to ensure highest safety standards are
observed and maintained all the times in order to preserve life and property.
c) Maintain close liaison with National Grid Control Centre (NGCC), generating plant stations
and other grid substation operators to ensure smooth operation of grid network and
restoration of power supply in case of system power failure.
d) Carry out physical inspection of various equipment in substations to ensure faults and other
problems are quickly detected, appropriately and timely attended so that continuity of power
supply is maintained.
e) Report a day recorded shift events to system control supervisor to ensure the higher
authority get informed for record and action.
f) Ensure reliability of power supply to customers, safety of the people and safety of the
equipment (i.e., Transformers, Circuit Breakers, Isolators, and compensating equipment
such as reactors, capacitors, and SVC etc.)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
 Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering or its equivalent
from a recognized learning Institution.
 Certificate of Secondary School education (Form IV and/or VI).
 Computer knowledge is a must.
Position:Mechanical Technician – 4 Posts
Reports To:Mechanical Engineer
Working Station:Kinyerezi I Gas Plant

POSITION OBJECTIVE
To ensure smooth operation and maintenance of all electromechanical equipment at the
plant

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
a) Performing minor and major maintenance, adjustments and repairs on mechanical
equipment.
b) Conducting thorough inspection of generating sets and their accessories and report
to maintenance Engineer for any defects and carry out remedies.
c) Ensure company safety rules, standards and regulations are adhered to all the time
and proper safe guards are established and maintained to protect the interest of the
company in relation to the reliability of plants, the safety of personnel and security of
the equipment.
d) Carrying out visual inspection of equipment and instruments and to report any faults
and defects.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE
 Ordinary Diploma/Full Technician Certificate in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized
Technical Institution.
 Secondary Certificate of Form IV and/or VI.
 Minimum of three (3) years relevant working experience in relevant field.
Position:Air Conditioners and Refrigeration Technician – 1 Post
Reports To:Mechanical Engineer
Working Station:Kinyerezi I Gas Plant

POSITION OBJECTIVE
Responsible for carrying out maintenance of chiller plants, refrigerators and air conditions to
support power generation activities at the plant.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
a) Execute properly preventive maintenance on HVAC Systems to ensure emergence
breakdowns are avoided.
b) Performs all refrigeration and air conditioning duties at the Plant.
c) Also responsible for carrying out installation and testing of new refrigeration system in the
power plant.
d) Identify all faults/defects of the chilling and air conditioning equipment and carry out
necessary repairs.
e) Continuously advise on the requirement on tools and related equipment focusing in
improving efficiency and productivity.
f) Ensure company safety rules, standards and regulations are adhered to all the time and
proper safe guards are established and maintained to protect the interest of the company in
relation to the reliability of plants, the safety of personnel and security of the equipment.
g) Perform troubleshooting, preventive and predictive maintenance on HVAC Systems.
h) Keeps proper inventory of consumable materials.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE
 Ordinary Technician Diploma/ Full Technician Certificate in Refrigeration and Air condition
Engineering from a recognized Technical Institution.
 Secondary Certificate of Form IV and/or VI.
 Minimum of three (3) years relevant working experience in relevant field.
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Job Position:Electrical Technician – Transmission Line (02 Posts)
Report To:Regional Manager – Njombe
Working Station:Makambako

POSITION OBJECTIVE:
To ensure that all scheduled activities related to maintenance of transmission lines are carried
out effectively and efficiently in order to ensure reliability of power in national grid.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
a) Maintain transmission lines network by conducting routine inspection of all transmission lines
to determine and prevents possible faults, eliminate unplanned power outage and ensure
reliability of power national grid.
b) Attend all emergency faults occurring in the transmission lines without any delay so as to
ensure constant power supply to the grid.
c) Assists Engineer in preparing short and long term plans maintenance schedules.
d) Provide technical support to foremen such that maintenance works are conveniently done in
accordance with company standards and instruction.
e) Assist in planning daily maintenance schedules for the transmission lines falling under the
respective region transmission Engineer.
f) Prepare periodic transmission lines site works reports within agreed timelines for future
reference.
g) Maintain way leaves and demarcations along transmission lines.
h) Conduct rehabilitation of transmission lines in the network.
i) Enhance safety matters in the section to ensure safety to employees, equipment and
properties.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
 Ordinary Diploma in Electrical/Civil Engineering from recognized learning Institute
 Certificate of Secondary Education (Form IV or VI)
 Must be computer literate
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Job Position:Electrical Technician – 02 Posts
Report To:Electrical Engineer
Working Station:Kinyerezi I Gas Plant

POSITION OBJECTIVE
Responsible for execution of all electrical maintenance works/activities in the Plant with objective
of ensuring smooth operational of power generating equipment.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
a) Respond promptly to emergence calls during emergence breakdowns to ensure restoration
of fault equipment within minimum time possible.
b) Attend the plant Maintenance works as schedule, keep maintenance records, equipment
status updating and submit work reports after repairs or preventive maintenance.
c) Ensure all the control cubicles in control room, relay room and entrance building are locked,
free from dust and cobwebs on the outside and inside, also make sure all the equipment in
these cubicles are in a good order.
d) Reading and interpreting all drawings and manuals necessary for smooth execution of the
plants.
e) Execute properly preventive maintenance of electrical equipment in a planned time to
ensure emergence breakdowns are avoided.
f) Responsible for going through the defect book in control room and attend defects recorded
in the defect book.
g) Identify all faults/defects of the equipment and carry out necessary repairs.
h) Also responsible for carrying out installation and testing of new electrical equipment.
i) Observe safety regulations when carrying out maintenance duties to ensure no accidents to
people and equipment.
j) Maintain and keep in safe custody all equipment and working tools under your jurisdiction

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE
 Ordinary Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized Technical institution
 Certificate of Secondary Education Form IV and/or VI
 Computer literacy is a must
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Job Position:Engineer – Control and Instrumentation – 1 Post
Report To:Principal Engineer
Working Station:Kinyerezi I Gas Plant

POSITION OBJECTIVE
Responsible for managing and execution of all Instrumentation and control maintenance
works/activities in the Plant with objective of ensuring smooth operational of power generating
equipment.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
a) Responsible for designing and developing new control systems, testing, maintaining and
modifying existing systems.
b) Responsible for analysing data, troubleshooting for errors and presenting findings in written
reports.
c) Managing instrumentation and control operations and maintenances.
d) Respond promptly to emergence calls during emergence breakdowns to ensure restoration
of fault equipment within minimum time possible.
e) Plan and Schedule plant Instrumentation and Control system maintenance works, keep
maintenance records, equipment status updating.
f) Prepares specifications for instruments, systems (DCS), instrument data sheets and loop
diagrams.
g) Interpretes all drawings and manuals necessary for smooth execution of the plants. This
incudes interpreting circuit diagrams and instrument detail design on P&ID’s.
h) Execute properly and write computer software, programs and test procedures.
i) Working collaboratively with planning engineers, maintenance engineers, operation
engineers, purchasers and other internal staff to for smooth execution of the power plant.
j) Also responsible for supervising installation and testing of new control and measurement
instruments.
k) Calibrating instruments and associated equipment.
l) Observe safety regulations when carrying out maintenance duties to ensure no accidents to
people and equipment while ensuring quality work standards.
m) Maintain and keep in safe custody all equipment and working tools under your jurisdiction.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE
 Bachelor Degree in Instrumentation and Control or Electrical and Electronics Engineering
from a recognized University.
 Registered by Engineers Registration Board (ERB)
 Minimum of 1 year experience in the relevant field
 Computer literacy is a must.
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Job Position:Technician – Control And Instrumental – 2 Posts
Report To:Electrical Engineer
Working Station:Kinyerezi I Gas Plant

POSITION OBJECTIVE
Responsible for execution of all Instrumentation and control maintenance works/activities in the
Plant with objective of ensuring smooth operational of power generating equipment.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
a) Respond promptly to emergence calls during emergence breakdowns to ensure restoration
of fault equipment within minimum time possible.
b) Attend the plant Maintenance works as schedule, keep maintenance records, equipment
status updating and submit work reports after repairs or preventive maintenance.
c) Ensure all the instruments are in a good order and properly functioning.
d) Reading and interpreting all drawings and manuals necessary for smooth execution of the
plants.
e) Execute properly preventive maintenance of instruments and control equipment in a planned
time to ensure emergence breakdowns are avoided.
f) Responsible for going through the defect book in control room and attend defects recorded in
the defect book.
g) Identify all faults/defects of the instrumentation system and carry out necessary repairs.
h) Also responsible for carrying out installation and testing of new control and measurement
instruments.
i) Calibrating instruments and associated equipment.
j) Observe safety regulations when carrying out maintenance duties to ensure no accidents to
people and equipment.
k) Maintain and keep in safe custody all equipment and working tools under your jurisdiction.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE
 Ordinary Diploma in Instrumentation and Control or Electrical and Electronic
Engineering/FTC from a recognized Institution
 Certificate of Secondary Education Form IV or VI
 Computer literacy is a must
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Job Position:Artisan – Control and Instrumentation – 2 Posts
Report To:Electrical Engineer
Working Station:Kinyerezi I Gas Plant

JOB PURPOSE
Responsible for execution of all Instrumentation and control maintenance works/activities in the
Plant with objective of ensuring smooth operational of power generating equipment.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
a) Respond promptly to emergence calls during emergence breakdowns to ensure restoration
of fault equipment within minimum time possible.
b) Attend the plant Maintenance works as schedule, keep maintenance records, equipment
status updating and submit work reports after repairs or preventive maintenance.
c) Ensure all the instruments are in a good order and properly functioning.
d) Execute properly preventive maintenance of instruments and control equipment in a planned
time to ensure emergence breakdowns are avoided.
e) Carry out necessary repairs.
f) Responsible for carrying out installation and testing of new control and measurement
instruments.
g) Observe safety regulations when carrying out maintenance duties to ensure no accidents to
people and equipment.
h) Maintain and keep in safe custody all equipment and working tools under your jurisdiction

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE
 Trade Test in Instrumentation and Control or Electrical and Electronic Engineering/FTC from
a recognized Institution
 Certificate of Secondary Education Form IV or VI
 Computer literacy is a must.
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Job Position:Artisan – System Operator (15 Posts)
Report To:Grid/Off-Grid Substation Engineer/Supervisors
Working Station:Grid/Off-Grid Substations

POSITION OBJECTIVE:
Monitoring continuous and reliable flow of electric power supply from generating plants to various
places of grid destination and distribution points.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
a) Collect all necessary initial technical data in the daily log sheets and defect register book.
b) Issue permits to work, limitation of access, sanction of test after proper isolation of equipment
at switch yard before people start working to ensure highest safety standards are observed
and maintained all the times in order to preserve life and property.
c) Maintain close liaison with National Grid Control Centre (NGCC), generating plant stations
and other grid substation operators to ensure smooth restoration of power supply in case of
system power failure.
d) Report a day recorded shift events to system control supervisor to ensure the higher authority
get informed for record and action.
e) Ensure reliability of power supply to customers, safety of the people and safety of the
equipment (i.e., Transformers, Circuit Breakers, Isolators, compensating equipment such as
reactors, capacitors, SVC etc.)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION
 Trade Test or its equivalent in Electrical Installation from recognized local vocational training
institution
 Secondary School Certificates – Form IV and/or VI
 Computer knowledge is a must.
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Job Position:Artisan – Transmission Lines (10 Posts)
Report To:Regional Manager – Njombe
Working Station:Makambako

POSITION OBJECTIVE
Responsible for proper maintenance of transmission lines in the national grid.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
a) Maintains transmission lines network by carrying out routine inpesction in accordance with
Company standards to ensure continuity of service, reliability power in the national grid.
b) Report any unusual findings along transmission lines.
c) Assist in planning daily maintenance schedules for the transmission lines.
d) Assist to prepare periodic reports on transmission lines site works.
e) Maintain way leaves and demarcations along transmission lines.
f) Attend all emergency faults occurring in the transmission lines without delay including
transmission lines patrol so as to insure constant power supply to grid.
g) Assist in the rehabilitation of transmission lines including replacement of foundation and
line parts.
h) Enhance safety matters in the section at work place to ensure safety to employees,
customers and equipment(properties).

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
 Trade Test or its equivalent qualification in Electrical installation from recognized local
Vocational Training Institution.
 Certificate of Secondary Education (Form IV or VI).
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Job Position:Drivers (30 Posts)
Report To:Manager Transport & Inventory/Transport Officer
Working Station:Head Office/Regions

POSITION OBJECTIVE
Driving and maintaining the Company vehicles as per Company rules, traffic instructions and
regulations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
a) Operates assigned vehicle in a safe and courteous manner to ensure safety of the vehicle
and passengers.
b) Adhere to Company Transport Policy, Rules and Procedures and maintaining discipline to
road traffic laws, rules and signs.
c) Records all routes in a log book in order to monitor fuel consumption.
d) Keeps the assigned vehicle(s) clean inside and outside.
e) Maintain accurate, up-to-date records on trip sheets, transportation forms, vehicle
maintenance, incident reports, accident reports, fuel utilization, vehicle condition reports and
other records that are requested by management.
f) Performs minor maintenance tasks on assigned vehicle(s) as required.
g) Coordinates the schedule for major or periodic vehicle maintenance with management.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
 Passed Form IV and/or VI Secondary School education.
 Valid Driving License Class C/C1/C2/C3 and/or E.
 Professional Driving Certificate from National Institute of Transport (NIT) & and/or Vocational
Education Training Authority (VETA).
 Trade Test in Automobile Engineering/Mechanics from recognized local institution is an
added advantage.
 Minimum of two (2) years of relevant working experience in a reputable organization.

Remuneration
An attractive package will be offered to successful candidates.

MODE OF APPLICATION
 Qualified and interested candidate may apply by sending a detailed application letter
clearly stating why you should be considered for the position and how you will add value to
the company.
 All Applications must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant
certificates, testimonials and contacts of three (3) referees.
 Application letters should clearly state the candidate’s name, secondary examination index
number and year of examination appearing in the attached academic certificates.
 Women are highly encouraged to apply.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS:
 First appearance is 10 May 2019
 Deadline for submission of applications is fourteen (14) working days from first appearance.
 Applicants must include reliable phone numbers for effective communication.
 All Applicants who will not be invited for an interview should consider themselves
unsuccessful.
 Please note that phone calls or any kind of soliciting for these positions by applicants or
relatives will automatically lead to disqualification.
 All applications should be sdelivered to:

SENIOR MANAGER – HUMAN RESOURCE,
TANESCO – DAR ES SALAAM OFFICE,
UMEME PARK – UBUNGO,
P. O BOX 9024,
DAR ES SALAAM.
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