Overview

The Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited is incorporated under the Companies Act of the Laws of Malawi. Its core business is to procure, transmit and distribute electric power in Malawi as well as manage System Market Operations in Malawi.

ESCOM is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions currently existing within the Corporation:

Assistant Testing and AMR Engineer (Graduate Trainee) 1 Position

Grade : ES8

Location : Distribution Head Office – Revenue Protection

Supervised by : Revenue Protection Manager.

Purpose of the Job
To manage the test lab and AMR system to ensure that ESCOM collects maximum revenues for services dully provided and customers get high quality service, that staff are motivated to deliver at their best potential to achieve divisional and
departmental goals.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
1. Monitoring testing, calibrating meters and AMR system for billing.
2. Monitoring meters on the network and provide availability report
3. Planning and scheduling of meter testing in the lab
4. Carrying out meter overhauling and recalibration
5. Carrying out meter maintenance and programming for various customers
6. Carrying out sample meter testing on new deliveries according to specification
7. Checking meter accuracy by using accuracy verifier and Upgrading of software
8. Safeguarding software keys used on MD meters
9. Testing CTs, VTs and MU and sealing meters
10. Preparing periodic report

Attributes and competencies
• Impeccable skills in Microsoft office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.)
• Effective verbal and written communication abilities
• The ability to manage time effectively in a high-pressure setting
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Good Analytical Skills
• Critical-thinking and assertiveness abilities
• Detail-oriented personality
• The ability to operate effectively both independently and as part of a team.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
• The ideal candidate must have a minimum qualification of a Bachelor’s
Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electronics.
• Applicant must have a minimum of 1-year Experience.

Interested applicants should submit their applications including  detailed Curriculum Vitae and three (3) names of traceable referees by 28 July 2022, to:

Senior Human Resources Manager,
ESCOM House,
P.O. Box 2047,
BLANTYRE.

or E-mail: vacancies@escom.mw

Only Shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged and invited for interviews.

Please note that ESCOM Ltd is an equal opportunity employer hence female candidates are encouraged to apply.