9. Principal Engineer

Job Description

  • Oversees the implementation of REA renewable energy projects;
  • Participate in the formulation of power system design standards and ensure they are adhered to;
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance on matters pertaining to the design of distribution and transmission lines as necessary;
  • Implement policies and programmes on Renewable Energy;
  • Identify renewable energy projects including those sponsored by development partners;
  • Design, supervise and commission renewable energy projects;
  • Prepare tenders documents;
  • Factory acceptance test, supervision and commissioning of projects ;
  • Provide technical advisory;
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual sectional reports;
  • Mentor and coach staff;
  • Participate in the implementation of the performance management system in the section;
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Civil, Construction) or Renewable Energy or any other relevant field from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s Degree in a related field from a recognized institution;
  • Registered with Engineers Board of Kenya or any other relevant professional body;
  • Member of the Institute of Engineers of Kenya; or any other professional body;
  • Leadership or Management course is an added advantage.

Experience and competencies:

  • At least five (5) years of relevant work experience with at least 3 years of supervisory experience;
  • Knowledge of the industry and energy sector;
  • Decision making and problem solving skills;
  • Leadership skills;
  • Communication skills;
  • Analytical Skills;
  • Demonstrated Integrity;
  • Meets the requirements of chapter six of the constitution.

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these jobs especially NGO jobs how does one get them,meaning what does it take to get the job?

l would like to work with REA,l have a diploma in electrical and electronics engineering.