Friday, 5 January 2018

Job Opportunity at PowerCorner Tanzania LTD, Electrical Technician



About PowerCorner:
PowerCorner is providing sustainable, affordable and reliable energy services to rural populations in Tanzania using a combination of key innovations: standardized, low-cost production units, a mini-grid combined with smart prepaid meters and mobile money. For more information please visit
PowerCorner is a dynamic internal start-up of ENGIE and a key initiative within its Energy Access program. A 4 mini-grids have been commissioned so far connecting over 500 customers both households and small businesses. PowerCorner is currently selecting additional villages for electrification and looking for a Local Electrical Technician who will based in Masasi – Mtwara to assist Southern cluster team.

Roles and Responsibilities
The candidate will be responsible for all the technical issues that will be raised within the grid after installation such as:
Install, maintain, modify and repair all electrical distribution system (like internal and external wiring connections) and associated electrical equipment.
Identify electrical problems with a variety of testing devices
Inspect and test electrical components, such as smart meters and circuit breakers and do replacement accordingly when required.
Replace wiring, equipment, or fixtures using hand tools and power tools
Ordering, receiving of materials, completing work orders and recording materials utilized on jobs
Connection to new customers by installing meters, Poles and internal wirering.
Utilize blueprints, wiring diagrams and manufacturer’s installation manuals to complete assigned projects
Record all technical project delays that might be caused by developer or contractor for records
Follow state and local building regulations based on the current National Electric Code
Maintain all electrical generation unit such as cleaning the PV/ Batteries installation, Generator maintenance and furthermore
Installing electrical appliances to customers to make sure they match grid requirements.

Skills and competences
Passionate about rural electrification
Structured and attention to detail
Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and oral in English)
Optimistic team player
A commitment to high standards of integrity, professionalism and confidentiality
Flexible: must be willing to travel on short notice to meet the client’s needs
In line with PowerCorner values: Empowerment, Heshima, Open-mindedness and Determination

Basic Qualification:
At least Diploma holder with Technical Certificate from VETA (A MUST)

2+ Years’ experience in the Electrical field.
Excellent hand Eye coordination
Demonstrable knowledge and skills for electrical installation, maintenance and repair of Electrical systems and equipment
Minimum 1 year of working experience in renewable energy.

How to Apply:
If you think your profile fits with the descriptions above and your personal ambition matches with the challenges outlined, we strongly invite you to submit your application by 19th of January 2018. Please send your application by email to and copy . Only successful Candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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