Monday, November 20, 2017

Vacancies at The Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO)

JOB DESCRIPTION
TANZANIA ELECTRIC SUPPLY COMPANY LIMITED
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT
Background – TANESCO
http://www.tanesco.co.tz

The Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) is focusing on increasing the outreach and service quality of
its Energy products for Tanzanian people. Next to its current passion as a leading provider of electricity is to be
more efficient customer focused utility for Tanzania and beyond. The Company has the largest electricity
generation, transmission and distribution network in Tanzania. In order to reach its goals, the Company will, in the
coming years invest heavily in its generation, transmission and distribution network, its business systems and
human capital. TANESCO now invites internal & external applicants who are qualified, self-motivated, honest,
hardworking and committed individuals to fill the under-mentioned posts in Kigoma Region:
Specific attributes for the Positions to be filled:

All Candidates must:
 Have good performance track record
 Demonstrate highest degree of integrity
 Be capable of delivering excellent results while working under pressure with tight deadlines.
 Good communication skills, creative and innovative
 Good team player
 Be self-driven and capable of working with minimal supervision;
 Must be computer literate.

1. POSITION: MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN- 1 POST

REPORTS TO: STATION ENGINEER

WORKSTATION: KIGOMA POWER STATION
POSITION OBJECTIVE
To ensure smooth operation and maintenance of all electromechanical equipment at the plant.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
a) Performing minor and major maintenance, adjustments and repairs on mechanical equipment including pumps
to ensure smooth operation of the plant.
b) Conducting thorough inspection of generating sets and their accessories and report any defects to
maintenance Supervisor for carrying out remedies to minimize plant downtimes.
c) Participate in implementation of major repair and maintenance activities of the plant to maintain continuity in
power generation.
d) Responsible in preparing and managing schedule for preventive maintenance.
e) 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.
f) Carrying out visual inspection of equipment and instruments and to report any faults and defects for immediate
rectification.

KEY KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED FOR THE JOB
 Ordinary Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized Institution
 Certificate of Secondary Education (Form IV/VI).
 Computer literacy is must

2. POSITION: PLANT OPERATOR – 1 POST

REPORT TO: STATION SUPERVISOR
WORKSTATION: KIGOMA

POSITION OBJECTIVE
Responsible for economic operation of the Power Plants, with objective of ensuring smooth operational of power
generating equipment and constant supply of power.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
a) Ensure company security and safety regulations are observed during operations and switching procedures
of the station.
b) Responsible in restoring the system in the shortest possible time during system/plant fault outgoes in order
to minimize outages.
c) Responsible in reporting to respective maintenance supervisor for any faults of the plant for necessary
repairs.
d) Responsible for accurate preparation and submission of weekly and monthly reports on power generation.
e) Observe safety regulations when operating the plant to ensure no accidents to people and equipment.
f) Maintain and keep in safe custody all equipment and working tools under your jurisdiction
g) Perform any other duties as may be assigned by your immediate supervisor.

KEY KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS WHICH THE CANDIDATES MUST POSESS
 Ordinary Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized Technical institution
 Form IV or VI Secondary Certificate
 Computer literacy is a must

3. POSITION: ARTISAN/LINESMAN – 26 POSTS

REPORTS TO: MAINS FOREMAN
WORKSTATION: KIGOMA- KIBONDO (1), TANGA (25)

POSITION OBJECTIVE:
Responsible for Construction, Maintenance and Emergency works in the Region/District.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
a) Constructs and maintain distribution lines network in accordance with the company procedures and
standards
b) Excavates holes for poles erection to ensure they excavated according to the company standards and
measurements.
c) Strings electrical conductors to distribution lines in a proper manner based on Engineering Instructions and
Safety Rules.
d) Connects power to the customers timely and according to the Company Standards so as to ensure
customers’ safety to their lives and properties from being endangered by power supplied.
e) Attending both reported and unreported temporarily breakdowns immediately without any delays so as to
ensure customers have constant power supply.

KEY KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED FOR THE JOB:
 Trade Test Grade III, II or I (Electrical)
 Certificate of Secondary Education (Form IV/VI).

4. POSITION: ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT (1 POST)
REPORTS TO: REGIONAL ACCOUNTANT

REPORTING OFFICE: KIGOMA

POSITION OBJECTIVE
Assisting Accountant in all financial activities, including originating Cheque and cash payments, banking issues,
budgeting control and monitoring, revenue collection, cash withdraws, final account preparations and report writing.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
a) To assist in preparation, implementation and control of approved budget to ensure there is compliance to
company financial regulations and accounting instructions;
b) To prepare, process and maintain all records of collections and payments as per financial regulation and
accounting instruction to ensure availability and accessibility of information;
c) To prepare Cheque payment vouchers and petty cash payment vouchers, to write cheques and make all
approved payments in accordance to the company’s accounting instructions;
d) To prepare weekly imprest statement band petty cash statement and submit for reimbursement for records
keeping purpose and ease of making management decisions;
e) To prepare CRN, DRN, JVS and any other adjustments to ensure that all errors committed are removed;
f) To attending customers in a good manner and acceptable language to ensure that customers are satisfied;
g) To issue works order numbers generated from the system and maintain the register for records keeping as
per accounting instructions;
h) To assist in carrying out bank reconciliation every month reconciliation of general ledger for financial account
preparation so as to ensure all accounts are balancing;
i) To update all financial data in the appropriate systems to ensure proper management and control of financial
information for decision making; and
j) To perform any other related duty as may be assigned by Supervisor.

KEY KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED FOR THE JOB
 Diploma in Accountancy, Finance from a recognized learning institution.
 Secondary Education Certificate (Form IV or VI).
 Certificate of Basic Computer Application

5. POSITION: DRIVER- 25 POSTS

REPORTS TO: REGIONAL SUPPLIES AND TRANSPORT OFFICER
REPORTING OFFICE: TANGA

POSITION OBJECTIVES
Driving company vehicles, and carry out other vehicles operation as instructed by procurement and transport officer
in support of the company’s business operations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
a) To drive company vehicles to support various business operations of the region.
b) Maintains accurate, up-to-date records on trip sheets, transportation forms, vehicle maintenance, incident
reports, accident reports, vehicle condition reports and other records for proper management of vehicle and
management decision;
c) To operate assigned vehicle in a safe and courteous manner observing all traffic regulations to avoid
accidents and loss to the company;
d) To maintain high standard of service to both internal and external Customers;
b) To plan, budget and control laboratory in terms of laboratory equipments and supplies.
c) To provide professional laboratory care and coordinate all laboratory services within the Plant and
give advice whenever needed.
d) Conduct chemical analysis of body fluid such as blood and urine using microscope or automatic
analyzer to detect abnormalities or diseases and provide report on the findings and where
applicable enter them into Computer.
e) Set up, adjust, maintain and Clean dispensary laboratory equipments.

KEY KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED FOR THE JOB
 Diploma in Laboratory Technology
 Secondary Education Certificate (Form IV/VI)
 Must be computer literate
 At least Two (2) working experience in laboratory works.

REMUNERATION
An attractive compensation package based on performance and commensurate with the responsibilities will apply
to successful candidates

HOW TO APPLY
 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 referees.
 Application letters should clearly state the candidate’s name, secondary examination index number and year
of examination appearing in the attached academic certificates.
 Applications should be sent to address indicated below:

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS:
 First appearance: 10th November, 2017
 Deadline for submission of applications is 23rd November, 2017.
 Applicants must include reliable phone numbers for effective communication.
 All Applicants who will not be invited for an interview should consider themselves unsuccessful.
 All internal applicants should channel their applications through their respective Managers before sending their
applications to the below given addresses
 Please note that phone calls or any kind of soliciting for these positions by applicants or relatives will
automatically lead to disqualification.

REGIONAL MANAGER,
TANESCO-KIGOMA,
P.O.BOX 46,
KIGOMA.

PLANT MANAGER,
PANGANI HYDRO
POWER,SYSTEMS,
P.O.BOX 104,
KOROGWE,
TANGA.

REGIONAL MANAGER
TANESCO-TANGA
P.O.BOX 5048,
TANGA.