Title: Graduate Trainee- Mechanical Engineering – BEL Uganda Jobs 

Duration: 3-years

Reports to: The Technical Manager.

Organization: Bujagali Energy Limited ( BEL )

Duty Station: Jinja

About Bujagali Energy Limited ( BEL )

BEL Uganda Jobs: Bujagali Energy Limited ( BEL ) is an electric energy generating company in Uganda. The company owns and operates the Bujagali power station, which was the largest hydropower plant in the country as of July 2014. BEL is a single purpose company, formed to develop the 250-megawatt Bujagali Hydropower Station. Under arrangements with the government of Uganda(GOU), BEL owns and operates the power plant for 30years, starting with commissioning,

Job summary:

These positions are training positions under the Electricity Regulatory Authority skills development programme. The work includes the responsibilities listed below. The position is based at the hydropower plant near Jinja, the Republic of Uganda.


• Participate in all training programs of the company.
• Participate in inspection and maintenance of plant mechanical equipment. Execute mechanical works for Bujagali Energy Limited.
• Design, plan and organize resources (labour and materials) for mechanical works.
• Manage and supervise mechanical casual workers and prepare work schedules and payment time sheets.
• Follow safety procedures and ensure safety of self arid team mates at all times.
• Prepare necessary documents prior to works including permits to work and related safety documents, relevant procedures and work instructions.
• Plan, schedule and conduct educational tours within the plant as situation demands.

• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
• Must have graduated in 2018 to 2019

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions: 

• Personal protective equipment must be worn while visiting certain locations of the power plant (e.g. hard hats, safety glasses, ear protection, life jackets and safety shoes, etc) and at all times while carrying out maintenance works.
• Requires occasional extended working hours or working over a weekend.


  • These job descriptions provide a general overview of the type of work and the level of responsibilities required to fulfill the positions but it is by no means exhaustive and other duties not identified above may be assigned as situation demand.
  • These descriptions will be subject in review from time to time


How to apply

Please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address and e-mail below. Applications may not exceed 2MBs. “
Email: application@ppg.co.ug

People Performance Group,
Plot 8 Kitantae Close.
P.0. Bax 12405, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: Friday 12th July 2019

While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.



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