Job Title: Graduate Trainee

Department/Programme: Sugar Factory

Section/Project: Electrical

Reports to (position): Works Manager’s Office

Supervises (Name of Positions): None


Overall purpose of the job: To support the Electrical section in its activities while on training.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Construct, repair, and maintain all overhead lines on the estate (i.e., 33 kv-11kv).
  • Trace and clear faults on the overhead grid and system.
  • Arrange necessary fabrications as advised by management.
  • Supervise the installation of new supply poles and security lights within the estate.
  • Prepare and submit relevant periodic reports about the activities in the section and work progress.
  • Coordinate the repair and rectification of all breakdown contingencies, ensuring smooth functioning of electrical systems throughout the production process.
  • Monitor and diagnose faults along the process flow line to ensure that electrical control parameter readings are maintained at normal levels.
  • Coordinate the general overhauling of electrical equipment in the workshop during off-crop and other major shutdowns.
  • Keep records of routine logbooks of shift activities, ensuring accuracy of recorded information.

Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or its Equivalent from a recognized Institution.
  • Communication Skills: Strong communication skills are necessary for constant interactions with employees, management, and stakeholders.
  • MS Office: Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for creating engaging materials, reports, presentations, and proposals.
  • Analytical Skills: Ability to gather and interpret raw information and data, document findings, and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Must be helpful, calm, and professional, particularly during times of uncertainty.
  • People Skills: Ability to earn the trust and respect of departmental heads and management.




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