Vacancy Title: Graduate Trainee Engineer – Protection, Control & SCADA
Type: Full Time
Industry: Engineering Services
Organization: West Nile Rural Electrification Company Limited
Location: West Nile Region, Uganda

Job Purpose:
The Graduate Trainee Engineer will be responsible for the safe operation and operational planning of the electrical distribution network, focusing on the maintenance of network protection, control, and SCADA systems.


  • Coordinate network control operations, including preparing and implementing switching and outage schedules.
  • Facilitate and coordinate the resolution of network faults on both medium and low voltage networks, including managing consumables for fault resolution.
  • Perform protection coordination reviews and relay settings for effective medium voltage network operation.
  • Configure and administer the network SCADA system.
  • Participate in site acceptance inspection, testing, and commissioning of network protection and SCADA equipment.
  • Carry out preventive and corrective maintenance of network protection and SCADA equipment.
  • Liaise with network construction and maintenance teams, contractors, and stakeholders to facilitate network construction and maintenance activities.
  • Plan and prepare staff shift schedules for network control and faults teams.
  • Prepare routine network operation reports.
  • Perform any other duties delegated by the supervisor.

Special Qualifications Required:

  • B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering with good Information Technology skills.
  • Knowledge in Power Systems Protection.


  • Ethical
  • Hardworking
  • Honest
  • Self-motivated
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Innovative
  • High safety consciousness
  • Good communicator
  • Committed
  • Team player with the ability to motivate a team

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should visit for a detailed Job Description. Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter, resume with contacts of three professional referees, and copies of all academic documents as ONE PDF FILE by email to by 5 pm, April 9, 2024. Clearly indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.



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