Job Title: Electrician

Department: Production

Reports to: Production Manager

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: June 23, 2024

Company: Nation Media Group

Nation Media Group is Uganda’s most influential media house, operating the Daily Monitor, Saturday Monitor, Sunday Monitor, The East African Newspapers, 93.3 KFM, and Nation Courier Service. It also operates NTV, the biggest and most popular English-language television station, and Spark TV, the first female-focused, and fastest-growing television station in Uganda.

Nation Media Group is seeking a qualified, experienced, and result-oriented professional to fill the position of Electrician. This is a full-time position based in Kampala, Uganda.

Job Purpose:

To maintain the press and auxiliary equipment in the plant, install and commission new equipment, and supervise service level providers.

Main Responsibilities:

  1. Maintenance Planning
    • Plan production maintenance for weekly, monthly, bi-monthly, quarterly, half-yearly, and yearly maintenance tasks.
    • Ensure that all tasks specified by the planner are carried out on due dates in accordance with the approved procedures.
  2. Supervision and Compliance
    • Supervise service level providers to carry out proper maintenance on equipment when due.
    • Counter-check the work assigned to Electrical Technicians to ensure thoroughness.
    • Ensure the use of quality work practices.
  3. Breakdown Management
    • Attend to breakdowns promptly during production and solve problems within the shortest time possible.
  4. Installation and Commissioning
    • Install and commission new equipment, including hardware and software.

Required Qualifications:

  • Academic:
    • Basic University degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering.
  • Professional:
    • Engineer registration board certificate.
  • Experience:
    • At least 2 years of working experience in a similar role.

Core Competencies:

  • Very strong drive for results.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to follow through and close issues.
  • Willingness to work long hours.
  • Planning and organization skills.

Application Process:

If you believe that you are the ideal candidate, please submit your application, detailed CV, and academic documents with a daytime telephone number as one PDF document, quoting the position you have applied for in the subject line by June 23, 2024, to the HR Manager-NMGU, Monitor Publications Limited at resourcing@ug.nationmedia.com.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About Nation Media Uganda

Industry: Media
Location: Kampala, Uganda

Nation Media Group is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities and fostering a dynamic work environment. Join us in shaping the future of media in Uganda.

 

 



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