Off-grid Power Engineering Interns at Rural Development Solutions Ltd

On Monday, February 3rd, 2014
Rural Development Solutions is a leading provider of off grid power and energy solutions throughout the rural areas of Kenya.
We seek to invite applicants from suitably qualified individuals for the position of off-grid power engineering interns to be based in Ndhiwa, Kendu Bay and Rodi K’opany Towns in Homa Bay County, Kenya (3 positions).

Job Description

The job description of the off-grid power engineer will be as follows;
  • Responsible for project records, documentation acceptance to customers
  • Preparation of technical proposal reports and to establish document controls
  • Designing of off-grid power solutions and other power systems including preparations of drawings and specifications, bill of quantities etc.
  • Ensuring correct standards are maintained in the designs and implementation of projects mainly in off-grid and general earthworks
  • Supervise construction of off-grid project installations
  • Planning, directing, controlling operation and maintenance of off-grid installation works in the areas of operation
  • Training of technical support staff and other officers working in the various project teams
  • Evaluation of sub-contractor performance
Qualifications, experience and requirements:
  • Must be in possession of either a Bachelor of Science degree or a Diploma in Electrical Engineering with Electrical Power/Electronics Option or its equivalent from a recognized university
  • Prior experience and professional competence in planning and design of off grid power projects and familiarity with appropriate engineering and mapping software will be an added advantage
  • Acute analytical skills as well as ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines
  • Be in possession of a clean driving license (Class B desirable)
Interested candidates should submit their applications via e-mail to [email protected] indicating the position of the job applied for on the subject line with a detailed resume and a cover letter stating their current position, anticipated remuneration level, e-mail, contact address, telephone number and addresses of three referees to reach us on or before 7th February 2014.

The Office Manager,
Rural Development Solutions Limited,
P. O. Box 2000-00621, Village Market, 
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