THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

PRESIDENT’S OFFICE

PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT

Ref.No.JA.9/259/01/A/ 318  7th June, 2023

On behalf of The Electrical Transmission and Distribution Construction and Maintenance

Company Limited (ETDCO Limited), Public Service Recruitment Secretariat invites

qualified Tanzanians to fill eight (08) vacant posts mentioned below.

1.0 ELECTRICAL TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION CONSTRUCTION AND

MAINTENANCE COMPANY LIMITED (ETDCO LIMITED)

Electrical Transmission and Distribution Construction and Maintenance Company Limited

(ETDCO Limited) is a subsidiary company of The Tanzania Electric Supply Company

(TANESCO) established in June 2016 under Companies Act, Act No 12 of 2002 and

came into operation January 2017. The company is mandated to undertake business of

Construction and Maintenance of Electricity infrastructure within the Country and beyond.

The Company is a Registered Contactors Registration Board (CRB) as Class One

Contractor. It is mandated to carry out the businesses as construction and Maintenance

of Electrical Transmission and Distribution networks by promoting commercial

engineering, financial, environmental a, asset management services such as undertaking

design, project management, technical due diligence, technological assessment,

supervision, specifications, construction supervision and testing and quality control,

training and capacity building in Transmission and Distribution of Electrical networks, to

carry on the work of construction of Electrical Transmission and Distribution networks,

undertake and execute all types of mechanical and electrical testing and commissioning,

including ascertaining of quality of materials such as poles, conductors, insulators, all

types of switchgears and any other electrical accessory which will be required during the

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assigned duty, feasible and acceptable in nature, to carry on businesses in Electrical

Transmission and Distribution Networks Construction and Maintenance ,testing ,

transportation and erection and management as a contractor, engineers and consultants

and to undertake and execute and contracts , or works, involving advisory services or use

of new technology, skilled or unskilled labour required for the aforesaid or similar object

and carry out any ancillary or other works comprised in such contracts and to carry our

agency work for the objects and mobilize finance for construction and Maintenance of

Electrical Transmission and Distribution Networks from various sources including public

funds, private sector, commercial banks and development partners for financing of

materials manufacturing, testing , transportation and installation.

1.1 TRANSMISSION ENGINEER (1 Post),

1.1.2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

i. To construct and maintain various Electrical Distribution & Transmission

networks.

ii. To create structural models by using computer aided design software’s.

iii. To develop designs and evaluates possible alternatives to meet both major

and minor substation and transmission line >35kV project requirements.

The primary design responsibilities encompass site preparation of the

substation or pole location of the transmission line, foundation design, and

steel support design, writing material specification and ordering various

structures as needed.

iv. To work closely with the project manager on overall project management

from inception to energizing.

v. To develop detailed design specifications and standards appropriate for the

use in compiling material lists, procurement activities for equipment,

materials and service required for project completion.

vi. To evaluate, from an engineering standpoint, vendors, manufacturers,

equipment and/or components available to meet assignment specifications

and recommends awards that optimize cost and reliability.

vii. To provide budgetary estimates of projects for departmental or

interdepartmental incorporation into the Capital Budget.

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viii. To develop and monitor work progress on project schedules to assure

proper coordination of events during the design, construction, testing and

energizing phases of a project.

ix. To initiate job task (work orders) and tracks expenditures as may be

required to complete Capital Budget project assignments.

x. To lead formal and informal meetings concerning assigned projects and is

able to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel both in the office

and field crews.

xi. To assist with departmental and interdepartmental training to assure proper

installation, operation and/or maintenance of substation or transmission

equipment when requested.

xii. To assign, directs and reviews the work of assigned engineers and/or other

employees associated with an assignment. Consults on problems of a

technical nature encountered during various work assignments.

xiii. To provide forensic review of failed structure and soil erosion issues to

provide technical guidance for rectification as a technical expert.

xiv. To report to the section head and performs other assignments as requested.

xv. To research existing and new material technology to determine practical

applications, strength and durability expectations and cost-benefits

information, and prepare material recommendations for current and future

projects.

xvi. To create and present structural overviews for upcoming projects, and

develop reports that include technical details for engineers as well as bigpicture analysis and cost estimates for project manager.

xvii. To monitor on-site construction processes and supervise construction

workers.

xviii. To inspect and commission the completed projects including tests of various

structures as per specifications and guidelines.

xix. To measure loads and pressures caused by environmental or human

influence.

xx. To manage Project execution from planning stages, Project Costing,

Schedule Tracking and other Methodologies required to implement projects

to its successfulness.

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xxi. To manage Resources during project implementations.

xxii. To generate and present all required technical reports includes daily,

weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.

xxiii. To modernize and sustain the project execution modality on behalf of

ETDCO.

xxiv. To apply structural engineering principles and methods to designs,

performs extensive testing and validation of designs to ensure reliability,

performance, and safety standards are achieved.

1.1.3 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Holder of Bachelor Degree in in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in structural field,

must be registered as Professional Engineer and should have three years of working

experience in structural works. MS-project knowledge, strong analytical capabilities

with good personal computer skills, Capable of developing test criteria for evaluating

structures, material or component thereof and Skilled at use of AISC, ASCE, ISO

Standards and Good understanding of ASCE-7-10, ACI-318 and IBC will be an added

advantage.

1.2 DISTRIBUTION ENGNIEER (2 Posts)

1.2.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

i. To construct and Maintain various Electrical Distribution Network System.

ii. To inspect and commission the completed projects including tests of various

electrical equipment, components, circuits, or systems.

iii. To manage Project execution from design and planning stages, project

costing, schedule tracking and other methodologies required to implement

projects to its successfulness.

iv. To analyse technical drawings, interpreting specifications, and determining

the electrical requirements of a given project.

v. To liaise with other engineers and clients to ensure overall customer

satisfaction.

vi. To ensure health and safety codes are obeyed at all times.

vii. To complete quality assurance on all electrical components and projects,

and writing up reports.

viii. To manage resources during project implementations.

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ix. To generate and present all required technical reports includes daily,

weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.

x. To analyse and approve various construction and engineering plans.

xi. To Modernize and Sustain the Project Execution modality on behalf of

ETDCO.

xii. To carries out operational studies to ensure high customer and client

satisfaction in the distribution projects.

xiii. To apply electrical engineering principles and methods to designs, performs

extensive testing and validation of designs to ensure reliability,

performance, and safety standards are achieved.

xiv. To conduct research and studies on new technologies to innovate and

design solutions or products.

To perform any other related duties as assigned.

1.2.2 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

 Holder of Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent, must be registered

as Professional Engineer, should have least three (3) year of working experience in

electrical distribution. MS-project knowledge, Auto-CAD and other electrical

engineering software’s e.g ETAP, Power5, Dig Silent etc, Planning, design and project

management skills, Strong analytical, critical, logical thinking and problem solving

skills, Strong multitasking abilities, Ability to focus under pressure and meet deadlines,

A sound understanding of safety protocols, Proficient in MS-Office (Excel, Word,

Power point), Knowledge of Microsoft Project Management Software will be an added

advantage

1.3 PLANNING AND QUALITY ASSURANCE ENGINEER (1 Post)

1.3.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

i. To implement ETDCO’s Project Planning and Quality Assurance functions as well

as the day-to-day operations of the business.

ii. To clearly implement planning goals and communicate them to the subordinates

as well as to measure their achievements.

iii. To prepare of detailed Project Design, Planning, Cost Estimates and Methodology

required to implement projects to its successfulness.

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iv. To generate and present technical reports as well as preparing daily, weekly,

monthly, quarterly, and annual reports of Safety, Planning and Quality Assurance

section.

v. To conduct Research and Development on Transmission and Distribution

Construction and Maintenance works.

vi. To carry out inspection and operational studies and determine areas to be

improved or modified and well as to develop corrective actions and solutions

before commissioning the project.

vii. To review requirements, specifications, codes, processes and technical design

documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback.

viii. To track and monitor all deadlines and budgetary requirements are met on each

project.

ix. To be updated with new testing and measuring technologies.

x. To review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide

timely and meaningful feedback

xi. To create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases

xii. To estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities

xiii. To design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools

xiv. To identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs

xv. To perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved

xvi. To develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet

client needs

xvii. To liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify

system requirements

xviii. To monitor debugging process results

xix. To investigate the causes of non-conforming software and train users to implement

solutions

xx. To track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts

xxi. To stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies

xxii. To assist in conducting tutorial and practical exercise for students under close

supervision;

xxiii. To prepare training and learning resources for tutorial exercise

xxiv. To assist in conducting researches under close supervision

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xxv. To carry out consultancy and community services under close supervision and

 To perform any other related duties as assigned by supervisor

1.3.2 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

 Holder of Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent, must be Registered

as professional Engineer, should have at least three (3) year of working experience

in electrical distribution, Transmission or substation works. MS-project knowledge,

Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes, experience in

writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases, hands-on

experience with automated testing tools, proven work experience in software

development, auto-CAD Computer skills will be an added advantage.

1.4 TECHNICIAN DISTRIBUTION (2 Post)

1.4.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

i. To Construction and Maintenance of various Electrical Distribution Network

System.

ii. To inspect and commission the completed projects including tests of various

electrical equipment, components, circuits, or systems.

iii. To manage Project execution from design and planning stages, project

costing, schedule tracking and other methodologies required to implement

projects to its successfulness.

iv. To analyse technical drawings, interpreting specifications, and determining

the electrical requirements of a given project.

v. To liaising with other site team and clients to ensure overall customer

satisfaction.

vi. To ensure health and safety codes are obeyed at all times.

vii. To complete quality assurance on all electrical components and projects,

and writing up reports.

viii. To manage resources during project implementations.

ix. To generate and present all required technical reports includes daily,

weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.

x. To carry out operational studies to ensure high customer and client

satisfaction in the distribution projects.

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xi. To apply engineering principles and methods to designs, performs

extensive testing and validation of designs to ensure reliability,

performance, and safety standards are achieved.

xii. To conduct studies on new technologies to innovate and design solutions.

To perform any other related duties as assigned.

1.4.2 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Holder of FTC/Diploma in Electrical Engineering or equivalent, must be Registered as

Engineering Technician, should have at least three years of working experience in

electric distribution works. MS-project knowledge, auto-CAD Computer skills,

planning, design and project management skills, Strong analytical, critical, logical

thinking and problem-solving skills, strong multitasking abilities, ability to focus under

pressure and meet deadlines, a sound understanding of safety protocols, proficient in

MS-Office (Excel, Word, Power point), strong communication and interpersonal skills

will be an added advantage.

1.5 TECHNICIAN (PLANNING & QUALITY ASSURANCE (1Post)

1.5.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

i. To implement ETDCO’s Project Planning and Quality Assurance functions

as well as the day-to-day operations of the business.

ii. To prepare detailed Project Design, Planning, Cost Estimates and

Methodology required to implement projects to its successfulness.

iii. To modernize and sustain the Design, Planning, Surveying, Quality

Control on behalf of ETDCO.

iv. To carry out inspection and operational studies and determine areas to be

improved or modified and well as to develop corrective actions and

solutions before commissioning the project.

v. To review requirements, specifications, codes, processes and technical

design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback.

vi. To document all proceedings and tests and guarantee that classified

information remains secure and confidential.

vii. To track and monitor all deadlines and budgetary requirements are met

on each project.

viii. To be updated with new testing and measuring technologies.

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ix. To review requirements, specifications and technical design documents

to provide timely and meaningful feedback

x. To create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test

cases

xi. To estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities

xii. To design, develop and execute automation scripts using open-source

tools

xiii. To identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs

xiv. To perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved

xv. To develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to

meet client needs

xvi. To liaise with internal teams e.g. Developers and product managers) to

identify system requirements

xvii. Monitor debugging process results

xviii. To investigate the causes of non-conforming software and train users to

implement solutions

xix. To track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect

counts

xx. To stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies

1.5.2 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Holder of FTC/Diploma in Electrical Engineering or equivalent, must be registered as

Engineering Technician, should have at least three (3) years of working experience in

either electrical Transmission, Distribution or Substation works. Strong knowledge of

software QA methodologies, tools and processes, experience in writing clear, concise

and comprehensive test plans and test cases, hands-on experience with automated

testing tools, proven work experience in software development, proven work experience

in quality assurance software, MS-project knowledge, Auto-CAD Computer skills,

planning, design and project management skills, strong analytical, critical, logical thinking

and problem-solving skills will be an added advantage.

1.6 ASSISTANT TRANSPORT OFFICER (1post)

1.6.1 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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i. To ensure correct equipment registers are maintained

ii. To oversee the operation of all ETDCO Equipment are being used in

compliance with the requirements of the Transport Policy

iii. To ensure all drivers/operators are competent to drive/operate

Equipment and have a valid driving license

iv. To ensure activities are coordinated to enable the most efficient use of

equipment Facilitate Fuelling services through Suppliers (GPSA etc.)

v. To assist to prepare monthly, quarterly and annual repair and

maintenance progress reports from projects and submit the same to the

Management;

vi. To monitor Vehicle utilization including preparation of all vehicles reports

for management decision;

vii. To facilitate timely renewal of Motor Vehicles Insurance and Road

License.

viii. To assist in the development and maintenance of routing schedules for

individual sections;

ix. To ensure the correct equipment maintenance is carried out at the

reasonable cost;

x. To ensure that all log sheets and other records are accurately

maintained for all transport inputs;

xi. To provide performance indicators to departments during budget

planning and preparation;

xii. To maintain Planned Preventive Maintenance schedules and coordinate maintenance planning with all ETDCO departments (sections)

and equipment users;

xiii. To monitor expenditure on fuel and maintenance to ensure it is in line

with the ETDCO overall transport budget allocation;

xiv. To assist in the selection of suitable workshop facilities for the

maintenance and repair of ETDCO transport means and carry out

monitoring of selected facilities’ performance;

xv. To provide information and advice necessary for equipment

procurement disposal and replenishment

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1.6.2 QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Holder of FTC/Diploma in Automobile engineering, Automobile Mechanics, Auto electrical

engineering, or Auto electro Mechanical engineering. Transport Management, Logistics

Management, Logistics and Transport Management will be an added advantage.

GENERAL CONDITIONS

i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania generally with an age not above 45

years of age except for those who are in Public Service;

ii. People with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply and should indicate

clearly in the portal for Public Service Recruitment Secretariat attention;

iii. Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable

contacts; postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers;

iv. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this

advertisement;

v. Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates: -

 Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates;

 Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts;

 Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates;

 Professional Registration and Training Certificates from respective

Registration or Regulatory Bodies, (where applicable);

 Birth certificate;

vi. Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted: -

 Form IV and form VI results slips;

 Testimonials and all Partial transcripts;

vii. An applicant must upload recent Passport Size Photo in the Recruitment Portal;

viii. An applicant employed in the Public Service should route his application letter

through his respective employer;

ix. An applicant who is retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not

apply;

x. An applicant should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts;

xi. Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level

education should be verified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania

(NECTA).

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xii. Professional certificates from foreign Universities and other training institutions

should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) and

National Council for Technical Education (NACTE);

xiii. A signed application letter should be written either in Swahili or English and

addressed to Secretary, Presidents Office, Public Service Recruitment Secretariat,

P.O. Box 2320, University of Dodoma, Utumishi /Asha Rose Migiro Buildings

Dodoma.

xiv. Deadline for application is 14

th June, 2023;

xv. Only shortlisted candidates will be informed on a date for interview and;

xvi. Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal

action;

NOTE: All applications must be sent through Recruitment Portal by using the

following address; http://portal.ajira.go.tz/ and not otherwise (This address also

can be found at PSRS Website, Click ‘Recruitment Portal’)

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PUBLIC SERVICE RECRUITMENT SECRETARIAT