County Government of Uasin Gishu

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Advert Number UGC/CPSB/DRE/01       Advert Date9/1/2019    Closing Date25/1/2019
POSITION: Director Energy [R]Apply
Duties and Responsibilities
• Implementation of County specific policies on electrical energy, renewable energy, geothermal exploration and development.
• Collection of data/statistics necessary for energy projects designs, e.g. river flow data could be provided at County level;
• Supervision, monitoring and evaluation of Rural Electrification Projects;
• Supervision of generation of hydropower, thermal, nuclear, wind, solar within the County;
• Generation: small hydropower, small geothermal, thermal less than 3MW as IPPs;
• Undertake feasibility studies for County based projects;
• Undertake County specific feasibility studies for projects less than 3MW;
• Monitoring and evaluation of Renewable Energy projects, particularly those being undertaken by Ministry of Energy SAGAs and consultants;
• Undertaking energy audits in public buildings, industry, commercial buildings and institution.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Petroleum Geoscience from a recognized institution
• Strategic Leadership course from a recognized institution
• Registration with the Engineering Registration board (ERB) of Kenya and cooperate member of institution of Engineers.
• A work experience of at least 7 years at management level.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution