Facility:  Francistown, Palapye
Job Type: 
Date:  Feb 16, 2024
AdCode:  1517

 In its pursuit to become a Competitive Commercial Power Utility within the Region, Botswana Power Corporation invites applications from suitably qualified, highly energetic, dynamic, result oriented, innovative, and customer focused individuals, who believe they can be part of a great team that delivers power to Botswana to apply for the below listed position not later than 03 March 2024.

Main purpose of the position

To provide effective and reliable metering and energy management services on the transmission and distribution network as well as interconnected network, to ensure optimal energy management and accurate metering of Large Power Users and interconnectors.

Job Responsibilities

  • Supervises others to deliver prescribed operational outcomes while working within established systems.
  • Plans, supervisors and leads the teams during testing, maintenance, repair, installations and commissioning of metering and energy management equipment to ensure accurate metering schemes
  • Ensures system documentation and drawings are up to date and in good order.
  • Troubleshoots and diagnoses equipment and systems for emergency repairs, performs preventive maintenance inspections, assists specialists in setting up and testing new products/processes and installs complex systems with guidance
  • Implements metering and energy management settings as agreed upon with the Senior Engineer, to ensure accurate and reliable operation of the equipment.
  • Designs and recommends new designs and modifications on metering and energy management schemes
  • Performs fault analysis, diagnosis and repair of metering equipment mal-operation.
  • Delivers required outcomes by managing day-to-day relationships with contract service providers and working within an established contract management plan.
  • Witnesses and approves tests results of commissioning by contractors and recommends for takeover of any contracted works to ensure conformity to set standards.
  • Delivers own small-scale or medium-scale projects by working within an established program management plan.
  • Analyzes key themes using data from a wide range of sources and identifies possible impacts on the business.
  • Collects and collates data and information from metering equipment/installations for system performance monitoring, evaluation and system studies.
  • Compiles adhoc and system activity reports
  • Takes responsibility for delivering a prescribed budget for own area of the organization and/or conducts complex analyses on budget progress in other areas while working within established systems.
  • Highlights shortcomings and suggests improvements in current compliance processes, systems and procedures within assigned unit and/or discipline
  • Manages relationships with small clients to ensure their needs are met while supporting senior colleagues in managing more important client and customer relationships
  • Executes a communications plan by working within established internal communication systems and procedures
  • Identifies shortcomings in existing processes, systems and procedures.
  • Provides input into the development of procedures for an area within the organization, then monitors the implementation of those procedures.
  • Manages the motivation and discipline of staff in area of responsibility in line with laid down procedures to realize the Corporation’s objectives
  • Manages the performance of the team by working within a performance management system
  • Proposes and implements staff development plans for the area of responsibility to ensure competent, efficient and motivated staff
  • Ensures that all safety and loss control standards (Safety Health and Environmental) contained in the Corporation’s standards are adhered to.


  • B. Eng. in Electrical Engineering or related qualification.
  • Should be a standing member of a recognized professional engineering body.
  • A Valid Class B Driver’s license


  • At least three (3) years post qualification experience in a power transmission environment
  • Must obtain Senior authorization within six (6) months (internal) and twelve (12) months (external)


  • Problem Solving
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Process Management
  • Action Oriented
  • Drive For Results
  • Leadership
  • Customer Focus
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Management Excellence
  • Values Ethic and Integrity


Interested and suitably qualified applicants are requested to apply by no later than 03 March 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.