Substation Engineer (Site Electrical Engineer)

Bachelor's Degree   Multi Location Full Time 1367
Date Posted:Feb 13, 2021
Closing Date:Mar 31, 2021
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:5
Functional Area:Electrical Engineering
Salary Range:54000 - 84000 AFN monthly
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About ZNCC:


ZNCC is a leading name in the power-infrastructure segment for the Afghan ministries and utilities and the United States government. With 15 years of experience, we handle and deliver design, supply, construction, transportation, and turnkey power projects with efficacy and precision. Right from scratch to the execution of the projects, our expertise in EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction), O&M (Operations and Maintenance) has made us one of the most sought-after names in the field. Irrespective of how complicated a project is, our performance in the energy and construction sectors are counted among the best in the country. Be it in power transmission, substation, or distribution, we offer holistic EPC services to the core sectors in Afghanistan. For a transparent approach in project management, proper financing, and resource management, get in touch with us.

Job Summary:

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Check and study the scope of work, technical requirements, site plan drawings, and specifications.
  2. Read and implement all electrical drawings and designs at the site. 
  3. Install electrical MV & HV equipment including but not limited to PTs, CBs, DS, Busbars, Panels.
  4. Provide daily QC reports that reinforce activities that are being constructed in conformance with each specific project's established standard and constructively confront nonconformance to produce the desired outcome in a timely manner.
  5. Document and record each phase's checklist.
  6. Install and test LV equipment and familiar with LV, MV and HV tests and procedures. 
  7. Effectively communicate with designated LAB team and schedule each required site tests.
  8. Verify and ensure that all materials received for the project are in conformance with the approved submittal, are handled and stored appropriately, and are acceptable for use in the project.
  9. Ensure that all tests are performed on the site and reported to the main office on daily basis properly.
  10. Organize and follow up pre-, during-, and post-construction QC-related meetings.
  11. Prepare and submit daily and monthly reports and project deficiencies.
  12. Record project progress on daily basis.
  13. Be aware of material submittals and their approval.
  14. Prepare the closeout documents and complete the closeout phase of the project.
  15. Check and control QC requirements as per the approved Quality control plan of the project.
  16. Check the drawings and documents used at the site for approvals and compliance with (USACE) project requirements 
  17. Ensure that all works are carried out as per the approved (USACE) method statements and drawings.
  18. Plan ahead of time for any electrical utilities underground or within the buildings. 
  19. Responsible for any corrective actions needed during construction.
  20. Work extra hours & under tight deadlines when there is an emergency to be dealt with urgently.
  21. Good knowledge of international standards preferably electrical. 
  22. Any other job-related tasks that shall be assigned by the competent authority.

Job Requirement:

1. Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.

2. Minimum 5 years of relevant experience as an Electrical QC Engineer (experience in USACE projects will be an advantage).

3. Able to prepare work progress reports: daily, weekly, and monthly.

4. Able to conduct three phases of inspection for each DFW

5. Knowledge of site tests preferably electrical and timely communication with LNQAs and CQCM

6. Having CQCM certification will be an asset.

7. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Ghazni, Kandahar, Helmand

Submission Guideline:

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their CV along with a cover letter to no later than 31-Mar-2021. The subject line of the email must be as Substation Engineer ZNCC/VA-51/2021

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