31 July 2020

The position will be based at the EFL’s Head Office in Suva and will report to the Unit Leader System Studies & Protection.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with internal & external stakeholders and develop distribution network development, plans to meet future load growth and improve system reliability;
  • Ensure preliminary design of rural distribution system extensions, system reinforcement and Urban supply are carried out within specified time period;
  • Ensure preliminary and detailed estimates of material quantities, cost and labour are carried out within the Company’s requirements;
  • Consultation & Cooperation with other peers to optimize power systems
  • Innovate methodologies to meet accountabilities and introduce fit for purpose new technologies as appropriate
  • Recommend appropriate technical parameters for project proposals and for system reinforcement/refurbishment
  • Assist engineers in carrying out regular reviews of distribution network design standards and submit recommendations for improvement and standardization of designs
  • Assist the procurement team in developing technical specifications for procurement of distribution network equipment
  • Prepare regular and special technical reports as and when required;
  • Ensure all safety procedures are observed and adhered to according to OHS requirements and the Authority’s safety policies and procedures;
  • Ensure at all times that HS considerations in all facets of activities are of top priority
  • Assist the Design and Planning team in carrying out its role diligently and efficiently
  • Carry out any other duties assigned by immediate Unit Leader or General Manager System Planning and Control

Key Requirements:

  • The candidate should have at least a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering or higher qualification.
  • Prior experience working in a design office is preferred.
  • A valid Group two (2) (not provisional) driver’s license is mandatory.
  • Good organization skills, problem-solving skills and team management skills are required.
  • Must be a member of a professional Engineers Body.


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