Volunteer role: Electrical Installation and Maintenance Adviser
|Type of role:||Engineering and technical|
|Location:||Lindi with occasional travelling to Mtwara, Tanzania|
|Partner organisation:||V E T A (Tanzania)|
|Application Closing Date:||30 Sep 2017|
|Interview date:||To be confirmed later|
|Start date:||Earliest possible|
VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.
You will work collaboratively a Vocational Education and Training Authority (VETA) teacher within the electrical workshop and provide advice, coaching and where possible support other workshops in electrical related operations. He/she will provide inputs to VETA management and VSO on the best way to improve the workshop up to the standards desired/required by gas industry.
Skills, qualifications and experience
Professional qualifications and experience:
University degree in Electrical Engineering or Diploma in Vocational training or QTS certification with particular experience in Electrification, plant maintenance and installation
Have at least three years in maintenance department of a factory or an establishment such as a hospital, public utility company or office building.
Have at least two years experience in the practical vocational training
Experience in management information systems
Good organizational and interpersonal skills
Experience of working in a developing country.
Experience in working with poor communities and community institution
Preference is given to those applicants with background on vocational/ complex industry experience
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