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Published: Jan 11, 2023 (20 days ago)

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Job Purpose


To assist in supporting the operation, maintenance and management of mechanical components (solar and engine) of the irrigation systems.

He/she will be is responsible for irrigation installation and makes sure that all the equipment is functioning properly by performing regular testing and any repairs needed on the irrigation equipment. The irrigation technician needs to be able to operate irrigation


Person Specifications

(ii) Qualifications:


 Should hold a Higher Diploma in mechanical/ electrical from a recognized institution;


Application forms (PSC Form 3) are obtainable from Public Service Commission, Kampala, District Service Commissions Countrywide, Chief Administrative Officers’ Offices or can be downloaded from www.psc.co.ug website. Filled forms (3 copies) must be accompanied by 3 recent passport size photographs and certified copies of relevant certificates, pass slips and transcripts to reach to the Secretary, District Service Commission of the respective districts


Responsibilities
Job Purpose


To assist in supporting the operation, maintenance and management of mechanical components (solar and engine) of the irrigation systems.

He/she will be is responsible for irrigation installation and makes sure that all the equipment is functioning properly by performing regular testing and any repairs needed on the irrigation equipment. The irrigation technician needs to be able to operate irrigation


Person Specifications

(ii) Qualifications:


 Should hold a Higher Diploma in mechanical/ electrical from a recognized institution;


Application forms (PSC Form 3) are obtainable from Public Service Commission, Kampala, District Service Commissions Countrywide, Chief Administrative Officers’ Offices or can be downloaded from www.psc.co.ug website. Filled forms (3 copies) must be accompanied by 3 recent passport size photographs and certified copies of relevant certificates, pass slips and transcripts to reach to the Secretary, District Service Commission of the respective districts


i) Testing engine and solar pumps in order to ensure their viability, efficiency and effectiveness;

ii) Developing O&M plans and carrying out maintenance and repairs for the engine and solar pumps


iii) Providing technical training to extension staff and farmers in irrigation systems operation, maintenance and management.

iv) Conducting Inspections of the irrigation equipment for quality assurance to ensure that it meets the required minimum standards

v) Compiling data on performance of irrigation system i.e., engine and solar pumps

vi) Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time



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