Resident Engineer – Electrical

Posted 2 months ago


Electrical Resident Engineer requirement for the Rhino Water– Malawi.


As an Electrical, Resident Engineer on the WTW plant, and the Pipeline you will be responsible for:

  • All electrical engineering works and associated equipment throughout the construction phase, ensuring compliance with design/specifications and standards
  • Providing electrical engineering specific insight at the conceptual stage of projects to allow for accurate budgeting and project planning.
  • Inspection and assessment of work streams on the plant and ensuring that construction is done according to specifications.
  • Providing feedback to the design office on any design problems and assisting the contractor to resolve problems on site.
  • Full capability in understanding electrical design of infrastructure related primarily to water and wastewater treatment plants (process plants)
  • Full capability in understanding and interpretation of all electrical engineering drawings, including process and instrumentation diagrams.
  • Working collaboratively with other engineering disciplines in resolving coordination issues on site.
  • Compiling method statements for construction activities
  • Attend site meetings.
  • To be aware of the chain of custody of documents/drawings.
  • Do any ad-hoc office or site duties as assigned by the HOD/ Project Manager.
  • Keeping up to date with environmental matters and being aware of policy and developments in this area.
  • Presenting technical data or project results to both technical and non-technical Clients and Colleagues.
  • Monitoring the progress of project from start to commissioning.
  • Ensuring compliance with project programme and all knowledge areas
  • Execution of Site Instructions (SI)
  • Submitting Requests for Information (RFIs)


  • B Tech (Electrical engineering), Professionally registered with relevant professional bodies as Professional Engineer.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience with min of 5 years in Water Treatment Works.
  • Knowledge of Design standards
  • Extremely proficient with Ms. Office and Ms. Projects.
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • A valid Driver’s License.


  • Redlining of drawings on site.
  • Ability be an active and participating team member, able to transfer skills to others to achieve business objectives in all circumstances
  • Be diligent, punctual and have a strong sense of detailing
  • Ability to troubleshoot construction issues and propose solutions.
  • Problem solver and target driven individual.
  • Ability to deliver required results while working in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to take decisions and demonstrate accountability and integrity.


If you are not contacted as a short-listed candidate within 4 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application as being unsuccessful.

Candidates are requested to submit a CV together with copies of certificates/driver’s license (no original certificates). Applications that are received without copies of required documentation will not be considered.

Closing Date: 1 March 2024

Advert Reference No: SZ-REE

Completed applications can be e-mailed to the recruitment email address below by the indicated closing date.

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Occupational levelSkilled
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Work TypePermanent

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