The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (the Authority) is a State Corporation established under the Energy Act, 2019. The Authority is the sector regulatory agency responsible for economic and technical regulation of electric power, renewable energy, downstream and upstream petroleum sub-sectors.

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) is a National Association of Utility Commissioners who regulate essential utility services in the United States of America. NARUC members are responsible for assuring reliable utility service at fair, just, and reasonable rates.

With the support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Power Africa, the Authority in conjunction with NARUC invites applications for the following position:

GRADUATE INTERN – ELECTRICITY (CONSUMER INSTALLATIONS)

Contract Period: 6 months

 The successful candidate (Intern) will work under the guidance and supervision of a Senior Electricity Officer. The duties and responsibilities will entail assisting in:

  • Providing technical input for development of regulations and standards for electricity subsector.
  • Conducting technical audits for new and existing electrical domestic installations and prepare reports on the
  • Examining, inspecting and processing firms’ and individuals’ licenses issued by the Electricity Department.
  • Conducting investigation of electrical related accidents and preparing reports on the same
  • Conducting desktop evaluation and site inspection on environmental and social impact assessment reports provided by NEMA on the proposed electricity projects in the country
  • Inspection of the ongoing energy projects in the country and preparing progress report on the same
  • Preparation of electrical workers and contractors’ registry
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications

  • The best FEMALE graduate or post graduate student in Electrical Engineering from a Kenyan University
  • The applicant to have graduated after June 2018
  • A minimum of B+ in KCSE

Key skills, Knowledge & Competencies

  • Strong interpersonal and communication
  • Efficient and organized with good attention to
  • High level of integrity
  • Team leader

How to Apply

If you believe you fit the required profile, please send your application quoting the email subject; USAID/NARUC Women in Energy Regulation Internship Program  via email to usaid.werip@epra.go.ke by 5 p.m. on 4th December 2020.

 Note: Please email ONLY the following documents at this stage; One-page Cover Letter, CV, Degree Certificate and Recommendation Letter (if any) from the University. No other testimonials will be required until interview stage. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Interns will receive a modest stipend.

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