Electrical Supervisor

Kibuye, RW, 6679

In the position of an Electrical Engineer, the employee shall have the following responsibilities;

  • Lead, supervise and coordinate direct reports on technical activities and projects for both Electrical and Control & Instrumentation (C&I) teams, to assign and map competence with skill set requirement for each task at any given time
  • Ensure all facility electrical appliances and equipment maintenance activities (corrective, preventive, predictive and planned outage/major overhauls) are optimized and executed timely and in a safe manner
  • Lead as task owner and coordinator for complete scope of work (Electiral and C&I) for contracted tasks
  • Assist in start-ups, shutdowns, troubleshooting and normal operations of the facility equipment and systems
  • Responsible for taking corrective action during system operational disturbance or report such to attention of operation and maintenance supervisors
  • Prepare and complete timely electrical and C&I maintenance logs and running records for monthly reports in clear and concise manner as required in by the guidelines
  • Actively participate in technical activities ensuring compliance of Electrical and C&I regulatory requirement by authorities and other stakeholders
  • Utilize with care the electrical and C&I; testing, calibration, adjusting and repair tools and equipment in a manner to maximize their useful operating life and ensure the same practice is applicable for the direct reports
  • Ensure that original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) instructions are read, implemented, and followed to ensure correct equipment functional, economical and safe operation
  • Act immediately and responsibly in case of fire, gas release, emergency alarm and accident with aim of minimising property damage, casualties or fatalities on site as may be assigned.
  • Conduct on-job training through coaching and mentoring interns, trainees, and junior electrical and C&I technicians.
  • Communicates, Coordinate and Collaborate, Timely and Transparently planning of activities with Gas Extraction Manager and Operation Manager, Maintenance Manager, Warehouse Supervisor and Marine Supervisor.
  • Manage electrical and C&I maintenance plan, schedule, applicable maintenance, and safety checklist in maintenance CMMS (CWorks to date) system for weekly, monthly, semi-annual and annual, bi-annual activities etc
  • Actively participate in condition monitoring campaigns for Condition-based maintenance and generating predictive interventions where it is critical.
  • Initiate Management Of Change (MOC) proposal, presentation, and reviews for required improvement and modification in the facility
  • Keep up to date facilities documentation, single-line diagrams, electircal and automation wiring diagrams, Standard Operating Procedures, Standard Maintenance Procedures, and Management of Change procedures
  • Ensure best quality of executed works. Ensure completion of each project/work assigned to him and his direct reports
  • Assists warehouse department with technical intepretation and product specific inventory knowledge when and if needed.
  • Engage productively in continuously improvement through failure analyses (including 5 whys analysis) and disseminate lessons learnt for the benefit of the group
  •  Work with teammates to ensure there is adequate planned maintenance and safety critical parts stock are available in the warehouse.
  • Perform other activities as may be assigned by the maintenance manager/supervisor from time to time


Academic Qualification


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent with relevant experience shall be considered.




  • 6 years of proven relevant work experience as an electrical supervisor
  • Reading and accurate interpretation of electrical wiring diagrams, schematics and P&IDs
  • Electrical devices testing, adjusting, repair and calibration experience will be an added advantage
  • Proven solid analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Foundation project management skills and task prioritization to meet set timelines will be an added advantage
  • Experience with Siemens PLC Step 7, DCS, Allen-Bradley PLCs, industrial ethernet networks, Profibus networks and instrumentations
  • Strong team leadership and management skills
  • In-depth knowledge of commercial and industrial electrical systems.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Familiarity with electrical and safety codes, procedures and requirements 
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills
  • A good and keen attention to details
  • Proficiently in Microsoft Office products such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, Power Point.
  • Good level of written and spoken English



ContourGlobal is a power generation company committed to new growth in thermal and renewable technologies. Our mission is to develop, acquire and operate electricity generation businesses worldwide, creating economic and social value through better operations, and making the communities where we work better because we are there.


- To care about our people’s health, safety, well-being and development.
- To act transparently and with moral integrity.
- To work hard and without boundaries as a multinational, integrated team.
- To expect, embrace and enable excellence and continuous learning through humility, and the knowledge that we will fail but when we do, we will learn.
- To honor the commitments of those who have placed their trust in us.