We now have an exciting opportunity for a volunteer Senior Electrical Engineer to remotely work within a multi-disciplinaryproject team that includes architects, surveyors, contractorsand other engineers (mechanical and structural).Reporting to the Head of Program, you will be involved in all stages of project life cycles; ensuring projects are designed, developed and maintained to be efficient, safe, reliable and sustainable.
To be successful in this role, you should have good experience undertaking and delivering high quality detailed engineering design for electrical building services including calculations, drawings, technical reports and specifications.
Analyse technical drawings and interpret technical specifications to determine the electrical requirements of projects
Develop and review electrical design plans and work schedules
Preparespecifications and cost estimates for electrical equipment and materials
Coordinate/engage electrical contractors to ensure they follow design plans
Undertake multi-discipline design & coordination activities with architects and other members of the project team
Experience as a Senior Electrical Engineer in a building design engineering capacity
Good knowledge of electrical installation and maintenance in construction
Ability to actively take initiative and help set things up in a start-up environment
Ability to actively seek and give input in a collaborative team environment
A committed team player with good communication skills
Available to volunteer at least 7-10 hours a week
What we offer you:
Free learning and career development opportunities
An opportunity to build your work experience within your profession
An opportunity to be part of a diverse team representing different parts of the world, that is changing lives in Africa
An opportunity to help shape a start-up social enterprise
To prevent or relieve poverty in rural Africa by empowering communities and leaders to better manage public resources so that they can invest in expansion of access to essential public services and meet their local needs independently. We achieve this using our innovative Three-Step Approach.
African Development Choices is a UK-based social enterprise, founded in 2018 by Kenyan-born Moses Tai. Our vision is of a world in which everyone has access to the essential services necessary to fight poverty.
It is our mission to reduce poverty by empowering communities to make more informed choices in the management of public resources. This will enable communities to independently meet their needs for essential services, such as clean water and safe sanitation.
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We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.