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Electrical Engineer ( UNOPS )

Job Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager,

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Functional Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, the Electrical Engineer will provide support to the field-based  construction supervisors and provide quality and quantity control to all M&E related works. Following the schedule of works, the  Electrical engineer  will be responsible to travel to the site and supervise the quality and progress of all Electrical  related works. S/he will provide daily updates to the Project Manager and will communicate and coordinate with the UNOPS infrastructure team, contractors and with internal and external entities for successful completion of the project. 

S/he will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities;

Technical Assistance:

-In coordination with the full- time construction supervisors, identify existing electrical and mechanical related problems and suggest appropriate solutions in consultation with the Project Manager.

-Assist in the oversight of the implementation of works for the specific projects and monitoring of progress of electrical and mechanical related works according to contract schedules, specifications and project plans.

- Undertake measurement of electrical site works in support of contractor payment requests.

- Ensure the strict implementation of quality control standards and procedures on the sites and report regularly to the supervisor.

Stakeholder Management:

- Assist in the implementation of Environmental and Health & Safety measures in the project sites.

- Assist in the identification, evaluation, selection and supervision of building contractors for specified project work

Files and Reports:

- Assist in the preparation of progress reports on construction activities and submission of such on a weekly basis to the supervisor.

- Monitor and record appropriate eld data to validate contractors’ compliance to cross-cutting issues (gender, environment, sustainability, health and safety on site, etc.) as stipulated in the contract and detailed in the construction work programme.

- Perform other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN security Management System and that of UNOPS.

Monitoring and Progress Controls

-Works will be closely supervised by the Project Manager 

 -Report site work progress to the Project Manager on a daily basis.

 -Performance Appraisal.


- A Bachelor's Degree in electrical engineering, Mechanical engineering, Electro-mechanical engineering, Civil engineering or other related  field  is required.

- Master´s Degree in any of the above mentioned fields will be considered as an asset.

Work Experience 

- Minimum 2 years of working experience in Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) construction supervision for buildings is required. 

- Experience working with UN or other Humanitarian/Development agencies is an asset.

- Experience in a contracting and/or consulting environment is an advantage. 


Fluency in English and Myanmar language is required.

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