Shift Electrical In Charge

Job by Sentinel Steel PLC




Bishoftu, Oromia 


Negotiable and attractive

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Job Description

Sentinel Steel PLC was established in December 2013 with the purpose of setting up a hot rolling steel manufacturing plant in Ethiopia. It’s manufacturing facility is located in Bishoftu, Oromia State, Ethiopia. The company’s rebar manufacturing facility is intended to serve the burgeoning demand for quality steel in the local construction sector having a steel plant with an initial installed hot rolling capacity of 120,000 – 150,000 metric tons per annum (tpa).

Currently, the manufacturing facility is looking for qualified and ambitious experts for the following vacant positions:

Summary of the Job

The Shift Electrical in Charge is responsible to directing and coordinating all electrical/electronic maintenance activities, maintains very complex electrical/electronic parts and equipment, assisting and coaching subordinates, preparing performance report about the electrical/electronic maintenance activities.

Detail duties and responsibilities:

  • Plans, directs, coordinates and supervises the activities of electrical/electronic maintenance unit.
  • Plans and participates in the maintenance/overhaul of all electrical and electronics/machinery in the factory, ensures the timely execution of the program.
  • Ensures the distribution of electrical power, installation, modification, repair/maintenance of electrical power system in the whole compound.
  • Undertakes the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical/electronic machinery and equipment that requires a very high degree of accuracy and precision.
  • Visits all electrical installations in his area of responsibility and checks the working condition of all electrical/electronic system.
  • Reports on any irregularities to superior in his area of responsibility and checks the working condition of all electrical/ electronic system.
  • Consults/discusses electrical/electronic problems with other work units and provides technical assistance and advice as required.
  • Cuts off power supply before starting any repair/maintenance work by informing superior as well as all those likely to affected.
  • Assists the head of technical division in reviewing standards of electrical and electronics systems.
  • Carries out research on electrical/electronic engineering problems and in consultation with the head of technical division suggests improvements to reduce frequency of failures and enhance better performance.
  • Ensures that the required type and amount of spare parts are available for maintenance installation and modification of electrical/electronic instruments.
  • Keeps all records, files manuals, plans and designs in his area of responsibility.
  • Reconditions electricity supply lines and ensures proper insulation of all electrical transmission wires.
  • Coach and Assists subordinates,
  • Prepares daily, weekly and monthly reports and submit to superior and
  • Performs any other related duties as required.

Place of Work: Bishoftu where the factory is found

Job Requirements

Education and Major requirements:

  • BSc degree or Diploma in Electrical engineering or Electronics with 8+ years or 10+ years of relevant work experience respectively, in any Industries (Preferred Steel Industry).

Other requirements:

  • Good communication skills and team leadership skills and strong service awareness.
  • Perfection and detail orientation skill and proficiency in utilizing electric appliances
  • Language Skill
  • English and Amharic and or Afan Oromo, 

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates that fulfill the requirements as stated above are invited to submit their motivation letter and updated resume; either in person to HR Department at the manufacturing site in Bishoftu, Kajima Industrial Zone. or at the HR Office of the head quarter, HMM Tower, (Wello Sefer), 4th floor, Addis Ababa, or send through email: to within ten consecutive days of this announcement.

Note: Use “Shift Electrical In Charge” as the subject line of your email!


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