TANESCO The Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited is a Tanzanian parastatal organisation established in 1964. It is wholly owned by the government of Tanzania. The Ministry of Energy and Minerals regulates the operations of TANESCO.
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POST TECHNICIAN-GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS)(RE-ADVERTISED) – 35 POST
POST CATEGORY(S) IT AND TELECOMS
EMPLOYER Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (TANESCO)
APPLICATION TIMELINE: 2021-08-20 2021-09-03
JOB SUMMARY N/A
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
i. To capture GIS field data in different formats using Global positioning system (GPS), electronic data recorders, digitizers and other means;
ii. To produce as built maps, drawings and monitor construction of distribution network to ensure compliance with the TANESCO’s standards;
iii. To download, convert and upload GIS data available from internal and external sources to make them usable;
iv. To update regularly customer data and distribution network infrastructure;
v. To consult departmental users to identify new customer connections, distribution network extensions, transformer replacement/upgrading, meter replacement, line shift, modifications or any other information for updating on the system;
vi. To manage the database, while still allowing multi-user access and modifications, so that the integrity of the database is not at risk;
vii. To create, update and maintain spatial data and ensure GIS data accuracy;
viii. To design and compile map extracts based on digital map products using GIS;
ix. To ensure map products reflect correct geographic locations of facilities and have standard of cartographic quality;
x. To provide end user support and the generation of maps and other GIS reports and information products. Plot maps for use in field locations;
xi. To compile and organize GIS data from maps, database and other sources;
xii. To maintain and manage GIS software and hardware and ‘’troubleshooting’’ problems that occur in software and hardware;
xiii. To perform GIS data quality control, including reviewing data for completeness and accuracy; identifying and correcting errors or omissions in the data;
xiv. To prepare technical and other GIS related reports; and
xv. To train GIS users within any scope of their job.
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Holder of IV or VI secondary certificate with Diploma in either of the followingfields:Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Geomatics, Geo-Informatics, Cartography, or equivalent. At least one year experience in GIS related activities will be an added advantage.
REMUNERATION As per TANESCO’s Salary Scale
The deadline for submitting the application is 03 September 2021.