Distribution O&M Specialist

Tags: Environment
  • Added Date: Tuesday, 31 May 2022
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  • Design and support implementation of interventions for loss reduction, network optimization, project management, and smart grids for distribution utilities.
  • Raise the stature of O&M function and ensure development, implementation, and monitoring of O&M plans.
  • Identify and implement best practices in power distribution design, planning, operations, and maintenance to reduce losses and improve quality of supply.
  • Identify emerging technologies in power distribution and review their relevance, potential for pilot projects and commercial deployment.
  • Make a case to utilities and regulators for pilot projects and or commercial deployment based on evidence and technical review.
  • Design specifications for adoption and testing of technologies/products in power distribution.
  • Prepare bidding frameworks, tender documents, and support bidding processes for pilot projects/commercial deployment.
  • Develop protocols, standards, MIS, etc., to improve regular maintenance to enhance quality of supply and reduce cost of supply.
  • Prepare and author reports, research papers, articles related to power distribution.
  • Conduct trainings and capacity development workshops for distribution utilities, regulators, etc.

    If interested, kindly share your resume at vsrivastav@sarep-southasia.org

    • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and 6 years of relevant experience; or bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and 8 years of experience.
    • Experience of developing/deploying/testing innovative technologies in distribution companies is highly desirable.
    • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisor, technical staff and clients.
    • Ability to collaborate effectively with diverse team members.
    • Motivated and able to work under challenging and fast paced environment.
    • Well networked with technology providers and technical institutions.
    • Well networked in South Asian energy sector particularly utilities and regulators.
    • Ability to effectively prioritize workload, self-manage and complete tasks to best meet project needs.

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