Field Technician Job Vacancies at NEWL

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Arusha

Website NEWL

Since 1987 NEWL has positioned itself to become an engineering solutions provider in East and Sub Saharan Africa.

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Job Title: Field Technician

Reporting Line Manager: Field Supervisor

Department: Operations

Northern Engineering Works Ltd (NEWL) is seeking to recruit Field Technicians to join Operations Team.

Successful Candidates for this position will carry out standardized Sites Preventive & Corrective Maintenance and Generator Service as per the agreed Service Level Agreement.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to Standard Day Requirements
  • Attend Daily Cluster Meetings and any other as per the Requirements
  • Follow Site Access Procedures
  • Execute Site Preventive Maintenance as per Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Proper Maintenance of Client’s & NEWL Assets
  • Ensure 100% DC Power Availability on assigned sites
  • Attend Callouts within ETR time
  • Ensure all assigned sites are visible at NOC
  • Ensure all assigned Site Work Orders (SWO) are closed within SLA time
  • Ensure all Alarms are properly terminated and configured at sites
  • Ensure DG’s are maintained as per Manufacturer’s recommendations
  • Ensure Air conditioner Units are properly maintained as per Service Level Agreement (SLA)
  • Ensure High Data Integrity on Service Now
  • Do Site Earth Measurement
  •  Attend Scheduled Trainings
  • Maintain Assigned portable DG
  • Ensure portable rectifier is properly kept at GMT
  • Submit detailed RCA for Corrective Maintenance tasks
  • Maintain Sites & Company Assets with High Level of Integrity
  • Maintain Partnership with Client
  • Ensure Site Fire Extinguishers are properly Maintained as per Service Level Agreement (SLA)
  • Ensure all RMS are Communicating
  • Ensure Fuel Delivery Work Orders (FDWO’s) & Luku are closed as per Service Level Agreement (SLA)
  • Ensure PM’s are completed as per the Plan
  • Ensure SLA Spares and consignment stock is properly taken care of
  • Ensure GMT Store is well maintained
  • Request replenishment of SLA spares on daily basis (Maintain Maximum Level)
  • Train and Mentor Field Trainees
  • Timely request of Skill set uplifting
  •  Any other task as assigned and deemed necessary for the successful delivery of the job


  • SHEQ Compliance on all Projects
  • Reporting any identified Near miss, Hazards and SHEQ Non conformities to NEWL SHEQ Manager
  • To report at least one (1) near miss and one (1) hazard each month
  • To ensure no planned work is undertaken without (Field Level Risk Assessment) preparation and communication
  • To report any incident/property damage within 24hrs
  • Use of Proper PPE’s
  • Ensure JMP is filled when driving more than 150km’s or 3Hrs
  • Ensure Proper Waste Disposal
  • Do Daily Vehicle Inspection
  • Attend to Mandatory OSHA Examination
  • Shall cooperate with SHEQ team during occupation incidents and accidents reporting and investigation once required


  • Diploma or Bachelor in Electrical Engineering, At Least 3 Years of related position
  • EWURA Registered
  • ERB Registered

Skills/ Abilities & Knowledge Requirement:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Problem solving skills
  • Strong IT skills particularly in use of Excel and Project Management reporting tools
  • Proactive, Innovative, Attention to Details
  • Assertive
  • Self-reliance in the management of assigned tasks
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Familiar with proper installation procedures for power infrastructure and reticulation at BTS sites
  • Computer literate and familiar with MS word, Power Point, Excel and Visio
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices

Personal Attributes

  • Team player, High level of responsibility.
  • Reliable and methodical with integrity.
  • Availability Hours and standby essential 24/7 x 365

Applicants are invited to submit their Application Letters, Resume’s, Copies of Certificates and other Credential Certificates via e-mail to:


Chief Operating Officer

P.O.BOX 7026


Deadline: Applications to be received before 12th June 2024.

If you are not contacted by Northern Engineering Works Limited Five (5) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful. Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: competency assessment and reference checking.

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