Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) – Energy and Environmental Technical Assistant.

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Job Description

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships. 


Role and responsibilities

The Energy and Environmental Technical Assistant is responsible for NRC’s compounds maintenance (Dadaab, Hagadera and Dagahaley including the training centres and the AEP schools)

Key Responsibilities


  • Install, Repair, and maintain electrical/Solar appliances in the NRC compounds/schools/AEP centres.
  • Monitoring of all electrical/Solar installations in the compounds and making recommendations of their replacements or repairs.         
  • To keep records of all the electrical/Solar repairs that has been done in the three camps.
  • To keep records on all electrical/Solar spares which have been used in each camp.
  • To prepare monthly reports on jobs and conditions of all the relevant systems.
  • Technical designs of the power grid for the NRC compounds in Hagadera, Dadaab and Dagahaley and TVET centres and AEP centres.
  • Prepare the BoQs for all electrical/Solar power installations in NRC compounds.
  • Together with the Administration Officer, maintain cleanliness and safety of the gensets, Solar Panels and water pumps. 
  • Supporting the Administration Officer in procurement of the necessary fast moving spare parts and working tools for the repair and maintenance of electricity in the 3 camps.


  • Support in repair and maintenance of water pipes, pumps, taps and drainage systems in the NRC compounds.

TVET Electrical instruction

  • Plan and implement instructional activities for the students as per the syllabus to ensure active and meaningful learning experience
  • Preparing and maintain teacher professional records not limited to schemes of work, lesson plans, lesson notes, record of work covered and other records
  • Maintain current students’ attendance records and make them readily available to the supervisor
  • Preparing and using learning aids to deliver the prescribed curriculum.
  • Assess and evaluate students continuously as per the training program requirements and maintain students’ progress records.
  • Provide feedback to parents and project officer on pupil’s progress during education forums and report forms
  • Responsible for the Registration and conduction of National Examinations for his Learners.
  • Make certain that course syllabus is completed in time
  • Report for duty and lessons on time as required by the organization policy
  • Prepare and maintain updated inventory of training resources assigned
  • Ensure that safety precautions are observed in the workshop always
  • Participate in mobilization, recruitment, and retention of learners
  • Maintaining students discipline
  • Participate in guiding and counseling students
  • Motivating pupils with enthusiastic, imaginative presentation through provision of stimulating activities that will arouse their curiosity, interest, and enhance their discovery and observation skills.
  • Working with the school management and other stakeholders to ensure meaningful participation of learners in all aspects of education.
  • Taking part in school events and coordinating co-curriculum activities
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor


Generic professional competencies for this position:

  • Diploma in Electrical Wiring or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • An Updated ERC License.
  • Diploma in Plumbing from a recognized institution or its equivalent is an added advantage.
  • At least two years’ experience in the same profession, NGO experience & knowledge is an added advantage.
  • Good computer application skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, database and network communications
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Environment conscious.

Context related skills, knowledge and experience (shall be adapted to the specific position):

  • Excellent in self and office organization skills
  • Excellent individual conflict resolution and problem solving skills
  • Good cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Highly approachable, trustworthy and confidential individual.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills (in English)
  • Goal oriented with ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision

Behavioural competencies

  • Strategic Thinking
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Initiation action and change


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07/20/2022, 03:23 PM




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