Compliance Monitoring Engineer

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The National Energy Regulator (NERSA) is a regulatory authority established as a juristic person in terms of Section 3 of the National Energy Regulator Act, 2004 (Act No. 40 of 2004). NERSA’s mandate is to regulate the electricity, piped-gas and petroleum pipeline industries in terms of the Electricity Regulation Act, 2006 (Act No. 4 of 2006), Gas Act, 2001 (Act No. 48 of 2001) and Petroleum Pipelines Act, 2003 (Act No. 60 of 2003). The structure of the Energy Regulator consists of nine members, five of whom are part-time and four are full-time, including the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Energy Regulator is supported by a secretariat under the direction of the CEO. The Energy Regulator wishes to recruit personnel with appropriate competencies in the following areas:

Compliance Monitoring Engineer

Department: Electricity Licensing, Compliance and Dispute Resolution (ELC)
Package: R564 671.00 – R710 640.00 per annum (CTC) (Ref. HR06/19)


* A Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering (BSc-Elec. Eng) or a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (B Eng-Elec) * A post graduate qualification will be an added advantage * Minimum of Three (3) years working experience in Electricity Supply Industry (ESI) in Distribution/Transmission/Generation * Knowledge and experience in Power Systems is necessary.

Candidates must be competent in the following:

* Good Analytical Skills * Financial Skills * Modelling and spreadsheets * Presentation Skills * Interpersonal Skills * Negotiation Skills * Writing Skills * Planning and Organization Skills * Time management * Problem solving Skills * High level of computer Skills * Communication (verbal and written) * Report writing.
Key responsibilities: Reporting to the Head of Department: Electricity Licensing, Compliance and Dispute Resolution, the incumbent will ensure compliance of electricity distributors/transmitters/generators to licence conditions. The Compliance Monitoring Engineer will be responsible for the planning and execution of the entire process that will lead to compliance by licensees. The successful incumbent will: * Develop, maintain and implement compliance monitoring framework for Electricity Distribution Industry (EDI) in accordance with the relevant legislation, industry codes of practice, directives and standards * Monitor the performance of Distribution Licensees to assess the adequacy of operations with regulatory requirements * Conduct compliance audits of Distribution Licensees and compile audits reports * Ensure Distribution Licensees implemented corrective action * Ensure mechanisms are in place to address technical

inadequacies in the Electricity Distribution Industry (EDI) * Regular interactions with Distribution Licensees * Assist other departments with technical enquiries and provide expert advice to the EDI * Carry out any other activities assigned by the Head of Department.

The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the organization.

Enquiries should be directed to: Mr. Dennis Seemela on (012) 401-4600

CLOSING DATE : 17 March 2019

Interested persons can forward a comprehensive CV to or National Energy Regulator of South Africa, Human Resources Department, PO Box 40343, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0007, for attention: Ms. Elizabeth Duma.

NB: Applications received from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualification evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to provide proof of such evaluation.

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

If you do not hear from NERSA within one month of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

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