A huge turnout of job-seekers is expected at the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (Dewa) walk-in interviews being held today (Saturday, March 10).
As a witnessed during the recently-held ‘open day’ by a subsidiary of Emaar Properties, thousands of interested candidates turned up to try their luck. Job seekers of different nationalities had started queuing up early in the morning for the job of Customer Service Assistants at Emaar Retail LLC and continued to pour in even after 11am.
As a matter of fact, many candidates had travelled from other emirates to attend the two-day walk-in interviews. Eyewitnesses said more than 2,000 job-seekers turned up for interviews on the first day.
An advertisement released by Dewa two days ago in the local media showed that it would hire staff for a number of vacancies open to all nationalities.
According to the advertisement, the water and electricity authority will hire technicians, oiler, mechanical engineers, foremen, assistant electricians, AC mechanics, supervisors and many other positions on Saturday.
Dewa, according to the advertisement, will hire staff to fill more than three dozen vacancies.
In line with its strategy to deliver top quality services, Dewa has updated the website for recruitment applications to enable applicants to upload their CVs.
Dewa is currently participating in Career Fair 2012, which is taking place at Dubai International Convention Centre until March 7 to acquire different national capabilities and talents and provide job opportunities and training.
During the Fair, Dewa has been displaying its efforts on recruitment, emiratisation and its ambitious plans to emiratise different jobs through its continuous efforts to recruit UAE National graduates and technicians, especially in different engineering fields.
As part of its ongoing efforts, Dewa is upgrading its 132kV power transmission grid with the opening of a 132/11kV main substation with
a 150 MVA (Megavolt Per Ampere) capacity at the Factories Area in Industrial Area 4 in February 2012.
Dewa last week announced launch of Dh250 million substation in Industrial Area 4 as part of its effort to raise and upgrade the power capacity in the emirate.
The substation cost Dh120 million and the lay of 132kv ground cables was valued at Dh130m, securing the increasing demand for electricity.