Jobs at Dubai's Dewa: Walk-in interviews

Utility firm looks to hire staff primarily for its engineering division

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) will organise an Open Day to hire staff to fill a number of vacant positions on Saturday, June 22, 2013, primarily in its engineering division.

An advertisement released by Dewa says the positions are open to all nationalities, however, priority will be given to UAE nationals, in its bid to provide them with more opportunities.

The walk-in interviews will run from 8am until 12noon at the Al-Boom Tourist Village, Latifa Hall, near Al Garhoud Bridge.

The vacancies advertised are of engineers, senior engineers, supervisors and technicians across different streams like transmission asset management, line patrol, and technical coordination, among others.

For detailed job descriptions and vacant positions, candidates can visit the website of the utility provider and must register on the website before walking in for the interview.

The advertisement stresses that an attractive salary package will be offered to successful candidates based on their qualification and experience.

Not much reliable data is available on the kind of salaries the company pays. However, according to the website, the average salary of Dewa employees is $36,000, which is about Dh132,231.“This salary was calculated using the average salary for all jobs with the term ‘Dewa’ anywhere in the job listing,” mentions the job portal.

Dewa also runs scholarship programmes for nationals. “The company is keen to put into implementation, the approach of the state in employing and developing the national working forces,” says the company.

“Dewa adopts nationalization plan within its strategic plan, as it currently launches ambitious programmes to train and prepare national human cadres able to takeover work’s burden in various technical fields in this vital significant sector,” it adds.

“From this point, Dewa prepares and executes several orientation, training and educational activities and programs in Dewa utilities and in the various educational and training institutions within the state and abroad,” reads the company statement.

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