DR Congo seeks engineers, specialists to help develop 4,800-MW Inga 3 Basse Chute hydro project

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) invites expressions of interest from engineers and other specialists to help develop the 4,800-MW Inga 3 Basse Chute hydroelectric project on the Congo River in the DRC. Responses are due August 24 and September 5.

The DRC recruited consultants in May to develop a sedimentology study, an electricity pricing study and an intake capacity study of Inga 3 Basse Chute. (HydroWorld 4/23/15) It seeks bids by August 18 to construct a water intake and an additional supply canal for the Inga hydroelectric complex. (HydroWorld 6/30/15)

The Inga site currently includes the 350-MW Inga 1 and 1,424-MW Inga 2 hydroelectric projects, which are undergoing refurbishment. (HydroWorld 6/4/13) Additionally, the DRC is developing Inga 3 Basse Chute as a step toward development of a 42,000-MW Grand Inga hydroelectric complex. (HydroWorld 10/29/14)

DRC now invites expressions of interest and qualifications for the following positions:

  • Inga 3 Basse Chute project manager;
  • Senior hydropower engineer;
  • civil engineer;
  • electricity transmission engineer;
  • environmental specialist;
  • social specialist;
  • communication manager;
  • information/document specialist
  • financial analyst;
  • assistant manager.

Expressions of interest, including cover letter, resume and professional references are due August 24 for local positions and September 5 for international positions, as specified on job descriptions.

Expressions of interest, specifying the position sought, are to be sent: online via the Internet site www.sesomo.cd; by e-mail to placement1@sesomo.cd; or by mail to SESOMO, Service Recrutement, 396 Avenue Colonel Ebeya, Kinshasa/Gombe – Republique Democratique du Congo.

For information, contact Cellule de Gestion du Projet Inga3 (CGI3), Remy Malembea Mabanea, Responsable de Passation des Marches, SESOMO, Service Recrutement, 396 Avenue Colonel Ebeya, Kinshasa/Gombe, Democratic Republic of Congo; (243) 999986452; E-mail: rplacement1@sesomo.cd; Internet: www.sesomo.cd.

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