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  • Posted: Mar 2, 2021
    Deadline: Mar 19, 2021
  • Chogoria hospital was started by the Scottish missionaries back in 1922 with the help of Mr and Mrs. Irvine being in charge. Chogoria hospital is on a side-road that branches off Embu - Meru highway about 2km from the highway. Chogoria hospital was built in a serene environment around 200km north of Nairobi city. It is situated within the fast-growing Chogoria township in the Mwimbi division, Maara district in Tharaka - Nithi county.
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    Maintenance Supervisor

    Overall Purpose: He/ she is responsible for managing and coordinating the following services: Hospital buildings maintenance and renovations, maintenance of hospital compound, water and sanitation, solid waste management, artisan works and supervision of hospital farm.   He/ she will identify areas requiring attention early enough and advice accordingly.


    • Oversee the upkeep and maintenance of all facilities under the Hospital; conduct regular inspections, identify repairs needed and prepare a detailed yearly maintenance program;
    • Implementation of facilities policies and procedures consistent with those of the organization to ensure efficient and safe operation of all the facilities.
    • Oversee activities of contractors, and all other repairs and ensure work is done on time
    • Implement and comply with the recommendations of Health and Safety regulations and Occupational, Safety and Health Audit Reports at the Hospital
    • Prepare and present reports on a timely basis for approval
    • Develop a comprehensive preventive maintenance program
    • Oversee and monitor the work of staff that are part of the facilities management team
    • Inspects sites regularly to identify the needs and plan for necessary action
    • Prepare weekly and annual maintenance schedules and allocate work as per forecasted workloads
    • Supervise and train workers
    • Coordinate maintenance activities
    • Oversee all repairs and ensure work is done on time
    • Maintain all inventory and equipment and ensure proper storage
    • Comply with all health and safety regulations and practices on site
    • Conduct preventive maintenance activities
    • Conduct safety inspections as scheduled
    • Supervise Water and sanitation and repairs involved
    • Coordination of activities of the hospital farm
    • Coordinate proper management of solid waste
    • Supervise building and renovation works for the hospital
    • Advise management on areas requiring attention.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Minimum Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or Projects Management from a recognized Institution.
    • Minimum two (2) years relevant experience in a busy reputable maintenance/technical department preferably in a Hospital setting.
    • Solid understanding of technical aspects of building trades, cleaning/ plumbing procedures, carpentry, masonry and electrical systems and general maintenance procedures.
    • Good understanding of health and safety procedures.
    • Exceptional ability to prioritize and perform maintenance tasks and repairs.
    • Working knowledge of record keeping and preparing maintenance schedules.
    • Experience taking inventory of maintenance materials and replacement parts.
    • Proficiency in working with budgets and advising on maintenance and repair costs.
    • Exposure in work order system will be an added advantage
    • Must be a mature practicing Christian.

    Required Skills & Competencies

    • Good technical understanding of Hospital facilities.
    • Ability to write detailed reports.
    • Good verbal communication.
    • Exceptional organizing, planning, problem solving and creative thinking skills.
    • High level of integrity.
    • Team orientation.
    • Works well under pressure and beats deadlines
    • Computer literate
    • Time management skills
    • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
    • Creativity and innovativeness


    • We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.
    • Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.
    • PCEA Chogoria Hospital is an equal opportunity employer

    Method of Application

    Candidates who meet above minimum requirements are requested to submit their applications and enclosing their detailed CV (with 3 referees), certificates, testimonials (including a letter from local Church Minister) so as to reach the Chief Executive Officer by 4 p.m on Friday 19th March 2021.

    PCEA Chogoria Hospital

    P.O. Box 35 – 60401

    254 20 5146700
    254 734 192 208
    254 713 656 186

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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