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  • Posted: Jun 6, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 16, 2023
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    South Eastern Kenya University or SEKU is a university with its main campus located in Kwa Vonza, Kitui County, Kenya
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    Technician, Grade 11 (Formerly Grade 5) in the Department of Civil, Construction, Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering and Technology

    REF: SEKU/ADV/AC/11/6/2023 (1 POST)

    Terms of Employment

    • The successful candidates will be engaged on Permanent and Pensionable terms.

    Job Specifications

    • The Technical staff are responsible for assisting in coordination of technical activities in the department to enable students acquire practical skills by ensuring that all practical sessions are done as scheduled.

    The duties and responsibilities of Technician entail assisting in:

    • Receiving, labeling and safely storing samples to be tested.
    • Determining and performing tests needed for the analysis and report.
    • Recording tests and analyses and then reporting the results.
    • Discussing and answering any questions regarding the results.
    • Organizing and storing samples in accordance with all safety and other requirements to ensure the safety of personnel and integrity of the sample.
    • Cleaning and maintaining lab equipment, including recalibration of equipment.
    • Maintaining equipment records and daily work logs.
    • Staying current on technical and scientific advances in their field.

    Requirements for appointment

    For appointment to this grade, one must:

    • Have a Diploma in Building Construction or Civil Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
    • Be computer proficient and conversant with use of ERP system.
    • Comply with Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on Leadership and Integrity.

    Method of Application

    All applications should be clearly marked with the reference number of the advertised position and submitted as follows:

    1. Interested applicants should send THREE (3) HARD COPIES of Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae (giving details of educational and professional qualifications, age, detailed work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address), Academic & Professional certificates and other relevant testimonials, to the address below, quoting clearly the relevant reference number on the envelope.
    2. All applications should be sent to the above address by Friday, 16th June, 2023.
    3. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    4. SEKU is an equal opportunity employer and female candidates and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    The Deputy Vice-Chancellor,

    Administration and Human Resource Management

    South Eastern Kenya University

    P.O. BOX 170-90200,


    Cc: NCPWD

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