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  • Posted: Jan 24, 2020
    Deadline: Jan 29, 2020
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  • Ol Pejeta is the largest black rhino sanctuary in east Africa, and home to three of the world’s last remaining northern white rhino. It is the only place in Kenya to see chimpanzees, in a Sanctuary established to rehabilitate animals rescued from the black market. It has some of the highest predator densities in Kenya, and still manages a very succe...
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    Water Technician/Plumber

    Role Summary

    Reporting to the Water Section Supervisor, the Water Technician will be responsible for the maintaining and servicing of all water infrastructures within and outside the conservancy as well as operating water pumps and generators in their respective stations according to the set programs from time to time in and efficient and effective manner according to the company policies and procedures.

    Specific duties include:-

    • Routine inspection of all water infrastructure, repairs & maintenance , servicing and installation of any water infrastructure e.g  windmills , waterlines ,taps , tanks ,pumps , cattle  troughs , valves etc
    • Carrying out daily checks on the pumps and generators according to the designed daily check sheets provided
    • Switching on and off the respective pumps and generators according to the laid down programs.
    • Following water line and ensures that there are no leakages and that water reaches to the tanks provided.
    • Ensuring that the tanks are filled before leaving their stations and closing & opening the necessary valves if any.
    • Driving of the workhorse to facilitate his transportation to the various work sites .
    • Maintaining a safe working environment for self and others and ensures the work station is kept to the highest standards of cleanliness
    • Reporting any hitches or problems noticed while carrying out assigned duties to the Supervisor for appropriate action.
    • Keeping in safe custody all tools and equipment allocated and uses the same in proper manner.
    • Properly completes the job card opened for the jobs undertaken and ensures closure of the same.
    • Keeping in safe custody   all spare parts and materials of the jobs in progress.
    • Ensures the safety and cleanliness of documentation under own jurisdiction e.g. job cards, requisition books etc.
    • Adhere to the health and safety legal standards on the workplace as provided by the Act.
    • Ensures proper usage of the personal protective equipment at all times while undertaking duties.
    • Handing over all the works and assignments to the supervisor or any other person in charge while leaving for off or leave.

    The person To be successful in this role, applicants should meet the following criteria

    • Education: Minimum ‘Secondary’ level education with professional certificates such as GTT 1 in plumbing and fitting.
    • Experience: At least five years relevant experience in a busy water drilling and installation work shop and working with drilling machines, water pumps and generators
    • Key skills and qualities: Ability to work under minimum supervision with a high sense of personal initiative, Keen & fast learner, good communicator, a good team player.

    Method of Application

    Any person who wishes to be considered for this position is requested to submit their application letters together with copies of relevant certificates, testimonials/references and any valid professional licenses to the Head of Human Capital by Wednesday, 29th January 2020.
     
    Our contacts are:  

    Ol Pejeta Conservancy
    P.O. Box Private Bag,  
    Nanyuki -10400  

    Or

    send an email to jobs@olpejetaconservancy.org with the mail subject either as  
     

    1. PLANT OPERATOR
    2. DRILL RIG OPERATOR
    3. WATER TECHNICIAN/PLUMBER
    4. PUMP/GENERATOR ATTENDANT

     
    NOTE: ONLY SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
     
    THE OL PEJETA CONSERVANCY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  ALL POTENTIAL CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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