• Massive Job Opportunities at Nyamira County Public Service Board - 32 Positions

  • Posted on: 21 November, 2016 Deadline: 9 December, 2016
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    Chief Superintending Architect/County Architect

     

    Job specifications

    • Contract & Project Management
    • Supervision of Works Staff under him/her
    • Development of Architectural Proposals and adherence to National Building standards.
    • Progress reporting/performance appraisals
    • Work planning
    • Coordination of interdepartmental meetings on works projects.
    • Assists in on Job training staff under him/her the directorate.
    • Ensures policies and laws related to projects and contracts implementation are adhered to
    • The County Architect shall deputize the County Works Officer and shall head
    • Architectural Services Unit.
    • Duties shall include obtaining County Works Development briefs, documenting projects
    • and managing related projects and contracts
    • Coordinating services of other project team members, and preparing periodic reports relating to County works’ projects and programs.
    • Ensure county works are carried out as per architectural drawings

    The person

    a) Be a Kenyan citizen
    b) Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or equivalent from recognized University.
    c) Master’s degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage.
    d) Must have at least (Seven (7) years post-graduation experience in a public sector at level of Senior Supt. Architect (J.G. ‘N’) or equivalent in the private sector.
    e) Should have a minimum of five years since registration as an Architect by the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors (BORAQS).
    f) Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenya Constitution 2010 and is not disqualified for appointment to office by County Government Act or any other law.

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    The Architect I

     

    Job specifications

    • Undertaking architectural drafting and designs
    • Taking briefs from client/user departments and translating them to buildable designs.
    • Assisting the County Architect in drafting architectural schemes, and coordinating design team meetings and preparing related reports.
    • Preparing projects progress reports.
    • Ensuring project drawings and reports are well filed and are retrievable.
    • Any other duty assigned by the County Architect.

    The person

    a) Must be a Kenyan citizen
    b) Bachelor of Architecture or equivalent from a recognized University.
    c) One year post graduation experience in Architecture or related works
    d) Flair in use of appropriate software applications (Archicad, AutoCAD) for Architectural design work.
    e) Ability to communicate clearly and persuasively.
    f) Registerable with the Board of Architects and Quantity Surveyors (BORAQS).

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    Architectural Assistant I

     

    The officer will report to the Architect I
    Job specifications

    • Assisting the architects in the department in architectural drafting.
    • Ensuring all architectural documents and records are well kept for easy retrieval.
    • Updating inventory of Departmental Architectural drawings.
    • Assisting Senior Architects in the department in supervising ongoing projects.

    The person:
    a) Must be a Kenyan Citizen
    b) Must have a Diploma in Architecture from a recognized college/institution.
    c) Should have at least three years (3) years relevant post-graduation experience in the private sector or in Government.
    d) Excellent in use of Arch CAD or any other relevant programmes.

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    Senior Superitending Engineer (Structural)

     

    The Officer will report to the Principal Superintending Engineer (Roads and Structures)

    Job specification

    • Planning and designing structural services to buildings and other public works being implemented by the County Government.
    • Making structural drawings for all structures being put up by the County Government
    • Checking structural drawings submitted alongside building plans by anybody planning to erect a building within the county.
    • Supervising all structural works to ensure standards are adhered to for safety and economy.
    • Assessing existing buildings structural status for purposes of ascertaining safety of structures on ability to carry any preferred modifications and or extensions and advising the developer accordingly.
    • Supervising other staff under him/her in the section.
    • Advising the project architects on any structural changes necessary on plans/designs developed.

    The person
    a) Be a Kenyan Citizen
    b) A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent from a recognized University.
    c) Must have at least three (3) years’ post-graduation experience in civil engineering in the public or private sector.
    d) Registerable with the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK).
    e) Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenya Constitution 2010

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    Engineering Assistant I (Structural)

     

    Job specification

    • Studying architectural plans and preparing structural designs for the relevant projects.
    • Interpreting ‘Senior Engineers’ notes to prepare:-
    • Structural details
    • Bending schedules
    • Preparing Bill of Quantities for Structural/Civil work designs.
    • Supervision of ongoing structural construction and directing contractors accordingly.
    • Ensuring structural plans and documents are well stored for efficient retrievals.

    The person
    a) Be a Kenyan citizen
    b) Must have a Diploma in Engineering (Structural/Civil).
    c) Al least three (3) years post-graduation work experience in a busy structural design office.
    d) A good flair in computer applications to structural design (AutoCAD).

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    Senior Superintending Engineer (Electrical Buildings Services)

     

    Senior Superintending Engineer will report to the County Works Officer
    Job specifications

    • Planning and designing electrical services to buildings and external systems.Preparation of specifications and bills of quantities for building electrical services as well as for generators/electrical plants.
    • Assisting in tenders’ evaluation.
    • Supervising electrical contractors carrying out electrical works contracts as a project manager.

    The person
    a) Be a Kenyan Citizen
    b) A bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent from a recognized University.
    c) Has at least four years post-graduation experience in the relevant field in the private or public sector
    d) Ability to utilize computer application for planning and documenting electrical services.
    e) Registerable with the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK).

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    Assistant Engineer (Electrical)

     

    The Assistant Engineer will report to the Senior Superintending Engineer (Electrical Buildings Services)
    Job specification

    • Assisting the Senior Electrical Engineers in drafting electrical design layouts.
    • Preparation of Bills of Quantities and Specifications for Electrical Services/Works.
    • Overseeing/Supervising electrical works being installed by contractors.
    • Assisting the project manager in relation to electrical services design, planning, and valuations.
    • Ensuring all services designs and documents are well stored and retrievable.

    The person
    a) A degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University.
    b) Fluency in use of computer application for electrical building services design.
    c) Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenya Constitution 2010 and is not disqualified for appointment to office by County Government Act or any other law.

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    Building Services Inspector (Electrical)

     

    The Building Services Inspector will report to the Assistant Engineer (Electrical) Services)

    Job specification

    • Preparation of bills of quantities for electrical works.
    • Preparation periodic project progress reports.
    • Preparation of simple electrical buildings.
    • Inspection of ongoing construction/installation works

    The person
    a) Must be a Kenyan citizen
    b) Have a diploma in electrical engineering from a recognized college/institution.
    c) Three years post-graduation experience
    d) Have ability in preparation of bills of quantities.
    e) Have proficiency in computer applications for design and preparation of Bill of Quantities.
    f) Have good communication and interpersonal skills.

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    Principal Superintending Engineer (Mechanical Building Services)

     

    The Senior Superintending Engineer will report to the County Works Officer
    Job specification

    • Planning, designing and documenting mechanical building services.
    • Preparation of Specifications and Bills of Quantities for Building mechanical services.
    • Assisting in tenders’ evaluation.
    • Supervising of contractors implementing mechanical building services installations as project manager.
    • Administering mechanical building services contracts as project manager.

    The person

    a) Must be a Kenyan Citizen
    b) Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University.
    c) Has at least four (4) years post-graduation experience mechanical building services, planning, design, documentation and supervision.
    d) Ability to utilize computer aided applications for planning and documenting mechanical services.
    e) Registerable with the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK).

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    Engineering Assistant (Mechanical Building Services) - 2 positions

     

    The Engineering Assistant will report to the Senior Superintending Engineer (Mechanical Building Services) for the following duties and responsibilities
    Job specification

    • Assisting the Mechanical Engineer(s) in drafting designs for building services.
    • Ensuring all Mechanical building services documents and records are well stored and easily retrievable.
    • Updating inventory of departmental mechanical building services drawings.
    • Assisting the Senior Mechanical Engineer(s) in supervising ongoing projects.

    The person:
    a) Be a Kenyan citizen
    b) Must have a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized college/institution.
    c) Should have at least three (3) years post-graduation experience in a busy engineering concern dealing in design/planning of mechanical building services.
    d) Ability to use computer applications to draw mechanical building services design.

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    Chief Superintending Engineer (Planning-Transport)

     

    The Chief Superintending Engineer will report to the Director (Transport, Roads and Public Works)
    Job specifications

    • Regulation of Public transportation within the County as coordinator of various stakeholders for efficiency, safety and orderliness planning
    • Planning and prioritizing of Termini-development and liaising with the Roads Directorate for implementation of the same.
    • In liaison with other county departments, ensure that orderliness of road transport, especially in the urban areas and termini is enforced.
    • Supporting the departmental ECM in liaising with the National Government Department for development of other modes of transportation (air, rail, water for the benefit of the County).

    The person
    a) Must be a Kenyan citizen
    b) Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Mechatronic Engineering from a recognized University.
    c) At least eight (8) years post-graduation work experience in a busy environment.
    d) Ability to develop policies and regulations.

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    Chief Superintending Engineer (Fleet And Equipment)

     

    The Chief Superintending Engineer will report to the Director (Transport, Roads and Public Works)

    Job specifications

    • Planning management of all county Government vehicle fleet and support in development of related regulations.
    • Monitor fuel consumption by vehicles or equipment for optimum utilization.
    • Ensure all county vehicles and machinery are regularly serviced and repaired as necessary and the history of such services or repairs kept in easily retrievable manner.
    • Maintaining and regularly updating the County fleet and heavy equipment inventory.
    • Planning the maintenance schedules of all County vehicular fleet as well as heavy machines and advising on disposal.
    • Formulate and maintain a fleet and machinery deployment authorization system which is easily retrievable
    • Will set up and manage workshop for County Government vehicles and Mechanical Equipment/Plants.
    • Inspecting vehicles and equipment and assisting in procurement of repairs and maintenance services.
    • Manage outsourced transport services.
    • Ensure optimal and economical allocation of vehicle and plant to all county departments.
    • Advising on which equipment need replacement and/or disposal.
    • Assists in prequalification of workshops to be involved in County Government vehicles and Equipment repairs.

    The person
    a) Be a Kenyan Citizen
    b) Must have a bachelor’s degree Mechanical/Mechatronic Engineering from a recognized University.
    c) Experience in handling a technical team of diverse qualifications and training.
    d) At least five (5) years post-graduation experience in a busy work environment concerned with fleet management/maintenance at senior management level.

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    Chief Mechanical Engineer (Fire And Disaster Management)

     

    The Chief Mechanical Engineer will report to the Director (Transport, Roads and Public Works)
    Job specifications

    • Coordinating County disaster management as the County Marshal.
    • Set up fire and disaster management plan for the County.
    • Developing policies and plans for disaster mitigation.
    • Training government officers and other partners in disaster preparedness and management in the county.
    • Set up a fire fighting training schedule for all county staff.
    • In conjunction with various agencies, do drills to gauge how the various parts of the county are prepared for various disasters.
    • Build capacity within the county in fire and disaster management.
    • Ensure firefighting equipment is in good working conditions at all times.
    • Inspect regularly all schools in the county to ensure their fire safety and disaster preparedness.
    • Advising on which equipment need replacement and/Or disposal.
    • Ensure safety of Government buildings and Equipment and liaises with other Government agencies when there are threats to safety or accidents.
    • Assists in prequalification of workshops to be involved in County Government vehicles and Equipment repairs.
    • Cause inspection of all public buildings within the county in respect to fire safety.
    • Sign buildings’ fire compliant certificate.

    The person
    a) Be a Kenyan
    b) Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Mechatronic Engineering or equivalent from a recognized University
    c) At least five (5) years post-graduation experience in a busy work environment concerned with manufacturing where disaster prevention is of paramount significance
    d) Experience in fire prevention, safety planning and procedures

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    Inspector (Fire & Disaster Services) - 2 positions

     

    Job specifications

    • Inspection of buildings, places of work and learning institutions to assess fire hazards and risks.
    • Supervising the firefighting operations during the actual fire- fighting emergencies and, other disasters.
    • Siting firefighting appliances
    • Directing rescue operations during emergency and other disasters.
    • Conducting fire investigation.
    • Compiling fire ,safety and risks or incidents monthly reports

    The person:
    a) Be a Kenyan Citizen.
    b) At least (5) years’ experience in a similar position
    c) Must have a diploma in Electrical /Mechanical Engineering from a recognized institution
    d) Must have a certificate course from a recognized fire services training school/institution.
    e) Have ability in preparation estimates and costs of damages.
    f) Have good communication and interpersonal skills.
    g) Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

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    Fire engine/pump operator - 2 positions

     

    Fire engine/pump operator will report to the Inspector (Fire & Disaster Services)
    Job specification:

    • Driving the fire engine to wherever there is disaster.
    • Operating the firefighting engine pump during firefighting operations.
    • Ensuring the fire engine is in a good working condition by reporting any defects and keeping the maintenance records of the fire engine.

    The person:

    a) Be a Kenyan citizen
    b) Must have 5 years’ experience in a similar position.
    c) A valid class BCE driving license.
    d) Must have a certificate course in Electrical /Mechanical Engineering from a recognized institution.
    e) Must have a certificate course from a recognized fire services training school/institution.
    f) Must be physically with a good eye sight and excellent sense of smell
    g) Have good communication and interpersonal skills.
    h) Have a certificate of good conduct

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    Senior Firemen/Women - 8 positions

     

    Firemen/Women Will report to the Inspector (Fire & Disaster Services)
    Job specification

    • Assisting in the firefighting operations during the actual fire- fighting exercise and during demonstrations.
    • Assisting in rescue operations during emergency and other disasters.
    • Operating appliances and communication equipment and siting firefighting appliances.

    The person
    a) A valid class BCE driving license.
    b) Must have a certificate course in Electrical /Mechanical Engineering from a recognized institution.
    c) Must have 2 years’ experience in firefighting.
    d) Must have a certificate course from a recognized fire services training school/institution.
    e) Must be physically fit with a good eye sight and excellent sense of smell
    f) Have good communication and interpersonal skills.
    g) Have a certificate of good conduct

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    Technician (Plant-mechanical) - 2 positions

     

    Technician (Plant-mechanical) will report to the Mechanical Engineer (fleet and equipment)
    Job Specification

    • Installing, repairing and maintaining industrial equipment to comply with the specified standards in the manual.
    • Troubleshooting and fixing various mechanical failures of plant equipment and piping systems.
    • Preparing preventive and periodic maintenance schedules of machines and equipment.
    • Ensuring safe operation and productivity of the equipment.
    • Ensuring proper maintenance of the equipment and optimal utilization of materials.
    • Any other duties assigned.

    The person
    a) Be a Kenyan citizen
    b) Must have a Diploma in mechanical engineering (plant option) or diploma in automotive engineering.
    c) Minimum two (2) years industrial experience as a plant mechanic or related role.
    d) Valid BCE driver’s license and good driving record.
    e) Proficiency in computer applications.
    f) Good Communication and Interpersonal skills.
    g) A valid certificate of good conduct

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    Technician (Motor Vehicle - Electrical)

     

    Technician (Motor Vehicle - Electrical will report to the Mechanical Engineer
    Job specifications:

    • Operating heavy earth moving equipment of different ratings as authorized.
    • Diagnosing electrical problems and troubleshooting the same.
    • Keeping monthly records of services of the plants.
    • Preparing monthly and weekly service schedules and ensuring they are followed.
    • Guiding turn boys on machinery care like cleaning.
    • Repairing electrical defects on machines.
    • Liaising with the officer in charge for major repairs.

    The person

    • Be a Kenyan citizen
    • Must have a Diploma in Automobile Engineering (electrical).
    • Passed occupation trade test III for plant operators.
    • At least five 5 years’ experience.
    • Ability to operate at least two machines of ‘difficult rating’ B.
    • KCSE Mean Grade D+ or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution
    • A valid driving license (special class)
    • Suitability test for drivers grade III conducted by the Ministry of Roads.
    • First Aid Certificate coarse lasting not less than one (1) week from St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highways and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized institute.
    • Certificate of good conduct.
    • Showing merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

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    Mechanic - 2 positions

     

    Mechanic (J.G. „H‟)-Will report to the Mechanical Engineer

    Job specification:

    a) Repair and maintain motor vehicles.

    b) Periodic service of machines and motor vehicles.

    c) Inspection of motor vehicles.

    d) Keeping updates of maintenance records


    The person

    • Should have a minimum qualification of a certificate in Motor vehicle Mechanic.

    • Should have at least knowledge in plant machineries maintenance.

    • Should have a valid class BCE Driving license.

    • Valid certificate of Good conduct.

    • Should have first Aid certificate.

    • Should have good experience at least 3yrs.

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    Assistant Mechanic (Tyre Fitter)

     

    Assistant Mechanic (Tyre Fitter) will report to the mechanical engineer

    Job specification:

    • Remove and replace wheels and tyres and balance wheels

    • Repair punctures and fit tyres to wheels

    • Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to rectify faults in motor vehicle tyres and wheels

    • Check, demount, and mount a heavy off-the-road equipment tyre

    • Keep records of tyre changes and condition.

    The person

    a) KCSE mean grade D plain

    b) Certificate of good conduct

    c) Knowledge of tyre repair for heavy plant equipment

    d) A least three years’ experience.

    Method of Application

    Terms of service: All above position are Permanent and Pensionable
    All candidates with a University Degree are expected to meet the requirement of chapter six of the constitution 2010 and must obtain Clearance from the following agencies where applicable.

    • KRA certificate on tax compliance
    • Clearance from the Ethics And Anti-Corruption Commission
    • Clearance from HELB
    • Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau
    • Certificate of Good Conduct from CID

    Nyamira County is an equal opportunity employer women, youths and people living with disability are encouraged to apply
    How to Apply: All applications should be accompanied with a copy of National ID card, a detailed CV and copies of all relevant certificates and testimonials. They should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the left side the position Applied to reach on or before 9th December 2016 and addressed to the undersigned.

    THE SECRETARY
    COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
    P.O BOX 434-40500
    NYAMIRA

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