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Electrical Electrician

  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Electrical engineering
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

The Kabete National Polytechnic is seeking suitable candidates.

  • KCSE certificate holder with C Plain
  • A minimum Certificate in Electronics (Tep) however a Diploma is desirable.
  • At least three years’ experience as a technician
  • Experience of working in a learning institution is desirable.


  1. Lay out, build, test and troubleshoot electronic and electrical components, equipment and units.
  2. Perform inspections on electronic equipment and components to determine problems and need for troubleshooting.
  3. Troubleshoot and repair mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems including controls, power supplies and test equipment.
  4. Install, start up and shut down equipment and units to test their functionality according to the polytechnics protocols.
  5. Assemble electronic systems based on established technical specifications and ensure that correlating repair and maintenance needs are fulfilled.
  6. Create cable and wiring connections in a safe and accurate manner, and perform regular inspections to identify defects and replacements.
  7. Provide recommendations for upgrades and modifications to improve system performance.
  8. Develop prototypes to provide feasibility analysis and conduct correlating product presentations
  9. Create and maintain inventory of tools and equipment required for testing and repairing purposes.
  10. Perform tests on electronic equipment and analyze and interpret test data, creating reports for review.
  11. Provide support in adjusting, calibrating and aligning components and units and record performance metrics.
  12. Have practical experience in repair of measuring equipment’s and soldering.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Electrical engineering
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Performance monitoring and evaluation; Electrical installation; Wiring diagrams; Testing and debugging; Troubleshooting; Equipment and tool maintenance
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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The Kabete National Polytechnic

Education, academicCompany size: 50-100 people

The current Kabete National Polytechnic has a rich history that dates back to 1924 when the colonial Government started it as a Native Industry Training Depot. Later it was converted to a recruiting barracks for soldiers during the 2nd World war (1939-1945). After the 2nd World war was over it was reverted into a school for 3 years Trade courses for primary levels (former Std 8). With time and the conversion to a new system of Education Kabete became a National Technical Secondary School with the purpose of admitting Std 7 pupils who excelled in their Std 7 National Exams acheter cialis during the 7-4-2-3 system of Education. During this time, the Institution used to admit to form I the best and outstanding performers inStd7 National Examinations from all over the Country. It also admitted students from what then used to be referred to as Grammar Secondary without technical background. These were admitted in form 3 and were expected to pursue while in that form other trade areas such as plumbing, electrical, mechanical etc. as a gateway to joining technical colleges.

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