Operations and Maintenance Officer
Salary range: Confidential | Contract type: Permanent
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Requirements for Appointment
For direct appointment to this grade a candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in
(Civil/Water Engineering) with a minimum of 2 years’ experience.Knowledge of:
Must have excellent understanding of the Kenyan water sector reforms;
Computer literacy a must, including use of relevant engineering software.
Knowledge of GIS system will be an added advantage.
Experience in management of technical projects
Experience in management of technical staff
Strong social and management skills
Operations and Maintenance section of the company and monitor their achievement.
Ensure review meetings and on the job training to motivate staff to perform in
accordance with the standards of safety competence laid down by the company are
Review the designs of minor water supply extensions.
Supervise all staff in the Production and Distribution Section.
Ensure all the assets and equipment are safeguarded.
Carry out research on the latest technologies in water supply industry
Ensure maintenance schedules for the section are in place.
Review budget proposals and control costs and expenditure
Ensure that quality water is produced and distributed to customers in the right
quantity and on time.
Ensure timely response to customer complaints.
Supervise construction of new plants structures and/or repairs thereof and provide the
necessary engineering expertise.
Ensure the water dams and reservoirs are well kept and maintained.
Ensure staff appraisals are done in a bid to develop staff to ensure that they have
appropriate skills for the work.
Set standards of performance for the various operations in the Water Treatment and
Distribution section and monitor their achievement.
Liaise with WRUA’s and other stakeholders in catchments conservation activities.
Prepare periodic technical reports of the Section.
Ensure sufficient and useful technical data and information is maintained in the
Perform any another duty as may be assigned.Required education
: Bachelor's degreeRequired relevant work experience
: 2 yearsRequired languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)