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Intex Construction Engineering Company Jobs in Kenya

1.     Project Manager/Site Agent – 3 Positions
2.     Quantity Surveyor - 4 Positions
3.     Site Engineer- Structures and Bridges - 7 Positions
4.     Junior Engineer - 8 Positions
5.     Materials Manager - 2 Positions
6.     Workshop Manager - 2 Positions
7.     Plant Manager - 3 Positions
8.     Senior Plant Mechanics - 3 Positions
9.     Plant Mechanics (Hydraulics) - 3 Positions
10.  Plant Electrician - 3 Positions
11.  Plumber - 2 Positions
We are a leading Civil Engineering and Infrastructure company with footprints in Kenya and East Africa.

We are dedicated to creating equal opportunities for employment to open- minded individuals who are highly motivated, self driven and innovative with impeccable leadership and managerial skills for the following challenging opportunities:-
A: Project Manager/Site Agent
Ref: PM-1CL
3 Positions
Key Responsibilities
Reporting to the Project Director, the right candidate will be responsible for the following functions:-
  • Day to day operations and overall administration of more than one project to ensure that the overall management and administration of the various construction sites;
  • Overseeing progress of work at all the sites and giving relevant updates to the Board of Directors;
  • Mobilizing site resources in line with program of works provided by the Project co-coordinator;
  • Establishing proper internal monitoring, control systems and procedures to improve on efficiency and productivity;
  • Liaising with Head Office to ensure company policies, procedures and systems are followed to uniformity throughout the organization;
  • Coordinating with government officials in monitoring the progress of work in various projects;
Required Qualifications and Competencies
  • In possession of a degree in civil engineering and a diploma in Project/Construction Management from recognized institutions;
  • A Master’s degree will be an added advantage;
  • Registered with the Engineers Registration Board (ERB) Kenya/Tanzania/Uganda or equivalent bodies of other countries.
  • At least 12(twelve) years relevant experience in construction of roads and bridges of which 8 years should be in a senior management position;
  • Self driven and possess excellent interpersonal communication and sound management skills while demonstrating a passion for performance and achievement in a competitive environment;
  • Computer literate with experience in any construction software and ERP systems will be an added advantage;
  • Willing to travel and work outside Nairobi and within our East Africa Region at our various construction sites;
B: Quantity Surveyor
Ref: QS- ICL
4 Positions
Key Responsibilities
Reporting to the Project Coordinator, you will be responsible for the following functions:-
  • Reading and analyzing contract documents and specifications in order to draw bills of quantities;
  • Evaluation of quotations prior to tenders/orders;
  • Check all measurements for interim payments and compute final quantities;
  • Preparation of Contractual documents, Sub- Contract Agreements/Documents;
  • Preparation of the monthly certificates based on contract conditions and specifications;
  • Coordinate ongoing daily or weekly take off site measurements of various projects from the contract bill of quantities;
  • Preparation of technical data for the various Projects;
  • Preparation of variation order and evaluating claims;
  • Cost update on on-going projects;
  • Preparation of monthly requirements of road projects;
Required Qualifications and Competencies:
  • In possession of a degree in engineering in Building Economics/ Civil Engineering and Construction/Project Management;
  • Registration with a recognized body;
  • At least 7(Seven) years relevant experience in roads and bridges;
  • Self driven and possess excellent analytical skills;
  • Highly organized with sound management skills;
  • Computer literate with experience in any construction software and ERP systems will be an added advantage;
  • Willing be stationed on Project sites/ Head Office and willing to travel outside Nairobi and within East Africa Region at our various sites;
C: Site Engineer- Structures and Bridges
Ref: SE- ICL
7 Positions
Key Responsibilities
Reporting to the Project Manager, you will be responsible for the following functions:-
  • Civil Engineering projects related to roads works and bridges;
  • Assist in the administration of the various construction sites within Kenya and East Africa;
  • Preparation of progress and programme of works reports at the sites and giving relevant updates to the project manager;
  • Estimation of quantities and costs for the planning, design and construction of civil works;
  • Analysis of construction materials and investigate Engineering problems;
  • Compilation and analysis of reports and making recommendations on how to solve existing problems;
Required Qualifications and Competencies:-
  • In possession of a degree in civil engineering with a distinction;
  • At least 7(seven) years relevant experience;
  • Registered with the Engineers Registration Board (ERB) Kenya/Tanzania/Uganda or equivalent bodies of other countries.
  • Computer literate with experience in construction software and ERP systems will be an added advantage;
  • High performer, conversant with the trends in the construction industry;
  • Highly organized and efficient and possess accounting skills to have an added advantage;
  • Willing to travel and work outside Nairobi and within East Africa Region at our various construction sites;
D: Junior Engineer
Ref: JE-ICL
8 Positions
Reporting to the Senior Civil Engineer, you will be responsible for the following functions:-
Key Responsibilities:
  • Assisting the Senior Civil Engineer in coordinating of Civil Engineering projects related to roads works and bridges;
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets and ensuring effective cost control of projects in the various construction sites within Kenya and East Africa;
  • Preparation of progress and programme of works reports at the sites and giving relevant updates to the project manager;
  • Assist in estimation of quantities and costs for the planning, design and construction of civil works;
  • Assist in Compiling and analyzing of reports and making recommendations on how to solve existing problems;
Required Qualifications and Competencies:
  • In possession of a degree in civil engineering
  • At least 2(two) years relevant experience;
  • Member of a relevant professional body will be an advantage;
  • High proficiency in use of Microsoft office and possess knowledge of a computerized project management system;
  • High performer, highly organized and willing to learn in a versatile environment;
  • Willing to travel and work outside Nairobi and within East Africa Region at our various construction sites;
E: Materials Manager
Ref: MM-ICL
2 Positions
Key Responsibilities
Reporting to the Group Workshop Manager, you will be responsible for the following functions:-
  • Directing and administering logistics in relation to planning, procurement, storage, controls and distribution;
  • Ensuring optimum maintenance of Inventory controls in the Workshop especially in management of requisitions and procurement of spares;
  • Ensure adequate Insurance cover for materials in transit, storage and lodging of claims for loss of materials and facilitating recovery thereof;
  • Proven ability of working with suppliers on price and delivery negotiation and ensure timely delivery of materials;
  • Develop indigenous sources of supply for imported materials abroad;
  • To administer and control the flow of materials and management of requisitions from various sites;
  • Carry out systematic, formal and continuous research on the various market trends;
  • Play a major role in cost reduction and quality improvement within the Company;
Required Qualifications and Competencies:
  • A Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering with experience in procurement and logistics preferably in the Construction Industry;
  • Post graduate qualifications in Material management with over 10 years experience will be considered;
  • Must be a member from a recognized professional board;
  • Experience in earth moving equipment spares or commercial vehicles will be an added advantage;
  • Analytical and a logical thinker with a positive response to pressure in order to generate effective solutions geared to time-sensitive deadlines;
  • Computer literate and conversant with the ERP systems will be an added advantage;
F: Workshop Manager
Ref: WM-ICL
2 Positions
Reporting to the Group Workshop Manager, you will be responsible for the following functions:-
Key Responsibilities:-
  • Plan, organize and control the entire workshop sectional operations;
  • Monitor job quality through quality control inspection and report feedback complaints;
  • Coordinate motor insurance renewals and claims with the relevant department;
  • Monitor productivity of the workshop;
  • Ensure the realization of the workshop targets through the set procedures;
  • Ensure the implementation of the Safety standards;
Required Qualifications and Competencies:-
  • Minimum of a Mechanical Engineering or Automobile Engineer degree with a minimum 10 years experience or Higher Diploma with 15 years of experience in Plant and Equipment in a Construction Industry;
  • Hands on experience in maintenance and repair of Plant and Equipment
  • Member of a relevant body will be an added advantage;
  • Minimum of six(6) years experience;
  • Ability to work independently with a drive to achieve results;
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills;
  • Be computer literate and conversant with the ERP systems will be an added advantage
G: Plant Manager
Ref: WPL-ICL
3 Positions
Reporting to the Group Plant Manager, you will be responsible for the following functions:-
Key Responsibilities:-
  • Overseeing repair and maintenance of earth moving equipments and construction materials;
  • Direct supervision of maintenance of hydraulics systems, transmission systems and engine assembly of heavy earth moving equipment;
  • Setting up budgets and developing preventive maintenance standards as well as on- time repairs and deliveries;
  • Liaising closely with the materials and procurement department for timely procurement and supply of spares and other equipments;
  • Formulating and implementing maintenance schedules for machinery and vehicles to ensure smooth running of the Company fleet;
  • Compiling reports and advising the management on the current status on Plant equipments;
Required Qualifications and Competencies:-
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Automobile Degree or Higher Diploma in a recognized institution.
  • At least (7) years hands on experience in maintenance and repairs of Plant and Equipment in a Construction Industry
  • Conversant with excellent diagnostic, analytical skills other relevant computerized systems;
  • Computer literate and conversant with the ERP systems will be an added advantage;
  • Supervising and training of staff on the new technology trends;
H: Mechanics
Specializing in the following fields:-
Senior Plant Mechanics
3 Positions
Ref: MECH- SPM(3)
Reporting to the Plant Manager of the Workshop, the successful candidate will be responsible for:-
  • Supervising maintenance and repairs on all plant equipment and vehicles.
  • Performing preventive and predictive maintenance and ensuring schedules are strictly adhered to;
  • Using specialized tools for efficiency and correct repair procedures
  • Analyze all mechanical reports from respective sites and attend to them in liaison with the Plant Manager;
  • Advice the procurement department on all technical matters e.g Spare parts
Required Qualifications and Competencies:-
  • Certificate in Plant Mechanic with over 20 years experience in handling Plant machinery;
  • Diploma in Plant Mechanics with over 15 years experience will be considered.
Plant Mechanics (Hydraulics)
3 Positions
Ref: MECH- HYD (3)
Reporting to the Plant Manager, you will be responsible for:-
  • Maintaining all hydraulics systems of all Plant equipment and vehicles;
  • Advice and provide update reports to the Group Workshop Manager on hydraulics matters;
Required Qualifications and Competencies:-
  • Certificate in Plant Mechanics( Hydraulics) option
  • 10 yrs experience in maintaining plant hydraulics systems
  • Diploma holders with 7 years experience will be considered.
Plant Electrician
3 Positions
Ref: MECH- PE (3)
Reporting to the Plant Manager, you will be responsible for:
  • Supervising the electrical department within the Company;
  • Carrying out maintenance of all electrical appliances in the Company;
  • Analyze all electrical reports from respective sites and attend to them in liaison with the Plant Manager and Group Workshop Manager
Required Qualifications and Competencies:-
  • Diploma in Plant Mechanics(Electrical) option
  • 15 yrs experience in maintaining electrical appliances in Plant Machinery;
  • Certificate holders with 7 years experience will be considered.
Plumber
2 Positions
Ref: MECH- PLU (2)
Reporting to the Workshop clerk of works, you will be responsible for:
  • Carrying out maintenance and repairs on all water and sewerage systems within the Company
  • Ensure that all the water reservoirs are full and maintained.
  • Supervising the electrical department within the Company;
Required Qualifications and Competencies:-
  • Holder of high school certificate and certificate in civil (plumbing option) from a recognized institution.
  • Over 5 years experience
Terms of Offer
Attractive remuneration packages commensurate with the seniority and responsibilities of the above positions will be highly negotiated with the successful candidate.
If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities please forward a handwritten covering letter with a detailed CV, stating your current position, current remuneration, passport size photograph, e-mail and telephone contacts
quoting the relevant reference number on both cover letter and envelope on or by 8 July 2010 to:-
The Human Resource Manager
P.O Box 60293-00200, Nairobi, Kenya
“Intex Construction Limited is an equal opportunity employer”

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