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Assistant Officer - Plant Electrician : CARE International in Kenya Job Vacancy

CARE International in Kenya is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of a Assistant Officer - Plant Electrician.

The position is based in the CARE Kenya, Dadaab Office.

Job Summary: 

The plant electrician will be responsible for all electrical maintenance of borehole and associated equipment.

Together with plant mechanic he/she will ensure that all such equipment is serviced as per the monthly schedule and repaired in the event of any breakdown

Responsibilities and Tasks:
  • preventive and service maintenance of borehole generators and electrical plant
  • monitor and evaluate system performance to preempt faults or propose improvements

  • retrieve, assemble, repair and (re)install submersible and booster pumps
  • electrical repair of control and instrument panels
  • design, installation and maintenance works for three care compounds power installation
  • modify models of electrical devices or installations to match needs on the ground or to meet specifications
  • apprentice training (electrical) and technical guidance to three compound electricians
  • maintain up to date records of work done and prepare routine reports to STO/PMU
  • draw up BOQs for electrical plant and installations and do regular updates of electrical stores
  • other relevant duties assigned by workshop foreman and STO
Contacts / Key Relationships:
  • be in contact with STAs in the camps to monitor the performance of sets especially those that have just undergone major repairs/overhauls
Working Conditions:
  1. as stated in terms of contract and HR manual
  2. this is an unaccompanied posting
  3. for security reasons travel within Dadaab camps is restricted and intercamps movement are by scheduled convoys escorted by police. Adhere to convoy rules
  4. you will reside within care compounds while executing official duties and shall obey and adhere to residential compound regulations
  1. Education: Educated to form four O-level
  2. Experience: minimum 2 years
  3. Certificate: plant electrician grade 1 trade certificate
  4. Competencies: willing to work odd hours with minimum supervision
If you feel that you are the right candidate for this position, please send your application letter quoting the reference number on the subject field together with an updated CV, complete with email & telephone contacts of three professional referees and expected salary to:

The Human Resources & Development Manager,
CARE International in Kenya,
by 19th October 2010.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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