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Kenya Airports Authority Jobs in Kenya

Our client, Kenya Airports Authority (KAA), is a State Corporation established under the Kenya Airports Authority Act (Cap 395), whose mandate is to construct, operate and maintain aerodromes, as well as provide such other amenities and facilities for passengers and other persons making use of the services or other facilities so provided within Kenya.

The Kenya Airports Authority has already advertised as the Procuring Entity to post-qualify candidates and receive bids from eligible bidders for the:

Construction of Runway Strengthening /Widening, Parallel Taxiway and Cargo Apron at Kisumu Airport


The scope of works includes the following:
  1. Runway 06/24 Strengthening and Widening by construction of Shoulders
  2. Parallel Taxiway
  3. Cargo Apron
  4. Airfield Ground Lighting
  5. Drainage Works and other related works
Applications from qualified candidates are invited for the following positions:-

Resident Engineer -18 Months
Job Ref. MN 4801

Job Profile
  • To prepare a construction supervision manual outlining routines and procedures to be applied in contract management supervision and administration.
  • Review available project documents and drawings for the purposes of understanding the design.
  • Provide ad-hoc design details as required for implementation of works.
  • Issue all the necessary instructions to the contractor(s) check and control the work to ensure that it is carried out in accordance with the contract requirements.
  • Provide general guidance to contractor(s) as may be necessary to ensure that the works are carried out expeditiously according to the agreed schedule and within the terms of contract(s).
  • During the execution of the works carry out inspections of all work areas and installations.
  • Receive certificates from contractor(s), check and approve all material required to ensure compliance.
  • Ascertain and agree with the contractor(s) measurements and payment claims and certify these to KAA being correct and within the terms of the contract(s).
  • Record the results of work measurements carried out for payment of provisional and final quantities on the proper forms normally used in Kenya or as agreed with KAA for proper execution , completion and commissioning of the works and building management system.
  • Prepare and submit to the Project Manager:
  1. Monthly progress reports
  2. Quarterly Reports
  3. Technical reports as necessary
  4. Final completion reports and any
  • Conduct Post Construction inspections and follow up action during defects liability period including preparation of a preventive maintenance system for airport facilities at Kisumu Airport.
  • Issue a Defects Liability Certificate upon completion of the defects liability period so that the Performance Bonds can be released.
  • Prepare and submit final built drawings, maintenance and preventive maintenance schedules.
  • To advise KAA on all matters relating to claims from the contractor and to make recommendations thereon, including the possible recourse to arbitration.
Person Profile
  • BSc. Civil Engineering.
  • Registered Engineer with an internationally recognized institution.
  • A minimum of 15 years professional experience with 10 years on relevant project management/supervision of projects of similar nature, magnitude and complexity.
  • Leadership and managerial skills.
  • Computer literacy.
Assistant Resident Engineer -15 Months
Job Ref. MN 4802

Job Profile
  • To check and control the work to ensure that it is carried out in accordance with the contract requirements.
  • Review available project documents and drawings for the purposes of understanding the design.
  • Provide ad-hoc design details as required for implementation of the works.
  • Provide general guidance to contractor(s) as may be necessary to ensure that the works are carried out expeditiously according to the agreed schedule and within the terms of contract(s).
  • During the execution of the works carry out inspections of all work areas and installations.
  • Receive certificates , from contractor(s), check all material required to ensure compliance for approval.
  • Ascertain the contractor(s) measurements and payment claims and certify these to KAA being correct and within the terms of the contract(s).
  • Record the results of work measurements carried out for payment of provisional and final quantities on the proper forms normally used in Kenya or as agreed with KAA for proper execution , completion and commissioning of the works and building management system.
  • Assist the RE in the preparation of:
  1. Monthly progress reports
  2. Quarterly Reports
  3. Technical reports as necessary
  4. Final completion reports and any
  • Conduct Post Construction inspections and follow up action during defects liability period including preparation of a preventive maintenance system for airport facilities at Kisumu Airport.
  • Issue a Defects Liability Certificate upon completion of the defects liability period so that the Performance Bonds can be released.
  • Prepare and submit final As-built drawings, maintenance and preventive maintenance schedules.
  • To advise the RE on all matters relating to claims from the contractor and to make recommendations thereon, including the possible recourse to arbitration
Person Profile
  • University Degree in Civil Engineering or an equivalent field from a recognized university.
  • Minimum of 10 years working experience.
  • Be a Registered Engineer with internationally recognized institution.
  • Knowledge and application of Engineering software(s).
Engineering Surveyor -15 Months
Job Ref. MN 4803

Job Profile
  • Undertake construction supervision by providing survey data and counter checking all levels and setting-out details for the purpose of construction and payments.
  • Reviews and cross-checks all available survey-plans, cross- sections and profiles of the works for purposes of understanding and owning the data.
  • Undertaking valuation of work done including materials on site, for certifying payments, and Final Accounts for the project;
  • Provides cross-sections and profiles as required to enable construction of the works.
  • Confirms all levels and setting out works done by the contractor.
  • Inspects construction works to ensure compliance with specifications.
Person Profile
  • Bsc Degree in Surveying and Photogrammetry or equivalent from a recognized university.
  • Minimum of 10 years working experience with at least 5 years in a position of similar responsibilities.
  • Must demonstrate ability to use Computer Aided Design (CAD) software, G.I.S and AutoCAD for the purposes of manipulating survey data, G.P.S and Total Station for collection of data.
  • Be a member of the Institution Surveyors of Kenya.
Electrical Engineer -15 Months
Job Ref. MN 4804

Job Profile
  • To provide supervision services for effective implementation of Airfield Ground Lighting works.
  • Review available electrical/Electronic installation design for the purposes of understanding the design.
  • Provide ad-hoc design details as required for implementation of electrical/electronic works.
  • Review electrical/electronic design works/proposals from the contractor for Approval.
  • To liaise with sub-contractors, Consultants and stakeholders to ensure efficient and effective performance of the electrical/ electronic works and installations with minimum interference in airport operations.
  • Undertake project supervision as per plan and specifications of the works.
  • Ensures quality assurance measures are followed for compliance with set standards and specifications of the electrical/electronic works.
  • Receive and evaluate project fee notes for approval.
  • Maintains records of the electrical works project cycle at all stages from inception to the end.
  • To ensure post-contract period management/supervision services and to ascertain that warrantees have been provided, and the completed facilities meet operational targets/ requirements.
  • Ensure the Contractor produces accurate As-built drawings for all electrical/electronic installation works.
Person Profile
  • Bsc. Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or equivalent from a recognized University.
  • Minimum of 10 years working experience with at least 3 years in a similar environment.
  • Have working knowledge and application of Engineering software(s) like AutoCAD.
  • Be conversant with computer software like Ms. Excel and Ms. Word.
Lab Technician (2 Posts) -15 Months
Job Ref. MN 4805

Job Profile
  • To undertake material testing and provide accurate results in compliance with statutory and approved standards and specification requirements.
  • Undertakes all material testing to ascertain compliance with approved standards.
  • Provides test results for the RE’s interpretation in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Undertakes material sampling as required.
  • Undertakes quality assurance on all materials.
  • Maintains records of all site lab records.
  • Prepares project testing reports on weekly and monthly basis and as required from time to time.
Person Profile
  • Diploma in Lab Technology /Materials Engineering.
  • Computer Literacy.
  • A minimum of 8 years experience in with at least 3 in a similar position.
Clerk of Works - Civil Works -15 Months
Job Ref. MN 4806

Job Profile
  • Provides project supervision in accordance with approved design and specifications.
  • Act as liaison between the Contractor and the RE.
  • Supervises project to ensure construction as per the design, specifications & timeframe.
  • Collects and maintains projects field data and measurements of materials to determine status and progress and payments
  • Provides ad-hoc sketches in consultation with the RE to aide in implementation of works.
  • Collects and compiles daily project records.
  • Maintains records of project documents for record and further action as directed by the RE.
  • Assists in drafting or analysing preliminary drawings towards the design of the works.
Person Profile
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering.
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in civil engineering works.
  • Knowledge and application of Engineering software.
  • Computer Literacy.
Clerk of Works - AGL -15 Months
Job Ref. MN 4807

Job Profile
  • To undertake supervision of Airfield lighting installations and related works.
  • Act as liaison between the Contractor and the RE.
  • Supervises project to ensure installations as per the design, specifications & timeframe.
  • Provide ad-hoc technical sketches for effective implementation for the works.
  • Assists in drafting or analysing preliminary drawings towards the design of the AGL system.
  • Collects and analyzes daily works installation report to determine status and progress.
  • Collect and maintain project measurements and data for payments.
Person Profile
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering.
  • A minimum of 5 years working experience of which 3 years are in an airport environment.
  • Computer Literacy in MS Word & Ms Excel.
  • Demonstrate ability to interpret Engineering construction drawings.
Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number.

You MUST disclose your current or past salary.

Failure to disclose may disqualify your application.

Send your application by hand, courier, post or email so as to reach us by 12 Noon 11th April 2011.

Limit email to maximum 3 pages A4 size CV and no attachments.

Mark Job Ref. No. on top left of the envelope.

Send to:

Executive Selection Division,
Manpower Services (K) Ltd,
3rd Floor, Landmark Plaza,
Directly Opposite Nairobi Hospital Entrance,
P.O. Box 50736-00200,
Nairobi.

Email: recruit@manpowerkenya.com.

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