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Electrical Technician Job in Kenya

East African Portland Cement Company Limited (EAPCC) is a leading cement manufacturer, situated in Athi River about 30km from Nairobi, and pioneered the manufacture of cement in East Africa in 1933. 

Having started as a trading company importing cement, it has grown over the years and now produces about 1.3 million tons of cement per annum.

The cement manufactured by East African Portland Cement Company is sold under the brand name Blue Triangle Cement and has been instrumental in the regions social-economic development as virtually all spheres of development have benefited from the use of Blue Triangle Cement.

The Company has in the recent past undertaken a rigorous restructuring and reorganization of its operations and management systems in order to reposition itself and reclaim its correct position in the industry. 

In deed this has been made possible by tapping into the local talent and being able to respond fast and efficiently to the ever changing market dynamics. 

The Company strongly believes that by continuing the talent search and placing these talents in the right positions, the Company will be able to achieve both operational and strategic leadership in the industry. 

Accordingly, the Company has created new roles, and also merged existing roles that were duplicative in nature, and invites qualified, talented individuals, who are passionate and result oriented and willing to serve, to join it, in the following vacant position;

Electrical Technician: Ref: EAPCC/ET/MAY/2013

Reporting to the Electrical Engineer, the Electrical Technician will be responsible for ensuring optimum plant efficiency through coordinating of electrical plant maintenance, instrumentation and control equipment according to procedure.

Specific responsibilities will include:-
  • Ensure there is safety in electrical working environment
  • Regular inspection of the plant and ensure the faults identified are rectified as per required standards
  • Carry out planned maintenance.
  • Provide online support services to the production plant operations and production process
  • Installation of new or modified electrical equipments.
  • Liaise with engineers in innovating new ideas and improvement.
  • Troubleshoot faults on Electrical circuits for efficient running of the machine and does necessary repairs.
We would like to discuss this position with interested but qualified candidates who satisfy the following minimum qualifications;
  • Diploma in electrical engineering
  • Working Knowledge of PLC
  • Computer skills
  • Three years experience in a busy manufacturing industry
  • Trouble shooting Skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • First Aid skills
  • Fire fighting skills
  • Strong human relations and interpersonal skills
  • A flexible individual capable of multi-tasking and able to withstand job demand pressures
  • Unquestionable character and integrity
  • Good team player, self-motivated, creative and innovative
If your background, experience and competencies match the above specifications, please send your application in a plain envelope clearly indicating the reference number of the position you are applying for. 

Please ensure you enclose a cover letter quoting the position reference explaining why you think you are the right candidate for the position, with a detailed CV, testimonials, and certified copies of academic certificates. Y

our application showing your current remuneration, expected salary and full contact details of 3 professional references should be sent to the address below to be received not later than 17th May, 2013.

Head of Human Resources
East African Portland Cement Company
P.O. Box 20-00204 ATHI RIVER
Or email to

EAPCC is an equal opportunity employer and ladies are particularly encouraged to apply.

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