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Government Job Vacancies - KAA

Kenya Airports Authority

Vacancies

1. Building Technician

Ref: BT/PP&ESMAY2014

Job Purpose: To supervise and inspect general maintenance and repairs of the buildings, office modifications, to ensure they are well-maintained.

Main Responsibilities
  • Inspects and identifies buildings works and drainages that require maintenance
  • Prepares building specifications for works and services to ensure effective procurement
  • Supervises and coordinates building works to ensure timely completion of works
  • Liaises with Procurement department for materials and hardware goods for building works
  • Verifies goods and hardware goods procured to ensure quality and conformance to specifications
  • Prepares daily, monthly, quarterly and annual reports on maintenance works
  • Prepares annual buildings maintenance budget for planning and implementation purposes

Qualifications and Experience:
  • Minimum of 5 years post diploma working experience in building maintenance
  • Diploma in Building Construction
  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge and application of Engineering software

2. Plumber

Ref: PMR/PP&ESMAY2014

Job Purpose: To install, maintain and repair water reticulation system, sinks, water closets (WC), sewer pipes and rain water down pipes within the airport facilities and KAA staff quarters.

Main Responsibilities
  • Maintenance and repair of water reticulation system, sinks, water closets, cisterns, sewer pipes and rain water down pipes.
  • Detects any blockages, leakages, breakages on water reticulation system and carries out the necessary repair works.
  • Maintenance of fire hydrant systems including pipes and valves
  • Reading of water meters for billing purposes
  • Maintain records of defects and repairs for further action
  • Ensures the maintenance and improvement of KAA QMS
  • Any other duties as assigned from time to time.

Qualification and experience
  • O level Grade C or equivalent
  • Trade Test 1 certificate or craft certificate
  • Minimum of 3 year experience in plumbing works

3. Civil Technician

Ref: CT/PP&ESMAY2014

Job Purpose: Maintenance of all civil engineering facilities to ensure they are functional at all times and meet all international standards such as ICAO requirements

Main Responsibilities:
  • Carries out daily inspection of the Runway, apron, road network pavements and the airport environment to ascertain its condition.
  • Maintains civil engineering facilities including cutting grass and gardening
  • Supervises Civil Engineering contractors to ensure timely project completion and quality service
  • Compiles and submits monthly civil engineering reports to the Airport Engineer
  • Compiles and submits annual civil engineering budget.
  • Monitors and controls Civil budget
  • Monitors service level agreements for Civil Engineering contractors to ensure implementation
  • Prepares bills of quantities and work estimates for tendering purposes
  • Ensures the maintenance and improvement of KAA QMS

Qualifications and Experience:
  • O level Grade C or equivalent
  • Minimum of 4 years post diploma working experience
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering

4. Electrical Technicians

Ref: ET/PP&ESMAY2014

Job Purpose: To maintain, install and service all electrical equipment and lighting systems at the airport.

Main Responsibilities
  • Inspects all electrical equipment to detect and diagonise faults
  • Provides guidance on and oversees repairs and replacements of all defective electrical equipments
  • Ensures that all airport generators (standby) are serviceable
  • Carries out routine maintenance of facilities such as relamping of Airfield lighting, cable fault repairs and scheduled/unscheduled replacement of worn out parts on Equipment.
  • Prepares specifications and bills of quantities for procurement of Electrical works / services
  • Prepares annual Electrical budget for consolidation by the Engineer
  • Supervises Electrical contractors to ensure quality and timely project completion
  • Provides leadership to the Electricical Team working under him / her
  • Prepares reports and maintains records on service status of all Electrical equipment
  • Ensures the maintenance and improvement of KAA QMS
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • O level Grade C certification or equivalent
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant post Diploma working experience
  • Knowledge and application of engineering software
  • Computer knowledge

5. Electronics Technicians

Ref: ETRONICS/PP&ESMAY2014

Job Purpose: To maintain, service and repair all electronic and telecommunication equipment and ensure it is serviceable at all times

Main Responsibilities
  • Implements the maintenance program for all Electronic equipment at the airport
  • Inspects, maintains and repairs electronic equipment covering base radios, mobile radios, public address system, weighing scales, X-ray machines, PABX, Telephone lines, T.V sets and FIDS etc
  • Installs new electronic equipment when need arises
  • Servicing of electronic equipment covering cleaning, dusting, tightening of loose parts etc.
  • Prepares annual Electronics budget for consolidation by the Engineer
  • Raises requisitions for spares parts, checking and confirming that correct spares are purchased
  • Prepares bills of quantities for Electronics Works and services
  • Supervises Electronics works to ensure timely completion
  • Prepares status reports for all electronic equipment to assist management in decision making
  • Provides leadership to Electronics staff
  • Ensures the maintenance and improvement of KAA QMS
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualification and experience
  • O level Grade C certificate or equivalent
  • Diploma in Electronics / Electrical
  • Minimum of 3 years post diploma experience in Electronics / Electrical works

6. Electro-Mechanical Technician

Ref EM/PP&ESMAY2014

Job Purpose: To inspect, maintain and repair all airport electro-mechanical equipments to ensure they are operational and serviceable at all times e.g. boarding bridges, conveyors, lifts, escalators, weighing scales and pumping station.

Main Responsibilities
  • Carries out routine check up, inspections and testing of the equipment as per manufacturers guidelines
  • Carry out repairs of the equipments to maintain continuous serviceability
  • Carries out preventive maintenance on periodical intervals by changing oils, greasing worn-out parts, changing of seals, etc
  • Briefs the Electrical Engineer on the condition of facilities on a daily basis, detailing what requires to be done
  • Prepares requisitions for materials and works for the section on demand
  • Confirms the quality of items procured for the section before fitting can be undertaken.
  • Carries out annual general servicing of all machines such as boarding briges, lifts etc
  • Supervises and guides Mechanics and Artisans in the section
  • Provides leadership to mechanics and artisans
  • Ensures the maintenance and improvement of KAA QMS
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • O level Grade C certification or equivalent
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of 3 years post diploma working experience

7. Mechanical Technicians

Ref: MT/PP&ESMAY2014

Job Purpose: Repair, service and maintenance of mechanical equipments and facilities to ensure they are serviceable all the time.

Main Responsibilities
  • Overhauls vehicle engines to ensure replacement of faulty parts
  • Conducts vehicle and plants troubleshooting upon receipt of request from the users to identify any likely faults
  • Prepares service schedules for all vehicles to ensure service dates are adhered to for proper service of the vehicles
  • Prepares list of replacement parts to ensure timely purchase , replacement and serviceability of the vehicle and its maintenance .
  • Supervises Artisan , Mechanics and Plant Operators to ensure vehicles and Plants are serviced and maintained on time.
  • Allocates duties to mechanics for immediate repair and service of the vehicles
  • Conducts repairs of Fire Tenders to ensure they are serviceable
  • Liaises with Engineer on section issues for planning
  • Provides leadership to mechanical staff
  • Ensures the maintenance and improvement of KAA QMS
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • O level certificate
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • 3 years post diploma working experience

How to Apply

Interested candidates are required to submit an application letter, curriculum vitae and copies of certificates and other testimonials on or before 3rd June 2014 to the address below quoting reference on the envelop.

The Managing Director
Kenya Airports Authority
P o Box 19001-00501
Nairobi

KAA does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, ethnicity or disability.

Please note that canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification


“Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.”

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