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Job Vacancies at Kenya Pipeline (45 Positions)

Kenya Pipeline Company Limited is looking for suitable candidates to fill the following vacant positions:


Security Supervisor
4 Posts

Reporting to the Security Officer

Job Profile
  • Responsible to the security officer for administration welfare and supervision of KPC hired guards under him/her.
  • Liaison with the station controllers and the attached police officers on all security matters appertaining to the security of the oil pipeline.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the security officer.

Key Competencies
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills and ability to give written and oral instructions to security personnel as well as write reports.
  • Must be able to work long hours including early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to work under own initiative and also as part of a team.
  • Flexibility and responsiveness in handling and determining security related issues.
  • Demonstrate professional approach and appearance including enthusiasm, drive, commitment, honesty, trust and loyalty.
  • Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends through continuing professional education, especially in the area of security.
  • Ability to empower security staff through coaching and counseling by emphasizing accountability and result oriented management rather than direct supervision.

Person Profile
  • Minimum three (3) years relevant experience.
  • Served in the disciplined forces for at least six (6) years and at the rank of Sergeant or KPC for at least ten (10) years.

Safety Officer
10 Posts

Reporting to Senior Safety & Environment Officer

Job Profile
  • Monitor and promote safe work practices within all KPC workplaces and premises.
  • Monitor process and safety equipment availability and safe operations.
  • Safety awareness creation in all workers within KPC premises.

Key Competencies
  • Knowledge and understanding of petroleum industry HSE good practices.
  • Knowledge and understanding of prevailing safety regulations in the country.
  • Ability to carry out and direct at least Tier I workplace incidents investigation.
  • Training skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to relate KPC vision and mission to safety performance.
  • Effective supervisory and leadership skills.

Personal Profile
  • Minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience in safety management.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Production or Electrical Engineering.
  • Registration as an expert by DOSHS or equivalent body will be an added advantage.

Safety Assistant
16 Posts

Reporting to Senior Safety & Environment Officer

Job Profile
  • Inspection of installed, portable and mobile safety equipment for availability.
  • Carrying out safety cycles at workplaces to ensure safe work practices.
  • Responding to emergencies of up to Tier II as appropriate.
  • Safety awareness promotion amongst workers and contractors within KPC premises.

Key Competencies
  • Good knowledge and understanding of petroleum industry HSE good practices.
  • Good physique for working in hazardous environment.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Person Profile
  • Certificate in safety management or related field.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of relevant work experience managing safety

Technical Operators
15 Posts

Reporting To Technicians

Job Profile

Shift Technical Operator
  • Assists the Shift Technician in the smooth running of the Pipeline.
  • Prepare petroleum tanks to receive or issue products by carrying out the required measurements for volume calculations.

Raise Dip and Meter Ticket reports.
  • Carry out product sampling for quality control measurement
  • Drain Product tanks of water.
  • Operate/Reset field equipment as instructed by the Technician.
  • Take product measurements, (levels, temperatures, densities, Millipore tests e.t.c.) as instructed by the Shift Technician.

Monitor interfaces.
  • Top up corrosion inhibitor tanks, monitor and adjust dosing rates.
  • Bring up noted equipment defects to the attention of the shift Technicians
  • Skim OWS
  • Perform joint Operation with other facilities connected to KPC like OMC Terminals on matters related to product transfers as directed by Technician.

Technical Operator (Tank Farm)
  • Carry out Housekeeping duties in Tank Farm, Plant Areas, Control Room, etc.
  • Supervise casual workers that may be engaged from time to time.
  • Report any defects noticed on equipment to tank Farm technician.
  • Keep a record of general duties done in Tank Farm, Plant Areas
  • Checks interceptor daily to ensure no uncontrolled discharge to environment.

Assist draining of tank farm (bundwall areas).
  • Assist in sludge transportation to disposal sites
  • Collection of material from Stores.
  • Member of Fire Fighting Team
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Technical Operator (Loading)
  • Lines up the island just before commencement of loading.
  • Guides truck drivers to the island.
  • Ensures that trucks at the loading island are properly earthed before loading.
  • Ensure that truck drivers have the appropriate safety gear.
  • Counter checks the FAN tickets against order to confirm the shipper and volume to be loaded.
  • Liaises with driver to confirm the volume and product for compartment as indicated in the FAN ticket is correct and inserts the loading arms in the correct compartments.
  • Liaises with Lading Supervisor on the right truck to be brought to the island as per availability of loading arm.
  • Ensures the volume of the product on the ticket has been loaded in truck.
  • Ensures that load truck leave the island safely.
  • Reports any defect on the island to the Loading supervisor.
  • Hands over properly to counterparts while leaving the island.

Key Competencies
  • Ability to acquire knowledge and understanding of KPC System.
  • Good organizations skills and Public Relations
  • Flexibility and responsiveness in getting quick understanding of operations issues.
  • Proficiency in computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook express including statistical packages.
  • Person Profile Minimum Educational Level
  • KCSE Certificate C (Plain)
  • Final Craft Certificate in any engineering field from a recognized field

How to Apply

Suitable qualified candidates should apply in confidence to the addressed below by 5th August, 2014 enclosing CV’s with full details of education background, professional qualifications, relevant experience and attach copies of certificates.

Applications may also be deposited at out Head Office, Kenpipe Plaza, Ground Floor in the Application Box or posted to:

The Managing Director
Kenya Pipeline Company Limited
P.O. Box 73442 – 00200
Nairobi

Kenya Pipeline Company is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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