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Recruitment at AFEX Group Kenya

Position: HVAC Technicians
 
Under direction of the supervisor
 
Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform all Heating / Ventilation / Air-Conditioning (HVAC) and refrigeration duties within AFEX establishments.
  • Installation, inspecting, testing, commissioning and maintenance of HVAC systems and equipment, including compressors, condensers, chillers.
  • Conduct regular preventive maintenance inspection of refrigeration units, and electrically operated air conditioning equipments, including cleaning filters and compressors.
  • Monitor, repair or replace defective parts in units and equipment controls including thermostats, automatic switches, fan control, compressors, heat exchangers, high limit controls, pressure controls and safety valves.
  • Perform skilled electrical maintenance work in the repair, installation and alteration of HVAC equipment, components, motor and wiring systems as needed.
  • Test and examine operations, observing meters and pressure gauge as well as perform any corrective maintenance activities.
  • Testing pipe or tubing joints or connections for leaks using pressure gauge or soap-and-water solution.
  • Joining pipes or tubing to equipment and to fuel, water, or refrigerant source, to form complete circuit.
  • Review design of HVAC equipment including drawing, specifications/data sheets, material requisition and bills of quantities.
  • Perform / review cooling load calculations, ventilation requirements, design drawings, and HVAC control systems.
  • Joining pipes or tubing to equipment and to fuel, water, or refrigerant source, to form complete circuit.
  • Repairing or replacing defective equipment, components, or wiring.
General Responsibilities:
  • To carryout routine preventative maintenance in line with job schedule and/or SOPs.
  • Ensure cost efficient use of department materials and equipment.
  • Work together with department staff and employees to provide an efficient maintenance service.
  • Communicate and coordinate with superiors to ensure safe and smooth running of camps with minimum disruption to client.
  • Keeping tools of trade secure and in good condition, reporting damages and losses immediately to supervisor.
  • Keeping adequate stock of essential maintenance spares and advising supervisor in good time when materials require reordering.
Working Safe:
  • Ensure that any work is done in line with AFEX’s Health and Safety guidelines.
  • Must be aware of the dangers and risks specific to trade.
  • Must be aware of what PPE is appropriate for the tasks being undertaken.
  • Must be aware of the correct methods of manual handling, and risks of lifting heavy loads.
  • Must be aware of the risks of working at heights including work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs.
  • Must be aware of the risks of working in enclosed/confined spaces, including trenches and tanks.
  • Must be aware of the fire risks and what action to take in the event of a fire.
  • Must be aware of when a permit to work if required for certain tasks.
  • Must be aware of when Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) procedure must be followed.
  • Safely cordon off area of work from public before commencement of works.
  • To understand the AFEX requirement for QHSE in the workplace including employee and team responsibilities, to ensure continuous adherence to QHSE policies, procedures and work instructions and to proactively promote a quality, health and safety approach in all areas of your work.
General Requirements:
  • 3 years’ experience working in a similar role.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively within a team setting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be available 24hrs for emergency call out.
Minimum Qualifications/Trade Specific Requirements:
  • At least a Diploma in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineering
  • Government Trade Test Three (3) in HVAC.
  • Experienced and skilled at brazing.
  • Maintain current electrician's license or identification card to meet governmental regulations.
  • Must been fully conversant with electrical blue prints and single line diagrams.
  • Must be competent in specifying cable sizes and types according to load, distance, and conditions.
  • Experienced with all electrical hand tools such as: wire strippers & cutters, pliers, and crimping tools.
  • Experienced with all electrical power tools such as: electric drills, hole-saws.
  • Experienced with all electrical test equipment such as: multi-meters, earth test meters, multifunctional meters, phase rotation meters and clamp meters.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced with all refrigerant gasses including R22, R134, and R410 and skilled at refrigerant charging.
  • Experience and ability to install HVAC without supervision.
  • Ability to diagnose and repair a wide variety of equipment.

Job Title: Driver
 
Job Summary:
Responsible for operating the Company’s motor vehicles and carrying out functions as required, including transfer of passengers, courier and delivery and ensuring that the vehicle is clean and road worthy.

Key Duties and Tasks:
  • Complete a vehicle check first thing in the morning and ensure that the vehicle is road worthy and in safe condition prior to use.
  • Keep assigned vehicles free from damage, in acceptable condition, and consistently clean in a manner and report any damage or mechanical malfunctions that exist.
  • Operate vehicles and other equipment safely and responsibly.
  • Accurately complete and submit all necessary paperwork, such as daily vehicle log sheets and delivery books and notes.
  • Delivery and pickup of items, documentation ensuring accurate capture of what the item/documentation is, who requested the transport of the item, who received the item, and obtaining proper signatures.
  • Transport employees and other individuals as directed, in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Manage various products and merchandise responsibly while in the act of loading, unloading, or transporting items, ensuring that cargo is properly secured to avoid damage.
  • Responsibility for proper use and maintenance of keys. Keys must be properly checked in and out.
  • Be willing and able to perform tasks without direct supervision that may require physical labor, and possibly the use of hand tools. This work may need to be performed both indoors and outdoors in inclement weather.
  • Work extra/overtime hours as needed according to departmental workload.
  • Maintain an excellent driving record
  • Complete all other tasks as assigned.
  • To understand the AFEX requirement for QHSE in the workplace including employee and team responsibilities, to ensure continuous adherence to QHSE policies, procedures and work instructions and to proactively promote a quality, health and safety approach in all areas of your work.
  • Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with AFEX Procedures.
Skills & Competencies:
  • Communication
  • Team working
  • Problem solving
  • Time Management
  • Delivering accurate timely results
Qualifications:
  • Must hold a Clean and valid Driving license
  • Must have a PSV licence
  • 5 years’ experience driving vehicles
  • Valid Good Conduct Certificate
  • Must  have Glen Edmunds Defensive Driving Training
  • Certificate in vehicle mechanics would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of the roads in Nairobi and its environs.
  • Speak English and Swahili

Job Title: Truck Driver
 
Job Summary:Responsible for operating the Company’s motor vehicles and trucks.

Key Duties and Tasks:
  • Complete a vehicle check first thing in the morning and ensure that the vehicle is road worthy and insafe condition prior to use.
  • Keep assigned vehicles free from damage, in acceptable condition, and consistently clean in a manner andreport any damage or mechanical malfunctions that exist.
  • Operate vehicles and other equipment safely and responsibly.
  • Accurately complete and submit all necessary paperwork, such as daily vehicle log sheets and delivery books and notes.
  • Transport of goods from the Head Quarters to and from field sites ensuring the Delivery Note accurately captures what the goods are, who requested the transport of the items, who will receive the item, and obtaining proper signatures.
  • Perform the pre-inspection checks as required by AFEX procedures and clients requirements.
  • Manage various products and merchandise responsibly while in the act of loading, unloading, or transporting items, ensuring that cargo is properly secured to avoid damage.
  • With permission from the TMM, pick up and deliver goods for camp managers.
  • Responsibility for proper use and maintenance of keys. Keys must be properly checked in and out.
  • Be willing and able to perform tasks without direct supervision that may require physical labor, and possibly the use of hand tools. This work may need to be performed both indoors and outdoors in inclement weather.
  • Work extra/overtime hours as needed according to departmental workload.
  • Maintain an excellent driving record.
  • Complete all other tasks as assigned.
  • To understand the AFEX requirement for QHSE in the workplace including employee and team responsibilities, to ensure continuous adherence to QHSE policies, procedures and work instructions and to proactively promote a quality, health and safety approach in all areas of your work.
  • Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with AFEX Procedures.
Skills & Competencies:
  • Communication
  • Team working
  • Problem solving
  • Time Management
  • Delivering accurate timely results
Qualifications:
  • Valid and Clean Driving license
  • 5-8 years’ experience driving trucks in remote areas
  • Valid Good Conduct Certificate
  • Must have Glen Edmunds Defensive Driving Training
  • Holder of a Certificate in vehicle mechanics would be an advantage
  • Speak English and Swahili

Job Tittle: Steel Fixer
 
Summary: Steel fixer fit and secures the steel bars and mesh used to reinforce concrete on construction and engineering sites.  

They may also work in pre-cast concrete plants, as well as in areas of pre-stressing, post-stressing and tensioning, using hydraulic jacks and tensioning mechanisms.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • setting out the work area following engineering plans
  • Using hand and power tools to cut and bend bars or mesh
  •  Tying rebar (reinforcement bars) together with wire, clips or welds to build up cages or sections
  •  Fitting spacers and ‘chairs’ (supports)
  • Fixing the formwork and shuttering used to hold setting concrete in place
  • Joining cages and sections and Fixing steel to concrete bases
  •  Installing beams and pre-cast slabs
  • Reading and interpreting working plans and steel lists for the job
  • Making steel bars or meshing the required length by cutting them with bolt cutters, guillotines or power saws
  • Assembling the reinforcing bars or mesh by welding, wiring or clipping into predetermined locations within the concrete
  • Fabricating steel reinforcement such as beams, footing pads or special units
  • Joining prefabricated units together for large sections of high rise or civil projects, and position the reinforcement ready for concrete pours.
Personal Requirements:
  • At least a diploma in Civil Engineering or Building and construction Engineering.
  • 2-3 years of work experience in similar role.
  • Able to cope with the physical demands of the job.
  • Able to work as part of a team.

To apply, send you CV only to careers@afexgroup.com before Wednesday 27th August 2014. 


Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

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