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Job Opportunities at a Steel Company in Kenya

Our client based in Nairobi Kenya, is a 40 Year old Steel Fabrication company with main product areas focused on Design Fabrication and all types of structural steel works for commercial, industrial and public buildings. 

Due to Expansion and growth, we are looking for a Site Supervisor with the below detailed background for their growing business:


This position is exclusively retained and handled by RTS Global Partners’ Consulting Division.

Salary 20,000 – 50,000 Gross

Responsibilities
  • Supervise, coordinate and schedule the activities of structural steel and concrete related projects.
  • Inspect work progress, equipment and construction sites to verify safety and ensure that specifications are met.
  • Locate, measure, and mark site locations or placement of structures or equipment.
  • Coordinate work activities with other construction project activities.
  • Assign work to employees, based on material or worker requirements of specific jobs.
  • Estimate material or worker requirements to complete structural steel and concrete related projects.
  • Confer with managerial or technical personnel, other departments, or contractors to resolve problems & to coordinate activities.
  • Order or requisition materials or supplies.
  • Analyze worker or production problems and recommend solutions, such as improving production methods or implementing motivational plans.

The ideal candidate will be required to have;

  • A Diploma in Engineering.
  • 7-10 years’ experience in the management and execution of structural steel and concrete related projects.
  • Ability to manage and coordinate projects.
  • Good understanding of steel fabrication drawings.
  • Ability to inspect and manage quality of work at site.
  • Ability to manage a team and coordinate resources.
  • Excellent use of English language for written and verbal communication. 
  • Be able to work with minimum supervision.

Due to Expansion and growth, we are looking for a Senior Engineer with the below detailed background for their growing business:

This position is exclusively retained and handled by RTS Global Partners’ Consulting Division.

Salary 70,000 – 120,000 Gross



Responsibilities



  • Manage and direct staff members and the construction, operations, or maintenance activities at project site.
  • Provide technical advice on design, construction, program modifications and structural repairs. 
  • Inspect project sites to monitor progress and ensure conformity to design specifications and safety or sanitation standards.
  • Estimate quantities and cost of materials, equipment, or labor to determine project feasibility.
  • Test steel structures or materials to determine the adequacy and strength of foundations, concrete, asphalt, or steel.
  • Compute load and grade requirements, water flow rates, or material stress factors to determine design specifications.
  • Plan and design structures, following construction and government standards, using design software and drawing tools.
  • Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photography, and other topographical or geologic data to plan projects.
  • Prepare or present public reports on topics such as bid proposals, deeds and environmental impact statements.
  • Direct or participate in surveying to lay out installations or establish reference points, grades, or elevations to guide construction.

The ideal Candidate will be required to have;


  • Bsc. Degree in Civil / Structural Engineering.
  • 5-7 years’ experience and knowledge in steel fabrication and RC design.
  • Experience at a senior level in the management and execution of structural steel related projects and supervise concrete work.
  • Excellent use of English language for written and verbal communications. 

Due to Expansion and growth, we are looking for an Erection Supervisor with the below detailed background for their growing business:

This position is exclusively retained and handled by RTS Global Partners’ Consulting Division.

Salary 50,000 – 70,000 Gross

Responsibilities


  • Supervise, coordinate, or schedule the activities of construction erective workers.
  • Read structural specifications to determine construction requirements and to plan procedures.
  • Locate, measure, and mark site locations or placement of structures or equipment.
  • Verify vertical and horizontal alignment of structural steel members.
  • Connect columns, beams, and girders with bolts, following blueprints and specifications.
  • Supervise the hoisting of steel beams, girders, and columns into place, using cranes, or signal hoisting equipment operators to lift and position structural-steel members.
  • Supervise the bolt aligning structural process into position for permanent riveting, bolting, or welding into place.
  • Supervise the fabricating of metal parts, such as steel frames, columns, beams, or girders, according to blueprints or instructions from supervisors.
  • Pull, push, or pry structural steel members into approximate positions for bolting into place.
  • Supervise the cutting, bending and welding of steel pieces, using metal shears, torches, or welding equipment.
  • Assign work to employees, based on material or worker requirements of specific jobs.
  • Estimate material or worker requirements to complete jobs.
  • Analyze worker or production problems and recommend solutions, such as improving production methods or implementing motivational plans.

The ideal candidate will be required to have;


  • A Diploma in Engineering.
  • 10 years’ experience in the erection of steelwork.
  • Good understanding of steel fabrication drawings.
  • Knowledge of Autocad.
  • Excellent use of English language for written and verbal communications. 
  • Be able to work with minimal supervision   

How to Apply

This position is exclusively retained and handled by RTS Global Partners’ Consulting Division.

If your experience and qualifications match the required profile, please send your detailed CV, clearly showing examples of relevant experience, with the subject “Job Title” to andrew@rtsgp.com by October 10, 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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