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27 Jobs in an International Company in Tana River, Kenya

Vacancies in International Engineering and Infrastructure Firm: Our client, a leading engineering company involved in numerous infrastructure development projects in water & environment; buildings & industrial structures; power transmission projects and mining, among other physical infrastructure installations, has contracted Parker Randall EA Ltd to oversee the recruitment of dynamic, experienced and self-motivated individuals with excellent leadership skills, who will form the core team that will deliver on their strategic intent and business in Africa.

Our client seeks to recruit qualified and experienced professionals who will add value to the firm to work on a key project based at the Bura Irrigation and Settlement Scheme for the following positions:  

Structural Engineer
Position:
 1
Location:
 Bura Irrigation and Settlement Scheme, Tana River County 

Job Summary: Deal with the analysis and design of structures that support or resist loads in the project area as per approved policies and procedures and in line with the project objectives.


Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Analyze configurations of the basic structural components of all structures.
  • Considering the strength of various materials, to see how their inclusion may necessitate a change of structural design.
  • Liaising with other designers, including architects, to agree on safe designs and their fit with the aesthetic concept of the construction.
  • Examine structures at risk of collapse and advising how to improve their structural integrity.
  • Make drawings, specifications and computer models of structures for building contractors.
  • Work with geotechnical engineers to investigate ground conditions and analyze results of soil sample and in site.
  • Liaise with construction contractors to ensure that newly erected buildings are structurally sound.
  • Demonstrate commitment to environmental, health & safety, and legal considerations at all times.
  • Provide concept definition and design of civil/structural capital projects.
  • Technical support for maintenance of roads, buildings, drainage, and other civil infrastructure.
Key Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Civil/ Structural Engineering.
  • Higher Diploma in Project Management
  • 8 to 10 years work experience of in Engineering.
  • AUTOCAD certification.
  • MSc Civil/Structural/Agricultural Engineering will be an added advantage
  • Be a Registered Engineer with the Engineers Registration Board
Key Skills & Competencies
  • Sound technical skills in structural and civil works.
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Proficiency in use of MS Project software
  • Good planning, prioritizing and organizational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good supervisory and reporting skills

Roads Engineer
 
Position: 1
 
Location: Bura Irrigation and Settlement Scheme, Tana River County
 
Job Summary: The Roads Engineer will provide the Project with quality engineering design services and advice for rehabilitation, renovation and construction of assigned projects.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Providing design and drafting services for roads design team for the preliminary and detail design phases of a project;
  • Review design and Interpret survey results into technical drawings.
  • Promote and improve professional standards for road engineering design.
  • Work in collaboration with surveying and planning team in mapping out and designing appropriate project area layout and structures.
  • Ensure soil and hydrological surveys are done to determine soil mechanics to inform decisions on positioning and installation of civil works structures and equipment
  • Advise on appropriate materials to use in construction to ensure longevity of civil works structures
  • Perform project monitoring & evaluation to determine if the project is progressing as planned and make necessary adjustments in a timely manner
Key Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil/Structural Engineering
  • Higher Diploma in Road works Engineering/ Project Management
  • 8 to 10 years work experience in Civil or Roads Engineering
  • AUTOCAD certification
  • MSc Civil/Structural/ Agricultural Engineering will be an added advantage
  • Be a Registered Engineer with the Engineers Registration Board
Key Skills & Competencies
  • Technical skills in civil and road works projects
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Proficiency in use of MS Project software
  • Good planning, prioritizing and organizational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Proven ability to deliver design tasks on time
  • Good supervisory  and reporting skills

Quality Control Engineer

Position:
 1
 
Location: Bura Irrigation and Settlement Scheme, Tana River County

Job Summary:
 Establish and ensure compliance with quality standards and specifications and develop continuous improvement programs to ensure high quality project deliverables.


Key Duties & Responsibilities
  • Asses and inspect set quality standards in line with best practice, engineering standards and project objectives
  • Plan and coordinate quality control programs in all facets of the project to ensure continuous quality standards.
  • Formulate and maintain quality control objectives to ensure waste minimization and cost efficiency
  • Establish overall quality control procedures, including frequency of inspection, methods, items to inspect and quality standards.
  • Establish program of statistical quality control and performance testing of completed project deliverables
  • Participate in root cause analysis of faults/anomalies in the project and determine corrective action to take, in collaboration with surveying, planning, civil and mechanical engineering teams
  • Participate in determining the technical specifications of project deliverables as per set requirements and ensuring they are adhered to
  • Monitor the project operations and notify the relevant departments of any technical observations that may affect the quality of output
  • Benchmark project quality standards with local and international standards and practices
Key Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering/ Quality Management
  • Higher Diploma in Project Management
  • 8 to 10 years work experience quality control and civil works engineering
  • AUTOCAD certification
  • MSc Civil/Structural/ Agricultural Engineering will be an added advantage
  • Certification in Quality Management systems and processes will be an added advantage.
  • Be a Registered Engineer with the Engineers Registration Board
Key Skills & Competencies
  • Technical skills in civil projects
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Proficiency in use of MS Project software
  • Planning, prioritizing and organizational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good supervisory reporting skills

Earthworks Engineer
 
Position: 1
 
Location: Bura Irrigation and Settlement Scheme, Tana River County

Job Summary: Provide quality control oversight and expertise relating to all the construction projects.
 

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Detailed planning of any development to undertake site inspection.
  • Review the drawings and specifications defining the earthworks proposed, and submit a written report before work commences.
  • Determine the extent of further specialist soils engineering services required (including investigation and geological work) before work commences and during construction.
  • Determine the method and frequency of construction control tests to be carried out, determine the reliability of the testing and to evaluate the significance of test results and field inspection reports in assessing the quality of the finished work.
  • Provide regular inspection on the project sites.
  • Submit a written report attesting to the compliance of the earthworks with the specifications, and as to the suitability of the development for all construction.
Key Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering/ Structural Engineering
  • Higher Diploma in Project Management
  • 8 to 10 years work experience quality control and civil works engineering
  • AUTOCAD certification
  • MSc Civil/Structural/ Agricultural Engineering will be an added advantage
  • Be a Registered Engineer with the Engineers Registration Board
Key Skills & Competencies
  • Technical skills in structural and civil projects
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Proficiency in use of MS Project software
  • Planning, prioritizing and organizational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good supervisory reporting skills

Graduate Engineers
 
Positions: 6
 
Location: Bura Irrigation and Settlement Scheme, Tana River County
 
Job Summary: Assist in planning and design of overall project area layout to determine appropriate location and positioning of structures in line with the project objectives.
 

Core Duties and Responsibilities
  • Collect data and perform initial data analysis on data generated from various departments 
  • Prepare draft design work/drawings under the direction of a senior engineer and a drawing checker.
  • Assist in assessing the irrigation and settlement scheme to determine appropriate locations and positioning of civil works structures, materials and equipment
  • Resolving initial design and development problems
  • Undertaking technical and feasibility studies including site investigations
  • Work in collaboration with Surveying and Civil Engineering team in mapping out and designing appropriate project area layout and structures 
  • Plan ahead and forecast future needs of the project in a timely manner in collaboration with Surveying and Civil Engineering team
  • Work in collaboration with Surveyors and all Engineers in planning and coordinating the construction of civil works at the scheme in line with operating plans and engineering standards
  • Develop construction budgets and costing in liaison with the Civil Engineer
  • Perform project monitoring & evaluation to determine if the project is progressing as planned and make necessary adjustments in a timely manner
  • Prepare and submit regular reports on future planning
Professional Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil / Structural Engineering
  • 2-3 years work experience.
  • Be a Registered Engineer with the Engineers Registration Board
Key Skills & Competencies
  • Technical skills in Engineering
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in use of MS Project software
  • Attention to detail
  • Good planning, prioritizing and organizational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Safety Officer
 
Position: 1 
 
Location: Bura Irrigation and Settlement Scheme, Tana River County

Job Summary: Establish and ensure compliance with environmental, safety and health standards and regulations to attain overall safety at the project site.
 

Core Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure all employees are free from accidents, risk, or injury by developing safety programs.
  • Implement health and safety policy, regulations and codes.
  • Inspect and study the buildings, equipment, procedures and accident records at the project construction site and point out safety hazards and ensure safety regulation compliance.
  • Advise ways to fix unsafe structures or recommend changes in the layout of the project area.
  • Draw up plans for the regular maintenance of plant and machinery.
  • Compile, analyze, and interpret statistical data related to occupational illnesses and accidents to determine causes and preventive measures.
  • Conduct or coordinate employee training in safe work habits, safety laws and regulations, hazardous condition monitoring and use of safety equipment.
  • Evaluate adequacy of actions taken to correct safety and health inspection violations.
  • Interpret safety regulations for others employees.
  • Recommend process and product safety features that will reduce employees' exposure to chemical, physical, and biological work hazards.
  • Maintain liaison with outside organizations such as fire departments and rescue teams so that emergency responses can be facilitated if/when needed.
  • Prepare and submit regular reports on works at the project construction site.
Professional Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering/ Environmental Sciences
  • Certified Occupational Health & Safety Expert will be an added advantage
  • 5-7 years work experience in handling safety issues in the construction industry
  • Ability to implement and uphold safety standards as per the approved policies
  • Certification in Environmental Geosciences or Management of Agro ecosystems & Environment will be an added advantage
  • Membership in safety committees will be an added advantage
Key Skills & Competencies
  • Sound technical skills in safety and health management.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good planning, prioritizing and organizational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good reporting skills
  • Supervisory skills

Foreman 

Positions:
 3
 
Location: Bura Irrigation and Settlement Scheme, Tana River County

Job Summary:
 Effective management of labour supervisors to ensure that project deliverables are met and quality standards are complied with.
 

Key Duties & Responsibilities
  • Supervise all project activities performed by the labour teams on a continuous basis to ensure high quality work output
  • Work in collaboration with the engineering team in developing project objectives and deliverables
  • Provide guidance and support to the supervisors.
  • Set performance objectives for the supervisors in line with project objectives
  • Monitor the project operations and notify the relevant departments of any technical observations that may affect the quality of output
  • Maintain quality control objectives/requirements and coordinate the objectives with work procedures to ensure high quality output, waste minimization and cost efficiency in liaison with the Quality Control Engineer
  • Implement quality control procedures, including frequency of inspection, methods, items to inspect and quality standards in liaison with the Quality Control Engineer
  • Ensure proper inspection and testing of all materials in all processes in liaison with the Quality Control Engineer
  • Report/escalate faults or anomalies in the project for corrective action to be taken, in collaboration with surveying, planning, civil and mechanical engineering teams
  • Ensure compliance with safety procedures and standards
  • Monitor and appraise performance of the supervisors.
  • Prepare and submit regular progress reports on project activities and output.
Professional Qualifications and Experience
  • Higher Diploma in Structural/ Road works Engineering
  • Post-graduate qualification in Project Management
  • 5 - 7 years’ experience in Roadworks, building and construction works.
  • Certification in Surveying, Environmental Geoscience or Management of Agro ecosystems& Environment will be an added advantage
Key Skills & Competencies
  • Sound technical skills in irrigation and construction projects
  • Strong supervisory skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong planning, prioritizing and organizational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good reporting skills

Supervisor 

Positions:
 9
 
Location: Bura Irrigation and Settlement Scheme, Tana River County

Job Summary: Effective supervision of labour teams to ensure that project deliverables are met and quality standards are complied with.


Key Duties & Responsibilities
  • Supervise and inspect all project activities performed by the labour teams on a continuous basis to ensure high quality work output
  • Work in collaboration with the engineering team in developing project objectives and deliverables
  • Ensure labour teams adhere to laid down guidelines, standards and procedures
  • Provide guidance and support to the labour teams
  • Prepare daily and weekly activity work plans for the labour teams
  • Set performance objectives for the labour teams in line with project objectives
  • Ensure compliance with safety procedures and standards
  • Monitor and appraise performance of the labour teams
  • Plan and organize training activities for the labour teams
  • Prepare and submit regular progress reports on project activities and output.
Professional Qualifications and Experience
  • Higher Diploma in Structural/ Road works Engineering
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in Roadworks, building and construction works.
  • Certification in Surveying, Environmental Geoscience or Management of Agro ecosystems& Environment will be an added advantage
Key Skills & Competencies
  • Sound technical skills in irrigation and construction projects
  • Strong supervisory skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong planning, prioritizing and organizational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good reporting skills

Human Resource Officer

Position:
 1    
 
Location: Bura Irrigation and Settlement Scheme, Tana River County


 
Job Purpose: Formulate and implement human resource management policies and procedures and give advice on labour laws implementation. 

Key Responsibilities
  • Development of company Human Resources policies and Standard Operating Procedures and their implementation
  • Human Resources planning for the organization
  • Performance & Reward management of staff by conducting employee performance appraisals and processing for further action
  • Managing staff recruitment, selection, induction and separation
  • Identification of development and training needs of staff and coordinating relevant training and development programs
  • Maintenance and updating of a Human Resources Information System for all employee related data and activities
  • Addressing staff welfare issues including motivating and counseling of staff
  • Administration of the payroll and effecting statutory obligations e.g. NSSF, NHIF, PAYE
  • Management of the departmental staff and ensuring provision of effective and efficient administrative, travel and related services
  • Leave Administration
Key Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Human Resource or any other management course.
  • Diploma in Human Resource will be an added advantage
  • 4 years relevant experience in similar position
  • Membership to IHRM or any other related professional body.
Key Skills and Competencies
  • Demonstrate good knowledge of labour laws.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Computer Literacy in computer packages
  • Excellent presentation skills,  Accountability & Efficiency
  • Good organisational and supervisory skills.

Stores Assistant

Position:
 1        
 
Location: Bura Irrigation and Settlement Scheme, Tana River County


 
Job Summary: Provide suppliers with all the requested information and advise management concerning requisitions. 

Key Responsibilities
  • Perform quality checks on equipment and materials determined by quality and ISO manuals
  • Ensure all Standard Operating Procedures and Codes of Conduct in the warehouse are met
  • Ensure requirements for product quality, specification and delivery planning
  • Check quantity and quality of in-coming materials and equipment
  • Plan load outs, ensuring the right quantities leave the warehouse
  • Ensure that equipment and the warehouse facility are clean at all times
  • Responsible for managing all functions of stock and equipment
  • Track inventory spending, as well as keeping records of where the inventory and stock are going
  • Manage shifts schedules for all of the store's employees
  • Filling in forms, returns, and control documents and filing according to agreed control procedures
Key Qualifications and Experience
  • Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management.
  • Certificate in Record Management.
  • At least 3 years relevant working experience.
Key Skills and Competencies
  • Well developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to manage all aspects of the role in a pressurized environment
  • Knowledge and application of industrial and personal safety behaviours

Time Checker - Equipment
 

Position: 1        
 
Location: Bura Irrigation and Settlement Scheme, Tana River County
 

 
Job Summary: Monitoring of heavy equipment to ensure the equipment operates within the stipulated times.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Observe equipment in operation to ensure that time specifications are followed
  • Monitoring equipment to make time estimates or categorizations, recognizing differences or similarities, or sensing changes in circumstances or events.
  • Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure machines are working properly
  • Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, verifying, or processing information or data.
  • Reporting on machine/equipment timings and operations
Key Qualifications and Experience
  • Certificate in management
  • Computer literate
  • Experience in monitoring equipment in factories or similar environments will be an added advantage
Key Skills and Competencies
  • Analytical skills
  • Well developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organization and planning skills
How to Apply
 
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply with a cover letter and detailed CV clearly indicating their current telephone number and email address only to recruitment@parkerrandall-ea.com.

Include the names of 3 referees with their current telephone and email contacts.


In your application, please quote your current and expected salary.

Kindly follow these instructions to avoid disqualification of your application.
 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Application deadline:
 Monday, 20th April 2015. 

Note:
 DO NOT attach certificates.

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