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5 Jobs in Rift Valley Railways, Kenya - Diesel Fitters

Rift Valley Railways (RVR) Ltd   is in the middle of a Ksh. 25 Billion (USD.287M) turnaround process with major investments going towards expanding and modernizing the fleet, improving rail infrastructure, introducing high-end technology with a vision of becoming the premier rail and logistics provider.

Exciting career opportunities in Operations department has risen and we now seek to recruit a strategic, committed & results driven persons.  
Purpose: We require an all-rounded Diesel Fitters.

Diesel Fitters 

(5 posts)

Key Strategic Deliverables
  • To overhaul, Service and Repair High and Medium Horse Power Diesel Engines
  • Servicing of engine  parts
  • Trouble shoot and Repair of engine parts
  • To overhaul, service, Trouble shoot and repair of air compressors, traction motor blower, fan gear units, drive shafts vertical/horizontal, gear arrangements of different types and models.
  • Overhaul, service trouble shoot and repairs of turbo blower for Both High and Medium Horse power diesel locomotives.
  • Trouble shoot, repair, Overhaul and calibration of injectors, fuel injection pump(s) and Governors.
  • Overhaul, service, repair and maintenance of power assembly of High Horse Power Engines.
  • Overhaul, service, repair and maintenance of cylinder Heads of Medium Horse Power Engines.
  • Overhaul of lube oil coolers, charge coolers of all classes of locomotives
  • Service and Repair of any related components as may be assigned from time to time.
Academic and Professional Qualifications
  • Must have at least Class I Trade Test – Diesel fitter or equivalent.
  • Must have at least Certificate in plant or Automotive Engineering or equivalent
  • Diploma will be an added advantage.
Knowledge, Experience and Skills
  • A team Player and ability to self-manage
  • Ability to operate effectively under pressure with Minimum Supervision
  • At least 2 years working in a busy workshop.
  • Able to trouble shoot, interpret, diagrams, use and interpret precision measuring instruments.
  • Resilience/Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Works with trustworthiness and integrity and a clear commitment to RVR’s Core values.
  • Able to interpret Mechanical Schematic diagrams
  • Measure and interpret readings from high precision measuring instruments
How to Apply: 

Suitably qualified applicants should submit their application letters, with detailed CVs including a day time contact phone number and email addresses citing the relevant job title on the subject line to:-

 The deadline for submitting application is before by close of business on 4th March, 2016

In the event that you are successful, we will require that you provide us with a certificate of Good Conduct that is not more than 6 months old.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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