General Jobs and Vacancies at a Construction Site in Kenya

We are seeking to fill the following positions in one of our project sites in Mwea. 

Candidates who live in and around the Mwea area or those who are willing to relocate at own cost will be given preference. 

Excavator Operator (Wetlands)
  • Operate 20 ton excavator in wetlands
  • Experience as an excavator working on a construction irrigation project
  • At least 2 years’ experience working as an excavator operator in the wetlands – A MUST (mud and wetlands)

  • Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
  • Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.
  • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.
  • Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.
  • At least 3 years relevant job experience with Grade II testing qualifications
  • Perform general plumbing work including installing storm water, sanitary and water piping systems, assembling and installing pipes, valves, fittings and fixtures, and testing pipe systems and fixtures for leaks.
  • Perform physical laboring tasks associated with plumbing work such as lifting and adjusting heavy objects, concreting and rendering, and cleaning up work site.
  • Safe and effective operation and maintenance of assigned tools, plant and equipment associated with the job using required Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Review building plans and specifications to determine the layout of plumbing water supply networks and waste and drainage systems.
  • Estimate hours, materials and special equipment required to perform specific tasks.
  • Order materials required to perform specific tasks and schedule work in cooperation with other trades and suppliers.
  • Keep records of assignments and produce work reports.
  • Comply with organizational policies and procedures and local laws as appropriate.
  • At least 3 years relevant experience with grade II qualifications
Bull Dozer Operators
Operates tractor equipped with concave blade attached across front to gouge out, level, and distribute earth and to push trees and rocks from land preparation to undertake construction project
Drives bulldozer in successive passes over terrain to raise or lower terrain to specified grade following markings on grade stakes or hand signals

At least 5 years relevant job experience with Grade II qualification

Motor Grader Operator
The grader operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the motor grader. 

The grader is to perform appropriate grade finishing, spread and mix materials in order to dry and prep roads, construct road surface to grade specifications, lay cold mix, and/or shave and rip out old road surfaces

At least 5 years relevant job experience with Grade II qualification

  • Unless explicitly indicated all positions require candidates to have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • For all positions, experience in a construction company is REQUIRED
  • All applications should include the position you are applying for on the subject line
  • No hardcopy applications will be accepted or processed
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
How to Apply
If you are who we are looking for and have the right skill set then send your application, CV with daytime telephone number on or before 23rd October, 2016  to

{Do not attach copies of your certificates}