Inspector of Works Job in Kenya

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Inspector of Works Job in Kenya

Inspector of Works 


  • Supervises drilling of wells and boreholes and construction of surface and subsurface water intakes.
  • Supervises the installation and operation of water supply systems, water treatment plants, water storage facilities, pumps, plants and control panels of and other allied equipment.
  • Supervises the installation and maintenance of septic systems, sewerage network, sewage treatment plant, pumps, plants and controls panels of and other allied equipment.
  • Coordinates scheduled maintenance on all the installations and equipment related to above.
  • Monitors the performance of water and wastewater equipment and infrastructure in the field including boreholes, pumps, main supply, storage tanks, distribution networks and sewage systems.
  • Monitors and ensures adequate stock levels of spare parts for water supply and sewerage works and controls panels as well as necessary tools and equipment; and provides lists of periodic requirements of same well in advance for the purpose of raising requisitions.
  • Provides field-based input for preparation of scope of works for water and wastewater systems.

  • Draft Work orders and Task Orders for various WATSAN works.
  • Inspects WATSAN projects during and after completion and prepare inspection reports as well as prepares project completion documents.
  • Revise different contractor invoices before signature by Resident Engineer.
  • Interact positively with different contractors to facilitate WATSAN projects
  • Raise and process all electronic documents in support of WATSAN unit activities such as Cargo Movement, Movement of Personnel, Assets and Materials notifications…. etc.
  • Performs other duties as and when required, including emergency call-out and standby duties.


Hard skills and experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering/building and Construction or related field of study.
  • At least 3 years relevant site work experience in supervision of Civil Works preferably water supplies and Sewerage constructions.
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standards office and Engineering computer applications for example AUTOCAD.
  • Good understanding of Contract Management for Civil Engineering Works.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Proven track record in running projects
  • Hands-on, ready to roll up the sleeves.

How to Apply

If qualified and interested, please send your CV and cover letter to by 1st March, 2023 clearly indicating ‘WATSAN’ on the subject. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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