Chief Electrical Superintending Engineer Job in Kenya

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.


Basic Salary Scale: Ksh. 87,360 – Ksh.121,430 p.m. – (CSG 7)

House Allowance: Ksh. 16,800 – Ksh. 45,000 p.m. (Depending on duty station)

Commuter Allowance: Ksh. 12,000 p.m.

Leave Allowance: As provide in the Civil Service

Annual Leave: 30 working days

Medical Cover: As provided by the Government

Terms of Service: Permanent /Local Agreement


For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Senior Superintending Engineer (Electrical), CSG 8 or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service;
  • a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • been registered by the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya;
  • a Current valid annual Practicing Licence from the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya;
  • corporate Membership with the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK); and
  • demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of electrical services

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level may be deployed to head a unit at Headquarters’ or as a Regional Electrical Engineer or as a County Works Officer. Duties and responsibilities at the Headquarters and at the Regional level will include:-

  • planning, controlling and coordinating electrical and electronic designs for government building and construction works;
  • repair and maintenance of electrical/electronic installations in government institutions;
  • checking and recommending for approval of engineering consultants’ designs;
  • evaluation, certifying and recommending fees submitted by consultants;
  • co-ordination of improvements of electrical and electronic services; and
  • rural electrification programmes and lightning protection of government

As a County Works Officer, he/she will be in charge of all Architectural, Engineering and Quantity Surveying services in the county. Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • coordinating design, supervision of construction and maintenance of public buildings, civil and other public works;
  • research activities; and
  • administration and supervision of all staff working under him/her.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Commission website: or jobs portal:

Please Note:

  • Candidates should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification
  • The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
  • It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
  • Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview
  • Applications should reach the Commission on or before 24th April, 2023 latest 5.00 pm (East African Time).