Plumbing Job in Dagoreti South, Nairobi

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Plumbing Job in Dagoreti South, Nairobi


Evidence Action is a global non-profit organization with an approach distinctive in international development -they exclusively scale interventions that are backed by strong evidence and can be delivered with exceptional cost-effectiveness. Their programs have grown since their founding in 2013 to reach over 280 million people annually.

Job purpose

The In-Line Chlorination (ILC) Plumber is a temporary position which plays an important role in allowing the ILC program to successfully reach scale and serve communities with clean drinking water. This position ensures efficient and accurate installation of ILC devices on community water points across Evidence Action operational geographies. This in turn enables the community to access safe water hence improving their livelihood through reduction of waterborne diseases.

Number of open positions: 5

Position Location:

The position will be based in Nairobi county, in the locations indicated below:

  • Mathare
  • Kibra
  • Dagoreti North and Dagoreti South

Duties and responsibilities

  • Setting up and confirmation of ILC water treatment systems in the field offices.
  • Transporting of ILC water treatment systems/devices to the field.
  • Installation of water treatment systems on recommended waterpoints in collaboration with the owners.
  • Filling in documentation and data for the work process in a timely manner.
  • Calibration of the system to the recommended chlorine levels.
  • Installation of water treatment systems on recommended water points often on elevated storage tank planforms.
  • Ensure safe handling and accountability of chlorine and ILC device part stocks in the store, office and designated sites.
  • Proper record keeping by completing relevant forms, documents, and records that are important in inventory tracking.
  • Collecting all field data for program assessment and accountability, by use of smartphones.
  • Maintaining high integrity and stewardship of the organizational assets and program field materials assigned for work execution.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Device functionality rates
  • Water Point Owner satisfaction
  • Quality of installations


  • Vocational training and/or Craft Certificate qualification in Plumbing and/or general fitting from a recognized institution
  • Plumbing Technical knowledge in plumbing works with at least 1-year practicing experience.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili

Required Competencies and Attributes:

  • Vocational training in plumbing.
  • Flexibility & Reliability.
  • High level discipline and good character while engaging with the community and their leaders, program teams and managers.
  • Community service attitude/ passion to work in a rural community setting
  • High level of integrity and stewardship.
  • Embraces team work and enjoys working in a team-work environment as a team champion.
  • Positive attitude to work and to develop in a fast paced work environment.

Working conditions:

  • The work will entail 10% office time and 90% fieldwork in low-cost urban villages.
  • The applicant will be required during the period of June 2023 to December 2023, based on need and availability of work.
  • The work will be intermittent over that period of time on a needs basis.
  • Successful candidates will be paid for days worked.
  • Position requires ability and comfort climbing ladders and accessing water storage tanks at heights.

How to Apply

Apply for the job here

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