Hospital Engineer, Plant, Job in Kenya

Position Summary

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Hospital Engineer is responsible for ensuring continuous service and repairs of plant equipment to attain optimal availability and performance. Proper functioning, safety, and smooth operations of all facilities and repairs are carried out properly and to the required maintenance standards amongst the following other responsibilities

Main Duties

  •  Provide leadership and guidance to all staff in the Maintenance Department
  •  Carrying out preventive maintenance and repairs to steam boilers, generating sets, air compressors, lifts, steam systems, and air condition systems
  •  Carrying out preventive maintenance in electrical distribution systems and plant equipment
  •  Ensuring all mechanical and electrical operations within the Hospital run optimally
  •  Developing and implementing planned preventive maintenance programs
  •  Ensuring regular inspection of plant equipment
  •  Monitoring utility supplies and ensuring uninterrupted provision to the Hospital
  •  Developing a Bill of Quantities for works and services required in the Hospital
  •  Participating in re-call to work service and attending to emergency breakdowns

  •  Participating in refurbishment committees and overseeing completion of the projects
  •  Work scheduling and execution for staff and self
  •  Supervising of staff
  •  Technical cost containment
  •  Liaising with external contractors working in the Hospital
  • Supervising, handling, and in charge of any works relating to: –
    • – Refrigeration and air conditioning
    • – Water supply and reticulation systems
    • – Laundry equipment
    • – Catering equipment
    • – Fire equipment
  •  Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time

Required Qualifications for the Position

  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical/Production/ Electrical Engineering or equivalent from a recognized institution
  •  Minimum 12 years’ experience, 5 heading maintenance functions in a busy hospitality industry
  •  Proven track record in: Energy management, Maintenance management, and Operational costs control

How To Apply

please send your application together with a detailed CV, Copies of Academic Certificates, three [3] referees and include their telephone contacts and email address to