Building Maintenance Technician Job in Kenya

Job Summary

Reporting to the Facilities and Property Management Officer, this position is responsible for the efficient operation and maintenance of the building systems and devices. The position performs routine and preventive repair and maintenance measures within the scope and in line with the building safety regulations, operational and maintenance manuals. This role includes, but is not limited to, tasks ranging from mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC system, firefighting, landscaping, and building interiors and exteriors.


The Building Maintenance Technician shall be responsible for the overall Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing System Maintenance; his/her responsibilities are but not limited to the following functions:

  • Conducting regular inspection of Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing systems, advise on required cleaning, and populate regular reports on the systems operations.
  • Operating and Maintaining the Domestic Water System including Water Consumption Monitoring and Reporting, and Reverse Osmosis Inspection, and Monitoring.
  • Overseeing the operation of the Water Treatment Plant assuring chemical levels are always kept to the required levels.
  • Monitoring and Maintaining Drainage System and Sanitary Ware.
  • Operating and Maintaining the Grey Water Treatment Plant.
  • Operating and Maintaining Water Tanks, Meters, and Pumps.
  • Operating and Inspecting the HVAC System.
  • Inspection and Reporting of Electrical Systems including Transformer Room, Low Voltage Room, Automatic Voltage Stabiliser, UPS, Electrical Riser Ducts, and Generator Room.

  • Overseeing the operation of the Generators, assuring required fuel is provided as required and the fuel tank capacity is kept at required levels.
  • Inspection and Reporting of Fire Fighting System including Pump Room, Fire Fighting Equipment Riser Ducts, and Extinguishers.
  • Inspection and Reporting of the Lifts.
  • Conducting regular inspection of Building Interior Facilities, assuring that all furniture items are in good condition and advising on required maintainance.
  • Ensuring compliance with Occupational Health and Safety standards.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Electro-Mechanical/HVAC, Plumbing or similar field from a recognized technical institution. Higher National Diploma in a similar field is an added advantage.
  • A professional qualification/certification in Electrical Engineering, Electro-Mechanical/HVAC, Plumbing, or relevant field as added advantage.
  • A minimum of 5-8 years of experience in Electrical Engineering, Electro-Mechanical/HVAC, Plumbing or similar field in a corporate environment setting.
  • Knowledge in HVAC, Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing systems.
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety standards.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a multi-cultural setting.
  • Adept in office systems software and equipment including MS Office computer literacy.
  • Full language proficiency in English.

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