Engineer Job in Kenya (3 Vacancies)

The Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation, (formerly, the Rural Electrification Authority) a State Corporation established under the Energy Act, 2019, is mandated to enhance provision of electricity in the rural areas of the country as well as develop, manage and promote the use of renewable energy in Kenya. Through its mandate, the Corporation seeks to improve the socio- economic well-being of Kenyans living in rural areas as well as develop cheap alternatives to sources of energy through the promotion of renewable energy.

The Corporation is looking for highly experienced, motivated and results oriented individuals to fill the vacancies in the organization. The applicants must be self-driven individuals who are focused and committed to driving the Corporation towards achieving its mandate. They will work with the departmental teams in spearheading/embracing innovation, work ethics and must possess high level of integrity.

Applications are invited from professionals who meet ALL the minimum qualifications for the following positions;



  • Participating in the preparation of annual Departmental Performance Contracts;
  • Implementing policies and programmes on power system designs;
  • Preparing Purchase Requisition (PR)for designed projects;
  • Monitoring and evaluating the implementation of Construction Contracts;
  • Participating in annual review of the REREC projects plan;
  • Supervising of construction of all REREC grid projects;
  • Ensuring that records of all grid projects constructed in the country are properly kept both at the Regional office and head Office;
  • Ensuring projects information is updated from time to time;
  • Preparing the weekly projects reports;
  • Providing completion certificates for completed projects;
  • Ensuring timely delivery of projects;
  • Providing technical leadership and guidance on matters pertaining to construction of distribution and transmission lines as necessary;
  • Participating in formulation of power system design standards and ensure they are adhered to;
  • Supervising and providing of technical expertise to contractors;
  • Verifying technical reports, designs and estimates for projects;
  • Ensuring all construction works conform to the approved standards; and
  • Developing clear procedures on the preparation and issuance of stores requisition forms (STF)


For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:-

  • Bachelor’s degree Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Registered as a graduate engineer; and
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

How to Apply

  • Apply for a position through a standard one-page letter, attaching a detailed CV and copies of certificates;
  • All applicants MUST complete the BIO DATA Form which should be obtained in the Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation website and send the same in EXCEL to the Chief Executive Officer on and SCANNED bio data will be rejected.
  • Only the candidates offered employment shall be required to present the following clearance certificates:
    • Tax Compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Corporation(KRA);
    • Clearance Certificates from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission(EACC);
    • Clearance Certificates from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
    • A Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI); and
    • A current report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
  • Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit HARD COPIES of their applications together with their updated Curriculum Vitae, CERTIFIED copies of academic and professional certificates on or before the closing dates.
  • Qualified persons including physically challenged, youth, minority groups and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be sent to:

The Chief Executive Officer,

Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation, Kawi House, Block C/South C-Bellevue,

P.O Box 34585-00100,


So as to reach on/or before 26th June 2023.