Technician Job in Kenya

Department of Mechanical, Production & Energy Engineering – Technician Scale 5/6 (V/VI) – One (1)

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will be responsible for;

Cleaning of glassware and apparatus for teaching and research;

Dusting of all equipment used for teaching and research;

Ensuring the storage of chemicals/materials in clean, well labeled shelves arranged in order;

Keeping the Laboratory clean, proper arrangement of the laboratory;

Setting of equipment for practical’s and demonstrations;

Collection and preparation of teaching and research materials;

Ensuring safe keeping and disposal of waste left behind after practical’s:

Carrying out basic routine analysis in relevant discipline in the laboratory;

Supervising Technical Assistants; and

Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


For appointment to this grade, an officer must:-

Have Diploma in relevant discipline or its equivalent from a recognized institution;

Have computer skills in relevant packages from a recognized institution;

Have served in the grade of Assistant Technician or in a comparable and relevant position for at least three (3) years;

Be licensed or licensable by the relevant professional body; and

Have shown merit.and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should forward ten (10) copies of application package, including updated curriculum vitae, giving details of the applicant’s age, marital status, academic and professional qualifications, working experience, present post and salary, telephone contact, email address, names and addresses of three referees plus copies of certificates and testimonials. The reference number of the position applied should be clearly indicated on both application letter and the envelope.

Applications should be addressed to:-
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics, Research, Extension & Student Affairs)

Moi University

P.O. Box 3900-30100


So as to reach him not later than Tuesday 13th June, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. Applicants are advised to contact their referees and request them to send their letters of reference to the above address. The referees should write and send their recommendations under sealed envelopes within three (3) weeks from the date of this advertisement. For those employment, applications should be channelled through Chairs of Departments.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and any canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification;

This advertisement is STRICTLY meant for Members of Staff i.e. employees of Moi University with personal numbers;

Applications from external candidates shall neither be acknowledged nor processed;

Moi University is an equal opportunity employer and, therefore, applicants of both gender and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.