Plant Electrician, Manufacturing, Job in Kenya

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About the Client:

Our client is a leading innovative construction solutions provider in East Africa who has a proven track record of performance driven by solid knowledge and experience in the construction industry and is seeking to recruit Plant Electrician responsible for performing skilled journey-level work in the construction, maintenance and repair of electrical and electronic equipment, apparatus and fixtures used at construction site.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:


Performs preventive maintenance and repair on all switchgear control circuits, generators, contactors and relays in accordance with procedures and manufacturers’ recommendations.

Inspect, maintain repair and overhaul electromechanical and solid state electrical equipment, using a variety of electrical test equipment, meters, powered and non-powered tools and equipment.

Install new electrical and electronic equipment and electrical wiring according to the National Electrical Code and company electrical standards.

Maintain and repair electrical and electronic systems for Project facilities and equipment.

Perform high voltage switching and operate generators in support of operations.

Lead a work party in performing maintenance or repair work

Troubleshooting problems with plant equipment.

Operating company vehicles and equipment, such as hi-lifts, trucks and forklifts.

Effectively communicating with plant staff and clearly document work performed.

Install, repair and maintain machinery and equipment such as conveyor systems, hydraulic equipment, pneumatic equipment, compressors, auto-packers, robots or programmable controllers

Install, troubleshoot, PM, and repair electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment by following electrical code, manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints, and other specifications, using hand tools, power tools, and electrical and electronics test equipment.

Maintains Plant machinery functional by conducting inspections, repairing engine failures, repairing mechanical and electrical systems malfunctions, replacing parts and components, repairing body damage.

Conducts thorough inspections and evaluations of problematic machinery or parts to identify issues.

Orders and replaces parts and components and repairs body damage as needed.

Performs regular inspections and maintenance on working machinery to ensure proper upkeep.

Maintains detailed records of each machine, including any maintenance, inspection, or repair services performed.

Performing preventive and corrective electrical maintenance on plant equipment.

Performs other duties and assumes other responsibilities as apparent or as delegated.

Key Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field

3-4 years’ experience as Plant Electrician or similar role, preferably in a manufacturing environment

Strong technical knowledge of, hydraulics, pneumatics, and electrical & mechanical systems.

Proven records of managing conflicting priorities and prioritize business needs

Knowledge of Health & Safety practices and regulations

Proficiency in maintenance management software and computer-aided design (CAD) tools

Knowledge of safety regulations, environmental standards, and best practices in maintenance operations

Must have led a team before

Competencies and Skills:

Knowledge of Methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the operation, construction, maintenance and repair.

High level of critical thinking and Ability to think strategically while managing the details

Ability to work as a team player

Excellent leadership skills

Good oral and written communication skills

Ability to meet deadlines.

Excellent Reporting and presentation skills

Should be highly motivated with a Positive attitude

Confident and capable of operating at all levels

Great at Multitasking and Decision Making Skills

How To Apply

Interested applicants should send their detailed CVs and cover letters quoting the job title (PLANT ELECTRICIAN MANUFACTURING -MAVOKO) as subject to reach us not later than 30th May 2024 to careers@italgloballtd.com. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.