Plant Technician Job in Kenya

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 Technician responsible for carrying out mechanical repairs, routine plant machinery servicing and cleaning, maintaining the working area, workshop tools and equipment.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

Prepares special reports on maintenance needs, and equipment problems.

Performs general maintenance works, repairing and maintaining of plant machinery.

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.

Observe Safety and Health regulations and procedures including proper lifting techniques.

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 Technician or similar role, preferably in a manufacturing environment

Strong technical knowledge of mechanical systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, and electrical 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 TECHNICIAN- MANUFACTURING -MAVOKO) as subject to reach us not later than 25th May 2024 to careers@italgloballtd.com. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.