Monday, 13 February 2012

Kenya Police - Boiler Attendant Job in Kenya

Office of the President

Provincial Administration and Internal Security

Kenya Police


Boiler Attendant

Job Group ‘D’

Salary Scale: Kshs.8819 x 438- 9257 x 464- 9721 pm

Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable

Number of Posts: Two (2)

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an Officer Must: -
  • Have a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean Grade ‘D’ plain or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
  • Boiler operators certificate from a recognized institution
  • Thorough understanding of boiler operator and fuel handler duties and responsibilities
  • Experience in the maintenance and operation of boilers
  • Ability to read and interpret written orders, control gauges, manufacturers operation instruction books and to record boiler plant information
  • Attended a First Aid certificate Course lasting not less than one (1) week from St. John Ambulance or the Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized Institution
Duties and Responsibilities: -

The duties and responsibilities of the successful candidates will include the following: -
  • Observes pressure, temperature, and draft meters on panel to verify specified operation of automatic combustion control systems, feed water regulators, stoker, Pulverizer and burners
  • Turns valves and adjust controls to set specified fuel feed, draft openings, water levels, and steam pressure of boilers
  • Observes boiler and auxiliary units to detect malfunctions/ possible breakdowns
  • Makes repairs, such as changing burners and tightening pipes and fittings
  • Test and treat boiler feed water, using specified chemicals
  • Maintain log of meter and gauge readings and record data, such as water test results and quantity of fuel consumed
  • Liaising with mechanics for boiler servicing
  • Maintains oil heaters, pumps, oil storage facilities, and oil unloading equipment
  • Making daily and weekly oil checks
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the plants.
Successful candidates will be deployed in any of the Training colleges within the Police Department.

The closing date for submission of application is on 5th.March, 2012

Completed application forms (PSC2) should be addressed and sent within twenty one (21) days from the date of this advertisement to:

The Commissioner of Police
Vigilance House
P.O. Box 30083-00100

For the Commissioner of Police



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