Saturday, 30 January 2016

Engineering Coordinator

Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company Ltd. is mandated to supply Water and Sanitation Services within the County of Nairobi and its environs. 

As part of our continued growth and team strengthening, we are looking for self-motivated, qualified, competent, seasoned and talented professionals capable of operating in a fast paced and demanding environment in the following positions:

Position: Engineering Coordinator 

Ref: NCWSC 02/2016
 
Directorate: Technical Directorate
 
 
Department: Engineering
 
Location: Headquarters - Kampala Road Industrial Area
 
Grade: 4
 
Reporting to: Engineering Manager / Operation and Maintenance Manager
 
Supervises: Engineering Officer
 
Main External Contacts: 
  • Customers
  • Suppliers
Main Internal Contacts: 
  • Managing Director
  • Technical Director
  • Functional Director
  • Managers
  • Employees
Broad Function: To supervise the operations and maintenance of water distribution network to ensure quick response to Customer needs. Assist in identifying infrastructural needs which if met would enhance service delivery of NCWSC.

Primary Duties / Responsibilities
  • Oversee operations of the water distribution
  • Guide and supervise performance of the staff under him/her
  • Ensure that the distribution network is working satisfactorily and that the Customer complaints as regards lack of water supply and leakages are attended to immediately
  • Identify areas where illegal abstraction of water is happening and reports to the Manager for necessary action.
  • Ensure maintenance of valve chambers, tanks and valves within the distribution network
  • Maintain accurate records and prepare reports as per requirements
  • Ensure store reorder levels of materials are maintained
  • Supervise leak repairs and maintenance
  • Identify the Company infrastructural needs in liaison with the Operations and Maintenance Manager
  • Prepare and provide reports on rehabilitation, expansion and other infrastructural work
  • Carry out preliminary design and costing of the works to be carried out
  • Prepare budget
  • Supervise and train Staff in the unit
  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned by the Manager.
Person Specifications
 
Academic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Second Class Honors (upper division)) in Civil Engineering or Equivalent
Professional Qualifications
  • Registered Engineer with the Engineer Registration Board (ERB) /Equivalent or Registrable with Engineer Registration Board (ERB).
Experience
  • At least Four (4) Years’ experience for Registered Members with ERB or equivalent
  • At least Eight (8) Years’ experience managing water/sewer infrastructure or in a busy Engineering Organization / Environment for registrable members with ERB.
  • Registerable members must provide prove of submission of their registration reports to ERB although preference will be given to those who are registered.
Required skills and competencies
  • Strong management and negotiation skills
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
How to Apply

If you are the right person we are looking for, send your application in confidence clearly indicating the names and contacts of three referees one of whom must be a current or former Employer. 

Attach copies of academic certificates and other relevant testimonials. 

The envelope should be properly labeled with the job code of the position you are applying clearly indicated on top left hand corner. 

The applications to be sent either by registered mail or courier services to the address indicated below:-

Managing Director,
Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Co. Ltd,
P.O Box 30656-00100,
Nairobi, Kenya.

Deadline for applications is by close of business Friday 12th February 2016.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification

Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company is an equal opportunity employer

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