British High Commission TWG Electrician Jobs in Kenya

British High Commission TWG Electrician Jobs in Kenya

Main Purpose of Job:

To safely perform electrical installations, planned preventative maintenance (PPM), reactive maintenance, fault finding, design, construction and inspection & test to Low Voltage (LV) equipment & installations across the British High Commission estate in and around Nairobi and on occasion overseas in accordance with Foreign Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) guidance and standards.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Carry out planned maintenance activities, projects, refurbishments and react to electrical breakdowns or faults in a timely, professional & customer focused manner

  • Execute repairs and works safely and in accordance with the quality standards of the FCO, industry best practice, British standards and Kenyan electrical regulations & requirements where applicable to LV domestic / housing electrical works and light industrial / commercial plant and equipment

  • Take ownership of electrical projects, repairs and producing technical reports within accurate time frames for completion of works

  • Safely perform electrical testing and produce electrical installation condition reports or electrical installation certificates as required and on completion of works

  • Lead and mentor colleagues in electrical methods including design, installation, inspection & test

  • Liaise with technical & non-technical colleagues to provide updates on works progress in a suitable language that is understood by all parties

  • Actively contribute to safe working practices and ensure all work is undertaken safely by self and others

  • Identify materials required and create work package(s) for refurbishment, improvement, renewal and re-wire to ensure the electrical installation meets the electrical compliance standards of the FCO, the current edition of BS7671, Kenyan electrical regulations & requirements where applicable and any other relevant standard(s)

  • Produce comprehensive bills of materials and estimates of costs for high quality electrical components, labour and materials

  • Demonstrate continuous improvement in all
    areas of work to achieve best value for money, safety compliance and standards of build

  • Typically duties may include: Routine electrical maintenance (LV), electrical design for small projects, electrical construction, test & inspection, undertaking full building re-wires, fault finding, consumer board & distribution board replacement, repairs to installations, installation of circuit accessories, industrial control panel repairs / modification, repairs and replacement to wiring in commercial buildings and special locations (swimming pools etc.) Working at height and outside work may be required on occasion including on high risk plant

    Resources managed (staff and expenditure):

    On occasion the job holder may be required to supervise contractors

    Essential qualifications, skills and experience

  • Certificate in electrical installation from a recognised government institution

  • 3 years of experience in electrical installation and maintenance work

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Knowledge and experience in low voltage electrical installation inspection and testing

  • Must have knowledge of hand and power tools

  • Hold a current full driving licence and be a safe competent driver (accident free for three years)

    Desirable qualifications, skills and experience

  • Be familiar with the required Health & Safety standards governing the electrician role

  • Knowledge to read and understand blue prints

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; British High Commission TWG Electrician Jobs in Kenya

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