Eldoret Water and Sanitation Company Design, Construction and Maintenance Manager Jobs in Kenya

Eldoret Water and Sanitation Company Design, Construction and Maintenance Manager Jobs in Kenya


Purpose of the Job

  • To conceptualize, design, plan, construct, manage and maintain infrastructure works including water intake, dams, water treatment plants, water distribution network, sewerage network, waste water plants and other projects. To identify and recommend solutions to improve efficiencies of the existing systems. Maintain engineering records, designs, project progress and completion reports.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities

    Managerial Roles and Responsibilities

  • Overseeing project pre- feasibility and feasibility studies.

  • Plan and conduct field surveys to locate new sites and analyze details of project

  • Develop detailed project design reports for water and sewerage infrastructure using set engineering standards/guidelines and develop detailed engineering drawings and bills of quantities

  • Develop detailed engineering bid documents for works to be outsourced

  • Supervise construction projects done either internally or through contractors for delivery of quality work within the stipulated timelines and budgets

  • Develop and review terms of reference for consultants to undertake major works to be out sourced.

  • Convene/attend periodic project site meetings and submit detailed progress reports

  • Conduct materials test and analysis

  • Monitor construction activities to ensure that environmental and Safety regulations are adhered to;

  • Organizing and directing staff on the day to day activities;

  • Estimate cost of completed work or those required for renovations or

  • Develop guidelines for project completion and handover procedure,

  • Develop project completion reports

  • Overseeing development and implementation of maintenance plans

    Operational Roles and Responsibilities

  • Producing designs, both initial outlines and full plans, of sewerage, water treatment and flood defense structures such as pump systems and pipe networks;

  • Supervise design and construction of water and sewerage projects;

  • Supervise construction of new structures/ repairs and provide the necessary Engineering expertise;

  • Managing and maintaining water and sewerage infrastructure operations;

  • Presenting project details and technical information to colleagues and clients;

  • Preparation of project progress and completion reports ;

  • Managing project budgets;

  • Keeping up to date with changes in regulatory legislation and guidelines;

  • Development of tender documents and management of contracts;

  • Liaising with clients, contractors, government agencies, local authorities and suppliers;

  • Supervising staff and site workers;

  • Using a variety of specialist computer applications/simulation software;

  • Ensuring that projects keep to budgets and timescales;

  • Maintaining an awareness of current environmental issues

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned;

    Key Result Areas:

    The jobholder’s accountability areas are as follows:

  • Successful implementation of projects within budget and set timelines

  • Successful implementation of quality control standards for services/works offered by the section;

  • Effective supervision of employees assigned to the section;

  • Maximization of productivity in the section;

  • Continuous process improvement of services offered by the

    Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • The jobholder must possess:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Water Engineering or any other related field;

  • A minimum of 8 years’ in related work experience, (3 years of this in Senior Management;
  • 2 years in water related project management and supervision)

  • A member of the Engineers Board of Kenya or Institute of Engineers Kenya;

  • Must have demonstrated ability to handle departmental budgets, resources, processes, projects and relationships;

  • Should have thorough knowledge of the relevant industry/sector as well as knowledge of regulatory requirements affecting the relevant sector;

  • Must have ability to plan, organize, implement and evaluate departmental goals;

  • Must demonstrate ability to handle multiple and conflicting priorities, and work under strict deadlines;

  • Should have strong analytical and be result oriented;

  • Must have high standards of integrity and ethical practice;

  • Must be capable of functioning effectively both as a team player and a team leader;

  • Must have management and Leadership skills;

  • Must have ability to accurately plan work assignments, prioritize tasks and deliver deadlines;

  • Should have problem solving and decision making abilities;

  • Should be an effective communicator with the ability to handle both internal and external communication;

  • Should demonstrate ability to identify and respond to risk areas within the department;

  • Should have effective people management and conflict resolution skills;

  • Must have knowledge in use of Auto-CAD and MS office.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Eldoret Water and Sanitation Company Design, Construction and Maintenance Manager Jobs in Kenya


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