Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer Jobs in Kenya

Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer Jobs in Kenya

Role Seniority:

  • Senior – Responsible for developing, safeguarding (within the Group) and disseminating (to colleagues) key technical/professional knowledge.

    Overall Purpose of the Job:

  • To review and approve the specification, design and supply (by contractors) of electrical / instrumentation equipment and systems in industrial facilities, ensuring that it meets project objectives, industry standards and best practice for safety, reliability and cost.


  • Based in Nairobi offices or in construction sites within Kenya, as required

  • Availability for travels within Kenya

  • Availability for temporary move to construction sites within Kenya

    Main Responsibilities

  • Power systems overall design integrity and compliance with international standards, company guidelines and engineering best practices

  • Electrical overall design integrity and compliance with international standards, company guidelines and engineering best practices.

  • Selection of the best technical/economical solutions and products for power systems.

    Key Activities

  • Reviewing and approving Electrical, Instrumentation and automation and control systems design documents

  • Providing technical evaluation of Electrical, Instrumentation and automation and control systems.

  • Providing power systems execution technical follow-up.

  • Technical support to commissioning and production start-up.

  • Supervise installation of electrical, instrumentation and automation systems

  • Selection of the best technical/economical solutions for production facility.

  • Supervising and directing Engineering Detail Contractors during the design, procurement and construction activities, ensuring the quality of the works according to the contract requirements.

  • Providing technical input, in line with project requirements, into technical studies and Basis of Design.

  • Ensuring a smooth and effective transfer of data and information between Contractors and between Contractors and the Company.

  • Defining Electrical, Instrumentation and automation requirements.

  • Optimizing installation and construction activities
    / sequences, minimizing cost and safety risks.

  • Acting as a technical authority on Electrical, Instrumentation and automation issues for the Project, for example, reply to formal Deviation/Concession Requests issued by contractors and where necessary act as coordinator in resolution of technical issues.

  • Participation to technical integrity activities and reviews/audits.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical engineering or equivalent.

  • At least 5 years of experience in Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering.

  • Preferred construction supervision experience (Electrical and Instrumentation).

    Required knowledge, technical or professional skills

  • Professional Role general knowledge.

  • Electrical Systems Design.

  • Instrumentation, Automation & Telecomm. Systems Design.

  • Plant Design.

    Knowledge from other Professional Areas

  • HSE Principles and Systems.

  • Construction Works (electrical works).

  • Commissioning Works (Electrical Systems Works).

    Required personal capabilities

  • Knowledge and know-how: Analysis, Problem Solving, Results orientation.

  • Teamwork: Teamwork.

  • Passion – Setting an example: Positive attitude, Energy.

  • Courage to change: Flexibility / lateral thinking.

    How to Apply

  • To apply, send your CV only to

  • applications@flexi-personnel.com before 20th November 2021.

  • Clearly indicate the exact position (Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer) applied for and your minimum salary expectation on the subject line.

  • NB: Flexi Personnel does not charge candidates for job placement.

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