Head of Lift Installation Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Head of Lift Installation Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya


  • We are looking to hire an experienced head of lift installation mechanic/electrical engineer.

  • You will be required to oversee the installation of new elevators, perform routine maintenance, troubleshoot malfunctioning systems, repair or replace parts, and conduct safety tests.

  • To ensure success as an elevator supervisor, you should have advanced mechanical/electrical knowledge of elevator systems, good troubleshooting skills, and be able to work after hours if required.

  • Ultimately, a top-class elevator mechanic /electrical installs, repairs, and maintains a client’s system with the least amount of downtime.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the installation of elevators, mechanical walkways, and escalators.

  • Interpretation of drawings.

  • Site surveys.

  • Responding to mechanical failures and system malfunctions.

  • Installing and testing electrical systems.

  • Servicing and maintaining machine parts.

  • Repairing or replacing system parts.

  • Oiling and greasing moving parts.

  • Carrying out safety checks.

  • Maintaining stock and ordering supplies.

  • Maintaining a clean working area.

    Key Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the elevator – escalator industry is a MUST

  • Vocational Certificate/Diploma candidate from Mechanical and Electrical stream or equivalent

  • University Degree is an added advantage.

  • Good communication skills with basic IT skills

  • Relevant mechanical certification.

  • Advanced knowledge of elevator systems, mechanical walkways, and
    escalators.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.

  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical malfunctions.

  • Physically fit and able to lift heavy objects.

  • Ability to travel and work after hours when required.

  • Ability to work independently.

    Additional Skills

  • Good attention to detail.

  • Knowledge of lifting equipment.

  • Ability to spot problems and provide solutions.

  • Excellent knowledge of health and safety requirements.

  • Passion for machinery and the technical aspects of construction.

  • Able to pick up technical systems quickly.

  • High level of organization and commitment to your work.

  • In-depth understanding of general engineering.

    How to Apply:

  • If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Head of Lift Installation) to

  • rebecca@topchoice.co.ke before 27th January 2022.


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