ILRI Plumber Jobs in Kenya

ILRI Plumber Jobs in Kenya

  • The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Plumber to be responsible for the installation, refurbishment, repairs, and maintenance of plumbing, drainage, and other related facilities in the institute, to ensure that the facilities perform reliably, efficiently, cost-effectively, and safe to use or operate.

  • ILRI works to improve food and nutritional security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe, and sustainable use of livestock. It is the only one of 15 CGIAR research centers dedicated entirely to animal agriculture research for the developing world. Co-hosted by Kenya and Ethiopia, it has regional or country offices and projects in East, South, and Southeast Asia as well as Central, East, Southern, and West Africa.

    Key responsibilities

  • Ensure plumbing and drainage works are done as per the laid down standards and protocol.

  • Plan, and participate in coming up with specifications, interpretation of blueprints, construction, installation, commissioning, modification, maintenance, and repair of plumbing works.

  • Prepare standard operating procedures for plumbing works, etc to ensure proper care, usage, and maintenance of plumbing facilities, equipment, and tools so as to continuously provide services, promote the improvement of workplace safety, and other conducive environmental practices.

  • Prepare and present weekly job card reports, status, closure, and analysis setting forth progress, adverse trends, and appropriate conclusions and recommendations for tasks under their charge.

  • As delegated by the immediate supervisor coordinate with external service providers and contractors to ensure efficiency and up to the expected standard of service.

  • Work with others to prepare the terms of reference and bills of quantities for various in-house and outsourced works.

  • Carry out installation, operation, and maintenance of all the water systems (plumbing, drainage, firefighting, and sanitary

  • Carry out the mechanical fitting, welding, and refurbishment of mechanical structures.

  • Carry out service and repairs of manhole and wastewater facilities.

  • Carry out operation of specialized plants, including boilers, incinerators, cremators, effluent treatment plants, etc.

  • Carry out preventive maintenance and ensure procedures on plumbing, drainage, firefighting equipment, steam, fuel/gas equipment as well as other related systems and Equipment.

  • Participate in the handling and transportation of related equipment wherever it is required in any section of the Institute.

  • Assist in confirming specifications while the Institute is procuring of new equipment by providing technical specifications in plumbing, drainage, steam, and other activities in relevant areas of their work.

  • Updating the store’s department on the spares to restock and which ones are obsolete.

  • Perform any other related duties as may be required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree with 2 years work experience or Diploma in relevant field with 5 years experience

  • Relevant professional certification in plumbing and mechanical works.

  • Knowledge in reporting faults, execution, and resolution and closing of jobs through computer systems

  • Team player and capable of working with minimum supervision

  • Working knowledge of health, safety, environmental and security expectations.

  • Innovative and creative in solving emerging challenges.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; ILRI Plumber Jobs in Kenya

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