Kenya Roads Board Engineers - Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Roads Board Engineers - Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Roads Board (KRB) is a statutory body established by the Kenya Roads Board Act No. 7 of 1999. The object and purpose for which KRB was established is to
oversee the road network in Kenya and coordinate the maintenance, rehabilitation and development funded by the Kenya Roads Board Fund as established under the Act and to advise the Cabinet Secretary responsible for roads on all matters related thereto

a) Job Specifications

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under direct supervision of a Senior Officer.

Duties and responsibilities at this level entail assisting in: -

A. Road Policy and Research

  • Planning, organizing, and collecting of economic, environmental and social data for road investment programs and strategies;

  • Developing of road maintenance standards and manuals for road maintenance funded by the Fund;

  • Organizing transport and road research conferences, workshops;

  • Monitoring implementation of local resource-based approaches in roads works (R2000strategy) and monitor implementation;

  • Updating roadworks cost estimation systems.

    B. Highways, Rural & County, Urban & Park Roads

  • Reviewing the annual roads works programmes submitted by the road agencies and consolidating them into annual public roads programme (APRP).

  • Monitoring implementation of APRP and preparing half year and annual APRP implementation reports;

  • Preparing training programs for Road Agencies and Counties to enhance delivery of road maintenance

  • Developing of rules, procedures, and guidelines for road maintenance generally for the better carrying out of the Board functions

  • Monitoring of the implementation of Road Sector Investment Program;

  • Collecting of road inventory and condition data, traffic data and axle load data and keeping up to date the Kenya Roads Board Geo-Database;

  • Monitoring axle load programmes undertaken by Road Agencies;

  • Implementing of KRB road safety programs;

    b) Person Specifications

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: -

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

  • Registered by the Engineers Board of Kenya as a Graduate Engineer

  • 2 years in an Engineering field

  • Proficiency in computer applications.

  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    c) Key
    competencies and skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Communication and report writing skills

  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills

    Terms of Service:

    All the positions are permanent and pensionable. Successful candidates will be offered a competitive remuneration package, including house allowance, medical benefits, gratuity and other benefits in accordance with State Corporations Advisory Committee and Salaries Remuneration Commission guidelines.

    How to Apply:

    Applications shall be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials, or other supporting documents. The application should also indicate the names and contact of three referees. Scanned copies of these documents must accompany online applications.

    All applications should be clearly marked “Application for the Position of Director/Principal Officer/Officer” and submitted in any of the following ways:

    a) Hand delivered application in sealed envelope addressed to the Director General, Kenya Roads Board to be dropped at the reception of Kenya Roads Offices, 3rd
    Floor, Kenya Re Towers, off Ragati Road in Upper Hill, Nairobi.

    b) Online applications should be through the Recruitment Portal in the website;

    c) Posted applications should be addressed to:

    The Director General
    Kenya Roads Board
    3rd Floor, Kenya Re-Towers, Off Ragati Road,
    Upper Hill P. O. Box 73718-00200,
    Nairobi, Kenya.

    Interested applicants are required to obtain clearance from the following bodies:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority

  • Higher Education Loans Board

  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and

  • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)

  • Credit Reference Bureau.

  • Applicants must submit copies of these clearance certificates with the application.

  • All Applications must reach the Chairperson not later than 5 p.m. on 22nd September, 2022.

    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Roads Board Engineers - Jobs in Kenya

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