Kenyatta University Hospital - Boiler Operators Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Boiler Operators Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:-

Kenyatta University Hospital - Boiler Operators Jobs in Kenya

Boiler Operator – DCASBO/KUTRRH/9

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Hospital Administration
Section/Unit: Mechanical Engineering
Job Title: Boiler Operator
Reports to: Hospital Mechanical Engineer
Direct Reports: Boiler Assistant

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Hospital Mechanical Engineer, the Boiler to provide operation and maintenance works of the heating systems in the high-pressure boiler, engine, and mechanical machines and air conditioning equipment at the

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

• Perform routine maintenance of the boiler, engine, piping system and other related appliances in the hospital.
• Identify old, worn out and thus defective parts of the boilers and systems and replace them with new ones for effective operations in the hospital.
• Test boiler water chemical balance and bring it to the recommended level so as to avoid corrosion, deposits that may damage it thus
affecting operations in the hospital
• Manipulate valves to control the flow of water and fuel and to increase or decrease steam pressure and heat as required for use in the hospital.
• Observe operating equipment, meters, and gauges to ensure that operation is in accord with specified instructions to ensure safety of the device and users in the hospital.
• Report to the Mechanical Engineer, any abnormal operating conditions or major repair requirements to shift engineer, and assist in implementing remedial action in the hospital
• Record and document hourly operations of the boiler and heating or cooling system and relay the same information to shift boilers operators
and engineer of maintenance mechanic who make the necessary repairs or corrections if necessary in the hospital.
• Check and record temperatures of air conditioning equipment, such as chillers, chilled water pumps, and condensed water pumps in the hospital.
• Ensure and maintain boiler rooms and related work area in a clean, orderly, and
safe condition, free from any unauthorized access and interference or contamination in the hospital.
• Ensure maintenance and observation of all safety requirements and standards for the heating and cooling systems for the safety of all in the hospital.
• Test and treat boiler feed water for scale, oxygen, pitting, corrosion, hardness, etc. and add chemicals to treat these problems on a daily basis for use in the hospital.

4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

Diploma in Boiler Operation, Advanced Certificate in Boiler Operation, or Craft 1
or other relevant field from a recognized institution.

Professional qualification required to effectively perform in the role:


Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
a) Computer literate
b) Knowledge of relevant professional standards
c) Knowledge of water treatment, electricity, plumbing, welding and computer
Soft skills required for the job:
a) Communication skills
b) Observation skills
c) Analytical skills
d) Supervisory skills
e) Ability to work under pressure
f) Ability to work odd hours and days

5. Relevant Work Experience Required:

Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be
appointed to the position:

At least three years working experience as a Boiler Operator.

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

1. Application Letter,
2. Curriculum Vitae and
3. Filled Application Form

ONLY via email to

Or hard copies can be addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi Kenya

For more information and job applications details, see; Kenyatta University Hospital - Boiler Operators Jobs in Kenya

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