Kitengela International School Laboratory Technician Jobs in Kenya

Kitengela International School Laboratory Technician Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary

This position is responsible for the provision of technical support to relevant departments contributing to students’ learning experience by assisting with the preparation of materials and apparatus for practical work in the laboratory.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Set up and dismantle apparatus and equipment for demonstration and practical lessons, as requested and detailed by teaching staff.

  • Run trials of experiments prior to classes and then demonstrate techniques for experiments to the trainees to ensure the practical session runs smoothly

  • Perform demonstrations and provide technical support to the trainees during the practicals

  • Maintain laboratory inventory and ensure that all the required equipment and chemicals are available for use when required

  • Requisition laboratory consumables to ensure they are replenished in a timely manner to ensure laboratory operations run smoothly

  • Maintain safety storage of laboratory chemicals and equipment to prevent incidences of accidents in the laboratory

  • Prepare a maintenance schedule for all laboratory equipment for approval by the section head to ensure that all laboratory equipment is in good working condition

  • Ensure safe disposal of laboratory waste as per the Occupational Safety and Health standards

  • Observe and ensure health and safety procedures are practiced and enforced and all accidents are reported to the section head.

  • Advise the section head on the budgeting requirement for the laboratory to ensure that all the laboratory requirement are factored in the budget to promote smooth trainings

  • Maintain all requisite records on
    the use of various laboratory equipment and chemicals for accountability and future reference

  • Segregate non-functional equipment and machine to ensure safety in the laboratory and ensure they are disposed per the safety disposal guideline

  • Report any breakdown of equipment to the section head for purposes of decision making on replacements.

  • Supervise cleaning of the laboratory and equipment therein to ensure efficient operation of the laboratory

  • Keep up to date with relevant scientific and technical developments that will save on time and improve reliability


  • Degree or Diploma in Applied Biology, Analytical Chemistry

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a similar position preferably in a learning institution

  • ICT skills

  • Ability to collect quantitative data, analysis and interpretation

    Desired Competencies and Attributes

  • Good communication skills (both verbal and written).

  • A team player, good analytical skills, attention to details.

  • Excellent analytical skills and presentation.

  • Willingness to learn and ability to receive feedback.

    How to Apply

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