KMFRI Laboratory Analyst - Instrumentation Jobs in Kenya

KMFRI Laboratory Analyst - Instrumentation Jobs in Kenya

  • The laboratory analysts shall be deployed in any of the following research areas: Oceans and Coastal Systems & Blue Economy, Freshwater Systems, Aquaculture and Socioeconomics research areas.

    Duties and responsibilities of the officer entail;

  • Develop Technical specifications for new Laboratory equipment to bridge instrumentation gaps

  • Conducting routine diagnostic and maintenance measures to the existing laboratory equipment

  • Prepare annual work plan for scheduled maintenance, calibration and servicing of Laboratory equipment according to manufacturer’s manual.

  • Maintain an up-to-date equipment inventory and initiate appropriate disposal of redundant equipment

  • Ensure Electrical and mechanical safety of all bench top installations by arranging for provision of necessary infrastructure.

  • Read, understand and interpret schematics, ladder drawings, technical specifications and manufacture’s manuals related to repair, maintenance and troubleshooting of electrical instrumentation and control equipment.

  • Test, calibrate, install, maintain, repair and troubleshoot electrical systems including, but not limited to: generators, PLC’s, electric motors, motor controls, flow equipment, alarm and telemetry systems, heating and exhaust systems, conduits, cable and relays.

  • Evaluate instrument performance to identify optimization and enhancement of opportunities

  • Deployment and retrieval of Oceanographic / Limnology equipment

    For appointment to
    this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Relevant work experience in an equivalent position in the public or private sector.

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a minimum grade of C+ and above.

  • Degree from a recognized institution or its equivalent in the following fields; Electrical and electronics engineering or Instrumentation and control engineering or automation and or mechatronic engineering.

  • Proficiency in computer application; and

  • Meets the requirements of chapter six of the constitution.

    Key Competencies and skills

  • Communication and reporting skills.

  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills;

  • Analytical skills.

  • Strong managerial skills.

  • Mentoring, coaching and Leadership skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KMFRI Laboratory Analyst - Instrumentation Jobs in Kenya

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