Mechanical Engineer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Mechanical Engineer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Overall Purpose of the Job

  • To provide specialistic mechanical engineering input to the projects activities starting from the screening studies up to the completion of the execution phase, as direct performer and/or as monitoring/follow-up of the activities performed by others (i.e., contractors).

  • To review and approve the specification, design and supply of static mechanical equipment including piping in onshore production facilities, ensuring that it meets project objectives, industry standards and best practice for safety, reliability and cost.

  • To provide specialistic support to the technical Authority in projects review to ensure technical integrity, to commissioning and start-up, and to production in trouble shooting activities on facilities already in operation.

    Main Responsibilities

  • Technical integrity of mechanical design.

  • Overall effectiveness and efficiency of mechanical design.

  • Capturing and dissemination of mechanical engineering knowledge.

    Key Activities

  • Supervising and directing Engineering Detail Contractors during the design, procurement and construction activities, ensuring the quality of the works according to the contract requirements.

  • Expediting suppliers of mechanical equipment, through desk or field expediting.

  • Supervise installation of mechanical equipment and fabrication/installation of piping

  • Providing technical input, in line with project requirements, into technical studies and Basis of Design.

  • Ensuring a smooth and effective transfer of data and information between Contractors and between Contractors and the Company.

  • Defining Piping and Layout requirements.

  • Optimizing installation and construction activities / sequences, minimizing cost and safety risks.

  • Acting as a technical authority on mechanical & piping issues for the Project, for example, reply to formal Deviation/Concession Requests issued by contractors and where necessary act as coordinator in resolution of technical issues.

  • Assessing capabilities and limitations of detail design contractors and incorporating in development planning and risk mitigation processes.

  • Participation to technical integrity activities and reviews/audits.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical engineering or equivalent

  • At least 5 years of experience in Mechanical & Piping Engineering

  • Preferred construction supervision experience (mechanical and/or civil)

  • Must have experience in designing projects.

  • Fluent knowledge of English.

  • Intermediate knowledge of the local language (if required)

    Required knowledge, technical or professional skills

  • Professional Role general knowledge

  • Mechanical, Machinery and Piping Engineering

  • Plant Design

  • Process Engineering

  • Material and Corrosion Design

  • Civil and Structural Design Project Engineering

    Knowledge from other Professional areas

  • HSE Principles and Systems

  • Constructability

  • Construction Works (mechanical equipment & piping works)

    Required personal capabilities

  • Demonstrate aptitude for teamwork

  • High level interpersonal skills

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at any given time with excellent analytical and problem
    solving skills;

    How to Apply

  • To apply, send your CV only to

  • before 20th November 2021.

  • Clearly indicate the exact position (Mechanical Engineer) applied for and your minimum salary expectation on the subject line.

  • NB: Flexi Personnel does not charge candidates for job placement.

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