National Housing Corporation Principal Engineer (Civil/Structural) Jobs in Kenya

National Housing Corporation Principal Engineer (Civil/Structural) Jobs in Kenya

Job Specification:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carrying out implementation, monitoring and periodic review of procedures and standards for undertaking engineering design and implementation of work;

  • Ensure proper custody of Engineering procedures and manuals;

  • Carrying out quality assurance and offer guidance to other Engineers on Engineering works;

  • Coordination, supervision and review of work done by other Engineering staff to the level of Senior Engineer;

  • Participate in feasibility study and planning for housing and infrastructure projects;

  • Review of engineering designs, specifications and drawings done by external consultants contracted by NHC;

  • Review of tender documentation in liaison with other Engineers, Architects and Quantity Surveyors;

  • Participate in evaluation of contractual claims;

  • Liaise with necessary agencies/authorities for inspections and approvals of engineering aspects;

  • Participate in procurement processes in the Corporation;

  • Undertake monitoring and evaluation of infrastructure projects;

  • Supervise construction of housing and infrastructure projects to ensure quality and specification with respect to engineering aspects;

  • Undertake stakeholder engagement for infrastructure projects and matters;

  • Ensure collaboration with project enablers such as utility and service providers;

  • Representing Engineering Department and participating in technical, planning and marketing committees in the Corporation;

  • Participate in research and development on housing and infrastructure designs, technology and materials.

    Person Specification:

  • At least eight (8) years relevant work experience three (3) of which should have been in
    a supervisory role;

  • Bachelors Degree in Civil/Structural/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • Masters Degree in Civil/Structural/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Business Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • Corporate Membership with the Institution of Engineers of Kenya or any other recognized professional body in good standing;

  • Registered by the Engineers Board of Kenya (E.B.K.) as a Professional Engineer;

  • Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from recognized institution;

  • Proficiency in computer applications; and

  • Fulfilled the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution.

    Skills and Competencies:

  • Interpersonal skills;

  • Communication skills;

  • Ability to work independently and in a team;

  • Ability to plan and prioritize tasks;

  • Ability to meet deadlines;

  • Ability to supervise others;

  • Problem solving skills;

  • Analytical skills;

  • Customer focus;

  • Decision making skills;

  • Report/Minute writing skills;

    How to Apply

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