Nyamira County Weights and Measures Officer Jobs in Kenya

Nyamira County Weights and Measures Officer Jobs in Kenya

Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;

  • Bachelor degree in any of the following disciplines Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Computer science, Law, legal metrology, Information technology, instrumentation or engineering (Mechanical, Electrical/Electronics) Microprocessors or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

  • Advanced certificate of the Institute of Trade Standards Administration (Kenya);

  • Certificate of membership with the Institute of Trade Standards Administration (Kenya);

  • Certificate in computer applications from recognized institutions

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Testing and stamping of mechanical and electronic weighing and measuring equipment's, and class Il mechanical and electronic scales used for pharmaceutical dispensing and jewelry trade;

  • Testing of fabric and area measuring instrument, and all electronic weighing and measuring equipment;

  • Testing of meters for water, milk, and other liquid fluids and liquefied gas;

  • Compiling data collected on verified equipment at traders’ premises, stamping stations and verification office;

  • Sampling pre-packed goods for qualitative analysis;

  • Supervising and coordinating preparation of weighing and measuring equipment and verification activities during trade fairs and public service exhibitions;

  • Collecting and accounting for Appropriation in Aid (AI-A);

  • Conducting inspections on internal controls of manufacturers
    and measuring systems including software for data processing of measuring

  • Conducting prosecution of offences arising from infringement of the Weights and Measuring Act (Cap 513) the trade descriptions Act (Cap 505) and related regulations;

  • Carrying out inspection on wholesale and retail trading premises on the use of weighing and measuring equipment;

  • Carrying out verification of weighing band measuring equipment used by local authorities and other government institution to ensure accuracy; and,

  • Testing automatic weighing machines, bulk weights and totalizing machines, calibrating prover tanks and maintaining secondary reference

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Nyamira County Weights and Measures Officer Jobs in Kenya

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