Nyeri Water & Sewerage Company Senior Officer – Water Services Jobs in Kenya

Nyeri Water & Sewerage Company Senior Officer – Water Services Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

  • The job holder is responsible for ensuring effective supervision of operations and maintenance of the water treatment and distribution network under direction of the Manager, Water services.

    Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

    Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Oversee the operations and maintenance of the water intake, raw water pipelines and treatment

  • Supervise the Operations and maintenance of the Distribution Network

  • Ensure that chemical tests on water are carried out in order to maintain the required quality and quantity demand of water and optimization of water chemicals

  • Ensure that leaks and any other faults in the production and distribution system are detected
    and rectified in a timely and economic manner

  • Supervises and appraises staff

  • Ensure that the plant, equipment and distribution network are maintained on a regular basis to avoid interruptions in production

  • Ensure safe custody of water treatment and distribution materials/infrastructure.

  • Ensure that all grounds, plants and equipment are well maintained

  • Oversee proper maintenance of NRW equipment, machinery and other infrastructure

  • Oversee surveillance tests and repairs for NRW losses

  • Oversee installation of master, zonal and sub zonal meters at all abstraction points

    Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Determine the type and amount of water treatment chemicals and other materials needed and
    ensure that they are readily available

  • Monitors the river flow at the intake and initiate both preventative and corrective measures of dealing with obstructions that may occur

  • Monitors the distributing network and initiate both preventative and corrective measures of dealing with obstructions that may occur.

  • Carry out Staff and intern training and mentoring

  • Maintain records for all the operations and prepare the necessary reports

  • Develop and implement the
    section work plans in line with the division strategies activities

  • Participate in identifying sectional needs for budget formulation

    Job Dimensions:

    Financial Responsibility

  • Participation in the preparation of departmental budget and Procurement plans with focus on the section’s budget

    Responsibility for Physical Assets

  • Furniture and fittings of approximately 8 million

  • Machines and equipment of approximately Kshs.5 million

  • Infrastructural assets of approximately 500 million

    Decision Making / Job Influence

  • Supervisory decisions

  • Operational decisions

  • Financial decisions.

    Working Conditions

  • Works in a normal office environment (10%)

  • Works in the field within the service area (90%)

  • Working beyond normal hours including weekends

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)

    Academic qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or an equivalent qualification from a recognised institution;

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Registrable with the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK

    Previous relevant work experience required.

  • At least Seven (7) years relevant experience in a reputable organization, four (4) of which should be in a senior management position;

    Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies /Attributes:

  • Communication skills.

  • Interpersonal skills.

  • Conflict Management skills.

  • Presentation skills.

  • Problem solving skills.

  • Analytical skills.

  • Emotional Intelligence.

    How to Apply

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