Plumbing Technicians Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Plumbing Technicians Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Position:
  • Plumbing Technician
    Location:
  • Nairobi – Kenya
    Industry:
  • Hospitality

    Our client, a market leader in Hospitality Industry is urgently seeking to hire dynamic and result oriented and experienced Plumbing Technician to efficiently undertake a variety of plumbing tasks ranging from fixing leakages to installing pipes and HVAC systems.

    The job holder must have a thorough knowledge of hydraulic systems. He/she should be a patient individual with a practical mind and manual dexterity, able to work efficiently with great attention to detail.

    The goal is to install and maintain well-functioning systems that transport water, waste, gases or hot liquids and other matters by performing the following duties;

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assemble pipe sections, tubing and fittings, using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement, plastic solvent, caulking, or soldering, brazing and welding equipment.
  • Fill pipes or plumbing fixtures with water or air and observe pressure gauges to detect and locate leaks.
  • Review blueprints and building codes and specifications to determine work details and procedures.
  • Prepare written work cost estimates and negotiate contracts.
  • Study building plans and inspect structures to assess material and equipment needs, to establish the sequence of pipe installations, and to plan installation around obstructions such as electrical wiring.
  • Keep records of assignments and produce detailed work reports.
  • Perform complex calculations and planning for special or very large jobs.
  • Locate and mark the position of pipe installations, connections, passage holes, and fixtures in structures, using measuring instruments such as rulers and levels.
  • Measure, cut, thread, and bend pipe to required angle, using hand and power tools
    or machines such as pipe cutters, pipe-threading machines, and pipe-bending machines.
  • Install pipe assemblies, fittings, valves, appliances such as dishwashers and water heaters, and fixtures such as sinks and toilets, using hand and power tools.
  • Cut openings in structures to accommodate pipes and pipe fittings, using hand and power tools.
  • Ad-hoc assistance to other maintenance teams

    Key Competencies & Qualifications
  • Diploma/Craft Certificate in Maintenance or any Related field from a recognized institution
  • Proven experience as a Plumber
  • Solid understanding of water distribution and disposal systems in residential, commercial and industrial buildings
  • Working knowledge of heating and ventilation systems as well as appliances
  • Ability to handle plumbing tools and equipment (pipe wrenches, pipe cutters, plungers etc.)
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Friendly with a great deal of patience
  • Good physical condition and strength with the ability to work in awkward spaces
  • Valid license to practice profession

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates should apply online by 9th March 2019
  • To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to recruitment@linkarkconsultants.com before close of business.
  • Clearly indicate the position applied for and expected salary on the subject line.

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