Plumbing Technicians Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya
Plumbing Technicians Jobs in Nairobi, KenyaPosition:Plumbing Technician
Nairobi – Kenya
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;Assemble pipe sections, tubing and fittings, using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement, plastic solvent, caulking, or soldering, brazing and welding equipment.
Duties and Responsibilities:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org before close of business.
Clearly indicate the position applied for and expected salary on the subject line.
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