REREC Senior Engineer Jobs in Kenya

REREC Senior Engineer Jobs in Kenya


  • The Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation, (formerly, the Rural Electrification Authority ) a state corporation established under the Energy Act, 2019, is mandated to enhance provision of electricity in the rural areas of the country as well as develop, manage and promote the use of renewable energy in Kenya.

  • Through its mandate, the Corporation seeks to improve the socio-economic well-being of Kenyans living in rural areas as well as develop cheap alternatives to sources of energy through the promotion of renewable energy.

  • Since commencing operations in the 2008/09 financial year, the Corporation has endeavored to realize this objective and through its efforts, 70% of all the public facilities have been electrified.

  • Moving forward, the Corporation will put more focus on renewable energy to provide electricity to areas far away from the national grid network.

  • The Corporation is looking for highly experienced, motivated and results oriented individuals to fill vacancies in the organization.

  • The applicants must be self-driven individuals who are focused and committed to driving the Corporation towards achieving its mandate.

  • They will work with their departmental teams in spearheading/embracing innovations, work ethics and must possess high level of integrity.

    Responsibilities

    Duties and responsibilities will entail

  • Coordinating preparation of annual Departmental Performance Contracts;

  • Implementing policies and programs on power system designs;

  • Ensuring Preparation of Purchase Requisition (PR)for designed projects;

  • Monitoring and evaluating the implementation of Construction Contracts;

  • Participating in annual review of the REREC projects plan;

  • Supervising of construction of all REREC grid projects;

  • Ensuring that records of all grid projects constructed in the country are properly kept both at the Regional office and head Office;

  • Ensuring projects information is updated from time to time;

  • Preparing the weekly projects reports;

  • Providing completion certificates for completed projects;

  • Ensuring timely delivery of projects;

  • Providing technical advice and guidance on matters pertaining to construction of distribution and transmission lines as necessary;

  • Participating in formulation of power system design standards and ensure they are adhered to;

  • Coordinating supervision and provision of technical expertise to contractors;

  • Verifying technical reports, designs and estimates for projects;

  • Ensuring all construction works conform to the approved standards;

  • Developing clear procedures on
    the preparation and issuance of stores requisition forms (STF); and

  • Liaising with other departments/sections of the Corporation on specific issues.

    Qualifications

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • A minimum of four (4) years relevant work experience;

  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic, Civil Engineering, or its equivalent from a recognized institution;

  • Registered with the Engineers Board of Kenya;

  • Certificate in supervisory course lasting not less than two (2) weeks;

  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;

  • Proficiency in computer applications; and

  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    How to Apply

  • Apply for a position through a standard one-page letter, attaching a detailed CV and copies of certificates;

  • All applicants MUST complete the BIO DATA Click here to download and send the same in WORD to the Chief Executive Officer on jobs@rea.co.ke. PDF and SCANNED bio data will be rejected;

  • Candidates must submit Tax Compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Clearance Certificates from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) and Credit reference Bureau (CRB); and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI);

  • Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit HARD COPIES of their applications together with their updated Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of academic and professional certificates on or before the closing dates;

  • Qualified persons including physically challenged, youth and female candidates are encouraged to apply;

  • Candidates who had previously applied are encouraged to apply again;

  • Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted;

  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

  • Applications should be sent to:

    The Chief Executive Officer,

    Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation,

    Kawi House, Block C/South C-Bellevue,

    P.O Box 34585-00100,

    NAIROBI.

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