Rural Electrification Authority Principal Engineer - Construction Jobs in Kenya

Rural Electrification Authority Principal Engineer - Construction Jobs in Kenya


Job Specification

Duties and responsibilities will entail:-

  • Coordinating preparation of annual Departmental Performance Contracts;

  • Implementing policies and programs on power system designs;

  • Preparing Purchase Requisition (PR)for designed projects;

  • Monitoring and evaluating the implementation of Construction Contracts;

  • Participating in annual review of the REREC projects plan;

  • Coordinating the supervision 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 leadership 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;

  • Managing human, financial and material resources assigned to the department;

  • Providing advisory functions to top management on all matters relating to the extension of the grid;

  • 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.

    Person Specifications

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

  • A minimum period of eight (8) years’ work experience three (3) of which must have been in supervisory role;

  • Masters degree in any of the following: Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Energy Management, Business Administration or relevant degree from a recognized institution;

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

  • Registered with the Engineers Board of Kenya;

  • Certificate in management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;

  • Proficiency in computer applications; and

  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    Key Competencies and Skills

    In addition the candidate should possess the following skills:

  • Analytical skills;

  • Communication skills;

  • Strategic and innovative thinking;

  • Interpersonal skills; and

  • Negotiation skills.

  • Team player

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Rural Electrification Authority Principal Engineer - Construction Jobs in Kenya


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