State Department for Public Works Chief Engineer Mechanical (BS) Jobs in Kenya

State Department for Public Works Chief Engineer Mechanical (BS) Jobs in Kenya


For appointment to this grade an officer must have:

  • Served for a minimum period of ten (10) years, three (3) of which should have been at the grade of Chief Superintending Engineer (Mechanical (BS)) CSG 7and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • A Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • Been registered with the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya (ERB);

  • Corporate membership with the institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK);

  • Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence and administrative capability required for effective planning, directing, controlling and coordinating building development programs; and

  • Thorough understanding of national goals, policies and programs and the ability to translate them to the building services Engineering functions

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Chief Engineer is the Head of the Mechanical Department (Building Services) and is
    responsible to the Works Secretary for the review and formulation of mechanical and fire policies, planning, construction and maintenance of all the fire and mechanical services in government institutions and sites. Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • Overall responsibility for fire and mechanical engineering services in
    all government buildings and institutions;

  • Directing, controlling and co-ordination of all mechanical designs and maintenance of the services in government installations and institutions;

  • Formulation and implementation of policy matters and general administration of the department;

  • Formulation of operational policies in conjunction with other departmental heads

  • Formulation of policy and development standards in fire and mechanical building services for design, installation and maintenance;

  • Provision of assistance to other ministries and government statutory boards on matters relating to fire and mechanical building services installations;

  • Implementation of the department’s strategic objectives;

  • Preparation and implementation of the department’s performance management system and contracts;

  • Overseeing the financial asset management issues of the department;

  • Instituting operational accountability; and

  • Securing and managing financial support for development plans and overall supervision, training and development of departmental staff.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; State Department for Public Works Chief Engineer Mechanical (BS) Jobs in Kenya


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