Kajiado County Heavy Plant Mechanic, Plant Operators and Automotive Mechanic Jobs 2015

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Job Description

County Government of Kajiado

Kajiado County Public Service Board

Department of Roads, Public Works, Transport & Energy

Heavy Plant Mechanic
JG ‘J’
(1 Post)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate Earth moving equipment, road construction equipment and high capacity generators.
  • Keep all tools, equipment and machinery used in heavy plant section safe and in good condition.
  • Identify required materials / spare parts and initiate the procurement process
  • Ensure compliance to occupational health and safety requirements.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a holder of a Diploma in Automotive Engineering – Heavy plant option from an accredited institution (candidates in craft / certificate level but with wide experience in operation of Heavy Plant will be considered)
  • Five (5) years relevant experience.
  • Computer literacy will be an added advantage.
  • Valid driving license (Heavy Plant)

Plant Operator (Bulldozer D6)
JG ‘J’
(1 Post)
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Driving/Operating the assigned vehicle/Bulldozer D6
  • Carrying out routine checks on the machine cooling, oil, electrical, tyre pressure and brake systems etc
  • Detecting and reporting malfunctioning of the machines systems
  • Maintenance of work ticket(s) for assigned machine
  • Ensuring security and safety of the machine on and off the road
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the machine
  • Checking and reporting to the accounting officer on validity of insurance, inspection certificates of machine for renewal

Requirements for Appointment

  • Must have experience of not less than seven (7) years operating a Bulldozer D6
  • Passed occupational Trade Test I for drivers
  • A valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for classes B, C, E, D
  • Defensive driving certificate from the Automobile Association of Kenya (AA) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Attended a First-Aid certificate course lasting not less than one (1) week at St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized institution
  • Minimum entry age should be 25 years and above
  • Attended a refresher course for drivers at Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or its equivalent is an added advantage

Plant Operator (Excavator)
JG ‘J’
(1 Post)
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Driving / Operating the assigned vehicle/Excavator
  • Carrying out routine checks on the machine cooling, oil, electrical, tyre pressure and brake systems etc
  • Detecting and reporting malfunctioning of the machines systems
  • Maintenance of work ticket(s) for assigned machine
  • Ensuring security and safety of the machine on and off the road
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the machine
  • Checking and reporting to the accounting officer on validity of insurance, inspection certificates of machine for renewal

Requirements for Appointment

  • Must have experience of not less than seven (7) years operating an Excavator
  • Passed occupational Trade Test I for drivers
  • A valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for classes B, C, E, D
  • Defensive driving certificate from the Automobile Association of Kenya (AA) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Attended a First-Aid certificate course lasting not less than one (1) week at St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized institution
  • Minimum entry age should be 25 years and above
  • Attended a refresher course for drivers at Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or its equivalent is an added advantage

Plant Operator
JG ‘J’
(2 Posts)
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Driving the assigned motor vehicle
  • Carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical, tyre pressure and brake systems etc
  • Detecting and reporting malfunctioning of the vehicle systems
  • Maintenance of work ticket(s) for vehicle(s) assigned
  • Ensuring security and safety of the vehicle on and off the road
  • Overseeing safety of the passengers and/of goods therein
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle(s)
  • Checking and reporting to the accounting officer on validity of insurance, inspection certificates of motor vehicle for renewal

Requirements for Appointment

  • Must have an experience of not less than seven (7) years
  • Passed occupational Trade Test I for drivers
  • A valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for classes A B, C, E, D for plant operators
  • Defensive driving certificate from the Automobile Association of Kenya (AA) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Attended a First-Aid certificate course lasting not less than (1) at St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized institution
  • Minimum entry age should be 25 years and above
  • Attended a refresher Course for drivers at Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or its equivalent is an added advantage

Automotive Mechanic
JG ‘J’
(1 Post)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carry out fault finding and diagnosis in county motor vehicles
  • Undertake transmission, suspension, braking and engine management systems for county motor vehicles and other machines
  • Assessing and undertaking repair of tyres, trim and general fitting as well as body repair, spray painting and finishing
  • Assessing the state of county motor vehicles and advising if repairs are needed
  • Carrying out repairs of county motor vehicles and other machines and replacing damaged parts
  • Undertake road testing of county motor vehicles and other machines
  • Fitting and servicing accessories of county motor vehicles and other machines
  • Carrying out standard servicing and checks
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the County vehicles while on service
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Requirements for Appointment

  • A holder of a Diploma in Vehicle Maintenance, Repair Principles or Vehicle Technology from a recognized institution
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience in the area of Vehicle Maintenance, Repair Principles and Vehicle Technology
  • Must have experience of not less than five (5) years in Automotive Mechanic field

How to Apply

Note: Applicants should specify clearly the discipline applied for.
Shortlisted candidates shall be required to present copies of the following valid documents:
Certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) but exempted for Diploma holders
Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
Clearance certificate from the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Applications should be sent to the undersigned or hand delivered to our offices at A.C.K Tenebo House, Kajiado 1st floor on or before Friday 4th September, 2015 5.00 p.m.
The Secretary County Public Service Board, Kajiado County P.O. Box 664 – 001100, Kajiado
Note:
Any form of canvassing shall lead to immediate disqualification;
Kajiado County is an equal opportunity employer; women, youth and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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