Ministry Of Transport Jobs Plant Operator (82 Positions)



Plant Operator Jobs at Ministry Of Transport

Grade III
Basic Salary Scale: Kshs 10,380-Kshs 11,370 pm
Job Group ‘D’

  • Qualifications for the Plant Operator Job
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade D (Plain)or a equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Have passed the suitability test for plant operators;
  • Possess a valid Driving License free from current endorsements for class(es) of machine(s) that one may be required to operate;
  • Be able to operate at least two(2) plants of difficult rating ‘C’attended a First Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one(1) week from St John Ambulance or the Kenya Institute of Highways and Technology(KIHBT) or any other recognized institution; and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results


This is the entry and training Grade for Plant Operators.

  • Plant Operator Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Operating machines of; difficult ‘rating’ C,
  • Assisting machine attendance in indentifying possible breakdowns;
  • Liaising with mechanics for servicing; making daily and weekly oil checks; and
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the plants.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by completing ONE PSC2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the
Public Service Commission’s websites:

Completed PSC 2 (2016) application form can be sent to:-

The Cabinet Secretary
Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development
State Department of Infrastructure
P.O. Box 30260-00100


hand delivered to the State Department of Infrastructure Human Resource Management registry, Transcom House, 5th Floor on or before 17th May, 2017.

Please Note

  1. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted
  2. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification
  3. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates.