Parliamentary Service Commission Jobs in Kenya June 2014

 

Republic of Kenya
Parliamentary Service Commission
The Parliamentary Service Commission seeks to recruit persons who are energetic and result oriented in the following positions:
 
1. Principal Maintenance Engineer I (Electrical/Electronics) I
PSC 13
1 Vacancy

Duties and Responsibilities:
The job holder shall deputize the Chief Maintenance Engineer. 
The duties shall include:
  • Planning, designing, preparation of contract documents, tender evaluation and construction, supervision of project implementation, rehabilitation and maintenance works;
  • Where consultants are involved, the officer will undertake project management duties including providing liaison between various parties;
  • Designing: Planning/drawing of what is to be constructed;
  • Construction: Building and fabrication;
  • Repair/Maintenance; and,
  • Supervising the installation, inspection, commissioning and testing of electrical controls in buildings.
Requirements for Appointment:
  • A candidate must have attained a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering or equivalent from a recognized university;
  • A candidate must have served as a Principal Maintenance Engineer II or a comparable position in the public and/or private sector for three (3) years; and,
  • A candidate must have registered with the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya and a Member of the Institution of Engineers.
2. Principal Maintenance Engineer II (Mechanical)
PSC 12 
1 Vacancy

Duties and Responsibilities:
An Engineer at this level may be deployed to assist in the preparation of specifications, contract documents and estimates for building, civil, electrical or mechanical engineering works. In addition, the officer will supervise and train junior staff working under him. 
The duties shall include:
  • Supervising the installation, commissioning, testing of mechanical plants in buildings including refrigeration and air-conditioning plants, boilers, catering and laundry equipment;
  • Supervising the repair and maintenance of buildings and associated installations including walls, joinery, masonry, architectural fittings, furniture, roofs, painting and car parking;
  • Maintenance of mechanical plants in buildings including refrigeration and air-conditioning plants, boilers, catering and laundry equipment;
  • Maintenance of electrical systems for diesel generating plants and machinery including low and medium voltage distribution services; and
  • Repair and maintenance of electrical installation and controls related to catering equipment, lifts, boilers, cookers, water-heaters and general domestic appliances.
Requirements for Appointment:
  • A candidate must have attained a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent from a recognized university;
  • A candidate must have served as a Senior Maintenance Engineer or a comparable position for three (3 ) years; and
  • A candidate must have registered with the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya and a Member of the Institution of Engineers.
3. Senior Maintenance Engineer (Civil / Structural) II
PSC 11
1 Vacancy

Duties and Responsibilities
The duties shall include:
  • Planning, designing and preparation of contract documents;
  • Tender evaluation and construction;
  • Supervision of new, rehabilitation and maintenance works;
  • Where consultants are involved, the officer will undertake project management duties including providing liaison between various parties;
  • Designing: Planning/drawing of what is to be constructed;
  • Construction: Building /fabrication; and
  • Repair/Maintenance.
Requirements for Appointment:
  • A candidate must have attained a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or an equivalent from a recognized university;
  • A candidate must have served as a Maintenance Engineer I or a comparable position in the public and/or private sector for three (3) years;
  • A candidate must have registered with the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya and a Member of the Institution of Engineers
4. Construction Management Officer
PSC 10 
1 Vacancy
Duties and Responsibilities:
The duties shall include tracking progress and compliance with the implementation schedules and cash flows, preparing periodical briefs and reports. 
Other duties shall include:
  • Undertaking site visits to track progress of construction work and ensuring compliance with the implementation schedule and cash flows;
  • Representing the client in all project meetings to review progress;
  • Preparing periodical reports and briefs of the on-going projects for information and timely decision making;
  • Ensuring all statutory approvals are obtained and updated accordingly;
  • Ensuring appropriate site surveys and investigations are conducted to support smooth implementation of projects;
  • Ensuring all requisite project funding is secured and monitoring utilization of funds to ensure that projects are completed within the budget;
  • Developing the programme of work and strategy for implementing the project;
  • Conducting safety inspections of the site and ensuring regulations relating to health safety and the environment (HSE) are adhered to; and,
  • Overseeing the running of several projects.
Requirements for Appointment:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in the built environment (e.g. Building Economics, Construction Management) from a recognized institution;
  • At least four (4) years’ experience in the construction industry;
  • Ability to work with numbers and analyse issues;
  • Excellent knowledge and use of Computer MS Office applications; and
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills.
5. Maintenance Engineer II
PSC 9
1 Vacancy
Duties and responsibilities: An Engineer at this level will be deployed in the Maintenance Department to acquire practical experience in the various aspects of the job. 
He will be responsible to the Chief Maintenance Engineer. 
The duties shall include:
  • Preparation of design drawings, specifications and estimates for building, civil, electrical or mechanical engineering works;
  • Supervision of installation, commissioning and testing mechanical plants in buildings including refrigeration and air-conditioning plants, boilers, catering and laundry equipment;
  • Supervision of artisans carrying out installation, inspection, commissioning and testing electrical controls in buildings;
  • Supervising repair and maintenance of buildings and associated installations including walls, joinery, masonry, architectural fittings, furniture, roofs, painting and car parking;
  • Supervising maintenance of mechanical plants in buildings including refrigeration and air-conditioning plants, boilers, catering and laundry equipment;
  • Supervising maintenance of electrical systems for diesel generating plants and machinery including low and medium voltage distribution services;
  • Supervising repair and maintenance of electrical installation and controls related to catering equipment, lifts, boilers, cookers, water-heaters and general domestic appliances; and
  • Supervising junior staff working under him/her.
Requirement for Appointment
For appointment to the grade of Maintenance Officer II, a candidate must have attained a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil, Electrical/Electronic or Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent from a recognized university.

6. Inspector I (Electronics)
PSC 8
1 Vacancy

Duties and Responsibilities:
An Inspector I (Electronics) will be in charge of electronic work in a team of Artisans carrying out:
  • Installation, inspection, commissioning, testing of electronic systems installed in buildings such as building management systems, structured cabling networks, multimedia digital congress and network installation;
  • Installation and maintenance of electronic controls in buildings;
  • Maintenance of electronic systems and repair and maintenance of electronic installations; and
  • Co-ordinating and supervising electronic artisans.
Requirements for Appointment
  • A candidate must have attained a C+ (plus) or its equivalent in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a minimum of C (+) plus in Mathematics, English and Physics or Physical sciences;
  • A candidate must have attained a Higher National Diploma in Electronics Engineering from the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) or its approved equivalent; and,
  • A candidate must have served for at least three (3) years in the grade of Inspector II, (Electronics).
Applications including a Curriculum Vitae and Copies of Certificates and Testimonials may be addressed to 
The Clerk of the Senate/Secretary, 
Parliamentary Service Commission, 
P. O. Box 41842 – 00100, 
Nairobi, 
hand delivered to, the office of the Clerk of the Senate on 2nd Floor, County Hall, Parliament Buildings 
or emailed to applications@parliament.go.ke 
to be received on or before 6th July, 2014.
Clerk of the Senate/Secretary,
Parliamentary Service Commission
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