Public Service Commission (PSC)Jobs 2017 CHIEF ENGINEER (ELECTRICAL)

CHIEF ENGINEER (ELECTRICAL) – ONE (1) POST – V/No.74/2017 Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.120,270 – Ksh.180,660 p.m. – Job Group ‘S’

For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:

(i)     served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Principal Superintending Engineer (Electrical), Job Group ‘Q’ and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service;

(ii)    a Bachelor’s degree in  Electrical Engineering or any other relevant and equivalent

qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

(iii)    a Master’s degree in  Electrical Engineering or any other relevant and equivalent

qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

(iv)     Been registered by Engineers Registration Board of Kenya;

(v)     Current valid annual Practicing Licence from the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya;

(vi)     corporate Membership with the institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK);

(vii)     attended a Project Development and Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized Institution;

(viii)     attended a strategic leadership course from a recognized institution;

(ix)     demonstrated a high degree of professional competence, administrative capability required for effective planning, direction, control and coordination of power sector programmes; and

(x)     a thorough understanding of National goals, policies’ and programmes and the ability to translate them into the power sector functions.

Duties and responsibilities

Specific duties and responsibilities will entail:

(i)     formulating Energy policy in the electricity subsector;

(ii)     enhancing, reinforcing and upgrading of the power sector infrastructure;

(iii)     coordinating the national electrification strategies towards achieving universal access to electricity;

(iv)     coordinating the development of the National Electricity Master Plan;

(v)     coordinating, following-up and reviewing of feasibility studies on national transmission and distribution projects;

(vi)     developing energy sector cooperation frameworks and protocols with regional Governments and international bodies;

(vii)     promoting of strategies that will minimize international energy trade barriers, attract investments and facilitate exchange of information and data; and

(viii)     coordinating the development of a new and robust national grid system; and

(ix)     coordinating the monitoring and evaluation of power transmission and distribution projects.


How to Apply for Public Service Commission Jobs  2017 (PSC) Jobs in kenya

(i)     online through the Commission website or job portal


(ii)     by completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the Commission’s websites.

Completed applications should be sent or delivered to:

P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100
Please Note

(i)     Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.

(ii)     Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

(iii)     Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

(iv)     The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
(v)     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.
(vi)     Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.

Applications should reach the Commission on or before 15th June, 2017.

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