CHIEF ENGINEER (MECHANICAL) – ONE (1) POST – V/No.71/2017 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 (Mechanical), , Job Group ‘Q’ and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service;
(ii) a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a 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 strategic leadership course from a recognized institution. and
(viii) demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of power generation projects; and
(ix) a thorough understanding of National goals, policies and programmes and the ability to translate them towards achieving the power generation plans.
Duties and responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities will entail:
(i) Formulating policies and developing technical standards on matters pertaining to power generation;
(ii) Coordinating and reviewing of appraisal of energy generation projects;
(iii) Coordinating the preparation of budgets, strategic plan, work plans, procurement plans and progress reports;
(iv) Developing and formulating technical standards in collaboration with Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS);
(v) Facilitating power generation planning under the Least Cost Power Development Plan;
(vi) Facilitating and reviewing of feasibility studies on power generation projects;
(vii) Overseeing monitoring and evaluation of power generation, Projects; and
(viii) Facilitating and coordinating activities of the Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board (KNEB
How to Apply for Public Service Commission Jobs 2017 (PSC) Jobs in kenya
(i) online through the Commission website www.publicservice.go.ke or job portal www.psckjobs.go.ke
(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:
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100
(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.