Basic Salary Scale:    Ksh.109,089 – Ksh.144,928 p.m.    (Job Group ‘R’)

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 Chief Superintending Engineer (Electrical), Job Group ‘P’ 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; and

(ix)     demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of electrical services programmes.

Duties and responsibilities

Specific duties and responsibilities will entail:

(i)     Participating in Energy policy formulation in electricity subsector.

(ii)     Developing framework to enhance, reinforce and upgrade of the electrical grid network;

(iii)     Developing and coordinating electrification strategies towards achieving universal access to electricity;

(iv)     Participating in development of the National Electricity Master Plan;

(v)     Identifying transmission line projects that will serve the projected power demand;

(vi)     Reviewing of feasibility studies on national transmission and distribution projects;

(vii)     Participating in development of energy sector cooperation frameworks and protocols with regional Governments and international bodies; and

(viii)     Promoting of strategies that will minimize international energy trade barriers, attract investments and facilitate exchange of information and data.


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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