Vacancies at Nyahururu Water and Sanitation Company Limited

Engineering Jobs, Water Engineering Jobs, Laboratory Jobs, Administrative Jobs,

Planning and Design Engineer

NWSCO/PDE/1/2023

Job specification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Water Engineering Technology or Civil Engineering or any other related Engineering Degree from a recognized institution 
  • Registrable with professional Body (EBK and IEK) 
  • At least one (1) year work experience
  • KCSE certificate
  • Proficiency in Computer Aided Design; AUTOCAD, CIVIL 3D will be an added advantage
  • Proficiency in Computer skills (MS office)

Personal attributes, must be a person with:

  • Good communication skills
  • Self – driven
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Decision making
  • Analytical skills

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for assisting with strategic and longterm water system planning. 
  • Assisting with the reviews of water system capacity and service evaluations associated with water service extension projects and other potential service growth opportunities.
  • Provide project recommendations through the use of computerized hydraulic modeling and analysis.
  • Manage multiple projects and perform varied engineering assignments associated with planning, design, or construction.
  • Gather and analyze water system data to assist in the preparation of strategic water system planning studies.
  • Ensure scope and quality of work achieve the intent of all Design Concepts and Company standards for capacity, performance, reliability, safety and regulatory compliance.
  • Develop technical information and concepts into feasible and effective engineering approaches.
  • Develop strategic and strong working relationships with engineering firms, vendors, and contractors for the benefit of NYAHUWASCO.
  • Provide technical expertise on engineering and operational issues.
  • Contribute to effective communication by listening and providing constructive feedback; supporting the creation of an open and honest work environment; cascading and sharing knowledge and information relevant to other members of the team and colleagues across the business.
  • Supervise, train, manage performance and motivate staff in the department to ensure improvement of professional skills

Water Engineering Technologist

NWSCO/WT/2/2023

Job Specifications

  • Diploma Water Engineering Technology or Civil Engineering or any other related Engineering Diploma from a recognized institution 
  • At least two (2) years’ work experience.
  • KCSE certificate
  • Proficiency in Computer aided design; AUTOCAD, CIVIL 3D will be an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in computer skills (MS office)Personal attributes, must be a person with:

Good communication skills

  • Self – driven
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork

Duties and responsibilities

  • Ensure efficient and effective water supply and monitor routine water supply and maintenance of the systems to ensure minimal or no water interruption within water supply time.
  • Maintenance of Water Pipelines and Applied Appliances.
  • In consultation with plumbers, prioritize the work for the day to ensure minimum water interruption and distribution within the supply hours.
  • Project planning for construction activities and water pipeline installation in the respective areas.
  • Schedule and prepare work plans for field activities in consultation with respective teams
  • Supervise the construction and rehabilitation of water supplies interventions in strict adherence to the Kenya government regulations. 
  • Undertake basic supervision, operates, maintains, and performs preventative maintenance on Water Supply pumps.
  • Performing preventative maintenance on electric motors and diesel engines, pumps, compressors, valves, chemical feed equipment, pressure vessels, and related equipment.
  • Performing water quality sampling; facility and equipment tests, including well and pump efficiency tests.
  • Inspect, operate, test, and maintain a variety of pumping equipment, water storage facilities, and water distribution facilities, including pumps, control valves, meters, pipe systems, water storage tanks, chemicals and equipment associated with water treatment, and pressure vessels.
  • Collect water samples and perform duties associated with systems water quality standards
  • Clean and flush the water system; respond to customer water quality inquiries.

Assistant Laboratory Technologist

NWSCO/ALT/3/2023

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Job Specifications

  • Diploma in Analytical Chemistry from a recognized institution
  • At least two years’ work experience
  • KCSE certificate
  • Computer skills 
  • Personal attributes, must be a person with:
  • Good communication skills
  • Self – driven
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carry water quality surveillance from entry point to consumer point and water quality.
  • Develop quick response to trouble spots with respect to water borne diseases/other emergencies.
  • Carry out pollution control (land, water and air) exercises through effluent monitoring and industries visits.
  • Collect, analyze and disseminate water and waste water quality data documentation.
  • Administers and directs all laboratory activities on quality assurance control, research and technical investigation.
  • Processes and interprets quality assurance data as well as networking and teamwork.
  • Record and share results of the analysis and advice corrective action as appropriate;
  • Responsible for taking corrective action in a timely manner to mitigate potential water related hazards.

Accountant II

NWSCO/AC/4/2023

Job Specifications

  • Degree in Commerce -Finance/Accounting option and CPA I 

OR

  • CPA K
  • At least one (1) year work experience.
  • KCSE certificate.
  • Proficiency in the use of accounting software will be an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in MS office.

Personal attributes, must be a person with:

  • Good communication skills
  • Self – driven
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Confidentiality 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Process approved payments.
  • Prepare vouchers, cheques, maintain advance register and record all transactions accurately.
  • Carry out bank transactions including but not limited to collecting bank statements, withdraw and deposits and monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Ensure all accounting entries are made in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Maintaining the general ledger register.
  • Assist in preparation of statutory accounts.
  • Managing petty cash transactions.
  • Documentation and filing of accounting documents

Electro- Mechanical Operator

NWSCO/EM/5/2023

Job Specifications

  • Certificate in a related mechanic national trade test either Grade I or II from a recognized institution
  • Three (3) years’ relevant experience.
  • Must have a valid driving/riding license.
  • KCSE certificate
  • Computer skills 

Personal attributes, must be a person with:

  • Good communication skills
  • Self – driven
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Observes the operation of water pumps, electric motors and chemical feed machines; 
  • Calibrates equipment/s. 
  • Makes minor repairs and adjustments to equipment; oils and greases pumps, motors, and auxiliary equipment. 
  • Performs security inspection; operates cover pump drainage system; participates in installation, relocation, removal and cleaning of pumps.
  • Operates computerized and/or manual pumps, motors, and other equipment to adjust for volume, change treatment process, or make other necessary changes

Procurement Officer II

NWSCO/PO/6/2023

Job Specifications

  • Degree in supply chain management/Procurement from a recognized institution.
  • Registrable with KISM Professional body
  • At least one (1) year work experience
  • KCSE certificate
  • Computer skills 

Personal attributes, must be a person with:

  • Good communication skills
  • Self – driven
  • Integrity
  • Confidentiality
  • Teamwork

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in preparation and processing tender and quotations documents as per approved procedures.
  • Assist in Processing the Agenda for the tender committees and assist in implementing the decisions.
  • Participate in tender opening.
  • Receive procurement requisitions and verify that due process has been followed and proper documentation done.
  • Raise and manage purchase orders through their life cycle and ensure approval of the same is given in a timely manner.
  • Assist in recording purchased assets into the system.
  • Verify suppliers invoices against purchase orders.
  • Preparing contracts agreements in accordance to tender provisions.
  • Undertake inventory and stock control.
  • Follow up with stores and finance departments to ensure prompt payment to suppliers.
  • Ensure all procurement are completed according to procedures at all times, and within the minimum timeframes.
  • Ensuring tracking and reporting of all procurement activities through the daily updating of the procurement tracking sheet (PSR), and sharing this with managers in a timely manner.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual procurement plans and Supply Chain Management reports.

Artisans- (Plumbers/Pipe Fitters/Meter Readers/Debt Collectors)

NWSCO/ART/7/2023

Job Specifications

  • National trade test certificate or its equivalent from a recognized TVET institution, 
  • 3 years’ work experience in water sector. 
  • Must have a clean and valid riding license.
  • KCSE certificate.
  • Computer skills 

Personal attributes, must be a person with:

  • Good communication skills
  • Self – driven
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Repair of bursts, leakages and blockages.
  • New water connections.
  • Line extensions.
  • Surveying for new connections.
  • Line patrol.
  • Meter reading
  • Meter installations.
  • Pumping of water.
  • Meter servicing.
  • Water disconnections and re-connections.

Assistant Electrician

NWSCO/AE/8/2023

Job Specifications

  • Certificate in Electrical Installation
  • Previous work experience will be an added advantage.
  • KCSE certificate.
  • Computer skills 

Personal attributes, must be a person with:

  • Good communication skills
  • Self – driven
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Undertake routine checks and preventive maintenance of electrical equipment and appliances
  • Undertake installation, servicing and maintenance of all electrical equipment and instruments. 
  • Assist in preparing electrical equipment/s specifications for purchase orders.
  • Recommends important or modification of existing electrical equipment or appliances.
  • Provides input to the annual preventive maintenance schedule and recommends equipment upgrades or replacement.
  • Liaison with KPLC in ensuring continuous power supply to boreholes, water and waste water works pumping stations and offices

Administrative Assistants

NWSCO/AA/9/2023

Job Specifications

  • Diploma in Business management, Public Relations, Communication, or any other related field from a recognized institution. 
  • At least three (3) years’ work experience.
  • KCSE certificate
  • Computer skills (MS office) 

Personal attributes, must be a person with:

  • Good communication skills
  • Self – driven
  • Confidentiality 
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Handling office tasks, such as filing, generating reports and presentations, setting up for meetings, and reordering supplies.
  • Booking appointments, scheduling/notification of meetings and email management.
  • Screening phone calls and routing callers to the appropriate party.
  • Using computers to generate reports and transcribe minutes from meetings
  • Welcoming and assist visitors.
  • Maintain professional communication via phone, e-mail, and physical among others.
  • Anticipate the needs of others in order to ensure their seamless and positive experience.

Method of Application

Hard copies of application letter, detailed CV, certified copies of professional/academic certificates and other testimonials should be addressed to below address and dropped at the “APPLICATION BOX” placed at the Nyahururu Water and Sanitation Company Limited main office reception area.

The Managing Director
Nyahururu Water & Sanitation Company Limited
Hekima Building,along Kenyatta Avenue
P.O. Box 952-20300
NYAHURURU

All applications must reach the above address on or before Friday, 23rd June 2023 at 5.00p.m. The envelope should be clearly marked on the top “Job Advert Number.”
More information on Job Descriptions and Specifications can be downloaded from the company’s website: www.nyahuwasco.co.ke

NB: Canvassing shall lead to dis-qualification of the applicant/s

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