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31 May 2017

Chief Mechanical Engineer - Public Service Commission Jobs

V/No.57/2017

Basic Salary Scale: KSH. 120,270 – 180,660 p.m. (Job Group ‘S’)


Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Served for a cumulative period of eighteen (18) years, three 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.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Been registered by the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya;
  • Corporate Membership with the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK); attended a Project Development and Management course lasting not less than four (4)weeks from a recognized Institution;
  • Attended a Strategic Leadership Course from a recognized Institution;
  • Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence, administrative capability
  • Required for effective planning, direction, control and coordination of building
  • Services development programmes; and
  • A thorough understanding of National goals, policies and programmes and the ability to
  • Translate them to the building services engineering functions.

NOTE: possession of a Master’s degree in a relevant field will be considered an added advantage.

Responsibilities
The Chief Engineer (Mechanical [BS] is the head of the Mechanical Department (Building Services) and is responsible to the Works Secretary for the review and formulation of mechanical and fire policies, planning, construction and maintenance fire and mechanical services in government institutions and sites.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Formulating policy and developing standards in fire and mechanical building services.
  • Overall responsibility for design, installation and maintenance of fire and mechanical
  • Engineering services in all government buildings and institutions;
  • Coordinating implementation of operational policies and guidelines in conjunction with other departmental heads;
  • Providing advice and assistance to other Ministries and Government Statutory Boards on matters relating to fire and mechanical building services;
  • Securing and managing financial support for engineering services development plans;
  • Formulating and implementing departmental policy matters and general administration of the department; and overseeing the financial and asset management issues of the department.

How To Apply
The details of the posts and mode of application can be accessed on the Commission’s website. Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications as follows:

Online through the Commission website: www.publicservice.go.ke or jobs portal: www.psckjobs.go.ke
OR
By completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the Commission website.

Completed applications should be sent to:
THE SECRETARY/CEO
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
P. O. BOX 30095-00100
NAIROBI
So as to reach the Commission on or before 15th June, 2017.

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.

Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification. 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.

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.

Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.

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