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Nyahururu Water and Sanitation Company Water Engineering Technologist



Published On: 22nd, June 2023

Closes on: 24th, June 2023

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More About the Job

Economist, Project Management/planning

Job Description

Water Engineering Technologist


    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
    • 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.


    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

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