Embu Water Electromechanical Technician, Production Engineer, Audit Clerk, HR Officer, and GIS Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Embu Water and Sanitation Company is a water service provider company fully owned by the Embu Municipal Council and an agent of Tana Water Services Board, mandated to provide water services within Embu Municipality and its environs in Embu County.

The Board of Directors comprises representatives of stakeholders identified by Tana Water Services Board and the Municipal Council of Embu in accordance with the Water Sector Corporate Governance Guidelines issued by the Water Services Regulatory Board.

The Board of the company has vacancies for representatives of the following stakeholders:
  • One (1) Director from Business community nominated by a registered organization.
  • Two (2) Directors from Religious organizations nominated by a main registered Christian/Muslim Organization.
  • One (1) Director nominated by Registered Women Organizations.
This is therefore to invite applications from nominees of the above stakeholders. The applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Be literate and numerate to at least O level.
  • Demonstrated experience and acumen in business or any profession for at least 7 years.
  • Demonstrated participation in local development initiatives.
  • Experience as a change management agent.
  • Suppliers and other trading associates of the company are not eligible for directorship positions of the company.
The applications should be addressed to the Selection Committee in sealed envelopes marked “APPLICATION FOR DIRECTORSHIP IN EWASCO” at the address below on or before 6th August 2012 at 12.00 noon.

Applications for the following vacancies should be submitted by 17th august 2012, with the post applied for indicated on the envelope:

1. Electromechanical Technician.

Key responsibilities:
  • Align fit and assemble Mechanical and electrical parts
  • Analyze and record test results and write report
  • Inspect equipment and parts
  • Install electrical and mechanical parts
  • Interpret diagrams and technical orders to determine methods and sequence of assembly
  • Conduct repairs to ensure systems meet operational specification
  • Verify conformance to specification
  • Develop and implement routine maintenance schedules
  • Any other duties that may be allocated from time to time
Minimum qualifications
  • A craft certificate in electromechanical or a Diploma in Electrical Engineering.
  • A minimum of 3 yrs relevant experience preferably in management of electricity generation.
2. Production Engineer

Key Responsibilities:
  • Overseeing the overall production process and developing up a production schedule
  • Ensuring a cost effective production
  • Human and material resources planning
  • Ensuring adequate quantity and quality of water through setting of standards
  • Monitoring the production process and adjusting where necessary
  • Liaising among sections
  • Ensuring health and safety guidelines
  • Supervising subordinates
  • Reviewing performance of subordinates
  • Any other duties that may be allocated from time to time
Minimum Qualifications:
  • B.Sc. in Civil Engineering or equivalent from a reputable university
  • Three years experience in Water Production or management of a water supply system.
3. Audit Clerk

Key Responsibilities:
  • Performing audit checks on petty cash and imp rest payments
  • Performing audit checks and verifying the correctness of all expenses accounts
  • Verifying the computation of the taxes
  • Organizing all the financial data for the audit team
  • Detecting the discrepancies in financial statements, reports and records
  • Verifying the bank deposits and bank payments
  • Verifying the accounts receivables and account payables
  • Verifying the bank reconciliation and other financial records
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must be a holder of CPA (K).
  • Excellent problem solving and organizational Skills
  • 2 years experience in Audit in a big organization.
  • Demonstrate technical experience in audit process.
  • Must be a Certified Internal auditor
4. Human Resource Officer II

Key Responsibilities:
  • Assisting in the recruitment and selection process and conducting induction for new staff.
  • Assisting in handling staff grievances in a prompt and conscientious manner while taking heed to the company’s business needs and policies
  • Providing effective guidance and supervision of staff
  • Providing administrative support to the Human Resource Department including, but not limited to, distributing mail, filing, faxing, and copying
  • To guide, lead and manage the staff in various departments in a manner that will foster good employee relations and to co-ordinate their activities to ensure consistency with the overall business objectives and maximization of performance
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must be a diploma holder of Human Resource Management, 
  • Excellent problem solving and organizational Skills
  • 2 years experience in Human Resource in a big organization.
  • Must be a member of a professional body preferably Institute of Human resource Management
5. Geographical Information System (GIS) Assistant

Key Responsibilities:
  • Acquisitioning of cadastral and other plans
  • Scanning, digitalizing and analyzing cadastral data
  • Collecting Geospatial data by GPS or other survey equipment
  • Updating and maintaining the company’s GIS database
  • Carrying out basic surveys for instance sewer/ water pipeline routes, leveling and any other surveys that maybe necessary
  • Advising the management on new trends in GIS that would be useful in the accomplishment of the company’s goals
  • Compile, update, store, analyze, distribute and map the data on monthly basis
  • Provide map analysis and support decision making
Minimum Qualifications:
  • A diploma in survey and photogrametry or equivalent.
  • Five years experience in Building and managing a GIS System. Experience in water sector would be an added advantage.

Send your application to:


The Chief Executive Officer,
Embu water and sanitation Company Ltd.
Off Embu-Meru Road,
Along Mutero Road Next to Kenya National Library
P. O. Box 1242-60100, Embu


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