Murang’a Water and Sanitation Company Technical Services Manager and Surveyor / GIS Expert Jobs in Kenya

Murang’a Water and Sanitation Company Limited (MUWASCO) is an agent of Tana Water Services Board established under the water Act 2002 for provision of efficient, reliable and economical water and sewerage services in Murang’a Municipality and its environs.
The Board of directors seeks to recruit capable and result oriented individuals to fill the following positions;
1. Technical Services Manager
Ref: TSM/01/12
Key responsibilities
  • Reporting directly to the Managing Director.
  • Planning, designing and implementation of water projects.
  • Reviewing and developing production plans and strategies and establishing performance standards
  • Training water production personnel on new policies, procedures and strategies
  • Directing, coordinating, controlling and managing the Company’s operations and maintenance of infrastructure to ensure that water and sewerage services are focused to meet customer needs
  • Developing long-term departmental strategies, policies and plans to facilitate achievement of overall Company objectives
  • Supervising, appraising staff and identifying their training and development needs
The ideal candidate should have:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil/Water Engineering from a recognized university
  • Registered by the Engineers Registration board
  • Have at least 5 years experience preferably in water utility 3 of which should be in a senior management position
  • The candidate should have a good demonstration of project management skills with adequate experience in operation and maintenance
  • Highly developed computer skills
  • The candidate should be people oriented and have demonstrated leadership qualities with high ambitions for achievement.
2. Surveyor / GIS Expert
Ref: SVY/02/12
Key responsibilities
  • Collect field data, by use of a total station, download data to a form that can be used for plotting maps, and establishment of area
  • Plot field data using CAD/survey software
  • Verify the accuracy of survey data, including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites
  • Search legal records, survey records, and land titles in order to obtain information about property boundaries in areas to be surveyed
  • Make topographical surveys
  • Mapping of the water supply area using GIS
  • Operating and maintaining the GIS system
  • Training staff on use of GIS system
  • Design work on new project areas
The ideal candidate should have:
  • First degree/HND in Surveying and Photogrammetry
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • Ability to use Mapinfo and GIS software and other surveying tools (knowledge of standard land survey software’s will be an added advantage)
  • Ability to use a total station in surveying works
  • Post qualification experience of at least three years.
Applicants who are conversant with water sector reforms will have an added advantage. 
Interested candidates should send their applications attaching copies of CV, certificates and testimonials indicating current remuneration so as to reach the undersigned not later than Thursday 26th July 2012.

Applicants must indicate the reference number for the position applied for on both the application letter and envelop.
Managing Director
Murang’a Water And Sanitation Company Limited (MUWASCO)
P.O. Box 1050 – 10200, 
OR Email:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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