Heavy Machine Operator (Excavator) Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Our client offers services ranging from waste management to garbage collection and disposal seeks to hire a Heavy Machine Operator urgently


  • Operate all heavy equipment in a safe and efficient way according to all relevant legislation, policies and procedures
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks
  • Clean heavy equipment as scheduled and/or required
  • Ensure heavy equipment is safely and securely stored
  • Advise the Public Works Foreman of any requirements for maintenance or repairs
  • Participate in routine maintenance
  • Practice workplace safety

The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:

  • Truck and equipment safety
  • Water, sewer and garbage truck operation
  • Equipment maintenance and storage
  • Workplace safety requirements and procedures
  • Record keeping system
  • Equipment cleaning standards and procedures

The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:

  • Ability to operate single axel trucks in a safe and responsible manner
  • Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • Client service and public interaction skills
  • Team building
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Effective verbal and listening communications skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English
  • Ability to read and write to record pickups and maintain daily records
  • Stress management skills
  • Time management skills
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) certificate or equivalent qualification from a recognised Institution.
  • Possess a valid driving license with current endorsements for class(es) of machine(s) that one may be required to operate
  • Attended a First-Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one (1) week
  • A valid certificate of good conduct
  • At least three 2 years in a similar setup
How to Apply

If qualified, send your CV to vacancies@jantakenya.com. Clearly indicate ‘HEAVY MACHINE OPERATOR’ on the subject line of the email by 1st July 2016.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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