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SHOFCO Kibera Maintenance Worker

Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO)

Job Title: Maintenance Worker

Grade: 0.3

Section: Business Services

Department: Operations and Resources

Location / Work station: Kibera/Mathare

Working Hours: Monday – Saturday| 8.00 AM – 5.00PM

Reporting Relationships

Reports to: Facilities and Maintenance Manager

Direct reports: N/A

Job Purpose: To be responsible for routine and preventative maintenance and repair procedures on buildings and equipment.

Key Responsibilities / Duties/ Tasks

  • Perform minor repairs in the buildings and sites.
  • Perform preventive maintenance procedures on building mechanical equipment on a scheduled basis.
  • Replace broken windows, repair door, door locks and closets.
  • Complete daily, weekly, monthly checklists on building and equipment maintenance procedures.
  • Maintain records of scheduled maintenance procedures.
  • Respond to emergency maintenance requests as required.
  • Support with renovation/remodelling of buildings.
  • Maintain the bio-latrine.
  • Maintain general hygiene of the main site.
  • Obtain estimates for supplies, repair parts and order parts as needed.

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)

Academic Qualifications

  • A trade test certificate in craftwork / Artisanship in the following areas :- Carpentry, Masonry, plumbing, Electrical
  • Secondary school certificate

Professional Qualifications

  • N/A

Other requirements (unique/job specific)

  • At least 1 year proven experience in a similar role
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos
  • Ability to write simple correspondence
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other SHOFCO employees

Functional Skills:

  • Meeting timescales
  • Adopting practical approaches
  • Managing tasks
  • Producing output

Behavioural Competencies / Attributes:

  • Following procedures
  • Inviting feedback
  • Team working
  • Interacting with people

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to the HR Manager, quoting their current and expected salaries.

Applications without this information will not be considered.


Shortlisted candidates will be contacted on a rolling basis.

Applications should reach us no later than 11th December 2017.

Updated: December 7, 2017 — 5:53 am
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