Mechanical Engineer (Design) Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Mechanical Engineer – Design Engineer

Job Responsibilities

  • Design and preparation of technical drawings for Fabrication Works, Marine works, Ship building and repairs.
  • Generate detailed engineering designs, review, and interpret design drawings.
  • Inspect equipment, instruments, products, or systems to ensure conformance to specifications, safety standards, or applicable codes or regulations.
  • Provide technical support and instruction to staff or customers regarding equipment standards, assisting with specific and difficult in-service engineering.
  • Optimize production of technical drawings, designs, plans, using computer-aided design (AutoCAD) software.

Reporting to: Engineering Bureau Manager – Civil / Mechanical Engineering

Project or General Employment: General Employment

Job Tasks

General description of work and conditions.

  • Site visit for material and work monitoring, evaluation and estimation.
  • Costing and estimation of steel materials and structures.
  • Develop method statements and prepare costing.
  • Preparation of cost estimates, BoQs and tender documents.
  • Review of designs submitted by the structural consultant for any errors and rectify.

Education and Experience


  • Degree / Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Registered Engineer with Engineering Board of Kenya (EBK).


  • Over 5 years’ experience, knowledge in Drafting and drawings, preparation and interpretation.
  • Experience in Design of Mechanical works, Oil & Gas.
  • Engineering design optimization using AutoCAD, plant 3D, other Engineering software.
  • Experience in estimation with analytical knowledge on quantity verifications as per design changes.


  • Strong conceptualizing, creative skills, ability to generate ideas and concepts.
  • Well-developed communication and collaborative skills
  • Analytical thinking.
  • Organizational awareness.
  • Comprehensive experience creating design models and drawings.
  • Team working.

Personality Features

  • Representative behaviour.
  • Alertness and availability.
  • Cultural differences awareness.
  • Extroverted and analytical thinker.
  • Disciplined in work approach.
  • Trustworthy.


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Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Engineering and Technical
Updated: January 29, 2018 — 8:53 pm