Shining Hope for Communities Maintenance Worker Job in Kibera / Mathare

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 national certificate in Electrical / Electronic engineering or equivalent from a recognised institution.
  • Working Knowledge and understanding of plumbing sytems and services.

Professional Qualifications

  • N/A

Other requirements (unique / job specific)

  • At least 3 years proven experience in a similar role
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos
  • Ability to write simple correspondence and reports
  • 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,

Applications without this information will not be considered.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should reach us no later than 26th January 2018.


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Updated: January 17, 2018 — 3:08 pm