Technical Assistant Job in Kenya

Vacant Position: Technical Assistant

Job Ref: EHC/1084/18

The Role: To combine knowledge of mechanical technology with knowledge of electrical and electronic circuits. The person will install, troubleshoot, repair and upgrade electronic and mechanical systems in a floriculture environment.

Responsibilities

  • Read blueprints, schematics and diagrams to determine the method and sequence of assembly of a part, machine, or piece of equipment
  • Verify dimensions of parts, using precision measuring instruments, to ensure that specifications are met
  • Operate metalworking machines in the production and advise on maintenance of the same
  • Repair and calibrate hydraulic and pneumatic assemblies
  • Test the performance of electro-mechanical assemblies, using test instruments
  • Install electronic parts and hardware, using soldering equipment and hand tools
  • Test and operate machines in the workshops and worksites.
  • Analyze and record test results, prepare written documentation to describe the tests and the test results.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Degree or HND in mechanical, electrical engineering
  • At least 5 years working experience in Agricultural sector with an emphasis in flower farming.
  • Excellent planning and supervisory skills
  • Computer savvy with knowledge of basic processes
  • Must make and keep the precise, accurate measurements as would be needed.
  • Must be able to use hand tools and soldering irons on small circuitry and electronic parts to create detailed electronic components by hand.
  • Must be able to take instructions and offer advice when needed, and to coordinate their work with others.
  • Must be able to think logically to carry out designs, inspect designs for quality control and assemble prototypes
  • Must be able to read instructions and follow a logical sequence or a specific set of rules.
  • Must have mathematic skills for analysis, design and troubleshooting in the work.
  • Mechanical skills to apply theory and instructions of engineers by creating or building new components for industrial machinery or equipment.
  • Must be adept at operating machinery, including drill presses, grinders and engine lathes.
  • Ability to write reports clearly on onsite construction, the results of testing or problems found when carrying out designs
  • Must be licensed, certified or registered by the relevant professional body.
  • Must demonstrate professional competence in the role.

To apply for this position, send your CV to recruitment@eaglehr.co.ke by 9th May, 2018 quoting the position in the subject line, current and expected salary.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted



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Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya, -1.2920659, 36.82194619999996
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Nairobi County

Kenya

Engineering and Technical

Updated: April 9, 2018 — 2:22 pm
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