Technical Operator (WTP & ETP) Job in Kenya


Job Title: Technical Operator – WTP & ETP

Role Profile:

  • Administrative Functions
  1. Responsible for all Health and Safety activities in the Water Treatment and Effluent Treatment Plants
  2. Raising Safety Information Record Cards to promote safe working environment
  • Technical Functions
  1. Safe operation of all equipment in the Water Treatment and Effluent Treatment Plants, in accordance with the laid down Safe Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  2. Carry out autonomous maintenance tasks i.e. Cleaning, Inspection, Lubrication and Tightening in the above mentioned plants and report through the SAP notification process.
  3. Perform Short interval Controls (SICs) checks on equipment in the mentioned plants and record the findings accordingly.
  4. Carry out Water Quality Analysis at the Water Treatment Plants at the defined Frequencies and retain the records of the results accordingly.
  5. Carry out analysis of the various effluent parameters at the defined frequencies and retain the records of the results accordingly.
  6. Conduct meter readings for all Incomer and Consumer meters and record accordingly. Establish recovery plans for any over usage.
  7. Carry out scheduled preventive maintenance activities at the defined frequencies in the Water Treatment Plant and Effluent Treatment Plant.
  8. Track Water stokes and KIWASCO flowrates, and escalate any foreseeable risks in advance so as to get Senior Leadership Support and Mitigation Plans.
  9. Apply various problem solving techniques e.g. 5 Why, Fishbone to resolve breakdown and prevent re-occurrence of the same.
  10. Follow the defined Escalation Matrix to report any plant breakdowns and issues that may pause a risk to Production Plan and Healthy running of the equipment.
  11. Strict adherence to Good Operating Practices (GOPs) and relevant Management standards e.g. Quality Management Standards, Occupational Health & Safety Standards, Environmental and Food Safety Standards
  12. Write handover reports at the end of the shift and conduct a proper handover to the incoming team.
  13. Attend and positively contribute in all shift handover and Tier 1 meetings and observe timely closure of all actions
  • Continuous Improvement
  1. Identifying   water saving opportunities within the water Plant and in the Consumer areas and communicating the same to the Utilities Engineer for Consideration and  Implementation
  2. Take part in ‘Improve the Business’ Projects that are aimed at optimizing processes, eliminating wastages and reducing costs.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Diploma in Mechanical / Plant Engineering/ Electrical
  • Not less than 4 years’ experience in a busy production or maintenance environment with specific responsibility for Health and Safety

Personal Attributes:

  • Well-developed team working skills
  • Physically fit
  • Willingness to learn and develop new skills
  • Ability to coach and transfer knowledge to other team members.
  • Computer literate

How to Apply

In case  you believe your  career objective match this exciting position, please forward your application and detailed c.v  stating your current position, remuneration, contact details by 5pm on 28th  June  2018 .

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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Kisumu, Kenya

Kisumu County

Engineering and Technical
Updated: June 23, 2018 — 7:32 am