Electrical Engineer Vacancy in Nairobi

Position: Electrical Engineer

Location: Nairobi

Industry: Real Estate, Architecture, Civil Engineering

Our Client, an Engineering Development Company incorporated in Kenya and UAE with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya is urgently looking to recruit an experienced Electrical Engineer.

The successful candidate must possess the knowledge, experience and confidence to engage and professionally interact with the design professionals, consultants, client and other construction related personnel in planning, coordinating and safely executing the work in  accordance with the contract documents, schedule, budget other matters by performing the following duties;

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing high level design of reliable power systems or cooling systems as applicable to his field of expertise
  • Supports with preparing data center facility descriptions
  • Responsible for reviewing contract documents, e.g. construction contracts, drawings, studies, method statements, commissioning manual and procedures.
  • Able to participate in technical change management, e.g. review detailed method statements prepared by local operations staff and recommend improvements
  • Provide commissioning support to junior staff
  • Responsible for investigation, analysis and identification of the root cause of technical incidents
  • Regularly review operations and provide training within the data center
  • Equipment maintenance in data center: (Senior) Operates on managerial level in crisis situations with significant business impact, takes the lead of data center operations in order to control and solve technical and operational problems
  • Review change requests and method statements for approval by Head of Operations to ensure integrity of data center installations and to prevent business risk to customers
  • Develops technical solutions, as a technical expert, to meet customer requirements
  • Undertake research and provides high level designs for new data centers: Assesses potential data center locations and provides expert advice on the suitability of a location proposed for the development into a data center
  • Data center budgeting: Participate in preparation of CAPEX budget for data center expansion, upgrades and new builds
  • Project support data centers in construction: Reviews, comments and approves on key contractual documents, e.g. equipment specifications, engineering calculations, equipment settings, commissioning plan and commissioning scripts
  • Manage procurement of products: Assesses data centre needs for local equipment and obtains CAPEX approval as and when required, ensuring sign-off by relevant parties
  • Review and update Design and Engineering Requirements (DER): Periodically reviews and updates DER in response to field experience and technical development
  • Ensure data center operates with maximum efficiency: Delivers on PUE (Power Usage Efficiency) improvement program, taking into consideration efficiency and cost- savings, without compromising on safety and reliability
    within data centers

Key Competencies & Qualifications

  • Masters/BSc (Hon) Degree in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent, with working knowledge in Electrical Engineering field from a recognized institution
  • Practicing License/Certified by the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK)
  • Must have 10 years of experience as a Consulting Engineer
  • Design and Construction Electrical Supervision experience
  • Capable of running projects and a project team unsupervised
  • Familiar with Quality Control Systems – ISO experience benefit
  • Must be willing and ready to be deployed for work purposes in Kenya and East African region at large
  • Must understand construction terms, scheduling and planning concepts.
  • Proficient in MS Projects and Excel
  • Excellent organizational, presentation, and interpersonal skills

If you’re up to the challenge, kindly send CV and cover letter only to recruitment@linkarkconsultants.com before close of business 19th April 2019.

Clearly indicate the position applied for and expected salary on the subject line.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Engineering and Technical
Updated: April 15, 2019 — 5:42 pm