Repairs and Maintenance Officer Vacancy in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Repairs and Maintenance Officer

Job Summary: The eligible person will be coordinating installation, maintenance and repair work in buildings, oversee and determine repair procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and coordinate electrical, plumbing, ventilation and other repair works
  • Developing, implementing and updating repairs and maintenance procedures
  • Responsible for evaluating problematic systems or facilities and determining what installation or repair services need to be performed
  • Ensures prompt repairs are done in times of emergency breakdowns.
  • Providing budget estimates and ensuring timely delivery of repair and maintenance works
  • Streamlines associated job execution and repair costs.
  • Developing repair schedules
  • Performing initial evaluations of building systems and distributing work assignments.
  • Solicit bids and manage the budget for maintenance and capital improvement projects
  • Selecting renovation-level contractors; ensuring contractors meet industry standards and inspecting their work upon completion
  • Hire workers, organize schedules, and assign work activity.
  • Minimize the frequency or severity accidents of maintenance personnel and contractors by identifying risks.
  • Submits reports regarding repair jobs, which include consumption of man hours, materials, tools and skills.
  • Perform other duties as required from time to time

Skill and Knowledge Requirements

  • A degree/diploma in a technical course or equivalent
  • Training in accredited TIVET or NYS institution an added advantage
  • Relevant technical skills in electrical, carpentry and plumbing fields
  • One year of hands-on experience
  • High level of safety awareness.
  • High levels of integrity
  • Ability to effectively relate with people from different backgrounds.
  • Good communication skills to effectively interact with different groups of people.
  • Ability to work evenings, holidays and weekends when needed
  • Well organized, detail oriented and efficient
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task with good problem-solving ability
  • Knowledge of regulations regarding housing quality and maintenance standards

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the required qualifications and experience; please send your application with a well detailed CV, names & addresses of three referees quoting the job title on the email subject (Repair and maintenance Officer) to

Engineering and Technical
Updated: March 7, 2020 — 9:39 am