Mason Job in Kenya – Optiven

Job Title: Mason

Reporting to: Construction Supervisor

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Examining and studying layouts and preparing surfaces before working
  • Identifying and analyzing the width and length of the area and coming up with a design plan for construction.
  • Laying out patterns, forms, or foundations following plans
  • Carving out, designing, and building houses and structures
  • Preparing a mixture of concrete and plaster to cover surfaces
  • Placing materials such as brick on a mortar bed
  • Cutting or sawing bricks into specific shapes and sizes to fit around windows and doors
  • Building walls, fabricating, altering, repairing, and maintaining walls, floors, fences, and walkways with the use of various materials such as concrete, marble, wood, stone, and bricks
  • Laying blocks or bricks following blueprints, plans, or drawings.
  • Determining work requirements and sequence of masonry assignments through review of work orders, plans, or drawings.
  • Making estimates to know how much time a job will take to be completed and how much the total cost will be
  • Ensuring that all safety procedures are strictly adhered to by cleaning up the environment and tools, and wearing the appropriate safety gear such as reflective vests and hats
  • Staying up to date with all safety procedures and regulations, and following them rigorously.
  • Carrying out all types of brick and block projects as required.

Requirements – Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Diploma in Civil Engineering or Construction
  • Several years of professional work experience in executing masonry projects, and expertise in handling various masonry equipment and tools
  • Skill in the construction, alteration, repair, and maintenance of masonry structures and surfaces.
  • Profound knowledge of mixing cement, plaster, and mortar in adequate proportion
  • Adequate knowledge of masonry safety practices and procedures
  • Ability to understand the blueprint of structures
  • Good physical shape and stamina
  • Strong reasoning, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Professionalism

How to Apply

Applicants who meet the above criteria are required to send their applications through recruitment@optiven.co.ke, with “Mason” being the subject of the email and with detailed CV, names & addresses of three referees before 25th September 2020.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: We do not charge any fee for any recruitment process.


Engineering and Technical
Updated: September 8, 2020 — 7:49 am