Wärtsilä Eastern Africa Ltd – Maintenance Manager.

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Wärtsilä Eastern Africa Ltd has an existing O&M Contract with Gulf Power Limited up to Dec 2024 for the 80 MW Athi River II Power Plant, Kenya. WEA is looking for a Maintenance Manager with the following duties and responsibilities, skills and qualifications;

  • Planning and implementation of all Maintenance activities related to the power plant with precision.
  • Implementing preventative maintenance programs with Maximo (Wärtsilä developed maintenance program).
  • Managing Spare parts planning and follow up with Nairobi office.
  • Leading training programs and handling the training and development needs of new hires/ related to subordinates as well Customer employees.
  • Enhance zero injury concept within the team and adhering to safety regulations.
  • Strict enforcement of PPE within the members of the team.
  • Enforcing industry regulations and requirements.
  • Assessing technical risks related to the plant.
  • Maintain good housekeeping in conjunction with maintenance activities.
  • Responsible for all activities relating to the daily maintenance management of the power plant inclusive of planning and implementation of plant maintenance.
  • Communicates effectively with the plant team relative to the condition of the plant equipment and performance and to provide suggestions for improvements.
  • Administration and training of a skilled and motivated maintenance personnel to assure good teamwork. Setting and maintaining the qualification and training standards for the plant maintenance personnel.
  • Responsible for implementation of plant safety policy.
  • Establish and implement standard WOM (Wärtsilä Operation & Maintenance) policies and procedures.
  • Identify and actively seek to improve maintenance reliability and availability.
  • Leadership and good seller of ideas.
  • Builds a competitive and motivated team of maintenance personnel.
  • Develops the maintenance working routines at the plant.
  • Ability to use all resources – material and human – to effectively carry out assigned tasks.
  • Approves time sheet for personnel.
  • Prepares reports, plans, budgets and any other responsibility requested by the Plant Manager.


  • BSc in Engineering or equivalent combination of education with relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of English compulsory, knowledge of local languages and its culture.
  • Computer literate

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