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PLANT MECHANIC, GRADE 6 (REF: GWASCO/HR/PM/01/2021/04) / 2 POSTS
Plans, organizes and supervises the operation, maintenance, repair and inspection of mechanical work
for collection systems and treatment facility equipment and systems. Performs a variety of work
assignments in the operation and maintenance of mechanical repairs and related work as required.
Duties and responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities entail:
i. Repairs and services pumps, mechanical equipments and fabrications of fittings.
ii. Performs preventative maintenance, safety programs and record keeping
iii. Preparation of cost estimates including preparing requisitions and work orders for material,
equipment, repairs and services and supplies; develops specifications for technical items as
iv. Maintains logs and records of completed work including providing information for the preparation of the annual budget and other monthly, quarterly, annual and special reports
v. Installs, maintains, troubleshoots, repairs, adjusts, calibrates and fabricates a wide variety of
electronic and electro-mechanical equipment including, but not limited to, portable and
stationary generators, control circuits, motors, relays, switch gear, instrumentation, current
loops, alarm circuits, engine controls, variable speed and level control devices, and
vi. Maintains diesel, propane, and gas powered engines
vii. Evaluates part and equipment failures; orders parts, materials, and supplies required for and
viii. Reads and interprets manuals, blueprints, and schematic drawings
ix. Prepares schematic drawings and updates blueprints to reflect as built conditions
x. Oversees the work of helpers or contractors assisting in repairs
xi. Maintains records and manuals of mechanical equipment
xii. Responds to customer complaints or inquiries regarding services
xiii. Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Job specification: requirements for Appointment (academic/professional qualification/
i. Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
ii. Troubleshooting skills.
iii. Ability to determine causes of operating errors and decide what to do about it, and to repair
machines or systems using the needed tools.
iv. Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
Terms of service
Three Years Contract
Candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya
How to apply:–
If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for any of the roles
above, please submit your application including a detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, National
Identification card and testimonials from your current or previous employer, clearly indicating your
current and expected remuneration, email and telephone contacts of three (3) professional referees by
10th February, 2021 at 5:00pm.
Submit your application in a sealed envelope with the respective Job Reference Number clearly marked
The Managing Director,
Gusii Water & Sanitation Company Limited.
P.O. Box 3880 -40200,