Eldoret Water and Sanitation Company Ltd – Design, Construction and Maintenance Manager.

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About Position

Position Reports to: General Manager, Technical Services 

Position Supervises:

        • GIS Officer
        • Planning, Design & Construction Officer
        • Maintenance Officer

Purpose of the Job

 To conceptualize, design, plan, construct, manage and maintain infrastructure works including water intake, dams, water treatment plants, water distribution network, sewerage network, waste water plants and other projects. To identify and recommend solutions to improve efficiencies of the existing systems. Maintain engineering records, designs, project progress and completion reports.

Main Duties and Responsibilities 

The duties and responsibilities are:

    I. Managerial Roles and Responsibilities

    1. Overseeing project pre- feasibility and feasibility studies.
    2. Plan and conduct field surveys to locate new sites and analyze details of project
    3. Develop detailed project design reports for water and sewerage infrastructure using set engineering standards/guidelines and develop detailed engineering drawings and bills of quantities
    4. Develop detailed engineering bid documents for works to be outsourced
    5. Supervise construction projects done either internally or through contractors for delivery of quality work within the stipulated timelines and budgets
    6. Develop and review terms of reference for consultants to undertake major works to be out sourced.
    7. Convene/attend periodic project site meetings and submit detailed progress reports
    8. Conduct materials test and analysis
    9. Monitor construction activities to ensure that environmental and Safety regulations are adhered to;
    10. Organizing and directing staff on the day to day activities;
    11. Estimate cost of completed work or those required for renovations or
    12. Develop guidelines for project completion and handover procedure,
    13. Develop project completion reports
    14. Overseeing development and implementation of maintenance plans

     II. Operational Roles and Responsibilities

    1. Producing designs, both initial outlines and full plans, of sewerage, water treatment and flood defense structures such as pump systems and pipe networks;
    2. Supervise design and construction of water and sewerage projects;
    3. Supervise construction of new structures/ repairs and provide the necessary Engineering expertise;
    4. Managing and maintaining water and sewerage infrastructure operations;
    5. Presenting project details and technical information to colleagues and clients;
    6. Preparation of project progress and completion reports ;
    7. Managing project budgets;
    8. Keeping up to date with changes in regulatory legislation and guidelines;
    9. Development of tender documents and management of contracts;
    10. Liaising with clients, contractors, government agencies, local authorities and suppliers;
    11. Supervising staff and site workers;
    12. Using a variety of specialist computer applications/simulation software;
    13. Ensuring that projects keep to budgets and timescales;
    14. Maintaining an awareness of current environmental issues
    15. Perform any other duties as may be assigned;

Key Result Areas: 

The jobholder’s accountability areas are as follows:

  • Successful implementation of projects within budget and set timelines
  • Successful implementation of quality control standards for services/works offered by the section;
  • Effective supervision of employees assigned to the section;
  • Maximization of productivity in the section;
  • Continuous process improvement of services offered by the

Knowledge and Skills Required: 

The jobholder must possess:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Water Engineering or any other related field;
  • A minimum of 8 years’ in related work experience, (3 years of this in Senior Management; 2 years in water related project management and supervision)
  • A member of the Engineers Board of Kenya or Institute of Engineers Kenya;
  • Must have demonstrated ability to handle departmental budgets, resources, processes, projects and relationships;
  • Should have thorough knowledge of the relevant industry/sector as well as knowledge of regulatory requirements affecting the relevant sector;
  • Must have ability to plan, organize, implement and evaluate departmental goals;
  • Must demonstrate ability to handle multiple and conflicting priorities, and work under strict deadlines;
  • Should have strong analytical and be result oriented;
  • Must have high standards of integrity and ethical practice;
  • Must be capable of functioning effectively both as a team player and a team leader;
  • Must have management and Leadership skills;
  • Must have ability to accurately plan work assignments, prioritize tasks and deliver deadlines;
  • Should have problem solving and decision making abilities;
  • Should be an effective communicator with the ability to handle both internal and external communication;
  • Should demonstrate ability to identify and respond to risk areas within the department;
  • Should have effective people management and conflict resolution skills;
  • Must have knowledge in use of Auto-CAD and MS office

How to Apply

Candidates Interested in these positions are expected to meet the qualification and experience requirements detailed in the full advertisement in our website www.eldowas.or.ke, fill the job application questionnaire and only submit to jobs@eldowas.or.ke attaching up to date Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI), Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) tax compliance, Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) clearance certificates on or before 21st January, 2022 at 5.00 p.m. No other attachments are required. ELDOWAS is an equal opportunity employer committed to implementing affirmative action therefore women, persons with disability minority and marginalized groups are encouraged to apply. Due to Covid-19 protocols, we shall only be accepting applications through the above email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. “No payment is required for any step during the recruitment process. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification”.

Managing Director

Eldoret Water and Sanitation Company Ltd

P.O. Box 8418, 30100, Eldoret, Kenya





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