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Senior Principal Superintending Engineer (Mechanical)

Public Service Commission

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the position shown above.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 12 years

Job Description

REPUBLIC OF KENYA
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

Our Vision

“A citizen-centric public service”

Our Mission
“To reform and transform the public service for efficient and effective service delivery”

RE-ADVERTISEMENT OF VACANT POSITIONS IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Commission website: www.publicservice.go.ke or jobs portal: www.psckjobs.go.ke

Please Note:
(i) Candidates should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
(ii) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(iii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
(iv) The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution - Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
(v) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
(vi) It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
(vii) Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
Applications should reach the Commission on or before 29th September 2020 latest 5.00 pm (East African Time).

VACANCIES IN THE MINISTRY OF ENERGY

Senior Principal Superintending Engineer (Mechanical) - TWO (2) POSTS – V/No.256/2020

Salary Scale: Ksh. 99,900 - Ksh. 169,140 p.m (CSG 6)
House Allowance: Ksh.20, 000 – 50,000 p.m (Depending on duty station)
Commuter Allowance: Ksh.16, 000p.m
Leave Allowance: As existing in the Civil Service
Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year
Medical Cover: As provided by the government
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
(i) served for a minimum period of twelve (12) years and currently serving at the grade of Senior Superintending Engineer (Mechanical), CSG 8 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) be registered by Engineers Registration Board of Kenya;
(iv) current valid annual practicing licence from the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya
(v) corporate membership with the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK);
(vi) demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of power generation projects; and
(vii) a thorough understanding of national goals, policies and programmes and the ability to translate them towards achieving the power generation plans.

Duties and Responsibility
Specific duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

(i) participating in formulating and articulation of policy on matters pertaining to power generation;
(ii) assisting in mobilizing of resources for thermal, nuclear, geothermal and major wind power generation projects;
(iii) coordinating and reviewing of pre-investment feasibility studies on power generation projects to determine their technical and economic viability;
(iv) spearheading the development of a comprehensive legal and regulatory framework for Kenya’s nuclear power programmes;
(v) coordinating, monitoring, supervision and evaluation of petroleum and natural gas pipeline construction
(vi) coordinating and reviewing of appraisal of energy generation projects;
(vii) developing and formulating of technical standards in collaboration with Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS);
(viii) facilitating power generation planning under the Least Coast Power Development Plan;
(ix) facilitating and reviewing of feasibility studies on power generation projects; and
(x) facilitating and coordinating activities of the Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board (KNEB).

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