Assistant Engineers at Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA)

On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
The Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA), a parastatal currently in category PC 3A was set up under the Kenya Roads Act, 2007 and charged with the mandate to manage, develop, rehabilitate and maintain national roads and is an equal opportunity employer.

In order to carry out this mandate effectively, we wish to fill fifteen (15) vacant positions of Assistant Engineers, Grade 5. 

We are seeking to recruit creative, proactive, detail oriented and tenacious individuals with the ability to quickly adapt to our dynamic work environment.

Place of Work: Head Office & Regions

Department: Technical Departments

Section: All

Reporting to: Engineer

Supervises: None

Purpose of the Job
: To assist in road maintenance, construction and other emergency works.

Key Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities will entail assisting in:-

  • Preparing engineering designs for road works;
  • Preparing and processing tender documentation for road works;
  • Preparing procurement plans for road work programmes;
  • Reviewing standards and specifications for road works;
  • Supervising of all road works contracts.
  • Developing and monitoring all road works programmes;
  • Undertaking Annual road inventory and condition surveys;
  • Collecting, collating and compiling annual road maintenance work programme;
  • Preparing road maintenance contract documents;
  • Preparing, monitoring and evaluating Strategic Plans and projects;
  • Carrying out Traffic surveys and managing traffic data;
  • Collecting and collating economic, environmental and social data for road investment programmes and strategies;
  • Reviewing roadside development applications and field reports.
  • Preparing axle load control programmes;
  • Enforcing axle load standards;
  • Preparing quality assurance plans;
  • Undertaking technical audits for works and services;
  • Preparing reports on all road works programmes;
Required Qualifications
  • A degree in Civil Engineering
  • Registration as a graduate Engineer with Engineers Board of Kenya
Skills and Abilities
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • ICT Skills – Ability to work with the MS Office Suite
  • Report writing skills
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
How to Apply

Candidates who meet the criteria should submit their applications together with their up-to-date CVs including details of their day time contacts, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment if successful, names and contacts of three referees, while at the same time attaching copies of all Certificates/Testimonials and copies of National IDs. 

The applications should be hand delivered or mailed so as to reach the Director General at the Address below not later than close of business on 9th September, 2014.

KeNHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality within the organization; we therefore encourage persons living with disability, women and those from marginalized areas to apply. 

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

The Director General
Kenya National Highways Authority
Blue Shield Towers, 9th floor, Hospital Hill Road
P.O Box 49712-00100, Nairobi

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