11 Feb 2019

Kenya Ports Authority Job Vacancy : Depot Engineer

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Reporting to the Head of Inland Container Depot, the job holder is tasked with overseeing maintenance and repair works of all ICD’s mobile/plant equipment, electrical, and civil. He is the head of technical section, supervises and coordinates the activities of Mobile Plant and Vehicles, Electrical and Civil unit heads.


  • Handling administrative, maintenance and repair matters in the Engineering section with the Depot
  • Providing sectional leadership and bear overall responsibility and accountability to the section performance delivery on the maintenance, repair and availability of adequate and reliable equipment, vehicles, electrical and civil works.
  • Preparing annual performance appraisal reports for subordinates.
  • Coordinating all the planned preventive and corrective maintenance in the section
  • Initiating all the development projects to be undertaken in the Depot.
  • Ensuring proper safety procedure implementation and safe/clean environment.
  • Liaising with Operation Officers for purposes of assessing equipment requirements and plans maintenance and repair activities accordingly to maximize efficiency in cargo handling service delivery


  • Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical and Electronics or Mechatronics Engineering or Automotive Engineering or in any other relevant field from a recognized institution
  • Be registered as an Engineer with Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) with current annual practicing license.
  • Be a valid member with the Institute of Engineers of Kenya (IEK) and of good standing
  • Have not less than five (5) years’ experience in overseeing maintenance and repair work of equipment with at least three (3) years served at supervisory level

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