9 Aug 2016

Plant Electrician Job at Care International NGO

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Plant Electrician Job at Care International, Kenya

Department/Project: WASH Sector
Supervisor: Plant Foreman

Job Summary & Purpose

  • The Plant Electrician will be responsible for maintenance of submersible pumps, booster pumps and other associated electrical equipments. He will always lead the Plant Electricians and ensure that all electrical equipments are serviced per schedule and repaired in the event of any break down.

Plant Electrician Job Responsibilities

  • Servicing and maintenance of Gensets and pumps
  • Repair and maintenance of gensets on electrical parts and instruments panel.
  • Installation of new generators and retrieval of the old and defective ones.
  • Repair and installation of booster pumps.
  • Monitoring of all electrical installations in the generator rooms and making recommendations to the Plant Foreman of their replacements or repairs.

Borehole recovery

  • To retrieve, repair and installation of boreholes submersible pumps.
  • Borehole test pumping.
  • Monitoring yield trends and behavior of boreholes and suggesting relevant remedial measureswhere necessary.

Workshop operation

  • Maintenance of workshop cleanliness and safety.
  • Proper arrangement of the equipments and plants in the workshop.
  • Repair and maintenance of the standby control panels, change over switches and otherelectrical equipments in the workshop.


  • Keep records of all the electrical repairs done in the field and in the workshop.
  • Keep records of all electrical spares used in the workshop and in the field.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly unit reports on jobs and conditions of all the relevant system andsubmit to supervisor.

Power grid maintenance

  • Prepare technical designs of the power grid for the CARE compounds in Dadaab.
  • Prepare the BoQs for all electrical power installations in CARE compounds.
  • Assist in supervision of the contractors doing upgrade or installations of the power grids inCARE compounds.
  • Advise and recommend the power requirement for electrical gadgets.

Qualifications for Plant Electrician Job

  • Education: Diploma in Plant Electrician or Plant Electrician Grade I.
  • Experience: A minimum of 2 years’ experience in plant workshop and in relevant field work.


  • Basic Computer Knowledge
  • Team player
  • Ability to work for long hours with minimal supervision are important assets of this job


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