Clerk of Works - KETRACO

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Company: Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO)
Job Type:Contract

Job details

The Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO) is a 100% state-owned corporation incorporated on 2nd December, 2008 under the Company's Act, Cap 486 as a State Corporation pursuant to the Sessional Paper No. 4 of 2004 on Energy.

The Mandate of the Company is to plan, design, construct, own, operate and maintain high voltage electricity transmission grid and regional power interconnectors.

KETRACO’s Vision is to be a world-class electricity transmission company and the leading interconnector in Africa. The Mission of the Company is to provide reliable, efficient and effective electricity transmission and promote power trade for sustainable socio-economic development.

To achieve the above mandate, KETRACO has so far completed and commissioned 1,115.5km of transmission lines with 5000km committed and on-going projects. The company has assets base of over Kshs. 77 Billion. In addition; and to increase access to electricity, KETRACO plans to construct additional 7000km of transmission lines in the next five years.

The Company invites applications from suitable individuals to fill the following positions.

Clerk of Works

(15POSTS)-REF: KETRACO/5/1C/40/107/VOL I-B

Reporting to the Project Manager. Post will be on 2-year contract; renewable depending on the duration of the Project

Job purpose

To make sure that work is carried out to the client's standards, specification and schedule. Clerks of Works must be able to liaise with Engineers when dealing with Technical matters that may arise on major Construction Projects.

Job Specifications

For appointment to this grade an officer must: -

  1. Have a Diploma in Civil Engineering/Building Construction from a recognized institution;
  2. Have at least 3 years of experience in construction industry;
  3. Have excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships.

Key Tasks

· Coordinate, monitor, inspect and supervise construction works including foundation works, tower erection and stringing activities;

·Conduct on-site observation and spot-checks of work in progress;

·Ensure contract compliance by the contractor, such as conducting tests specified in contract and installing materials/equipment as specified in contract, and report deficiencies to project manager;

·Provide reports on all on-site matters, including third-party inspections, progress, safety concerns, and causes for delay;

·Maintain job-site files, documents, reports and daily log; prepare periodic reports for the client as required;

·Attend all job-site meetings as client’s representative or in conjunction with project manager;

·Perform related duties as assigned including continuous reporting to the contractor on available work fronts;

·Work in collaboration with Way leave officers and the project implementation team to ensure the project run smoothly and objectives are achieved.

Candidates who meet the requirements should submit their applications so as to reach the address shown below (clearly stating the reference in the letter and on the envelope) by close of business on 19th January, 2018 at 4.30pm.

Applications to include CVs with details of day time contacts, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment, names and contacts of three referees. Applicants must also attach copies of all Certificates/Testimonials, and copy of National ID/Passport addressed to:-

The Managing Director,

Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited,


Popo Lane, South C, off Red Cross Road,

P.O. Box 34942 –00100,


KETRACO is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applications without the relevant qualifications, copies of documents/details as sought for will not be considered. Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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Engineering/Mechanics/Construction Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO) 1 year ago