ASSISTANT RESEARCH SCIENTIST (Aquaculture engineering) (RI.9) (1 Post)

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Company:Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI)
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Ksh. From 35,910.00 to 45,880.00

Job details

(a) Duties and responsibilities

  • Designing and interpreting scheme and drawings of practical efficient multidisciplinary aquaculture systems such as recirculatory aquaculture system, flow through system, off-shore fish cages and aquaculture waste treatment e.t.c. 
  • Analyzing and evaluating the performance of the aquaculture systems.
  • Supervising and monitoring aquaculture structural projects during construction and installations of related equipment.
  • Establishing structural engineering standards for different aquaculture systems
  • Developing maintenance plan for aquaculture systems
  • Arranging for testing of materials
  • Coordinating project documentation
  • Compiling routine site reports
  • Providing of engineering advisory services
  • Participating in undertaking aquaculture research and preparing technical report
  • Any other duties in the area of specialization as assigned by the supervisor from time to time

 (b) Minimum Qualification

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a minimum grade of C+ or equivalent;
  • BSc Degree Second Class Honors (upper division) in Civil Engineering (Structural) from a recognized university.
  • Must be computer literate
  • Experience in aquaculture hatchery design and/or construction will be an added advantage

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