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Electrical Maintenance Technician Job In Athi River

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Location: Athi River, Kenya

Area of work: Engineering

Reporting to: Head of Engineering

Ideal Start Date: 1st November 2019

 Job Description

Our client is a leading multinational pharmaceutical manufacturer and the world’s leading provider of healthcare solutions today. They specialize in different product groups ranging from Dialysis, Surgical instrumentation, Clinical Nutrition, Stoma Care, Infection Prevention, Anesthesia and Intensive Care products among others. They recently acquired a plant in Kenya and are seeking to fill the position of a Electrical Technician.

Provides operational power by maintaining electrical systems, regular test check and modifies experimental and/or operational electrical control equipment, circuitry and components according to engineering specifications in industrial plants;

Diagnoses causes of malfunctions or failures, recommends modification or replacement of failed equipment and performs preventive/corrective maintenance.


  • Ensure standard operating procedures are fully adhered to at all operations.
  • Ensure to tag all machines under maintenance and un-tag them for operation.
  • Timely fault diagnosis to minimize on critical down time.
  • Read, interpret and actualize electrical diagram on MCCs.
  • Control circuit installations for AC voltages up to 415Vac.
  • Motor installations, trial and testing in accordance with stipulated operating standards
  • Lighting installations indoors and outdoors and servicing of the same
  • Data collection on electrical equipment for the purpose of condition monitoring,
  • Performing preventive maintenance on electrical equipment including but not limited to; motors, lighting, generators, workshop equipment and hand operated equipment.
  • Daily report writing and hand over to next shift.
  • Maintains supplies inventory by checking electrical material stock to determine inventory levels; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for electrical material;
  • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Ensure personal safety and the safety of others while undertaking their duties.
  • Proper use of PPEs
  • Advice the company on areas of improvement to maximize output and reduce breakdowns
  • Participate in Energy Audit Report and its execution


  • Degree/Diploma in Electrical Engineering.
  • 5 years’ experience in installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems.
  • Technical understanding, troubleshooting and safety management.
  • 30 min MTTR and recording data for MTBF detection.
  • 100% plant availability electrically.
  • 95% availability of electrical test tools.
  • Zero accidents in section/department.
  • 100% electrical machine maintenance as per SOP.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Computer literate
  • Good interpersonal relationship.

How to Apply

Applicants can upload their CVs and application letters onto the website as well as view the detailed Job description.

Deadline for receipt of applications is 15th October 2019.

Note that only applications in MS Word or PDF will be considered. We are an equal opportunity employer and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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