Plant Supervisor Job, Engineering Kenyan Jobs 2022, 

The Nairobi Hospital, a leading health care institution in Eastern Africa has excellent career opportunities for individuals who possess a passion for excellence, strong work ethic, results oriented and committed to continuous improvement. The successful candidates will be team players with the ability to effectively add value to enabling good patient outcomes and shape best clinical and non-clinical practice in line with our Strategic Plan (2019-2024).


Reporting to the Head of Engineering the successful candidate will be responsible for supervising continuous maintenance of plant equipment, plant and other facilities to ensure optimal efficiency in line with established quality and safety standards.


  • Plan and ensure implementation of planned preventive maintenance programs for plant equipment, plant and facilities in line with manufacturers’ recommendations and prepare the related compliance and calibration reports.
  • Ensure all electrical, plant and hospital equipment maintenance requests are received and logged in order of importance and urgency.
  • Create, maintain and update the hospital’s database of plant facilities to ensure integrity to data.
  • Carry out troubleshooting to identify maintenance problems and draw up counter measures.
  • Carry out routine hospital inspections to identify urgent repair needs for hospital equipment and plant.
  • Supervise maintenance activities and ensure they are carried out within established standards and specifications.
  • Ensure continuous upgrading of machines and equipment to keep pace with changing technology.
  • Engage and supervise works of external service providers on new installations both mechanical and electrical and assess the new installations.
  • Conduct daily checks and reactive repairs in order to ensure all electrical and mechanical equipment that support the hospital’s facilities function optimally.
  • Prepare bill of quantities and specification for services/equipment and participate in the tender evaluation of plant and hospital equipment.
  • Follow-up with procurement on stock items that are procured to ensure timely job completion.
  • Coordinate disposal of obsolete equipment in line with established guidelines.
  • Receive and analyse the job card and allocate the work to ensure timely job completion.
  • Analyse utility consumption in order to establish the consumption trends.
  • Coordinate staff training on the use of the new equipment/installation.
  • Identify, deploy and motivate the plant team including performance appraisal, identification of training needs, mentorship and coaching as well as leave and absence management in line with the hospital’s people agenda; and
  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time to time.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Civil or Electrical Engineering or any other related field form a recognized institution.
  • Minimum of 3 years engineering experience in a maintenance function preferably in the hospitality or healthcare sector.

Technical & Behavioural competencies

  • Knowledge and ability to carry out maintenance of plant facilities and biomedical equipment
  • Knowledge of plant and equipment used in hospitals
  • Analytical skills
  • Resource planning skills
  • Teamwork
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Supervisory skills
  • Accountability
  • Integrity

How to Apply

If your background, experience, and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job reference number, your current remuneration, testimonials, and full contact details of 3 referees, to reach the undersigned not later than 11th March 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Director, Human Resources & Operations

The Nairobi Hospital

P. O. Box 30026 – 00100 NAIROBI

email: [email protected]

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