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Pwani University Job Assistant Electrician

Assistant Electrician Job at Pwani University 

Pwani University a Premier University at the Coast situated in the beautiful scenic tourist resort town of Kilifi is an
equal opportunity employer. The University’s Mission is to generate, disseminate and apply knowledge while
sustaining excellence in teaching, learning and research by molding students to international standards, encouraging
and supporting members of staff to undertake research and to provide quality services to our customers.

The University invites applications from suitably, qualified and experienced candidates to fill the position of Electrician Grade II. REF: PU/ADV/35/5/2017

Qualifications for the Assistant Electrician Job

  • Applicants Must have minimum of KCSE mean Grade D+ (Plus) and a Certificate in Electrical Power Engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution with Government Trade Test I and II in electrical installation
  • At least two (2) years relevant work experience in industrial and/or commercial electrical systems with proven
    integrity, independence, innovativeness and compliance to deadlines.
  • Practical experience in Domestic electrical and three phase booster pump installation, repair and maintenance of 3 phase auto-start DC Generators and handling medium and high voltage power
  • Demonstrable experience and ability to use electrical and hand tools (e.g. wire strippers, voltmeter etc.) and
    electrical drawings and blueprints.
  • Experience in various electrical installations
  • Experience in handling different kinds of electrical devices and systems.

In addition, applicants:

Should show Active involvement in International/Continental/Regional /National/ Local/Community activities.


  • Applicants should posses the following skills and abilities
  • Flexible to work long shifts and overnight knowledge of safety procedures and legal regulations and guidelines
  • Strong technical ability in the field
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Interpersonal skills and good communication skills

Responsibilities for the Assistant Electrician Job

  • Inspect backup generators and motherboard to ascertain whether they are in good condition.
  • Trouble shoots and repair faulty equipment after receiving error reports to return them to their previous state
    for effective service delivery.
  • Keep a record of materials used in the unit for accountability purposes.
  • Maintain a record of electric readings to facilitate proper payment of the bills for uninterrupted power supply.
  • Ensure electrical systems in the university are well fitted and maintained to avoid accidents and guarantee the
    security and safety of users.
  • Replace blown out and faulty bulbs and replace with new ones to continue providing proper lighting in the
    University for a Smooth running of all activities.

How To Apply

Benefits for the above position include a competitive basic salary, house allowance, medical cover for staff and
dependants, life Insurance, opportunities for further development and training and other regular allowances.

Interested applicants should send four (4) copies of their application for the position. Applications and
recommendations letters from referees should be addressed to

The Vice Chancellor
Pwani University
P. O Box 195-80108, Kilifi

Applications should include an up to date CV, giving details of applicants age, marital status, academic and professional qualifications, work experience, present post and salary, email address, telephone, names and contacts of three referees who are knowledgeable about the competence of the applicant, copies of relevant certificates and testimonials.

Pwani University is an equal opportunity employer, female candidates and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The deadline for submitting applications is Tuesday 30th May 2017. Applications received later than this
date will not be considered

Please Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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