Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Kenya Pipeline Company Jobs and Career Opportunities

Kenya Pipeline Company Limited is looking for suitable candidates to fill the following positions.

1. Senior Accountant

Reporting to the Chief Accountant

Job Profile
  • Coordinating the functions of several sections.
  • Expected to assist in the development and implementation of financial controls and procedures.
  • Work will be subject to overall review rather than to specific checks and also, includes tasks outside normal routine, for example investment and capitals appraisal and review including accounting for capital and investment projects.
Person Profile
  • Bachelor of Commerce degree or equivalent qualifications from a recognized university.
  • Passed Part III of the CPA Examination or equivalent.
  • Have demonstrated professional competence in handling accounting duties.
  • Have served for a minimum of five (5) years relevant experience in a large and busy organization.
2. Senior Chemist

Reporting to the Chief Chemist

Job Profile
  • Efficient administration and co-ordination of the section, effective performance and development.
  • Advise and update on prevailing international quality control standards, maintain good working relations with key dependants on the section.
  • Assist in reviewing and implementing quality control policy and programmes.
  • Able to supervise and appraise the staff.
  • Able to organize work, in-charge of quality control functions in the region.
Person Profile
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from a recognized university.
  • Have served for a minimum of five (5) years relevant experience in a large and busy organization.
  • Have demonstrated commendable skills at co-ordination and management of a quality control section.
  • Must be conversant with safety precautions in handling petroleum products.
3. Quantity Surveyor I

Reporting to the Chief Projects Engineer

Job Profile
  • Study, interpret and take out quantities from engineering and architectural drawings and prepare estimates.
  • Prepare budget estimates and implement approved maintenance programs for civil engineering facilities and buildings.
  • Prepare contract documents such as Bills of Quantities, Schedule of Materials and Specifications for use in preparing tender documents and procuring quotations for materials and works.
  • Carry out analysis of tenders and prepare evaluation reports on tenders and quotations received and maintain a list of current material and labour rates.
  • Assess and value works for progress payments, variations, claims among others and carry out other related contract administration duties.
Person Profile
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Building Economics or Quantity Survey from a recognized university.
  • Have served for a minimum of five (5) years relevant experience in a large and busy organization.
  • Be a Registered Quantity Surveyor with the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors (BORAQS).
  • Be a Corporate Member to a relevant professional body e.g. AAK. IQSK.
  • Have strong well developed written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills including ability to prepare relevant reports.
  • Have proficiency in Computer Applications such as MS Office, SAP.
  • Have demonstrated professional knowledge, competence, and ability to shoulder the professional duties and responsibilities at this level.
4. Engineer I (Operations)

Reporting to the Depot Manager

Job Profile
  • Product scheduling, planning design, development and operation of the pipeline, directing and controlling operations.
  • Undertaking more advanced master plan studies and complex operations of the pipeline.
  • Supervision of complex operations activities of the pipeline.
  • General administration, supervision and training of Assistant Engineers, Technicians, Operators and Artisans.
Person Profile
  • Bachelor of degree in engineering field such as Mechanical, Electrical, Civil or Chemical from a recognized university.
  • Have served for a minimum of five (5) years relevant experience in a large and busy organization.
  • Be a computer literate.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of safety regulations.
  • Have demonstrated self initiative, professional diligence and responsibilities.
  • Registered by the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya and be a Corporate Member of the Institute of Engineers of Kenya or Corporate Member of a Professional Engineering body recognized by the Institution. Those who have applied for registration will be considered.
5. Senior Technician (Mechanical)

Reporting to the Engineer 1 (Mechanical)

Job Profile
  • Detect and carry out repairs on the pipeline in conjunction with other functional officers.
  • Assist in the general administration of the maintenance unit in a pump station.
  • Will be responsible for attainment of maximum availability of equipment and ensuring uninterrupted operation through continuous maintenance and servicing.
  • Promptly attending to any breakdowns and emergencies in the section for efficient and effective pumping of white petroleum products.
Person Profile
  • Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.
  • Registered by the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya as a Technician Engineer.
  • Served as a Senior Technician for five (5) years working experience in a busy engineering environment gained from a large organization.
  • Have demonstrated professional and responsibilities in work performance.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of safety regulations.
  • Capable of organizing work and supervising staff.
  • Have Knowledge on computer.
  • Have good communication skills.
6. Technician III (Mechanical)

Reporting to the Senior Technician (Mechanical)

Job Profile
  • Expected to work under a senior technical staff and may assist in implementing the maintenance programmes as appropriate.
  • Will carry out preventive breakdown maintenance under close supervision of a Senior Technical Staff.
Person Profile
  • Ordinary Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.
  • Served as a Technician in equipment maintenance for at least three (3) years working experience in a busy engineering environment gained from a large organization.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of safety regulations.
  • Have Knowledge on computer.
  • Have knowledge on supervisory skills.
  • Have good communication skills.
7. Technician III (Operations)

Reporting to the Senior Technician (Operations)

Job Profile
  • Expected to work under a senior technical staff in carrying out day-to-day routine operational activities in connection with the product receipt or the product movement within and out of a pumping station and assist in implementing the maintenance programmes as appropriate and carry out preventive breakdown maintenance.
  • May also be assigned scheduling duties or be assigned supervision duties such as shift leader.
Person Profile
  • Ordinary Diploma in the relevant Engineering field such as Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Must be a computer literate.
  • Three (3) years working experience.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of safety regulations.
  • Good understanding of maintenance, operations, health, safety and environment.
  • Good analytical skills and must be physically fit.
Suitably qualified candidates should apply in confidence to the address below quoting the advertised position on both the cover letter and the envelope by 11th February 2011 enclosing CVs with full details of education background, professional qualifications, relevant experience, day time telephone contact and attach copies of Certificates.

Applications may also be deposited at our Head Office, Kenpipe Plaza Ground Floor in the Application Box or posted through the address below:

The Managing Director
Kenya Pipeline Company Limited
P.O. Box 73442, 00200
Nairobi.

Kenya Pipeline Company is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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