Mechanical Technician

Wärtsilä Eastern Africa Ltd has an existing O&M Contract with KenGen up to March 2021 for the 120 MW Kipevu III Power Plant in Mombasa, Kenya. WEA is looking for two (2) Mechanical Technicians for Kipevu III Power Plant whose main responsibilities includes the following;

€1. Responsible for mechanical maintenance of the Plant.
2. You will be required to troubleshoot mechanical defiance on various equipment and machinery.
3. You will be required to uphold all safety regulations including and not limited to isolation, lock out and tag out.
4. You will be responsible for maintaining the machines and auxiliary equipment in good and clean conditions.
5. In your role, you are to work closely with the mechanical supervisor.

Application deadline 2016-10-31
Position description - Responsible for the mechanical maintenance of the plant.
- Ensure compliance with all safety regulations including isolation, lock out and tag out.
- Responsible for maintaining the machines and auxiliary equipment in good clean conditions.
- Be able to carry out minor repair, preventive and corrective maintenance to mechanical plant equipment and auxiliaries.
- Responsible for reporting operational disturbance and/or taking corrective action when directed to do so.
- Effectively communicate the condition of plant equipment and performance to the mechanical supervisor & concerned plant personnel.
- Perform emergency procedures in order to protect personnel and equipment in case of damage or failure of safety deficiencies.
- Be able to read pressure and temperature indicators such as manometers, thermometers, digital panels and to measure with their specific measuring equipment.
- Maintaining the plant in clean and safe conditions at all times.
- Utilize all tools in such a manner so as to maximize their useful operating life.
- Account for all parts and materials and supplies used in the performance of work.
- Perform any other duties assigned from time to time by the supervisor.
Requirements - Communication skills
- Cooperative skills
- Cost effectiveness
- Self Management
- Teamwork skills
- Quality, safety, environment skills
- Utilize IM applications and IM tools
- BSc Degree in Mechanical Engineering
- Technical training

- Two(2) years experience in operation and/or maintenance of a Power Plant.
Contact person to give further information Contact for more information
Athanas Mpuya
Maintenance Manager
Tel No: +254 704 319 322

Salome Ngeene
HR Officer
Tel No: +254 702 570 029

Country Kenya
Job area Contract Delivery