Kericho County Senior Plant Operator II – Jobs in Kenya

Advert Number:


Job Title, Job Group and Number of Posts:

Senior Plant Operator II JG‘G’ (2 Posts)-Internal Advertisement

Department where the job falls under:

Department of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries

Job Application End Date:


Job Description and Job Specification:

a) Duties and responsibilities

Operating heavy plants of ‘difficult rating’ A and B
Keeping records of inventory of all plants in a project/unit
Formulating and administering working techniques
Assisting in costing and evaluating small roads and accesses
Preparing maintenance schedules for servicing of machines
Organizing, managing and controlling operators and equipment on a given construction project/unit
Carrying out filter and oil changes and simple adjustments not requiring special tools
Supervise, guide and assist inn training and developing staff within the cadre

b) Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

Served in the grade of Plant Operator I for a minimum period of three (3) years.
A valid driving licence free from any current endorsements for the relevant class(es) of plant.
Passed the Occupational Trade Test I for plant Operators.
Ability to operate one (1) plant

of ‘difficult rating’ A and two (2) Plants of ‘difficult rating’ B.
Attended a Refresher Course for plant operators lasting not less than one (1 week) within a period of three (3) years at the Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized institution.
Knowledge of the Traffic Act and other related regulations.
Attended a First-Aid Course lasting not less than one (1) week from St. John Ambulance or the Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized institution.
Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results
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