General Requirements and Personal Attributes
Besides the job specific requirements, all interested applicants must have the following individual qualities:
Organizational, managerial and administrative skills.
Positive working attitude and ability to give and take instructions.
Ability to work with minimum supervision.
Creativity and innovativeness.
Professionalism and integrity.
Interpersonal skills including being a team player.
Effective communication skills.
Effective Oral/Written Communication skills.
Target setting; Administration skills; Team leadership; and
Job Specific Requirements
KNP/2022/11: Workshop /Laboratory Technicians (8 posts)
Terms of Service: KNP/8 (Permanent)
Salary Scale: KShs 31,270 × 1,300 – 32,570 × 1,380 – 33,950 × 1,390 – 35,340 × 1,460 – 36,800
× 1,470 – 38,270 × 1,470 – 39,740 × 1,520 – 41,260 p.m.
House allowance: As applicable in Nairobi County
Areas of Specialization (No of Posts)
Automotive Technology (1)
Building Construction Technology (1)
Catering and Accommodation
Computer Science/ Computing Technology (1)
Digital Electronics/Instrumentation and Control/ Telecommunication (1)
Food Science and Technology (1)
Mass Communication/Sound Engineering (1)
Pharmaceutical Technology (1).
a) Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities will entail:
Maintaining inventory for all tools, Machines and equipment’s in the workshop.
Prepare preventive maintenance schedules of the items.
Ensure compliance with both Statutory and Institute’s Safety Protocol regarding operation of workshops.
support the smooth running of the departmental workshop/laboratory/Kitchen.
Work hand in hand with the workshop practice lecturers when preparing materials for practical lessons.
Maintain work area, tools/machines/equipment cleaners and proper operation.
b) Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
Served in the grade of Laboratory Assistant I or in an equivalent position for a minimum period of three (3) years; and Possess a Craft Certificate the areas of specialization from a recognized institution;
Diploma in the Areas of specialization from a recognized institution.
Ability to use a full range of tools, machines and equipment’s in the engineering
workshop/Computer Laboratories/ Applied Science or Catering and Accommodation.
Knowledge of basic Auto CAD/Arch CAD will be added advantage.
Demonstrated computer application skills.
The details of the posts and applications procedures can be accessed from the website,
www.kabetepoly.ac.ke . Interested qualified persons are requested to download the fillable PDF
application forms, fill and submit via email to email@example.com and also copy to
firstname.lastname@example.org so as to reach the undersigned on or before Monday August 29th, 2022
No hard copies of the applications will be processed.
Kabete National Polytechnic is an equal opportunity employer. Youth, Women and Persons
Living with Disability (PWD) or from marginalized groups or minority communities are encouraged