Job Title: Generator Technicians

Location: Nairobi Kenya

Salary: Kshs 35,000

Our client is looking for 4 experienced Generator Technicians to fill a vacant opening in the company.

Job Summary: To perform maintenance, installation, service and repair to a varied range of generating sets, diesel generator control systems and associated equipment including turbochargers and fuel injection equipment located at various client site locations

Duties and Responsibilities;
  • Develop and maintain a generator maintenance program/plan for all field sites in line with set vehicle/machine operational guidelines.
  • Carry out fault diagnosis, repair and perform general maintenance on all generator equipment and adjustments of engines, hydraulics, electrical systems and installations.
  • Troubleshoot equipment and service generator components including alternators, wiring harnesses safety devices, shutdown switches, and battery systems.
  • Inspect and test generators to ensure safety, report irregularities and equipment abuse to the Workshop Manager for further management.
  • Ensure sufficient fuel and oil in the generator at all times
  • Prepare annual generator equipment inventory reports in line with reporting guidelines.
  • Prepare and submit generator repair/maintenance monthly reports.
  • Compile spares or materials lists for work assigned to ensure adequate hand tools are provided to carry out duties
  • Communicate all issues/incidents and risks to Management to allow adequate investigation and resolution in line with Health and Safety Guidelines.
  • Carry out weekly, monthly and quarterly site visits as and when requested by stakeholders through the Workshop Manager, in line with company guidelines.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Competencies required;
• Certificate in Mechanics/Electrical Engineering; or Certificate in Generator Maintenance, Fault Diagnosis and Trouble Shooting, Certificate in Mechanical Installations or related qualifications from a recognized university or Vocational Technical Training Institute.
  • At least 5 years practical Generator experience in a similar role
  • Practical experience in diagnosing and repairing Electrical faults in Generators
  • Experience in Mechanical Engineering would be an added advantage
  • Excellent Analytical skills
  • Computer skills in MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Internet usage
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Good communication, interpersonal and time management skills;
  • Proactive, confident, energetic and ability to work under pressure;
  • Willingness to travel when necessary and required
How to Apply
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Generator Technician) to before Friday, 15th April 2016. Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV. N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing. For more details visit: