Assistant Quantity Surveyor III at Uasin Gishu County

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  • Company: Uasin Gishu County
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Uasin Gishu
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: - Engineering Jobs in KenyaUasin Gishu County Jobs in Kenya
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Job Description

Uasin Gishu County is situated in the mid-west of the Rift Valley covering an area of 3,345.2 square kilometers and lies between longitude 34 degrees 50’ east and 35 degrees 37’ west and latitude 0 degrees 03’ south and 0 degrees 55’ north . The county is further sub-divided into six sub-counties namely; Soy, Turbo, Moiben, Ainabkoi, Kapseret and Kesses.It borders six counties namely Elgeyo Marakwet County to the East, Trans Nzoia to the North, Kericho to the South, Baringo to the South East, Nandi to the South West and Bungoma to the West. The county has an estimated population of 894,179 with urban population contributing about 31% of the entire population. The population density is 267 persons per .The County has potential labor force of 550,000 (56%) of the entire population. Hence 44% of the population is dependent. Uasin Gishu County is a highland plateau with altitudes falling gently from 2,700 metres above sea level to about 1,500 metres above sea level. The County lies within the Lake Victoria catchment zone and all its rivers drain into the lake. The main rivers include; Sosiani, Kipkaren, Kerita, Nderugut, Daragwa and Sambu .

Requirements for appointment
  • Diploma in any of the following fields: Quantity Survey, Building/Civil Engineering, or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Postgraduate certificate in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Registered with a relevant professional body.
  • Expertise in building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards.
  • Should have a certificate in computer application.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for taking-off and calculation of quantities from architectural, structural, electrical and mechanical drawings and details
  • Assist in the preparation of detailed BOQs and specifications for construction works
  • Assist in preparation of schedule of materials for construction
  • Assist in the preparation of preliminary cost estimates.
  • Assist field assessment and the subsequent processing of data and report writing.
  • Assist in preparation of valuations for contractors’ payments.
  • Assist with the valuation of variations for ongoing construction works.
  • Assist in collecting and maintaining construction cost data.
  • Responsible for keeping an updated filing system for County construction design documentation
Method of Application
Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 27 January. 2023