Maintenance Technician Job. KNP

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This position is responsible for coordination of the day to day operations in the Polytechnic to ensure conducive and optimal utilization of the institutions facilities.


  • Assure prompt and timely completion of assigned work orders by efficiently directing the appropriate personnel to various jobs
  • Provide technical assistance to maintenance and custodial crews
  • Use hand and power tools necessary to perform the duties assigned in a safe manner
  • Assure cost effective operations through proper care and maintenance of
  • Equipment, tools, materials and supplies
  • Performs basic maintenance such as repairing walls floors, painting and exterior maintenance.
  • Implement safety regulations and accident prevention programs within the work responsibility areas.
  • Estimate materials and labour requirements to complete assigned tasks
  • Responds to staff, customers, in a positive and respectful manner
  • Work independently without supervision in the normal course of duties.
  • Fulfill any other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills and abilities

  • Basic knowledge of principles and practice of building maintenance and safety practices
  • Ability to read, understand and complete written and verbal requests and work assignments.
  • Ability to perform on call duties as assigned
  • Ability to take initiative and work efficiently to complete tasks with limited supervision.
  • Skill in safe and proper use of tools and equipment necessary to perform various maintenance and repair tasks


  • Trade test Grade 1 in masonry or equivalent.
  • KCSE certificate with a minimum grade of D+
  • Candidates with considerable experience in other trades will have an added advantage.
  • At least three years’ experience in a similar position

How To Apply

All Applications should include a cover letter, CV, Copies Certificates and Testimonials to be addressed to:

The  Chief  Principal,

Kabete National Polytechnic,

P.O. BOX 29010-00625,



All applications should be received by 11th June 2019.

KNP is an equal opportunity employer, women and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

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