Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer Job Vacancy in Kenya

Career Opportunity: Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer

Reports to: Construction Manager

Industry: Manufacturing

Location: Various construction sites within Kenya

Our client in the manufacturing Industry, is seeking to recruit an Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer.

Successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring/follow-up and control of the activities performed by contractors at the construction/fabrication site, from the initial construction up to the completion of the execution phase ensuring works are performed according to project specifications, budget and respecting all relevant QA/QC standards and HSE procedures and regulations.

Main Responsibilities.

  • Timeliness and accuracy of construction progress monitor and control information provided, including contractor’s quantities executed and manpower.
  • Assuring technical integrity of works and implementation of relevant HSE procedures according to standards and regulations.
  • Assuring Construction Contractor and Vendors coordination.
  • Assuring proper material control.
  • Works progress certification.

Key activities

  • Monitoring construction activities are executed in accordance with project schedule, highlighting deviations and suggesting possible solutions.
  • Monitoring construction activities progress, and quantities executed by contractor for Electrical and Instrumentation works.
  • Verifying construction works compliance with Contract scope of works, project specifications and procedures.
  • Coordinating interfaces between Vendors and Construction Contractor.
  • Monitor and Control Mechanical Completion and Commissioning activities executed on site.
  • Certifying Work Progress and relevant quantities – daily/weekly/monthly.
  • Elaborate weekly construction progress report validated with the project base lines for communicating to the Project Management.
  • Participate on site construction meetings between company and contractor.
  • Review and comment specific site procedures and work practices as necessary to meet project requirements.
  • Provide construction input to resolve site constructability problems using technical knowledge and experience.
  • Ensure construction works are executed following the correct HSE procedures for risk mitigation and safe work execution. Report to Project Management any near miss, unsafe act, and incident.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Instrumentation engineering or equivalent
  • 5 years of Oil & Gas/power plant Industry experience.
  • 3 years of Instrumentation and Automation engineering experience.
  • Fluent knowledge of English.
  • Intermediate knowledge of the local language (if required)
  • Training and Courses
  • Energy Production facilities course.
  • Introduction to Construction Management
  • Hazard Identification course
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Functional safety and Safety Integrity Levels (SIL)
  • ATEX Directive
  • Process Control Techniques
  • Distributed Control System (DCS)
  • Instrument & Automation course
  • Field and Plant Performance Monitoring

Required knowledge, technical or professional skills

  • Professional Role general knowledge
  • Instrumentation Automation & Telecomm. Systems Design
  • Electrical Systems Design
  • Plant Design
  • Process Engineering
  • URF
  • Mechanical, Machinery and Piping Engineering
  • Subsea Systems Design
  • Knowledge from other Professional. Areas
  • HSE Principles and Systems
  • Construction Works (Instrument and Telecom. Works)
  • Commissioning Works (Instrument Works)
  • Specific knowledge, technical or professional skills
  • Experienced on Mechanical Completion and Commissioning of Process Control Systems (DCS, ESD).
  • HSE Risk Analysis and Job Safety Analysis.

Apply at Flexi Personnel ATS or recruit@flexi-personnel.com latest by 31st July 2022.

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