Applications Engineer Job Vacancy in Ngong, Kenya (100K)

Position Title: Applications Engineer

Industry: Construction

Location: Ngong

Gross Salary: Kshs 70,000 – 100,000

Our client is start up engineering firm putting good housing within reach.

They seek to hire an Applications Engineer who will provide technical and operational expertise for support and deployment.

They will also provide support for application of the foam blocks in project design and construction.

This position will perform technical administrative tasks in support of the business as well as support of the sales team and sales network.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop expertise in operation and maintenance of RIM Systems.
  • Provide technical support, oversight of machine maintenance, provision of ongoing supplies of PU and accessories to customers
  • Coordinate mobile factory rentals and block fabrication projects.
  • Coordinate supply chain, logistics and customs.
  • Conduct training, offer and coordinate technical support.
  • Ensure safety in the operation and handling of the system and chemicals.
  • Develop an expertise incorporating blocks into Kenya construction methods, applicable building codes, technical specifications engineering details.
  • Offer construction support as required.
  • Interface with structural engineers, architects, contractors and agencies.
  • Provide support to sales team by performing project drawing reviews, quantity estimates, expense and pricing estimates.
  • Under the direction of the General Manager, provide support to the sales team, to the network of dealers, customers and owner/operators.

Skills & Qualifications

  • University Degree in civil engineering or similar degree
  • At least 5 years of experience in the industry.
  • Experience in the affordable housing sector and social enterprise is a plus.
  • Technical aptitude sufficient to become expert in ICF technology and applications.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Basic understanding of engineering concepts in construction and mechanical devices. Ability to apply these to real problems and projects, and courage to be immersed in details and finding creative solutions.
  • Comfortable working in a start-up environment, that requires some degree of self-initiative and direction.
  • Understanding of the affordable housing sector, both rural and urban, in Kenya.
  • Proficient English and local languages, computer skills,
  • Ability to write and to create documents.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels and audiences.
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and passport
  • Male candidates are encouraged to apply

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 (Applications Engineer) to before 21st December 2022