By September 4, 2020
Featured Posted on Engineering

Our client, a manufacturing company is looking to hire a Boiler Operator.

Reports to; Senior Operation Supervisor

Job Location; Nyahururu


The ideal candidate will be responsible for the operation, servicing, and repair of high pressure steam boilers, pumps, motors, oil heaters, gas controls, emergency power generator and boiler controls


  • Ensure optimal and continuous operation of mechanical systems by performing routine inspections and maintenance, monitoring metering equipment and adjusting levels as necessary
  • Maintain systems by scheduling regular inspections, cleanings, filter replacement and all other tasks necessary to keep all components performing optimally; identify and repair or replace malfunctioning components
  • Ensure safety by monitoring safety equipment, identifying potential issues and taking appropriate steps to suspend operations and repair the problem
  • Perform necessary repairs and replacements, obtain replacement parts and upgrade components as needed while staying within the budget
  • Supervise team of assistant operators and mechanics by delegating repair, maintenance and monitoring tasks, scheduling jobs, providing appropriate instruction and giving constructive feedback on performance
  • Study to keep current on knowledge of all applicable safety laws and regulations in order to ensure full compliance at all times
  • Create and enter properly documented records of inspections, maintenance routines and repairs
  • Sustain up-to-date knowledge of developments in relevant technology and make recommendations for overhauls and upgrade
  • Operating the boiler safely as per OSHA requirements and optimally for reliable supply of steam



  • Diploma in Boiler Operation, Intermediate Certificate in Boiler Operation Field from a recognized institution.
  • At least 4 years working experience as a Boiler Operator in a Manufacturing setup.
  • Knowledge of relevant professional standards.
  • Knowledge of water treatment, electricity, plumbing welding will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of Diesel engines and Petrol engine.

All applications should be done on or before close of business 17th September 2020 on link below:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Job Information

Status: Closed No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Job level: Mid level Years of experience: 4 Salary: KES30000 / Publish date: 04 Sep 2020

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