KeNHA Assistant Engineers Jobs in Kenya

Oct 17, 2016

The Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA), a State Corporation under the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development, was established under the Kenya Roads Act, 2007 and charged with the mandate to manage, develop, rehabilitate and maintain national roads.

In order to carry out this mandate effectively, the Authority wishes to fill the following vacant positions:

Job Title: Assistant Engineer 


4 Vacancies
Place of Work: Head Office/Region
Department: Engineering Departments
Reporting to: Engineer
Supervises: None
Job Purpose: The Assistant Engineer will be responsible for assisting in road planning, design, maintenance, construction and other emergency works.
Job Description
Duties and responsibilities will entail:
  • Preparing engineering designs for road works;
  • Preparing and processing tender documentation for road works;
  • Preparing procurement plans for road work programmes;
  • Reviewing standards and specifications for road works;
  • Supervising of all road works contracts;
  • Developing and monitoring all road works programmes;
  • Undertaking Annual road inventory and condition surveys;
  • Collecting, collating and compiling annual road maintenance work programme;
  • Preparing road maintenance contract documents;
  • Preparing, monitoring and evaluating Strategic Plans and projects;
  • Carrying out Traffic surveys and managing traffic data;
  • Collecting and collating economic, environmental and social data for road investment programmes and strategies;
  • Reviewing roadside development applications and field reports;
  • Preparing axle load control programmes;
  • Enforcing axle load standards;
  • Preparing quality assurance plans;
  • Undertaking technical audits for works and services;
  • Preparing reports on all road works programmes.
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by the Engineer
Job Specification
For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent degree from a recognized institution;
  • Graduate Engineer Registration by Engineers Board of Kenya: and
  • Proficiency in Computer applications / Microsoft office Suite applications Skills and Accounts related packages;
Personal attributes
  • Organizational ,analytical and decision making skills, Creative and innovative, Integrity and honesty, Commitment and Passion for learning.
Core Competences
  • Interpersonal skills, Report writing skills, Communication and Teamwork skills.
How to Apply

Prospective candidates MUST satisfy the requirements of Leadership and Integrity as set out in Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya and attach the following testimonials to the application;
  1. Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission clearance certificate
  2. Kenya revenue Authority Tax compliance Certificate
  3. Higher Education Loans Board clearance certificate or proof of ongoing repayments
  4. Certificate of Good Conduct issued by Kenya Police - CID
Candidates who meet the requirements detailed in the Job Specifications should submit their applications so as to reach the specific addresses shown below by close of business on 28th October, 2016 at 5.00pm. 

Applications to include CVs with details of their day time contacts, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment where successful, names and contacts of three referees. 

Applicants must also attach copies of all Certificates/Testimonials and copies of National ID or Passport.

The Director General,
Kenya National Highways Authority,
Blue Shield Towers, 9th floor, Hospital Hill Road,
P.O Box 49712-00100, 

Applications may also be hand delivered and inserted in the Recruitment box located on the 1st Floor (HR Department) or emailed to:

KeNHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality within the organization and therefore encourages persons living with disability, women and those from marginalized areas to apply.

Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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