KeNHA Survey Assistant 1 Job 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 position:

Job Title: Survey Assistant 1

Grade:

1 Vacancy
 

Place of Work: Head Office
 
Department: Planning and Environment / Design & Construction
 
Section: Survey
 
Reporting to: Surveyor
 
Supervises: None
 
Job Purpose: The Survey Assistant 1 will be responsible for the assisting the Surveyor in carrying out large area cadastral, geodetic and mapping control surveys. The successful candidate will also assist in undertaking tertiary triangulation and traverses.
 
Job Description
 
Duties and responsibilities will entail:
  • Undertaking survey work and related computations and adjustments including triangulation;
  • Undertaking traversing and topographic survey;
  • Aerial mapping;
  • Identification and establishment of photo control points;
  • Geodetic leveling; and
  • Observing level lines and maintenance of geodetic instruments.
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by the Surveyor.
Job Specification
 
For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade C with C- in both Mathematics and Physics;
  • Diploma in Land Survey or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
  • Proficiency in Computer applications / Microsoft office Suite applications Skills.
Personal attributes
  • Self-drive, Innovative and creative, Integrity and honesty, Respect for others and Resilience
Core Competences
  • Teamwork, Communication skills, Problem solving, Analytical skills and Negotiation
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, 
Nairobi

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

dgrecruitment@kenha.co.ke

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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