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Mar 25, 2017

Base Titanium Electrical Supervisor Job in Kwale, Kenya

Electrical Supervisor

Base Titanium
Country: Kenya
Education: Diploma
Function: Engineering
Kenyan County: Kwale County
Sector: Mining & Natural Resources
Type: Experienced, Permanent, Full Time
Base Titanium Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Australian and UK listed company, Base Resources. 

It is a creative resource company that places a strong emphasis on being part of the community in which it operates and on attracting and developing good people. 

Kwale is the first large scale mining development in Kenya and represents an exciting opportunity for high performing candidates seeking to be part of the successful development of the project. 

Pragmatic and pro-active candidates with strong integrity and who work well in a team environment are encouraged to apply.

Overall Responsibility: As a member of the Maintenance Team, you will report to the Electrical & Instrumentation Superintendent. 

You will be responsible for supervising and providing technical guidance in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems in the support of the operational activities within the Kwale & Likoni mine sites & associated facilities.

The main duties will include but are not limited to: 

  • Ensuring proper maintenance of equipment & compliance with relevant electrical codes and safety regulations
  • Improving maintenance efficiency and effectiveness
  • Scheduling routine inspections and tests of all electrical machinery, earthing systems, apparatus and cables including overhead & underground HV and LV power lines required
  • Supervising all work carried out is in accordance with all relevant statutory regulations
  • Managing downtime due to breakdown maintenance
  • Promoting a safe work environment
  • Leading, training and coaching the team in support of employee development
  • Facilitating and planning for skills transfer to the team in line with Base succession plan
To succeed you will require: 
  • A Higher National Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 7 years of post training experience with at least 2 years relevant experience in a supervisory position
  • Detailed knowledge of best practice isolation and electrical safe work procedures
  • A sound and demonstrable knowledge of good Electrical Engineering practice
  • Good Electrical fault finding and problem solving skills
  • Sound practical experience of Electrical Isolation procedures
  • Experience with large electrical motors, plant automation, PLC controls (Schneider preferred), VSDs, sensors, single and three phase power
  • Knowledge of the tools, equipment, and materials common to the electrical trade
  • Knowledge of applicable electrical codes, standards, and regulations
  • Competence in spoken and written English
  • Strong leadership and a people oriented outlook
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
How to apply:
If you believe you have the appropriate skills and want to work for this progressive organization, we encourage you to apply to the Electrical & Instrumentation Superintendent online at or at by no later than 4th April 2017.

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a practical and written assessment and also attend a panel interview.

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