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Water Treatment Plant Technician Job, Latest NGO Jobs Kenya 2021,

Job Title: Water Treatment Plant Technician

Location: SHOFCO Kibera

Reporting to: Wash Officer

Key Responsibilities

 The water treatment plant operator is responsible and accountable for the following:

  • Operate, monitor and maintain the borehole water pumping systems, including pumps, raw water tanks, piping system and power supply systems
  • Operate and maintain the Reverse Osmosis (RO) Plant to produce optimum quality, potable water for use in the SHOFCO facilities, water kiosks, private connections
  • Ensure production of adequate purified water to meet the daily water demand. This may require you to work extra hours, including weekends and public holidays. Be on call for emergency call outs when on shift or as need arises
  • Read flow meters, gauges and other recording instruments to measure water output and consumption levels
  • Monitor and inspect plant equipment and systems to detect equipment malfunctions and to ensure plant systems are operating normally
  • Perform minor repairs/maintenance or assist skilled external technicians with installation, servicing and repair of water treatment plant components
  • Clean the plant room & all surfaces of the water treatment plant components
  • Measure, mix and monitor chemicals levels daily or when needed.
  • Maintain site logs, daily reports, inventory, and consumables. Recommend the purchase of relevant consumables and equipment as required
  • Ensure safety standards are observed at all times
  • Perform any other responsibilities required for the successful implementation of the WASH program


  • Minimum 1-year experience in operating water treatment plants, particularly RO plants
  • Computer knowledge as most RO plants use computerized equipment
  • Excellent mechanical & plumbing skills
  • Ability to operate and maintain water equipment and systems
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Literacy skills including the ability to read manuals
  • Effective verbal and listening communications skills
  • Excellent communication skills (English language) including oral, written and interpersonal skills and experience working in a diverse and multicultural environment

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed Cover letter and CV to the HR Director Applications without this information will not be considered. DO NOT ATTACH TESTIMONIALS at this point. Shortlisting will be done rolling out basis.

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