Careers

Industrial Attachment Opportunities (September – November 2018 Intake)

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Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Kenya Power is offering continuing undergraduate/Diploma/ Certificate Level students an exciting attachment opportunity to gain exposure to a professional work setting. This opportunity will enable you apply knowledge and skills related to your area of study, explore career interests, learn new skills, develop professional networks and understand work place expectations. If you are a continuing student looking to gain this experience, book your slot now by applying for our Attachment program. This programme is in line with Government’s Youth Initiative to develop a pool of young talent for the Kenyan Labour Market. The attachment opportunities are available in various departments for a maximum period of three months with effect from September 2018.

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Internship Opportunities (September – November 2018 Intake)

In line with the Government’s Youth Initiative to develop a pool of young talent for the Kenyan Labour Market, Kenya Power is offering recent Bachelor’s Degree and Diploma graduates an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on work experience and develop key employability skills. The internship opportunities are available in various departments for a maximum period of three months with effect from September 2018.

Requirements

  1. Should be available full time for the duration of the program (3 months).
  2. Should have graduated with a Degree or Diploma from a recognized institution within the last two years
  3. Should be a Kenyan Citizen.

Categories

  1. Graduate Internships Reference No. KP1/INTGRAD/18/03
  2. Diploma Internships Reference  No.  KP1/INTDIP/18/03/v2. 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested persons should submit their applications online by visiting the Kenya Power website:  http://www.kplc.co.ke under the Public information tab and Career Opportunities section. Applications should be received not later than 31st July 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Career Opportunities - 1. Chief Pilot and 2. Senior Pilot

Powering people for better lives

Applications are hereby invited for the following two (2) vacancies with Kenya Power.

 

CHIEF PILOT (1 POST)

Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/938

Reporting to the Manager, Network Maintenance, the Chief Pilot will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Providing air mobile services in the maintenance of the network
  • Providing other related aerial support services to the business
  • Facilitating routine aerial inspection of power system lines
  • Operating aircraft in accordance with Air-Navigation Orders and Regulations of Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
  • Ensuring that the company aircraft insurance schedules are compiled with
  • Maintaining company aircraft technical records
  • Planning and executing preventive and corrective maintenance schedules of company aircraft
  • Facilitating air transportation as and when required
  • Nurturing relationships with other stakeholders in provision of air mobile services
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned

Appointment Requirements

  • KCSE Grade C or its equivalent. Possession of additional qualifications will be and added advantage
  • Commercial Pilots License (CPL)
  • Helicopter License
  • Nine years’ relevant experience with at least 2000 flight hours
  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Leadership and team building skills
  • IT User skills

Key Competencies

  • Analytical thinker
  • Safety awareness
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values

The successful candidate will also be required to undergo a six months’ training in long line referencing to quality.

SENIOR PILOT (1 POST)

Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/939

Reporting to the Chief Pilot, the Senior Pilot will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Operating Company helicopter
  • Train and qualify in the execution of air-mobile work on transmission lines
  • Observing compliance with operating limitations in the helicopter flight manual
  • Ensuring helicopter maintenance is carried out in accordance with the maintenance manual to avoid unnecessary grounding of helicopter
  • Carrying out appropriate flight tests for timely issuance of certificate of maintenance
  • Ensuring compliance with mandatory modifications as required by the manufacturer
  • Ensuring helicopter availability for transmission network inspections, system breakdowns and other ground requirements
  • Ensuring availability of radio communication at all times between the helicopter, the working tower and ground co-ordinator when on transmission line work
  • Ensuring the safety of the helicopter and personnel at all times the helicopter is in operation
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned

Appointment Requirements

  • KCSE Grade C or its equivalent. Possession of additional qualifications will be and added advantage
  • Commercial Pilots License (CPL)
  • Helicopter License
  • Five years’ relevant experience with at least 2000 flight hours
  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Leadership and team building skills
  • IT User skills

Key Competencies

  • Analytical thinker
  • Safety awareness
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values

The successful candidate will also be required to undergo a six months’ training in long line referencing to quality.

HOW TO APPLY

a) Are you registered with us in our careers portal? Click here to register. 

b) For those who have successfully registered, you can login to apply for the latest opportunities (See candidate application guide).


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 Applications should be received not later than Friday, 27th April 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Industrial Attachment Opportunities (May – July 2018 Intake)

Kenya Power is offering continuing undergraduate/Diploma/ Certificate Level students an exciting attachment opportunity to gain exposure to a professional work setting. This opportunity will enable you apply knowledge and skills related to your area of study, explore career interests, learn new skills, develop professional networks and understand work place expectations. If you are a continuing student looking to gain this experience, book your slot now by applying for our Attachment program. This programme is in line with Government’s Youth Initiative to develop a pool of young talent for the Kenyan Labour Market. The attachment opportunities are available in various departments for a maximum period of three months with effect from May 2018.

 
Requirements
Kenya Power Attachment program requirements are as follows:
1. You should be available full time for the duration of the program i.e. 3 months.
2. You should be a Continuing Undergraduate/Diploma/Certificate student from a recognized institution. 
3. You should be a Kenyan Citizen.
4. You should have an introduction letter from college.
 
 
HOW TO APPLY
Interested persons should submit their applications online by visiting the Kenya Power website:  http://www.kplc.co.ke under the Public information tab and Career Opportunities section. Applications should be received not later than 31st March 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
 
a) Are you registered with us in our careers portal? Click here to register. 

b) For those who have successfully registered, you can login to apply for the latest opportunities (See candidate application guide).

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Internship Opportunities (May – July 2018 Intake)

Kenya Power is offering recent graduates and Diploma holders an exciting opportunity to gain hands –on work experience and develop key employability skills that will help them stand out in the current labour market. If you have graduated recently with a Degree or Diploma, looking to build your career and make a name for yourself in the corporate world, book your slot now by applying for our internship program. This programme is in line with Government’s Youth Initiative to develop a pool of young talent for the Kenyan Labour Market. The internship opportunities are available in various departments for a maximum period of three months with effect from May 2018.

 
Requirements
Kenya Power Internship program requirements are as follows:
1. You should be available full time for the duration of the program i.e. 3 months.
2. You should have recently graduated with a Degree or Diploma from a recognized institution 
3. You should be a Kenyan Citizen.
 
HOW TO APPLY
Interested persons should submit their applications online by visiting the Kenya Power website:  http://www.kplc.co.ke under the Public information tab and Career Opportunities section. Applications should be received not later than 31st March 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
 

a) Are you registered with us in our careers portal? Click here to register. 

b) For those who have successfully registered, you can login to apply for the latest opportunities (See candidate application guide).

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.