Maintenance Officer

Kirinyaga University

KyU is located approximately 115 Km North East of Nairobi on Sagana - Embu - Highway. It is the successor to Kirinyaga Technical Institute which was conceived by the people of Kirinyaga way back in 1971 when the former head of state His Excellency the President, Hon. 

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Maintenance Officer

Institution: Kirinyaga University

Location: Kirinyaga

Job Type: Full Time

GRADE 9           

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintenance of physical facilities, housekeeping and ground maintenance
  • Preparation of Architectural and structural drawings
  • Preparation of cost estimates related to maintenance and construction of new buildings.
  • Site measurements for valuation of projects
  • Co–ordinate Artisans work as assigned
  • Ensuring that materials are utilized well to avoid loss.
  • Conducting routine maintenance surveillance.
  • Collaborating and giving input for implementation of maintenance schedule for physical facilities.
  • Ensure delivery of quality services and workmanship by contractors and consultants
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor


  • Bachelors’ Degree in Civil Engineering/ Quantity Surveying/ Architecture from a recognized Institution
  • At least three (3) years’ work experience in a large organization
  • Registration with the relevant professional body
  • Demonstrate knowledge of relevant computer based applications such as AutoCAD

Terms and conditions of service

  • Successful candidates will be offered a competitive remuneration package.
  • Employment will be on Permanent and Pensionable terms except for Tutorial Fellows.
  • Those with degrees from foreign universities should attach certificates of equation and recognition of qualifications from Kenya National Qualifications Authority.
  • Applicants must meet requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenya Constitution, 2010

Method of Application

Applicants must submit five (5) copies of applications giving details of the educational and professional qualifications, age, detailed work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address. Enclose certified copies of certificates and testimonials giving names and addresses of three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence and areas of specialization, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and a copy of most recent letter of appointment.

Interested applicants should send the applications to the undersigned, quoting the reference number for the job applied for so as to be received on or before 9th August, 2021.



P.O. BOX 143-10300



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