Superintendent of Works

Judicial Service Commission

The Judiciary is one of the three State organs established under Chapter 10, Article 159 of the Constitution of Kenya. It establishes the Judiciary as an independent custodian of justice in Kenya. Its primary role is to exercise judicial authority given to it, by the people of Kenya.

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Superintendent of Works

Institution: Judiciary of Kenya

Location: Nairobi

Job Type: Full Time


For appointment to this grade, the applicant must have: -

  • A bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Building
  • Civil Engineering, or its equivalent qualification; from a recognized institution; and
  • Met the requirements of chapter six (6) of the Constitution.

Job Core Competencies:

  • Ability to supervise constructions works on site to ensure adherence to quality and timelines;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Leadership & Good interpersonal skills;
  • Professional and Technical competence;
  • Confidentiality, High Integrity, attention to details and accuracy;
  • Analytical & Negotiation Skills; and
  • Organizational, planning skills and Results-oriented

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Studying all relevant drawings and written instructions of ongoing works, checking them and using them as a reference when inspecting ongoing work;
  • Making regular, visual inspections of ongoing projects;
  • Taking measurements and samples on site to make sure that the work and the materials meet the specifications and quality standards;
  • Ensuring that work is carried out to the Judiciary’s standards, specification, correct materials, workmanship and schedules;
  • Supervising constructions works on site to ensure adherence to quality and timelines;
  • Monitoring progress of construction works regularly and report to relevant officer for action;
  • Confirming contractors’ valuations of on-going works and materials on site;
  • Checking compliance with requirements of ongoing works;
  • Ensuring contractors comply with health and safety legislation and bring any shortfalls observed to the attention of the Architect;
  • Making regular building condition surveys and making recommendations for required maintenance works;
  • Setting out new and remodeling works to ensure consistency with drawings;
  • Supervising and guiding artisans on any works carried out by internal staff;
  • Conducting routine checks of building
  • equipment conditions; and
  • Preparing accurate periodic site inspection and other work reports.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by Filling an Online Application for Employment Form available at the JSC jobs portal.

Deadline: 10/29/2021

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