KRB Principal Engineer Job 2022
Career Employment Kenya: KRB Principal Engineer Job 2022
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Principal Engineer Job, Engineering Vacancies In Kenya 2022,


(9 positions)

Job Specifications

Duties and responsibilities at this level entail: –

Road Policy and Research

  • Initiating and coordinating the formulation of Roads Sub-Sector policies and strategies for road
  • Review of maintenance, development and maintenance programs funded by the Fund;
  • Participating in development of road maintenance standards and manuals for road maintenance funded by the Fund;
  • Monitoring implementation of road research and development programmes;
  • Planning of Road Transport and related research conferences, workshops etc;
  • Development and Monitoring implementation of local resource-based approaches in roads works (R2000 strategy);
  • Collecting data for impact studies on road maintenance and development programs in the country;

Highways, Rural & County, Urban & Park Roads

  • Drafting fund ceiling letters to the road agencies as per set budget timelines;
  • Reviewing the annual roads works programmes submitted to it by the road agencies to check compliance with set guidelines;
  • Consolidating annual road works programmes into the annual roads works programme into annual public roads programme (APRP);
  • Monitoring the implementation of APRP through field visits and preparation of reports;
  • Preparing training programs for Road Agencies and Counties to enhance delivery of road maintenance
  • Carrying out data collection and collation for development of Road Sector Investment Programme (RSIP);
  • Monitoring implementation of Road Sector Investment Program;
  • Participating in development of common data standards for Inventory information of the road assets and their condition measures;
  • Collecting of road inventory and condition data, traffic data and axle load data and keeping up to date the Kenya Roads Board Geo-Database;
  • Monitoring of axle load programmes undertaken by Road Agencies;
  • Preparing and conducting training programmes for Road Agencies and County Governments on road management systems;
  • Collecting data for periodic studies to monitor road network performance;
  • Participating in formulation and implementation of KRB road safety programs; Participating in Technical audits of Road agencies to ensure prudent utilization of resources

Person Specifications

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • A minimum of eight (8) years relevant experience and at least three (3) years in a supervisory role in comparable position in the Public Service or in the Private Sector;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Master’s degree in Transportation Planning, Civil Engineering, Project Management, Business Management, Environmental Planning, Economics, GIS, Physical Planning, Procurement or any related fieldfrom a recognized institution
  • Registered by Engineers Board of Kenya as a Professional Engineer;
  • Valid Annual Practicing License from the Engineers Board of Kenya;
  • Certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Corporate Membership of Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK);
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Key competencies and skills

  • Analytical skills
  • Communication and report writing skills
  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Mentoring and coaching leadership skills

Terms of Service:

All the positions are permanent and pensionable. Successful candidates will be offered a competitive remuneration package, including house allowance, medical benefits, gratuity and other benefits in accordance
with State Corporations Advisory Committee and Salaries Remuneration Commission guidelines.

How to Apply

Applications shall be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials, or other supporting documents. The application should also indicate the names and contact of three referees. Scanned copies of these documents must accompany online applications. All applications should be clearly marked “Application for the Position of Director/Principal Officer/Officer” and submitted in any of the following ways:

Hand delivered application in sealed envelope addressed to The Director General, Kenya Roads Board to be dropped at the reception of Kenya Roads Offices, 3rdFloor, Kenya Re Towers, off Ragati Road in Upper Hill,

Posted applications should be addressed to:

The Director General
Kenya Roads Board
3rd Floor, Kenya Re-Towers, Off Ragati Road,
Upper Hill P. O. Box 73718-00200,
Nairobi, Kenya.


Interested applicants are required to obtain clearance from the following bodies:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and
  • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Credit Reference Bureau.
  • Applicants must submit copies of these clearance certificates with the application.
  • All Applications must reach the Chairperson not later than 5 p.m. on 22nd September, 2022.

People with disability are encouraged to apply


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