Mar 2017 Career Opportunities at R4 Kenya


Career Employment: R4 Kenya

Job Opportunities: R4 Kenya


Job Application: R4 Kenya

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Millwright Fitters

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationOND   BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience10 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Engineering / Technical

Job Description

  • Replace defective parts of machine or adjust clearances and alignment of moving parts.
  • Align machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, and plumb bobs.
  • Connect power unit to machines or steam piping to equipment, and test unit to evaluate its mechanical operation.
  • Repair and lubricate machines and equipment.
  • Assemble and install equipment, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Position steel beams to support bedplates of machines and equipment, using blueprints and schematic drawings, to determine work procedures.
  • Signal crane operator to lower basic assembly units to bedplate, and align unit to centerline.
  • Insert shims, adjust tension on nuts and bolts, or position parts, using hand tools and measuring instruments, to set specified clearances between moving and stationary parts.


1. Hands on experience on Maintenance of Crushers,VRM,Compressors,Blowers,Ball Mills,Kiln ,Cooler,Packing Plant for minimum 10 years.

2. Independently handling the alignment of Coupling for HT Motors more than 2000 KW with dial gauges with an accuracy of less than 0.1 mm.

3. Hands on experience on Kiln,Ball mill drive alignment,Liner bush bearing replacement for Kiln ,Cement Mill trunnion including scraping,blue matching,master levelling,Major         Gear Box overhauling and adjustment,Fan alignment etc.

4. Trouble shooting of Compressors,blowers,Hydraulic & Pneumatic Systems.

5. Must be independently handling a team of workmen at least 25 during Shut down.

6. Knowledge on studying machine drawings,hydraulic and pneumatic circuits etc.

7. Experience on Cement Plant Machinery erection will be an added advantage.

Area Manager

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience3 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Administration / Secretarial

Area Manager Job Duties:

  • Determines annual unit and gross-profit plans by implementing marketing strategies; analyzing trends and results.
  • Establishes sales objectives by forecasting and developing annual sales quotas for regions and territories; projecting expected sales volume and profit for existing and new products.
  • Implements national sales programs by developing field sales action plans.
  • Maintains sales volume, product mix, and selling price by keeping current with supply and demand, changing trends, economic indicators, and competitors.
  • Establishes and adjusts selling prices by monitoring costs, competition, and supply and demand.
  • Completes national sales operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains national sales staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintains national sales staff job results by counselling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


  • Relevant Degree
  • 3yrs and above working experience as an Area Manager
  • Meeting Sales Goals, Negotiation, Selling to Customer Needs, Motivation for Sales, Sales Planning, Building Relationships, Coaching, Managing Processes, Market Knowledge, Developing Budgets.

DCS Engineers

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationOND   BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience2 – 3 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Engineering / Technical

This position is responsible for day to day shift operation of Boilers & STG-Sets from DCS Desk in Control Room, under the instructions of Shift In charge and liasoning with field operatives.

Generating Power as per cement plant requirement & Operational Efficiency:

  • Monitoring & controlling with safe Operation ofentire Power plant & utilities and ensure uninterrupted power supply to cement plant as per load requirement in shifts
  • Fulfilling the targets of aux power in various section and reduce coal consumption by effective operation of Boilers and TG wrt various load pattern.
  • Close Monitoring and fulfilling the environmental compliance in shifts for operation of Boiler and TG
  • Optimization of Oxygen % in Boilers wrt different load conditions and variation in coal /fuel mix quality
  • Handling all type of emergency situations in Boiler and TG operation and reduce stoppage of connected load main drives of cement plant due to coal feeding or any operational   problems
  • Knowing the startup procedure of boiler in cold startup as well as hot startup from DCS .
  • Knowing the Turbine rolling procedure from DCS

Shift Handing Over:

  • Explaining the activities carried out in the shift.
  • Explaining the area of concern/ area to be under observation.
  • Explaining the status of Major Equipments.
  • Explaining about Load management planning and stoppage drives of plant.
  • Explaining about operational problems faced in shift and actions taken to solve the same & forecast actions

Routine Check after taking charge of Shift /Shift operation & Reporting:

  • Checking the status of all the running drives and standby drives on Auto Mode
  • Effective coordination with all department in plant for load management and follow-up with concerned HOD every time for starting and stoppage time duration and thereby avoiding extra fuel firing in Boilers and heat losses.
  • Coordination for solving operational related problems in shifts (With Shift incharge,Shift electrician, Mech.Maintenance Team, E&I etc)
  • Monitoring Coal Bunker level and Flyash/Bed ash Silo level, Raw Water Tank level regularly in shifts and taking corrective action for same in time.

Filling all the log sheets (Daily):

  • Noting Hourly Changes made in operation of all the equipments (if any or after operation disturbance after load huge load throw-off).
  • Maintain and Update shift log book with critical parameters and main activities carried out in shift and pending tasks.
  • Active participation during Major stoppage activities of Boiler and Turbine and completing all assigned jobs in time
  • Coordinating with Boiler Operator and completing small maintenance related jobs in the shifts

Maintenance of Equipments (Silo Level / Bed Ash Draining):

  • Ensuring Boiler Operators takes care of Conveying the Disposable Material to proper place.


  • Ensuring Boiler Operator is Maintaining the working place clean and workable.


  • Bachelors of degree or Diploma in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
  • 2 to 3 yrs in CCR operation in Thermal Power Plant and adequate exposure on operation & control of similar Boiler & STG-Set
  • He will be resposible for , CCR Operations
  • Ability to collaborate with various functional groups
  • Adequate exposure on operation & control of similar Boiler & STG-Set

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