CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AT KENYA NUCLEAR ELECTRICITY BOARD
The Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board (KNEB) is a State Corporation established under the State Corporations Act (Cap 446) Legal Notice No. 131 of 16th November 2012, charged with the responsibility of implementing Kenya’s Nuclear Power Programme in line with the Government’s Vision 2030 development blue print. The core mandate of the organization is to promote and expedite development of Nuclear Power for electricity generation in Kenya by developing policies, strategies and legislations, undertaking public education and awareness, identification of suitable sites for the construction of nuclear power plants and development of human resource capacity.
The mission of the organization is to promote safe and secure application of nuclear technology for sustainable electricity generation and distribution in Kenya.
To achieve this mandate, the Board of Directors of the Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board seeks to recruit dynamic and competent persons in the following positions:
- DIRECTOR NUCLEAR ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT (JOB REF NO. KNEB/HR/DNED/1/2018)
- DIRECTOR STRATEGY AND PLANNING (JOB REF NO. KNEB/HRA/ DSP/2/2018)
- DIRECTOR LEGAL & REGULATORY SERVICES AND COMPANY SECRETARY (JOB REF NO. KNEB/HRA/DLRSC/03/2018)
KNEB is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disability, women, youth and marginalinalized groups are encouraged to apply.
There are currently no vacancies at the moment
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AT KNEB
Who works in the Nuclear Industry
Nuclear energy is not just for nuclear engineers. Nuclear energy facilities employ workers across myriad technical and non-technical disciplines. Highly trained and licensed employees operate nuclear reactors and are supported by engineers of various types such as health physicists, instrumentation and control workers, skilled craftspeople such as welders, carpenters and other professionals.
The industry presents job opportunities to workers across a broad range of disciplines and thus not limited to engineering. Nuclear utilities and other nuclear energy companies require a massive investment in humanresource capacity
Types of Nuclear Careers
Chemical Engineering& Structural Engineering Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering Environmental Engineering Industrial Engineering Materials Engineering Mechanical Engineering Nuclear Engineering
Communications & Public Affairs Human Resources & Administration Supply Chain/Procurement
Finance & Accounts/ Economics & Statistics Nuclear Law Welders & Craftsmen Project Management Occupational & Radiation Safety Security
Nuclear expertise is developed and nurtured throughout the lifecycle of nuclear power plants to achieve excellence in safe delivery and operation. Nuclear professionals must be well versed as they are held with the responsibility of protecting the environment by supporting emission-free nuclear power plants. Nuclear engineers research, design, develop, operate and maintain the machinery and equipment cases used to produce power through controlled nuclear chain. Environmental safety and radiological protection are essential concerns for nuclear engineers.