(Jobs in Kenya) Mechanical Engineer at Platinum Outsourcing and Logistics - Gazeti Jobs

(Jobs in Kenya) Mechanical Engineer at Platinum Outsourcing and Logistics

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  • Develop testing processes, and perform testing and validation of new designs
  • Generate working prototypes for beta testing and customer demonstration
  • Perform engineering calculations to support design and maintenance work
  • Create and review technical drawings, plans, and specifications using computer software
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary engineering teams, and work with vendors and contractors
  • Perform detailed documentation to track project development and design process
  • Ensure project timeline is met and project stays within budget
  • Perform Data Centre facilities systems installation and configurations
  • Actively involved in the maintenance and repairs of buildings and equipment to minimize ‘downtime’
  • Co-provide input on power usage and for capacity planning
  • Respond to alarms escalate alarms according to guidelines
  • Work to improve efficiency, sustainability, environmental impact, automation, human resource utilization, documentation and/or control.
  • Respond to data centre performance issues and outages, inspect, maintain, and repair various data centre systems.
  • Provide engineering expertise, guidance, and technical assistance.



  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or similar area of study.
  • Experience using CAD software such as SolidWorks, AutoCAD, or similar
  • Hands-on experience with computer-aided engineering (CAM) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAE)
  • Minimum of 0 – 2 years’ experience as a technician in mechanical or industrial environment.
  • Knowledge of data centers is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of HVAC and fire suppression in an advantage

Professional Skills

  • Excellent consultative and communication skills, analytical ability, decisiveness, strong judgment, and the ability to work effectively with clients, IT management, staff, and vendors.
  • Strong organizational skills, able to prioritize and multitask.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Must be dependable and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with various levels of employees throughout the organization, VIP support included.
  • Ability to relay technical information to non-technical business units.
  • Strong documentation skills.
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