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Mechanical Engineering Sector

Mechanical Engineering Sector

The Mechanical Engineering Department is headed by the County Mechanical Engineer who oversees the day to day management and administrative activities of the department.

This department offers a wide range of services that include the following:

  • Provision of road construction and maintenance of equipment.
  • Provision of Transport services.
  • Advise on procurement and disposal of vehicles and equipment.
  • Inspection and identification of private garages suitable for repairing GKs and County vehicles, plant and equipment.
  • Assessment of transport charges for Government officers who are proceeding on transfer.
  • Valuation of vehicles, plant and equipment for the following purposes:-
    • Determine resale value for disposal.
    • Security in courts of law
    • Insurance
    • Loans for public servants desiring to purchase used vehicles.
  • Suitability/occupational testing of drivers and plant operators for employment & promotion in the public sector.
  • Inspection of improved second hand vehicles for conformity to Kenya Bureau of Standards KEBS 1515-2000 specifications for roadworthiness.
  • Inspection of Government vehicles and equipment for:-
    • Maintenance, repairs and disposal.
    • Post-inspection to check quality and conformity of repairs requirements.
  • Inspection of damages and losses caused by accident, abuse and misuse of equipment with view of establishing liability.
  • Preparation of technical specifications and tender documents for purchase of vehicles, plant, tools, equipment and machinery and other related materials.
  • Pre-delivery inspections of vehicles, plant, tools, equipment and machinery to ensure adherence to clients’ technical specifications.