Job Description

Our client based in Somaliland is looking for an experienced Gabion/Fence Installer to join their team.



  • Gather and analyze information needed to ensure that the Gabions and the fence serve their intended purpose sustainably
  • Aligns posts, using lines and verifies vertical alignment of posts, using plumb bobs or spirit levels.
  • Measures and lays out fence lines and mark posthole positions, following instructions, drawings, and or specifications.
  • Dig postholes, using spades, posthole diggers, or power-driven augers.
  • Sets metal posts in upright positions in postholes.
  • Consults with the supervisor on fencing requirements, their estimated costs based on estimates and quotes prices.
  • Embed posts use of concrete mix.
  • Makes rails for fences, by cutting metal tubing to required lengths.
  • Stretches and fixes the plain wire and chain link fencing between posts, and attaches fencing to frames.
  • Performing physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and moving whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
  • Handling and moving objects: Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
  • Operating power tools and other mechanized devices or equipment
  • Making decisions and solving problems
  • Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Knowing how to gather information e.g., by observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Communicating with supervisors, peers, or subordinates
  • Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Inspecting fencing/ gabion equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
  • Estimating the quantifiable characteristics of products, events, or information
  • Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities, or determine the time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a fence work activity.
  • Evaluating information to determine compliance with the agreed standards
  • Perform any other duty as and when required from time to time as per management information. 


Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum diploma in Soil, Water, and Environmental engineering
  • Minimum 3 years of riverbanks protection or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of Gabion construction experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of Tieback and Soil-nail anchoring experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of steel baskets retention wall construction
  • Minimum of 3 years of heavy-duty chain-link fence installation
  • Experienced in tools and job site equipment handling and maintenance
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other personnel
  • Must be committed to safety and willing to contributing to a culture of safety for self and others

Working conditions

  • Alternatively working weekly night and day shift
  • Working weekends and public holidays when required

Physical requirements

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time and lift heavy objects
  • Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
  • Ability to work for long shifts
  • Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the elements.
  • Must have good hand-eye coordination, quick reaction times.
  • Able to wear a hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, and safety-toed boots.
  • Able to walk moderate distances to reach work area up to 1/2 mile
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the required qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the local standards
  • Able to pass a pre-employment background check to work on projects.


  • Accommodation; Person will stay onsite in factory premises; we will provide onsite accommodation.
  • Three (3) meals days.
  • Light, water and internet will be paid for by the company
  • Two (2) economic tickets in the year to your home country.
  • Thirty (30) calendar days paid leave in a year. 


If qualified for this role, follow this link to apply or share your updated CV through our email; with the job title as the Email subject.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.





Job Details

Level : Mid level
Industry : Business
Salary : Confidential
Experience : 3 Years
Applications : 1
Locality : Nairobi, Kenya
Eligibility : Diploma
Company : Crystal recruit...
Posted By Crystal recruit... / 23 Apr 2021

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