Nathan - Water And Irrigation Engineer - Nairobi Central, Nairobi, Kenya

Mwema Nathan

Nairobi Central, Nairobi, Kenya

Services

Water And Irrigation Engineer

Summary:

Undertaking feasibility study, detailed design and design review to come up with design report and drawings for irrigation and water projects.

Work History

Civil/Irrigation Engineer

Coda And Partners

From April 2013

Irrigation Engineer

Main Project Features

From July 2013

Location: Murang'a County Kenya
Client: Ministry of Agriculture, Kenya
Main Project Features:
Feasibility Study for the project,
Detailed design report and drawing for the project.
Prepare Technical designs, drawing and bid document preparation.
Positions held: Deputy Team Leader/ Design Engineer
Activities Performed: Undertaking feasibility study of the work to come up with design and drawings, lead the design team (in consultation with Team Leader) in fields survey and assessment, design work, drawings and preparation of bid document for irrigation development option: water intake complete with the associated irrigation infrastructures (pipes, pipe structures and intake structure) for the Gikindu Irrigation Development Project, Murang'a County, Republic of Kenya.

Design Review and Bid Document for Ahero and West Kano Irrigation Development Project

National Irrigation Board, Kenya

From June 2013

Year: June 2013 To: todate
Location: Kisumu County, Kenya
Client: National Irrigation Board, Kenya
Main Project Features:
Review design report and drawing for Lot 1 of the project.
Prepare Technical designs, drawing and bid document preparation.
Positions held: Team Leader/ Structural Engineer
Activities Performed: Undertook review of the work: design and drawings, lead the design team in fields survey and assessment, design work, drawings and preparation of bid document for irrigation development option: water intake complete with the associated irrigation infrastructures (pipes, canals, canal structures and service road) for the Ahero and West Kano Irrigation Development Project, Kisumu County, Republic of Kenya.

Detailed Design And Preparation Of Tender Documents For Upper Nzoia Irrigation Development Project

National Irrigation Board, Kenya

From June 2013

Year: June 2013 To: todate
Location: Bungoma County, Kenya
Client: National Irrigation Board, Kenya
Main Project Features:
Scoping studies for scheme evaluation.
Field reconnaissance work -coordination.
Technical Feasibility Study Report preparation.
Field survey work -coordination.
Technical designs, drawing and bid document preparation.
Positions held: Team Leader/ Irrigation Engineer
Activities Performed: Undertook scoping study, prepared scoping reports, prepared and co-ordinate the field survey work, lead the design team in design work, drawings and preparation of bid document for irrigation development option: water intake complete with the associated irrigation infrastructures (pipes, canals, canal structures and service road) for the Upper Nzoia Irrigation Development Project, Bungoma County, Republic of Kenya.

Name of Assignment or Project: Construction of Lower Sio Irrigation Project, Busia Kenya

Site Agent

Lee Construction Ltd

May 2012 - April 2013

Raiser pipe installation

Main Project Features

June 2012 - May 2013

Weir Construction across Namanderema River and Sio River.
Dam Construction across Munana River.
Raiser pipe installation.
Canals (main and secondary) complete with canal structures: drops, turn-outs, division boxes and checks structures.
Technical designs, drawing and bid document preparation.
Positions held: Site Agent
Activities Performed: Undertook prepared and co-ordinate the setting out survey work, lead the technical team in reviewing the design work, drawings and preparation of working drawings for irrigation development: water dam, intake complete with the associated irrigation infrastructures (drainage pipes, canals, canal structures and service road) plus prepared of progress reports for the Lower Sio Irrigation Development Project, Busia County, Republic of Kenya.

Feasibility Study, Detailed Design and Bid Document for Gikindu Irrigation Development Project

Work Undertaken

that Best Illustrates Capability to Handle the Assigned:

Name of Assignment or Project: Feasibility Study, Detailed Design and Bid Document for Gikindu Irrigation Development Project

Ministry of Agriculture and Co-operative

Name of Assignment or Project: Designing and Supervision of construction/ Improvement of water control structures of DASIP, Ministry of Agriculture and Co-operative, Republic of Tanzania
Year: 2010 To: 2012
Location: Kigoma, Kagera, Shinyanga , Mwanza and Mara Regions, Tanzania
Client: DASIP
Main Project Features:
Scoping studies for scheme evaluation.
Field survey work -coordination.
Technical designs, drawing and bid document preparation.
Positions held: Civil and Water Engineer
Activities Performed: Undertook scoping study, prepared scoping reports, prepared and co-ordinate the field survey work, lead the design team in design work, drawings and preparation of bid document for ten (10) earth dam and eight (8) river diversion weirs complete with the associated irrigation infrastructures (canals, canal structures and service road) for the District Irrigation Sector Investment Project (DASIP) in Mara, Shinyanga, Mwanza and Kigoma region in Lake Region Districts of The Tanzania Government funded by African development Bank, AfDB.

Name of Assignment or Project: Detailed structural designs and construction supervision of Kakamega water supply projects
Year: 2009
Location: Kakamega, Bungoma and Vihiga County, Kenya
Client: Lake Victoria Northern Water Service Board
Main Project Features:
Geotechnical investigation for Elevated Tower Foundations,
Technical designs and drawing work for the Elevated tanks.
Projects implementation- Construction and installations.
Positions held: Civil and Structural Engineer
Activities Performed: Detailed structural designs and construction supervision of Kakamega Water Supply Elevated Sectional Steel Storage Tanks 5 No 500 cum on 12 m high towers.


Name of Assignment or Project: Detailed structural designs and construction supervision of Juba City Water Supply.
Year: 2009
Location: Juba City, South of Sudan
Client: Government of South Sudan
Main Project Features:
Technical designs work for the Elevated tanks.
Projects...

Civil/Irrigation Engineer

Coda And Partners

Up to May 2012

Civil & Structural Engineer/ Project Manager

Waren Enterprises Ltd

Main Project Features

Location: Kenya
Client: UNHCR /KEMRI /Kabarak University
Main Project Features:
Technical designs.
Water source assessment(Boreholes/ River)
Water distribution network/ points (water kiosks)
Projects implementation performance
Positions held: Civil Structural Engineer
Activities Performed: UNHCR /KEMRI /Kabarak University: Design and Construction Supervision of elevated water storage tanks.

Name of Assignment or Project: Office renovation and Factory Construction.
Year: 2000
Location: Nairobi City, Kenya
Client: Plumware/ Jantech Engineering
Main Project Features:
Technical designs.
Working Drawings.
Projects implementation performance
Positions held: Civil Structural Engineer
Activities Performed:
Design and construction supervision of Baricho Road Plumware offices renovation works.
Design and construction supervision of Jantech Engineering go-downs Masai road off Mombasa road. Works includes 20 m wide portal frame design, overhead crane, galvanizing kiln, septic tank and masonry works.

Name of Assignment or Project: Design, Construction and Supervision
Year: 2000
Location: Kenya
Client: Meru Water Supply
Main Project Features:
Technical designs review.
Working Drawings.
Positions held: Civil Structural Engineer
Activities Performed: Works entailed design of the 2 no 200 cum and 100 cum sectional steel water tanks on 9m tower and 200 mm diameter galvanized pipe-works and associated control valves to ground level.

Civil & Structural Engineer/Project Manager

Viking Industries Ltd

Projects

Nyatike Dam

Feasibility and Detailed Design for Nyatike Dam. Dam targets irrigating the Lower Kuja Basin, generate hydropower, provide fishing dam, recreation park and flood mititgation.

Qualifications & Certifications

Civil and Structural Engineering

Moi University

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