Job Summary
Overall Purpose
To take responsibility for the provision of an efficient and effective workshop/body-shop
and on site operation as well as fleet management in accordance with the policy
determined by the organization, and to undertake the full range of duties of a multi
skilled Mechanic.

Duties And Responsibilities

To ensure the efficient and effective use of staff, workshop facilities and equipment.
To determine the organization’s needs and respond as necessary in accordance with
directions issued, including booking in vehicles for maintenance, repair and bodywork.
To advise on best methods of repair and determine repair times in consultation with the
Administrator as well as vehicle manufacturers’ information,.
To ensure service and repair targets are met.
To ensure financial targets are met within own sphere of responsibility, maintaining
minimal stock of parts, authorizing orders up to the prescribed limit.
To liaise with the Administrator on issues affecting availability of parts, and to take
responsibility for parts ordering
To operate and successfully conduct the creation and updating of job sheets; allocation
of work to individual members of staff by inserting employee numbers; enter start and
time finished on jobs; recording of vehicle downtime; ordering of parts and equipment
against job sheet numbers, receipt of parts and equipment; transfer of parts and
equipment and recording of labor to jobs.
To communicate with external repair agencies as necessary.
To maintain security of the workshop.
To ensure workshop vehicles are maintained in a clean, safe and tidy condition, and
vehicle log sheets are functional.
To undertake the full range of duties of a multi skilled Mechanic maintaining / repairing
all types of vehicles and plant, including welding, electrical work, body work, paint
spraying etc and attend breakdowns wherever they occur.
To undertake fabrication work and adaptations to equipment as necessary.
To effectively manage the transport logistics issues of the organization
To undertake statutory training as may be required and product training by
To carry out any other reasonable duties and responsibilities within the overall
function, commensurate with the grading and level of responsibilities of the post.

Qualifications And Experience
Educational and Professional Qualifications
a) Skills
 Good communication skills (written and oral)
 Ability to work as part of a team
 Ability to work in remote areas and camp sites
 Ability to recognize problems/issues, analyse, formulate and implement
appropriate solutions, particularly as it relates to Transport and Plant management
b) Knowledge
 Knowledge of Mechanical Workshop operations and associated equipment
 Knowledge of standards and regulations associated with the mechanical workshop
plant and fleet
 Knowledge in the latest technology relating to a mechanical workshop, plant and
 Good knowledge of Earth moving machinery, equipment, electronic diesel engines,
c) Experience and / Qualifications
 Skilled worker class 1 Diesel Plant Fitter
 A degree in Transport Management and Logistics
 10 years minimum trade experience

How To Apply
How to Apply
Interested applicants are requested to send their application letters together with their
CVS and certified copies of qualifications to Email address:
[email protected]
Applications without relevant certified copies will not be considered. If you do not
receive a reply within three (3) weeks of the closing date, please consider your
application unsuccessful
Closing date for applications will be: 19 March 2020