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5. Action Africa Help - International Auto Mechanic Jobs in Kenya


The Mechanic will be responsible for general preventive maintenance and repairs of all vehicles and other assets booked into the workshop. S/He will carry out all major repairs; diagnose faults, overhaul of engines, gearboxes, transmissions, differentials, and other mechanical components.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Carry out mechanical/electrical preventive maintenance and repair of vehicles, plant and
    equipment including but not limited to Isuzu trucks, 4x4 vehicles, and heavy vehicles of
    various makes, types and models.
  • Carry out overhaul of engines, transmissions, differentials, hydraulic pumps, repair electronic
    and computerized vehicle gadgets, air brakes and mobile air Conditioning systems.
  • Perform vehicle repair such as mechanical/electrical and accessories and will check thoroughly any signs of malfunctioning.
  • Retrieve/repair/rescue broken down vehicles in the field and provide defects reports.
  • Request for spare parts; requisitions must be approved by the supervisor.
  • Take responsibility of approved spares by ensuring proper parts are fitted, high quality of work is maintained for intended purpose.
  • Get the repair of vehicles/equipments first time right to avoid down time and repeat work.
  • To consistently deliver high quality repairs in the required timeframes
  • Ensure workshop safety rules and procedures are followed and use of right tools and equipments for the right job.
  • Interpret instructions, technical manuals, illustrations, specifications, diagrams, schematics and other guides in conducting repairs and modifications.
  • Ensure skilled usage of measuring instruments and test equipment
  • Diagnose vehicles with problem.
  • Will check, test, and calibrate nozzles.
  • Will ensure working under safe conditions and to avoid risk causing injury to himself and others as well as damaged to the equipment.
  • Develop skills and training for users of 4wd vehicles, safety driving, on and off road operations.
  • Report on vehicle/Equipment job card, repairs carried out for future reference records.
  • Ensure that lubricant and other liquid solutions are filled/topped up/added only the right quantity.
  • Ensure proper use and responsibility of assigned workshop tools and equipment, proper safe
    keeping, clean tools & equipment and proper workshop housekeeping every day.
  • Will carry out fabrication/rebuilding/welding and repairs on vehicle component with limited
    resources.
  • Will attend routine servicing and maintenance to project vehicles, generators, pumps, and others.
  • Ensure proper repair of punctured tires and recommend if the inner tubes or tires need to be
    replaced.
  • Distinguish uneven tire wear on the vehicle and recommend if there is a need for suspension
    repair or wheel alignment.
  • Will perform and carry out other duties/ jobs that may be assigned from time to time as normal routine duties

    Required qualifications, competences and experience
  • Diploma in mechanical engineering (Automotive option).
  • Driving license class B, C & E
  • Relevant experience in motor vehicle repairs, generators, plant and equipment.
  • Valid certificate of good conduct.
  • Demonstrated multi skilling in mechanics, Auto electrics/electronics, welding and fabrication
    works is a great advantage.
  • Relevant experience in spare parts management.
  • Knowledge in computer literacy / data processing (Word, Excel, Access)
  • English read / written / Spoken

    Professional experience
  • Demonstrate experience of at least 5 years in repairs and maintenance of vehicles and equipments especially 4WD vehicles and Isuzu trucks in the automotive field and at least 2 years in INGO with references.
  • Good troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated multi skilling in mechanics, Auto electrics/electronics, welding and fabrication
    works a great Advantage.
  • Good knowledge of English language and Kiswahili will be an added advantage
  • sensitivity in handling and disposing of documents which may be important

    For more information and job application details, see; Action Africa Help - International Auto Mechanic Jobs in Kenya

    6. Action Africa Help - International Plant Mechanic Jobs in Kenya

    The Plant Mechanic will be performing general maintenance, installation, servicing and repairs of varied range of generating sets; generators control systems and associated equipment. The role
    will ensure safe keeping and maintain safe working conditions to avoid risk that may cause injury to
    himself as well as the others.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
  • To carry out preventive maintenance, service and repair of compounds and boreholes generators including minor and major overhauls of mechanical & electrical components.
  • Skilled in wiring and installations, servicing, repairing and maintenance of diesel and petrol driven generators ranging from 4KVA to 550 KVA units or higher.
  • To carry out fault diagnosis, repair and perform general maintenance on all generator
    equipment and adjustments of engines, hydraulics, electrical systems and installations.
  • Troubleshoot equipment and service generator components including alternators, wiring harnesses safety devices, shutdown switches, and battery systems.
  • Responsible for repair, maintenance of generators mechanical and electrical accessories.
  • Overhaul and repairs of engines, electrical accessories and other mechanical components.
  • Will carry out major repairs, breakdown of generators mechanical, electrical and accessories in Kakuma and Kalobeyei. Will keep proper records of maintenance and repair carried out in each generator and prepare a list of items for preventive maintenance and electrical installation and submit to superior for follow up.
  • Skilled in understanding schematic diagram and lay out of all electrical aspects of generator
    installation, including connecting generator to the electrical systems of the residences and
    offices in clean and tidy manner and with evenly distributed voltage
  • Will write down on each generators file- repairs carried out for future reference this covers, types, model, brand, KVA, make. Will report any time when the unit is due for servicing
  • Will ensure that liquid solutions are topped up added or filled only at the right quantity.
  • Ensure safekeeping and safe working conditions to avoid risk that may cause injury to himself as well as the others.
  • Maintains maintenance records for, Gensets and other electrical equipment for easy verifications and reference reports that may be required.
  • Will ensure maintain proper use of tools, equipment and proper safe keeping and orderliness of the working area.
  • Will attend routine maintenance, servicing to the gensets, pumps and equipment others and will check for any signs of crack or loose fittings, leaks, or worn out parts.
  • Comply with all applicable standards, policies, and procedures, including safety procedures and the maintenance of a clean work area.
  • Recommend, develop, and perform preventive and general maintenance procedures such as cleaning, power-washing and vacuuming equipment, oiling parts, and changing filters.
  • Knowledgeable on operation and maintenance of the hybrid solar and diesel water pumping systems at the boreholes in the camps
  • Be prepared to travel on frequent basis from Logistic base or field offices to fulfill the tasks outlined in this job description.
  • Will perform and carry out other duties/ jobs that may be assigned from time to time as
    normal routine duties
  • Skilled in understanding schematic diagram and lay out of all mechanical and electrical aspects of generator installation, including turbochargers, fuel injection equipment and
    update Genset and other assets repair schedule.
  • Assist in identifying needed tools or equipment for future needs. Records each job time
    performed on the time sheet and job carried out to each job.

    Qualifications
  • Diploma in Mechanical/Electrical engineering.
  • Knowledge in computer literacy / data processing (Word, Excel, Access)
  • English read / written / Spoken

    Professional experience
  • At least 5 years proven work experience in operation and maintenance of diesel-run generators and other electrical equipment in a busy workshop or institution
  • Experience in repair, maintenance and installation of generators and electrical pumps
    (boosters & submersible), wiring and repair of electrical control panels, commissioning,
    surveying, and pre-delivery inspection, and load designing.
  • Experience in boreholes equipment, retrieval and installation of submersible pumps, knowledge in bore drilling/development is an added advantage.
  • 2 years experience of working with INGO in a similar capacity will be an added advantage
  • Ideally, a knowledge of spoken/written language widely used in the country

    For more information and job application details, see; Action Africa Help - International Plant Mechanic Jobs in Kenya

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