Action Against Hunger Mechanic Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Action Against Hunger Mechanic Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Company Overview

  • Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

    Objective 1

  • Ensure maintenance of equipment and vehicles:

    Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Check periodically the state of equipment and vehicles;

  • Carry out necessary repairs;

  • Manage the maintenance of equipment and tools;

  • Order tools and spare parts if needed.

  • Inspect machines for faulty parts

  • Analyze and diagnose mechanical issues

  • Create a plan of action for all repairs

  • Follow checklists and protocols while conducting repairs

  • Regularly clean and maintain tools and equipment

  • Ensure a safe, organized, and tidy workspace

  • Input, track and maintain all maintenance data and records

  • Keep machinery is in good working condition

  • Track inventory and order new parts when required

  • Explain to clients the nature of the repairs required, the plan of action, and the options available to them

  • Support coworkers and be a good team player

  • Follow all health and safety laws and guidelines, as well as common-sense safety practices

    Objective 2

  • Supervise the use of material and vehicle:

    Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Check the fuel consumption

  • Check useful life of equipment and vehicles

  • Write a consumption report.

  • Ensure all vehicle operation policies and systems are up to date and enforced within field operations

  • Keeps equipment available for use by inspecting and testing vehicles; completing preventive maintenance such as engine tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotation, and changes, wheel balancing, replacing filters.

  • Maintains vehicle functional condition by listening to operator complaints; conducting inspections; repairing engine failures; repairing mechanical and electrical systems malfunctions; replacing parts and components;

  • Verifies vehicle serviceability by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.

  • Complies with state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.

    Objective 3

  • Contribute towards making adequate use of equipment and vehicles:

    Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Check the state of equipment and vehicles after use;

  • Conduct repairs aiming for maximum reliability

  • Troubleshoot reported problems and resolve them in a timely manner

  • Perform thorough maintenance on machinery, equipment, and systems

  • Clean and apply lubricants to machinery components

  • Replenish fluids and components of engines and machinery

  • Provide consultation on correct maintenance and preventative measures to machine or vehicle users

  • Undertake other duties as assigned (e.g. repair of hydraulic systems, painting vehicles, etc.)

  • Keep logs of work and report on issues

  • Inform the users to study the instructions for use of the equipment and vehicles

    Objective 4

  • Supervise the team

    Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Delegate the activities to the Mechanic assistant and check that they are properly executed

  • Establish the work plan

  • Assist in making drivers schedule when support requested by the fleet assistant.

  • Maintain local safety meeting

  • Plan, organize and manage the work of subordinate staff to ensure that the work is accomplished in a manner consistent with organizational requirements

  • Develop, maintain and ensure adherence to disciplinary procedures and drivers’ orientation program

  • Make and advise recommendations to
    Human Resources Department, through the Logistics Manager, on training, annual leave or off-days, scheduling, reprimanding, hiring, and termination of recalcitrant employees

  • Follow up leave plan with Mechanic assistant.

  • Carry out appraisal interviews; to the Mechanic Assistant

    Objective 5

  • General Recordkeeping

    Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Obtain and maintain maintenance planning,

  • Obtain and maintain maintenance and repair sheet

  • Issue and keep track of job/maintenance card

  • Track inventory of equipment and parts and accountable for all spare parts

  • Assist Mechanic assistant to keep an archive of the inventory list, job/maintenance card properly

    Objective 6

  • General Logistics Support

    Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Participation in defining and improving logistical procedures.

  • Follow up with Fleet officer and Base log regarding any kind of mechanical and driver issue.

  • Assist in the preparation of external audits.

  • Provide technical support to the team as necessary

  • Responsible for operations ground safety

  • Assist in the recruitment, training, and assessment of relevant staff

  • Write Maintenance report and Inventory report of equipment & spare parts each month,

    Internal & External Relationship


  • Follow-up with the Finance and HR department including close collaboration with program teams.


  • Interact with suppliers and casual service providers.

    Position Requirements


  • Degree/HND in Mechanical engineer(Automotive) or any other equivalent course

    Skills and Responsibilities


  • At least 2 years of proven experience in Mechanic

  • Excellent knowledge of machinery and hydraulic, electrical and other systems and their components

  • Aptitude in using various hand tools (screwdrivers, hammers, etc.) and precision measurement tools (e.g. calipers)

  • Ability to follow established procedures and practices and read instruction, blueprints, etc.

  • A strong commitment to all health and safety guidelines

  • Very good communication skills

  • A problem-solving ability

  • Very good physical strength and stamina

  • Knowledge of computer packages MS office, email and internet use

  • Good communication skills in both written and oral English and excellent in Hausa or Kanuri language


  • Previous experience working with NGO or UN agencies

  • Proven knowledge and experience of logistics core competencies

  • Sound knowledge of AAH logistics procedures and kitlog

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Action Against Hunger Mechanic Officer Jobs in Nigeria

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