CARE International NGO Welder and Fabricator Jobs in Kenya

CARE International NGO Welder and Fabricator Jobs in Kenya

Company Description

Founded in 1945, CARE is a leading humanitarian and development organization fighting global poverty.

CARE places special focus on working alongside women and girls because, equipped with the proper resources, they have the power to lift whole families and entire communities out of poverty.

CARE commenced its humanitarian programme in Kenya in 1968.

Since then we have built a substantial development and humanitarian program including refugee operations, emergency response, livelihoods, food security, climate change adaption, sexual reproductive and maternal health, women and girls’ economic empowerment, and youth employability.

Job Description

Reporting to Assistant workshop foreman, the incumbent shall be responsible for the welding bay, welding equipment, material and accessories.

He/she shall be required to fabricate metal structures, vehicles component and carryout repairs on regional agency fleet. He/she will be responsible for fabrications, cast, and forged components to assemble structural forms, such as machinery frames, tanks, pressure vessels, furnace shells, and building and bridge parts, according to blueprints and knowledge of welding and metallurgy:

Selects equipment and plans layout, assembly, and welding, applying knowledge of geometry, physical properties of metal machining weld shrinkage, and welding techniques.

Tasks and responsibilities.

Welding and Fabrication

  • Analyzes engineering drawings and specifications to plan layout, assembly, and welding operations
  • Inspects grooves, angles, or gap allowances, using micrometer, caliper, and precision measuring instrument
  • Ensure work orders on completed tasks are fully and correctly completed on daily basis.
  • Ensure all accrued documentation from the previous week’s jobs is done before the start of another days work.
  • Ensure technical reports are written and sent to the Coordinator or workshop supervisor.
  • Ensure assistant mechanics follow the laid down safety rules and regulation of the workshop.
  • Welding components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions and securing parts and assemblies according to specifications, using straightedge, combination square, calipers, and ruler.
  • Removing rough spots from work piece, using portable grinder, hand file or scraper and cutting work piece, using powered saws, hand shears, or chipping knife
  • Develops templates and other work aids to hold and align parts.
  • Determines required equipment and welding method, applying knowledge of metallurgy, geometry, and welding techniques
  • Tack-welds or welds components and assemblies, using electric, gas, arc, or other welding equipment.

    Safety Precautions and Quality Control

  • To consistently deliver high quality repairs in the required timeframes, which, ensure our clients needs and requirements are met.
  • As a valued employee of Auto Mechanic
    Technicians you are considered to be an important factor in the continuing growth and development of this Organization.
  • We encourage innovation and believe commitment to quality is both a team and an individual responsibility.
  • Complete work orders with all additional repairs and parts recorded; and also record any mechanical problems or other observations.
  • Observe and follow all safety rules and procedures including housekeeping activities.

    Material handling

  • To provide accurate information on materials/component required, by using the appropriate parts catalogue and giving correct specifications on materials and part numbers to the coordinator or workshop supervisor, and storekeeper to speed up the ordering process and subsequently repair of the vehicles.
  • Counter check whether the material supplied is correct before proceeding to use in order to avoid use of wrong materials.
  • Advice the supervisor or assistant on materials or parts failure or general wear and tear on components that require replacement.
  • Ensure parts missing are ordered by filling the w/shop parts requisition form accordingly.
  • Liaise with the storekeeper, Coordinator or Workshop supervisor and when ordering materials required for welding fabrication and vehicle refurbishment.
  • Ensure use of safety precaution gears while working on rotation machines and equipments.



  • Diploma in Auto/Mechanical Engineering


  • 3 years of relevant work experience in a busy environment


  • Government trade test Grade II & I & a Valid, accident free driving license preferably with Class B, C, E.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, in English and Kiswahili
  • Ensures high quality
  • Dependable
  • Demonstrates honesty
  • Maintains effectiveness
  • Show respect for and learns from diversity
  • Responds quickly to situations
  • Interpret information and willing to share with others.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 25th May, 2019
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Qualified female candidates highly encouraged to apply.
  • CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • For more information and job application details, see; CARE International NGO Welder and Fabricator Jobs in Kenya

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