Kitengela International School School Mechanic Jobs in Kenya

Kitengela International School School Mechanic Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary

The overall purpose of this job is to maintain and repair school vehicles to ensure that they are
safe to operate, in compliance with regulations and safety standards, and are available when
needed to support the school's transportation needs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct regular inspection and repair of school buses, vans, and other vehicles used by the students and staff to ensure that they are safe to operate and are in compliance with all relevant regulations and safety standards;

  • Maintain detailed records of spare parts, fluids, and other supplies needed for vehicle
    maintenance and repair, and manage inventory levels while ordering necessary supplies;

  • Conduct routine preventive maintenance tasks on school vehicles, including but not limited to oil changes, tire rotations, fluid checks, and brake repairs to prevent breakdowns and prolong the life of the vehicles;

  • Draft a requisition that outlines the required spare parts for purchase, and submit it to the Transport In-charge for approval;

  • Utilize mechanical knowledge to diagnose and identify vehicle issues, determining the necessary maintenance or repair actions needed to address the root cause of the problem

  • Create and implement maintenance schedules for school vehicles by setting up consistent maintenance program that prevents unexpected malfunctions and guarantees that the vehicles remain in excellent working condition;

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the industry to learn about new technologies and best practices for maintaining and repairing school vehicles;

  • Maintain a safe and organized work environment in the school's garage or repair facility;

  • Provide guidance and conduct regular safety
    training sessions for drivers and ensure that they follow safety protocols;

  • Maintain relationships with vendors and suppliers to ensure timely delivery of parts and

  • Assist with the purchase or lease of new school vehicles and make recommendations based on the needs of the school; and

  • Perform any other responsibilities assigned to the jobholder by the supervisor from time to time.


  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent

  • A valid Driving License

  • Minimum of one year experience in a similar role

    Desired Competencies and Attributes

  • Mechanical skills

  • Overhaul experience

  • Troubleshooting skills

  • Data analysis of the vehicle

  • Computer Literacy

  • Good time management skills

  • Excellent diagnostic and problem-solving skills

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work with precision

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of safety procedures and protocols

  • Must be able to stand, walk, and lift heavy objects on a regular basis

  • Ability to work in various weather conditions

  • Ability to work in a noisy environment

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Kitengela International School School Mechanic Jobs in Kenya

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