Orchid Group Head, Equipment Administration Section Jobs in Ethiopia

Orchid Group Head, Equipment Administration Section Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 226051

Category: Engineering

Location: Alemgena, Addis Ababa

Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: Negotiable

Job Description

The Construction Business Unit carries out a variety of road, civil and earth moving contracts and projects. It operates a large fleet of own and rented earth-moving and construction machinery, equipment and vehicles.

The use of these fleet of machinery and equipment have to be planned, operated and maintained in an efficient and cos-effective manner.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under the direct supervision of the Construction Business Unit Manager, the incumbent is expected to perform the following duties and responsibilities:
  • Plan, organize and control the construction equipment, machinery and vehicles of the Construction Business Unit
  • On the basis of the work plan of the Business Unit and its Projects, determine equipment and machinery needs and plan their timely availability
  • Ensure the optimal placement and efficient use of equipment and machinery
  • Plan and coordinate periodic and regular maintenance of equipment
  • Plan and coordinate spare parts requirements are met
  • Prepare specifications for equipment and spare part purchases and communicate same to procurement procedures on a timely basis
  • Maintain an accurate and current record of equipment
    and machinery movement and operational use; prepare an annual detailed report on equipment and machinery use and cost of such use
  • Plan and manage machine and equipment operators and supervise their performance
  • Diagnose unusual equipment and machinery failures or malfunctions and determine effective corrective measures
  • Conduct on the job training sessions to improve the proficiency of equipment and machinery
  • Manage the coverage and timely renewal of insurance for each equipment and machine as required
  • Advise on the needs and purchase of standard tools.
  • Advise on the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade
  • Supervise the staff of the Equipment Administration section.

    Reports to : Director Construction Business Unit

    Job Requirements

    Academic & Professional Qualification

  • Minimum of B.Sc. Degree in Mechanical Engineering; M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in auto-mechanics preferred

  • Training in heavy machinery and equipment management, maintenance and/or administration

    Relevant Knowledge & Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in within a large organization in the capacity of equipment administrator;
  • Strong proven track record and experience in managing heavy equipment and machinery fleets;
  • Knowledge and exposure of equipment and machinery performance management methods and practices

    How to Apply

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    Orchid Group Head, Equipment Administration Section Jobs in Ethiopia

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