3 Senior Mechanics Job at African Initiatives for Relief & Developement ( AIRD) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
3 Senior Mechanics

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

African Initiatives for Relief & Developement ( AIRD)

Deadline of this Job:
25 August 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, August 23, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

AIRD Uganda is non-governmental, non-political, non-religious and non-profit making organization with the main aim of protecting and seeking durable solutions for Refugees and lOP's in Africa in partnership with UNHCR the UN refugee agency.
Job Title: Senior Mechanic
Location: Field Locations

Key responsibilities
• Inspect vehicle engine and mechanical/electrical components to diagnose issues accurately
• Repair and maintain trucks and light vehicles in the repair workshops
• Assist the workshop foreman in inspecting the vehicles before they are received in the work shop
• Inspect vehicle computer and electronic systems to repair, maintain and upgrade
• Conduct routine maintenance work aiming to vehicle functionality and longevity.
• Schedule future maintenance sessions and advise motorists on good vehicle use
• Repair or replace broken or dysfunctional parts and fix issues on trucks (e.g. leaks)
• Provide accurate estimates (cost, time, effort) for a repair or maintenance job
• Keep logs on work and issues
• Maintain equipment and tools in good condition

Education & Qualification
• Proven experience as auto mechanic especially in heavy trucks
• Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical and electronic components of vehicles
• Working knowledge of vehicle diagnostic systems and methods
• Ability to handle various tools and heavy equipment
• Willingness to observe an safety precautions for protections against accidents, dangerous fluids, chemicals etc.
• The ideal candidate should have a diploma in Automotive and power engineering or a
diploma in mechanical engineering from a recognised institution.
• At least two years' experience in a busy automotive industry preferably dealing with Volvo, Iveco, Isuzu, Toyota and Mitsubishi brands.
• A valid driving licence with at least class B is required.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8


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Job application procedure
Candidates meeting the required qualifications are encouraged to apply on the link below:
No hand delivered applications will be accepted.
Application Deadline: Wednesday 25- August 2021, 5:30 pm.

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Job Info
Job Category: Mechanical Engineering jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 25 August 2021
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 23-08-2021
No of Jobs: 3
Start Publishing: 23-08-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 23-08-2065
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