Position: International Mechanic
- CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.
- CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.
- Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.
- Visit www.ctg.org to find out more
Overview of position:
- To service, maintain & repair all types of light / heavy vehicles, trailers & plant equipment in a safe, efficient & economical manner, deploying requisite skills & expertise.
- Working to the highest standards with / without close supervision to achieve an acceptable level of work throughout whist maintaining quality standards at all times in accordance with the established procedures, normative guidelines as set in the logistics fleet manual.
- Examine, inspect & report thoroughly on the condition, road worthiness or safety of any vehicle or equipment, including functional testing & the application of computerized service & diagnostic techniques.
- Service, maintain adjust or repair vehicles, equipment or components utilizing the necessary tools, equipment & facilities in a safe manner within the standard job times defined by the vehicle / equipment manufacturer.
- Interpret & implement technical service data & statutory maintenance standards to ensure that all work performed is in accordance to minimum requirements defined.
- Recovery of broken down or immobilised vehicles & equipment, utilising proper techniques to minimise the risk of additional damage without causing any danger to the public.
- Apply the organisations policies in respect to maintenance practices & standards to ensure that these are fully implemented & that maximum benefit is obtained in terms of equipment availability & minimizing costs.
- Apply in a logical & progressive manner the appropriate diagnostic techniques to determine the cause or causes of reported malfunctions in vehicles, components or systems. Including also recommendations for improvements & modifications designed to enhance safety & reliability.
- Use safe working practices & procedures at all times & in particular to comply with the organisations health & safety at work policy. Including the wearing of protective clothing & consideration for the environment.
- Loss or damage of cargo, spares, tools or equipment as well as loss of fuel in the care of the employee shall be deducted from the salary based on CIF value or local market rate, whichever is prevailing. This can also lead to penalties or dismissal to the personnel & penalties on the service provider or contractor.
- Share experiences gained with other staff members & strive towards creating good team building & harmonious atmosphere.
- Travel occasionally, as required by the organisation & perform any other duties as requested by immediate supervisor.
Expected output at the end of contract:
- Complete work within MST’s (Manufacturers Standard Times), to ensure that downtime is kept to a minimum.
- Work consistently completed to a high standard without customer complaints or repeat repairs.
- Displays initiative in overcoming technical problems & is an effective diagnostician.
- This role reports to the Workshop Manager.
- Minimum of 5 years of demonstrable relevant maintenance experience.
- High school graduate, completed “A” levels / secondary school with Mathematics & English as main subjects.
- Completed a full course at technical college, or similar institution in Auto Mechanics with experience gained in both light & heavy vehicles.
- English is essential.
- Fluency in Arabic is desirable.
- Constantly updated & taken regular technical training refresher courses, with preference to Kamaz, Iveco, Renault & Toyota vehicles.
- Held the position of Mechanic or similar job in a company / NGO with at least 5 years’ experience gained in the relevant field.
- Computer skills, good working knowledge of the complete MS Office suite will be an asset.
- Experience gained using a computerised FMS (Fleet Management System) is an asset.
- Hold a full driving licence for all the categories of vehicle on which employed. This includes HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicles) licence of the appropriate type where employed on HGV repairs & maintenance.
- The incumbent is expected to liaise & cooperate with other Mechanics, workshop staff & stores personnel & will have semiskilled staff.
- Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.
How to apply
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