AIRD Uganda Jobs 2021 – 3 Fresher Senior Mechanics

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Job Title: 3 Senior Mechanics – AIRD Uganda Jobs 2021

Organization: African Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

 

 

African Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD) Profile

Established in 2006, our mission is to enable the compassionate movement of those displaced by natural or man-made disasters to safety, and providing them and their host communities with opportunities to build their lives and thrive for the long term. Empowerment comes not only from providing critical relief items, but also through sustainable opportunities that lead to more resilient communities. This encourages the growth of enterprising spirits, and a sense that a bright future is still possible. AIRD cares because collective community growth is only possible if everyone is given an equal opportunity to participate.

 

 

Job Summary:

The Senior mechanic is the technical supervisor of works being done at the workshop and reports to the workshop foreman.

 

 

Roles and 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 workshop
  • 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

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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 all 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.
  • High level of honesty.
  • Strong interpersonal
  • Willingness to work in any part of the country.
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.

 

 

How To Apply for AIRD Uganda Jobs 2021

All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.

Click here to apply

Deadline: 25th August 2021 at 5:30 pm

 

 

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