Reputable Garage Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Positions: Motor Vehicle Mechanic, Motor Vehicle panel beater, Welder / Fitter

Location: Nairobi

Nature of Job: Full time

Salary Range: 18,000/- 25,000/-

Summary: Our client, a reputable garage in Nairobi seeks to recruit an experienced team of Motor Vehicle Mechanics, Motor Vehicle panel beaters and Welders/Fitters.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Perform general maintenance works, repairing and maintaining motor vehicles.
  • Major and minor repairs
  • Preventive maintenance of vehicles
  • Installation and replacement of faulty parts
  • Keeping equipment available for use by inspecting and testing vehicles; completing preventive maintenance such as, engine tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotation and changes, wheel balancing, replacing filters.
  • Maintaining vehicle functional by conducting inspections; repairing engine failures; repairing mechanical and electrical systems malfunctions; replacing parts and components; repairing body damage.
  • Maintaining vehicle appearance by cleaning, washing, and painting
  • Making work orders and material requests for vehicles
  • Carrying out other mechanical duties

Panel Beater

  • Assessing damage and deciding how to repair it
  • Removing damaged panels or parts for repair
  • Smoothing out minor dents in panels
  • Filling small holes or rusted areas with filler
  • Making body panels and sections, and welding them into place
  • Refinishing the repair to match surrounding areas
  • Maintaining vehicle appearance by cleaning, washing, and painting
  • Keeping a record of all work completed to show customers

Welder / Fitter

  • Mig or Tig welding
  • Hand fitting or machining processes to replace or repair faulty parts
  • Testing batteries and other parts of an engine
  • Checking tyres and exhausts
  • Replacing or repairing faulty parts
  • Balancing and re-aligning wheels
  • Repairing punctures
  • Giving customers advice

Key Requirements and Skills

  • Minimum Government Grade Test 3 or equivalent Diploma/Certificate
  • At least 3 years’ experience in reputable Garages
  • Experience in motor vehicle repair
  • Technical knowledge
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to use a range of tools
  • Ability to work methodically, paying attention to detail
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions

If you meet the above qualifications, skills and experience send CV urgently to

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Engineering and Technical
Updated: June 8, 2017 — 10:10 pm