Fleet Maintenance Technician Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Fleet Maintenance Technician

Salary: Ksh 25,500

Overall Responsibility: Under supervision Operations manager, performs duties in the implementation of maintenance management of a fleet in operations yard; performs technical work in vehicle and equipment mechanics as needed.

The holder of this role reports to Operations Manager

Key Roles

  • Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all Company fleet.
  • Implements and monitors a preventive maintenance program to ensure cost effective maintenance and a scheduled maintenance program to provide maintenance by manufacturers specifications.
  • Maintains a complete inventory system through recording of all expenditures of each vehicle, maintenance equipment, fuel, repair parts, supplies, etc.
  • Monitors user departments by analysis of vehicle and equipment utilization and evaluation of equipment specifications.
  • Implements and maintains a mechanic training and certification program to provide needed technical skills for mechanics in repair of automobiles and heavy equipment.
  • Enforces city safety practices and procedures and ensures employees receive appropriate safety training.
  • Replaces parts; repairs parts; repairs electrical systems; diagnoses vehicles for minor body and fender work; performs tune ups and engine overhauls; troubleshoots problems when needed.
  • Examines reports for accuracy on each vehicle and piece of equipment repaired; writes reports on vehicles and equipment repaired. Makes daily, weekly and monthly report to Operations Manager.
  • Keeps maintenance repair records; performs preventive maintenance on all departmental vehicles; orders repair parts.
  • Checks all repair work performed in yard for completeness. This includes physical inspections and road tests before vehicle is turned back to users.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Reliable and committed to completing tasks on time.
  • Knowledge of methods, techniques and procedures involved in maintenance repairs and replacement.
  • Knowledge of an automated Fleet Management Information System.
  • Considerable knowledge of safety practices and techniques in mechanics;
  • knowledge of diesel and gas engine mechanics
  • Considerable knowledge of City shops and the parts and supplies required.
  • Ability to plan, organize and direct the work of skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled employees engaged in repair and maintenance of vehicles and equipment.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose and repair equipment with accuracy and speed; ability to create effective working relationships with employees.
  • Ability to coordinate programs, prepare reports and maintain accurate records.
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.

Education and Experience Needed

  • Minimum diploma holder in mechanical/automotive engineering or any other related field and a minimum of 3 years in a similar role or at least 7 years’ on hand experience in commercial trucks, machinery or equipment maintenance and repairs mechanic.
  • Class BCE Driving license and experience in driving Lorries. License to operate plant/machinery will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to understand Company’s policy on fleet repairs and maintenance.
  • Must be on 24-hour call.


  • Failure rates and prediction of failures
  • Operating and maintenance efficiency and effectiveness including maintenance costs
  • Work completion/outstanding Rates
  • Reliability improvement and operating risk reduction
  • Quality of execution/Response
  • Safety audits

Interested candidates who meet the requirements are invited to send their CV to jobs@lanxafrica.co.ke clearly indicating the job title on the subject line on or before 7th June 2018.


Engineering and Technical
Updated: May 31, 2018 — 9:52 pm