School Mechanic Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Vacancy: Mechanic – Nairobi

Our client is a recognized and widely acknowledged abroad with over 300 students from kindergarten to upper secondary school.

Reporting to the Facility Manager and the Head of Transport, the school has a vacancy for a maintenance Mechanic / Gardener who will be responsible for maintaining the school’s bus fleet and in addition carry out duties as a gardener.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Inspect and diagnose problems with the school buses.
  • Service and repair all assigned buses.
  • Perform preventative and maintenance procedures for these buses.
  • Ability to upgrade and carry out preventative maintenance as needed.
  • Prepare routine maintenance reports for the buses.
  • Plan and execute landscaping operations including preparing the terrain.
  • Applying fertilizers, seeding and sodding lawns.
  • Plant new and repair established lawns.
  • Mowing lawns, cleaning grounds using rakes brooms and hoses.
  • Work on new and repair established lawns, mowing, cleaning the grounds using rakes, brooms and hoses.
  • Spraying trees and shrubs and others as assigned.
  • Responsible for undertaking upkeep and repair tasks in the interior and exterior of school premises.
  • Well organized with strong skills in repairing and maintaining bus fleets.
  • Readily undertake the role of the gardener and have the stamina to cope with this dual role.

Applicants’ requirement

  • Two-years’ experience in handling bus fleets.
  • Certificate of Good Conduct.
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or two years proven experience in maintaining bus fleets.
  • Proven experience working as a Mechanic and gardener in a school environment.
  • Valid Driver’s license.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Duty Station: Nairobi

Anticipated Start Date: July 2018

How to apply:

Please email your cover letter and updated word document CV to indicating clearly on the subject line the position you are applying for and current or previous gross pay salary. (Mechanic Post-Current/Last Gross pay XXXXXX)

NOTE: Consider unsuccessful if not contacted within 7 days.


Engineering and Technical
Updated: May 12, 2018 — 7:07 am