Mechanic (Trailers) Job in Kenya – Kwale International Sugar Company

Kwale International Sugar Company Limited is seeking a highly qualified and suitable candidate in the following position.

Position: Mechanic (Trailers)

Department: Technical Engineering

Reports To: Assistant Workshop Manager

Job Summary: To keep equipment / vehicles available for use by inspecting and testing vehicles/equipment; completing preventive maintenance such as engine tune-ups, oil change, tire rotation and remedial maintenance.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interview drivers or operators and take a detailed history of vehicle/equipment performance or mechanical failure.
  • Diagnose vehicles / equipment based on observational and mechanical testing as well as information provided by driver, operators or user.
  • Provide the workshop manager with detailed estimates for repairs and replacements and obtain signature approval prior to commencing work.
  • Inspect machines, engines, transmission etc and run diagnostic tests to discover functionality issues.
  • Troubleshoot reported problems and resolve them in a timely manner.
  • Conduct repairs aiming for maximum reliability and perform thorough maintenance on machinery, equipment and systems.
  • Test drive vehicles / equipment after repair is complete to ensure mechanical soundness and to determine whether any other problems exist.
  • Describe vehicle’s / plant’s condition to driver/ operator or user and follow-up questions.
  • File appropriate documentation on each repair.
  • Clean and apply lubricants to machinery components.
  • Replenish fluids and components of engines or machinery.
  • Provide guidance on correct maintenance and preventive measures for machines or vehicles to users.
  • Undertake other duties as assigned (e.g. Repair of hydraulic systems, painting vehicles etc).
  • Keep vehicle service records for accountability purposes.

Person Specifications

Academic Qualifications

  • Government Trade Test II and above qualification.

Experience

  • 3 to 4 years’ work experience

How to Apply

Qualified individuals are invited to send their application along with detailed CV ONLY to hr.pbsourcing@gmail.com indicating the Position as the Subject of the email.

CVs will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.

Deadline for applications is 2nd November 2018.



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Kwale

Kwale, Kenya
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Kwale County

Kenya

Engineering and Technical

Updated: October 20, 2018 — 6:06 am
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