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Position titleMechanic
Place of performanceMultiple Locations, South Sudan
Apply by10/11/2019
Start date11/11/2019
Durationup to 3 months (@22days/month)
QualificationCompletion of Secondary School education Completed “A” Levels/ Secondary School in Mathematics & English as main subjects OR Completed a full course at a technical college, or similar institution in Auto Mechanics with experience gained in both light & heavy vehicles..
Sector experienceMinimum of 5 years of demonstrable relevant Fleet Management experience and/or minimum of 5 years of demonstrable relevant Maintenance experience.
Geographical experienceMinimum of 5 year of experience in Africa (desirable).
LanguageFluency in English (essential) and Arabic (desirable).
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Job description

CTG OverviewCTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.
In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.
Overview of position
  • To service, maintain & repair all types of light/heavy vehicles, trailers & plant equipment in a safe, efficient & economical manner, deploying requisite skills & expertise.
  • Working to the highest standards without close supervision to achieve an acceptable level of work throughout whist maintaining quality standards at all times.
Role objectives
  • Examine, inspect & report thoroughly on the condition, road worthiness or safety of any vehicle or equipment, including functional testing & the application of computerized service & diagnostic techniques.
  • Service, maintain adjust or repair vehicles, equipment or components utilizing the necessary tools, equipment & facilities in a safe manner within the standard job times defined by the vehicle/equipment manufacturer.
  • Interpret & implement technical service data & statutory maintenance standards to ensure that all work performed is in accordance to minimum requirements defined.
  • Recovery of broken down or immobilized vehicles & equipment, utilizing proper techniques to minimize the risk of additional damage without causing any danger to the public.
  • Apply the organisations policies in respect to maintenance practices & standards to ensure that these are fully implemented & that maximum benefit is obtained in terms of equipment availability & minimizing costs.
  • Apply in a logical & progressive manner the appropriate diagnostic techniques to determine the cause or causes of reported malfunctions in vehicles, components or systems. Including also recommendations for improvements & modifications designed to enhance safety & reliability.
  • Supervise & instruct semiskilled staff, apprentices & other junior staff in the workshop. Including also the requirement to attend any training courses on vehicles or equipment that may be deemed necessary.
  • Use safe working practices & procedures at all times & in particular to comply with the organisations health & safety at work policy. Including the wearing of protective clothing & consideration for the environment.
  • Share experiences gained with other staff members & strive towards creating good team building & harmonious atmosphere.
  • Travel occasionally, as required by the organisation & perform any other duties as requested by immediate supervisor.
  • Will perform any other duties as requested by immediate supervisor.
Expected output:
  • Complete work within MST's (Manufacturers Standard Times), to ensure that downtime is kept to a minimum.
  • Work consistently completed to a high standard without customer complaints or repeat repairs.
  • Displays initiative in overcoming technical problems & is an effective diagnostician.
Project reporting
Persons Reporting: Assistant Mechanics (Apprentices), semiskilled staff, trainees delegated to work with a nominated Mechanic.
Key competenciesEducation:
- High school graduate. Completed “A” Levels/ Secondary School in Mathematics & English as main subjects.
- Completed a full course at a technical college, or similar institution in Auto Mechanics with experience gained in both light & heavy vehicles.

Work experience:
- Minimum of 5 years of demonstrable relevant maintenance experience.

Geographical experience:
- Local experience in Juba is an advantage.

- English is essential.
- Fluency in Arabic is desirable.

Required competencies:
- Constantly updated & taken regular technical training refresher courses, with preference to Mercedes, DAF & Toyota vehicles.
- Held the position of Mechanic or similar job in a Company/NGO with at least 5 years’ experience gained in the relevant field.
- Computer skills, good working knowledge of the complete MS Office Suite (asset).
- Experience gained using a computerized Fleet Management System (asset).
- Hold a full driving licence for all the categories of vehicle on which employed. This includes HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicles) licence of the appropriate type where employed on HGV repairs & maintenance.
Team management
To liaise & cooperate with other Mechanics, workshop staff & stores personnel
Further information
Loss or damage of cargo, spares, tools or equipment as well as loss of fuel in the care of the employee shall be deducted from the salary based on CIF value or local market rate, whichever is prevailing. This can also lead to penalties or dismissal to the personnel & penalties on the service provider or contractor.