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Automotive / Mobile Plant / Parts

Automotive, Gao, Mali
This role is a one year contract with an international client that works closely with NGOs. The successful candidate will be based in Mali, but must be willing to move (not be based in one place) as the role demands travel. You will be required to carry out electrical works including vehicle preparation, fault finding, diagnosis and rectification and the fitting of electronics equipment to standard defined by the Motor Vehicle Retail and Repair Industry with the minimum of supervision. CVs were sent, however the applicants have not had the right experience.
Applications Invited Candidate Search In Progress Shortlist Sent to Client Interviews Pending Job Offer Pending
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Reporting Structure 
Reporting ToWorkshop Manager
Supervision OfN/a
Interacts WithClients
Job Description
  1. To diagnose and undertake electro-mechanical repairs on a variety of vehicles and generators as used by the organisation
  2. To undertake electrical installation of accessories and ancillary equipment on a variety of vehicles and generators as used by the organisation
  3. To test and repair digital control systems including ABS controls. (If Fitted)
  4. To service and repair ancillary parts and equipment as required
  5. To inspect, maintain and repair all types of petrol and diesel engine motor vehicles and plant operated by our organisation
  6. To identify and advise on or directly requisition parts and equipment as necessary.
  7. To liaise with the Workshop Managers, Lead Mechanics Manager in order to determine the faults and the most efficient was of effecting the necessary repair.
  8. To keep own tools and equipment clean and tidy and the same at any site or work area after use (if appropriate).
  9. To complete all documentation including inspection sheets, reports, jobcards applying signatures as appropriate.
  10. To note the details of any accident incurred whilst driving any vehicle owned, operated by or in the custody and submit report to your Line Manager immediately Service Manager
  11. To identify repairs required through unfair wear and tear and advice the Workshop Manager, Lead Mechanic of such repairs
  12. To undertake training as may be required
  13. To carry out work within a realistic time, be this time either manufacturers, locally negotiated or a combination of both or by agreed schedules of work.
  14. To record all times and attendance hours on the Job Card
Candidate Specification 
Experience5 years
Education LevelDegree
QualificationsElectrical/Mechanical Engineering or other other relevant qualifications
SoftwareAs specified by organisation
Knowledge OfAdvanced Automotive Diagnostic Techniques
Skills Towork in a remote area
Ability Tooperate for extended periods in austere and isolated environments where access to welfare facilities (Internet/TV etc) may be extremely limited.
OtherThis will be a peripatetic role and although based from Gao, this will not be your full time location and you will be expected to work from all locations
Gender ProfileMixed
Age ProfileBetween 26 and 29 years of age
Terms And Conditions 
LocationGao, Mali

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