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Driver Mechanic

Job Description

Driver Mechanic

Support operations by ensuring proper usage, regular maintenance and repairs of assigned vehicles for high performance and to undertake driving assignments within and outside assigned areas as required.

The Package

The positions are based in Savelugu

S/He reports to the GI WASH Project Manager

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out routine maintenance of vehicles.

  • Drive staff and visitors to, from and within the assigned locations as and when required

  • Maintain log books and report regularly to Fleet Supervisor on the performance of assigned vehicles.

  • Diagnose faults and carry out repairs where applicable and advice Supervisor and staff on the repairs of vehicles.

  • Assist in the recovery of broken down vehicles.

  • Give technical assistance and coordinate the procurement of genuine vehicle parts for maintenance and repairs

  • Give technical guidance to other vehicle users to polish driving skills and unsure the safe use of the vehicles

  • Ensure that vehicles are clean and have all the requisite safety gargets such as fire extinguishers, dusters, basic tools and equipment and also valid road worthy certificates and insurance

Education / Work Experience / Key Competencies

  • Motor Mechanic Certificate (MVM) + 2 years relevant experience or Motor Vehicle Technician (MVT) 1/2 + at least 2 – 5 years of driving experience.

  • Professional driver’s license for at least 2 – 5 years, preferably experience with a 4 wheel drive.

  • To be able to undertake general servicing of vehicles and diagnose faults, preferably on diesel engines

  • Ability to conduct minor repairs on vehicles

  • Ability to write reports (basic)

  • Must be a committed Christian

  • Ability to communicate clearly in English.