Purpose of the Job
To facilitate movements of staff and guests within Accra and beyond and maintain national office vehicles.
Carry out routine maintenance of all project vehicles and motorbikes
Drive project staff, partners and visitors to, from and within the project as and when required
Maintain log books and report regularly to Project Coordinator on the performance of all vehicles and motorbikes in the project
Diagnose faults and carry out repairs where applicable and advice Project Coordinator and staff on the repairs of vehicles and motorbikes
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 project 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
The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
Motor Mechanic Certificate (MVM) + 2 years relevant experience or Motor Vehicle Technician (MVT) 1/2 + at least 2 years relevant experience.
Professional drivers license for at least 2 years, preferably experience with a 4 wheel drive.
Technical Skills & Abilities:
To be able to undertake general servicing of vehicles and diagnose faults, preferably on diesel engines
Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: Filed-based
Travel: About 40 % Domestic travel is required.
On call: 5%