Driver/Mechanic

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • TBA ZMW / Month
  • Applications have closed

Private School

A renowned Lusaka based Private Secondary and Primary school is looking for a qualified, dynamic, motivated and disciplined Mechanic/Driver to join our staff immediately.

PURPOSE:

1. To carry out skilled automotive engineering repairing, installation and preventive maintenance works in order to ensure vehicle availability at all time.

2. Transport members of staff and  school children  to and from different destinations as required and adherence to traffic rules and regulations.

3. Maintain accurate logs books and ensure all vehicle log sheets are updated on daily basis.

4. Do safety checks and maintain vehicles to be in safe and clean operating condition including washing of vehicles.

5. Daily checks of fuel, oil, transmission fluid and coolant levels and air pressure in tires.

6. Report all vehicle safety problems and accidents promptly.

7. Attending to breakdown of vehicles.

8. Obtaining of quotations for motor vehicles spares and other quotations that maybe requested.

9. Preparation of purchase requisition for vehicle repairs and maintenance costs.

10. Preparation of monthly fuel, vehicle and maintenance reports.

11. Filing of documents related to motor vehicles Perform other duties assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND ATTRIBUTES:

1. Grade 12 school Certificate.

2. Certificate in mechanics.

3. Possess a valid driver’s license preferably class C

4. At least five years of previous work experience as a mechanic

5. Basic knowledge of Microsoft word and excel.

6. Appreciable level in both spoken and written English.

7. Knowledge of general vehicle maintenance.

8. Ability to drive under difficult situations.

9. Demonstrate accuracy in filling out paperwork.

10. Ensure insurance, road tax and vehicle fitness certificates are up to date

11. Ability to interact with employees and parents with tact, courtesy and discretion.

12. Ability to work under minimum supervision

ATTRIBUTES

1. Focused and polite

2. Alert and attentive to detail

3. Demonstrate high levels of maturity

Minimum of three years working experience   plus three traceable references and should be ready to work extra hours. . Defensive driving skills will be an added advantage. Applicants should be between 25 to 35 years old


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