Senior Auto-Electrician

Zalawi Haulage Limited

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Senior Auto Electrician to join our team and contribute to the maintenance and repair of our vehicle electrical systems.

Job Description: As a Senior Auto Electrician, you will be responsible for the diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of electrical systems in our fleet of vehicles. You will work closely with our mechanics and technicians to ensure that all electrical components, including lighting systems, power accessories, and electronic controls, are functioning optimally. Your expertise and leadership will be crucial in providing technical guidance to junior auto electricians and ensuring the highest standards of quality and safety are maintained.

Core Skills and responsibilities

  • Understand fundamental electrical principles as they apply to truck and motor vehicle electrical systems
  • Understand the working principles of electronically controlled engines, fuel systems and transmissions plus associated wiring systems and components
  • Be able to read and make use of vehicle electrical wiring diagrams
  • Be experienced in assessing electrical faults of all kinds on heavy trucks and trailers
  • Be experienced in using diagnostics equipment to assess faults related to electronic controls of all kinds on heavy trucks
  • Demonstrate ability to diagnose faults through progressive elimination of possible causes until the true cause is found
  • Assess what repairs and/or part replacements are most suitable and of the correct specification for any given fault
  • Implement repairs and/or part replacements to manufacturer standards of quality and safety
  • Understand how to test and confirm that such repairs/replacements are done correctly and be certain that there are no other faults present.
  • Have knowledge and experience of repair methods for starter motors, alternators and any other repairable component found on heavy trucks
  • Ability to check and verify the quality of repairs carried out by outsourced workshops when necessary.
  • Demonstrate experience in supervision of a workshop electrical section and in providing training and direction as appropriate to the section members.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum 3 years in a supervisory role in relevant technical area
  • Minimum 5 years additional experience as an auto-electrician
  • Trade qualification in advanced motor vehicle auto-electrical/electronic systems and techniques

How to Apply:

To apply for the position of Senior Auto Electrician, please submit your resume and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and qualifications to [email protected]. Please include “Senior Auto Electrician Application” in the subject line.

Only qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.

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