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Driver, Kakuma (Temporary)

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Temporary

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Job Summary

  • Minimum secondary Education.- KCSE
  • Valid certificate of good conduct.
  • Possess a PSV Licence
  • Possess a (BCE/ ABCE)-Class Driving License for more than 5 years
  • At least 5 years’ relevant experience.
  • Vehicle mechanic course from a recognized institution preferably government graded.
  • Proven background / 3-5 years as a mechanic
Personal qualities
  • Recommendation of Integrity and Good Conduct
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Presentable, friendly and patient
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to plan and coordinate own tasks.


R1: Performing daily, weekly & monthly transport duties.
  • Do basic vehicles checks before starting the days.
  • Undertake all duties assigned by the supervisor concerning transportation by driving assigned vehicle(s).
  • Ensure vehicles tools, towing ropes, rod  bars, winches, spare wheel are in place before starting the day’s work.
  • Maintain high cleanness of the vehicles he / she is assigned to
  • Carryout a monthly vehicle check for the assigned vehicle(s)
R2: Ensure safety of the vehicles, passengers, materials.
  • Apply extra caution while driving and avoid any intoxication.
  • Ensure safety of passengers and property on board.
  • Check vehicles body dents, damages and report any other irregularities.
  • Ensure vehicles fire extinguishers and first Aid kits are in good conditions.
  • Make sure that only authorized passengers are carried as per the organizational policy.
  • Comply with traffic rules & procedures, convoy rules and drives with recommended speed limit of 40 km in the camps and 80 km during convoy trips.
  • Ensure vehicles are parked in a safe & secure place and properly locked and returned the keys.
  • Ensure that all passengers boarding NRC vehicles wear safety belts before the vehicle is put in motion.
  • Ensure any other agency staff boarding an NRC vehicle completes and signs a waiver form before start of journey.
R3: Ensure all vehicles conditions and legal documentations are met by the organization.
  • Ensure the validity of vehicles insurance, road license and police inspection stickers and advice renewals.
  • Make sure vehicles are serviced as stipulated in the periodic servicing schedules.
  • Ensure the vehicle has at least half tank of fuel at all times.
  • Update vehicles logbook particulars on daily basis by making right entries.
R4: Reporting of incidents and accidents.
  • In case of any accident report immediately to police station and to your supervisor.
  • Do not accept liability on behalf of NRC.
  • Present a comprehensive report to the management within 24 Hours.
  • In case of an attack, staff security becomes priority.
R5: Ensure regular vehicle Mechanical checks, maintenance and Repairs.
  • Establish the nature of motor vehicle mechanical problems being experienced, track their frequency and any other unusual occurrences. Conduct inspections and test-drives to establish the cause of the mechanical problems and thereafter to confirm that they have been resolved.
  •  Fix and repair any malfunction/fault on the vehicle’s mechanical systems including and not limited to; engine components and parts, engine cooling system, suspension and steering system, braking system, transmission system, exhaust system
  • Routine Maintenance: Perform weekly safety and maintenance checks on all NRC vehicles, document all recommended safety and maintenance data and use it to monitor Key Performance Indicators used in strategic decision making.
  •  Documentation: Maintain complete and accurate transport related control documents which include; Job Cards for each repair to be carried

Job Requirements

Required education: High, secondary school
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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