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Mechanic (Truck & Tractor)

Takataka Solutions
Nairobi, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Company Background

TakaTaka Solutions is waste management and recycling company. We are engaged in waste collection, material recovery, composting and recycling. We recycle 95% of the waste we collect.
Summary of Role
TakaTaka Solutions is looking to recruit an experienced mechanic who is able to maintain and repair both trucks and tractors. The candidate will also be responsible for ensuring functionality and reliability of machines, engines and mechanical systems. The candidate will report to the Maintenance Supervisor.

Responsibilities

- Inspecting machines, engines, transmissions etc. and run diagnostic tests to discover issues
- Troubleshoot reported problems and resolve them in a timely manner
- Perform thorough maintenance on machinery, equipment and systems
- Provide consultation on correct maintenance and preventative measures to machine or vehicle users
- Undertake other duties as assigned (e.g. repair of hydraulic systems, painting vehicles etc.)
- Keep logs of work and report on issues
Qualifications
- Proven experience as a Mechanic of at least 5 years.
- Excellent knowledge of machinery and hydraulic, electrical and other systems and their components
- Ability to follow established procedures and practices and read instruction, blueprints etc.
- A strong commitment to all health and safety guidelines
- A diploma is preferred; Certification from a vocational school or completion of an apprenticeship is a definite plus
Skills and competencies
- Hands-on personality with good planning skills
- Open, critical and proactive communication style about problem areas
- Drive and commitment
- Honesty and integrity
- A problem-solving ability

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required languages: Swahili (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent),

Mandatory attachments

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Self-prepared CV file - the employer wants to see a CV that you have prepared yourself
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