5 Driver/ Mechanic NGO Job Placements – Action Africa Help International (AAH)

Organisation: Action
Africa Help International (AAH)
Funding
Source:
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty
Station:
Hoima, and Adjumani, Uganda
About
US:
In 1996,
Action Africa Help International (AAIN) became Aktion Africa Hilfe e. V (AAH)
and was registered in Munich, Germany from where our founders in 2003 moved the
organisation’s headquarters to Kenya. AAH-I now works with refugees, host
communities and other marginalized and vulnerable groups in Kenya, Uganda,
Somalia and South Sudan, where it operates across a range of sectors that seek
to bridge relief to development.
About
UNHCR Project:
Action Africa
Help Uganda (AAH Uganda) has been receiving funding from the United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to implement programmes in the Districts
of Hoima (Kyangwali Refugee Settlement), Adjumani District and Kampala.
Job
Summary:
The Driver/ Mechanic will provide transport services to ensure
programme activities run smoothly, vehicles are clean and in good order always.
The job holder will also be responsible for vehicle maintenance and repairs.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Deliver and collect goods, parcels and letters as
required in the most cost efficient way.
·        
In charge of transporting staff and partners for
official engagements.
·        
Supervise and assist with loading and offloading
of goods at the site upon arrival as well as when picking goods.
·        
Update and maintain the vehicle log book
indicating mileage, task accomplished, departure and arrival times, and fuel taken
to enable proper monitoring of the vehicle movement as well as costs.
·        
Ensure cleanliness and carry out routine
maintenance checks daily and report any observed faults to the supervisor so
that repairs can be arranged and servicing booked.
·        
Ensure the vehicle insurance is valid and prompt
for its renewal when renewal time is drawing close to ensure that the car is
continually insured.
·        
Diagnose problems, repair and perform general
maintenance on all equipment and vehicles including adjustments of engines,
transmissions, differentials, hydraulics, electrical systems and clutches on
petrol and diesel equipment.
·        
The incumbent will tune up engines, ignition
parts, clean and adjust carburetors, perform minor body repairs and respond to breakdowns.
·        
Perform preventative maintenance and make
inspections of vehicles for proper working order and safe operation.
·        
Carry out required inspections on allocated
vehicles.
·        
Maintain work records, time and material records
on vehicle services.
·        
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant must be a Mechanics Grade II with a Certificate
level 4 in motor vehicle/craft technician course
·        
A minimum of four years’ experience in a busy
motor vehicle workshop
·        
Possess a clean national driver’s license
·        
High level of integrity
·        
Good report writing skills
·        
Moderate computer skills with the ability to use
word and excel spreadsheet
How
to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications (together
with an updated (CV) with at least three referees with their telephone contacts
via E-mail only to  recruitug@actionafricahelp.org  addressed to:
Human
Resource Officer,
Action Africa
Help Uganda,
Plot 72
Ntinda Road, P.O. Box 10501, Kampala, Uganda.
NB:
Please clearly mark in the email subject line the job title of the position
applied for.  Only those selected for the
interviews will be contacted.
Deadline:
20th January 2016

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