Fresher UNHCR Project Mechanical Engineer Jobs – African Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD)

Job Title:   Mechanical
Organisation: African
Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD)
Funding Source: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Operations
About US:
African Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD) is a
non-governmental, non-political, non-religious and non-profit making
organization with the main aim of protecting and seeking durable solutions for
Refugees and IDPs in Africa in partnership with UNHCR the UN refugee agency.
Job Summary: The Mechanical
Engineer will be tasked with analyzing mechanical problems for all project
earth moving equipment and offer suitable solutions accordingly
Key Duties and
  • Keenly analyze mechanical issues for all
    project heavy machines including bulldozers, Graders, wheel loaders and
  • Mange the overall maintenance of heavy
    machinery for the project.
  • Attend to all mechanical issues at all
    field levels
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant should preferably hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical engineering
  • A minimum of two years working experience
    in a similar field
  • Possess a good understanding and
    experience of Mechanics with high level of understanding of earth moving
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Ability to travel to any part of the
  • Ability to work for long hours
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send their applications to Finance and
Admin Manager, Africa Initiatives for Relief and Development AIRD/UNHCR, Plot
289, Ntinda Industrial Area, Kampala. 
Period of application: 16th – 20th January, 2017.
Please note: Applications should be hand delivered at the reception
during working hours as below. Monday-Thursday 8:30am-5:00pm and Friday 8:30
Deadline: 20th
January, 2017 by 2:00pm
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