Earn over 36m as Auto Mechanic at United States US Embassy / Mission

Job
Title:        
 Auto
Mechanic
Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Salary: UGX
36,981,012 /=
Open to: All
Interested Applicants / All Sources
Position Number: Kampala-2020-007
About US Embassy:
The United States
Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for
over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S
Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and
organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the
direction of the Ambassador.
Among the offices
operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International
    Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Serves
as a Maintenance Mechanic in General Services Office / Motor pool (GSO).
Maintain and repair State and CDC Government owned vehicles. Observe the safe
and reliable operation of all motor vehicles regarding proper service and
repair.
·       
Follow
the scheduled maintenance services for all vehicle and ensures compliance and
following the regulations.
·       
Ascertain
proper maintenance of motorcycles, lawn mowers, chain saws and weed eaters.
·       
Besides
maintenance, carry out repair on any malfunctioning parts or system. This
includes mechanical, engine failure; faulty carburation; transmission trouble –
clutch slip, hard gear shift, etc, loose or worn suspension,
electrical/electronic; failure to start; faulty charging system, faulty
lighting system; faulty ignition system; troubled antilock brake system.
Hydraulic: brake and clutch failure, power steering troubles, lift trucks.  Pneumatic: air brake and clutch failure,
shift gear failure, air conditioning.
·       
Determine
the purchase of replacement parts after consultation with the supervisor. Local
purchase is only done in case of emergency and when parts are not in stock.
Make purchases on genuine, appropriate and reasonably priced parts.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed
below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
·       
The
applicants for the United States US Embassy Auto Mechanic job opportunity
should have completed Secondary School or Local Mandatory Schooling and
received high school diploma.
·       
In
addition to completion of one year of vocational training or apprenticeship
recognized as producing journeyman mechanic skills or equivalent experience is
required.
·       
One year
of automotive mechanic experience is required.
·       
Must
have full journeyman mechanic knowledge of established practices and procedures
in the specific trade involved.
·       
A good
working knowledge of USG regulations as it pertains to official vehicle
preventative maintenance and repair.
·       
Knowledge
of commercial and local market costs for parts and supplies, local dealerships
and maintenance facilities for specialized auto servicing and repairs.
·       
Must be
able to use all tools of the trade. lifts moderately heavy objects – up to 40
lbs.
·       
Language: English level II (Limited) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. This
may be tested.
How to Apply:
All those interested
in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications online
at the link below.
Deadline: 4th February 2020

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