Body Works Mechanic Job Vacancies – Action Africa Help International (AAH)



Job
Title:    Body Works Mechanic
Organisation: Action
Africa Help International (AAH)
Funding
Source:
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty
Station:
Adjumani, Uganda
Reports
to:
Workshop Supervisor
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 Body Works Mechanic will be in charge of checking the vehicle body
conditions of AAH-I vehicle and equipment regularly to ensure programme
activities run smoothly in line with AAH-I policies.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The incumbent will make the assessment, repair and
perform general maintenance on all vehicles
·        
Inspect vehicles brought to the workshop for panel
beating and repair works
·        
Report irregularities and equipment abuse to the
Workshop supervisor for corrective action to be instituted in line with AAH
Uganda guidelines.
·        
Prepare annual workshop equipment inventory
reports in line with reporting guidelines.
·        
Tune up engines, ignition parts, clean and adjust
carburetors, perform minor body repairs and respond to breakdowns.
·        
Carry out preventative maintenance and make
inspections of vehicles for proper working order and safe operation.
·        
Prepare and submit vehicle repair/maintenance
monthly reports in line with the AAH-I Vehicle Policy.
·        
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant for the UNHCR AAH Body Works
Mechanic job opportunity should hold a Mechanics Grade II and an Ordinary level
certificate
·        
Hold a Certificate level 4 in motor vehicle/craft
technician course
·        
A minimum of four years’ experience in a busy
motor vehicle workshop as a body repair mechanic
·        
Possess a clean national driver’s license
·        
High degree of integrity
·        
Good report writing skills
·        
Moderate computer skills
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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