NGO Motor Vehicle Mechanic Job



Reference Number: 06062017-MVM

Category: Transportation and Automotive

Grade: 3.01

Location: Kilifi

Country: Kenya


JOB PURPOSE: To service, repair and maintain the motor vehicle fleet in line with set standards and to maintain all assigned assets as required.


Workshop Foreman – Motor Vehicles


Assigned tools and equipment


  • Carry out all assigned repairs on motor vehicles to the highest standards in compliance with manufacturers repair manuals.
  • Perform preventive maintenance schedules as planned to minimize breakdowns.
  • Recovery of motor vehicles that have broken down in the field and undertaking necessary repairs.
  • Observe safety precautions while undertaking repairs at all times and use of PPEs.
  • Maintain assigned tools in good condition and in safe custody.
  • Maintain highest standards of cleanliness at the garage area, environs and for equipment in use.
  • Raise and update workshop job cards on repairs carried out and parts fitted.
  • Carry out driving duties as assigned and ensure a courteous, safe and efficient services and for all occupants and other road users.
  • Account for all spares, accessories etc. that are fitted on assigned motor vehicles during repairs.
  • Comply and observe the Kenyan Highway Code and Programme’s policies on driving at all times.
  • And any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.


  • Technician Certificate Part 3 or Grade Test 3
  • At least 3 years carrying out maintenance of motor vehicles
  • Valid Driving licence BCE
  • Familiarity with repair manuals, parts catalogues etc.
  • Computer literate with proficiency and experience in using email applications and Microsoft applications such as Word and Excel
  • Ability to communicate clearly in English and Kiswahili


  • Good troubleshooting and fault diagnosis skills
  • Ability to prioritise, plan and organise own work
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to take and follow instruction
  • Proactive and initiative in resolution of problems
  • Team working
  • Punctual with a sense of urgency
  • Well groomed; neat and clean appearance

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