Job Description – Mechanic

 

A high performance, dynamic, driven, and growing company operating in the motor industry has a vacancy for a Mechanic to join their team in Denver, Gauteng.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the successful candidate will be required to:

  • Inspect vehicle engine and mechanical/electrical components to diagnose issues accurately.
  • Inspect vehicle computer and electronic systems to repair, maintain and upgrade.
  • Conduct routine maintenance work (replacing fluids, lubricating parts etc.) aiming to vehicle functionality and longevity.
  • Schedule future maintenance sessions and advise motorists on good vehicle use.
  • Repair or replace broken or dysfunctional parts and fix issues (e.g. leaks)
  • Strip vehicles for spares
  • Provide accurate estimates (cost, time, effort) for a repair or maintenance job.
  • Keep logs on work and issues.
  • Maintain equipment and tools in good condition.
  • Any ad-hoc duties

 

Educational pre-requisites:

  • Relevant qualification (Minimum of N3)
  • Forklift license will be advantageous, but not essential.
  • Proven experience as a mechanic position
  • Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical and electronic components of vehicles
  • Working knowledge of vehicle diagnostic systems and methods
  • Ability to handle various tools and heavy equipment.
  • Willingness to observe all safety precautions for protections against accidents, dangerous fluids, chemicals etc.
  • The willingness to keep up to date with technological advances in the field.
  • Intermediate computer and Excel skills
  • The ability to communicate effectively in English (written and spoken)

 

Interpersonal skills:

  • Must be physically fit for heavy work.
  • Someone who is meticulous and accurate and enjoys working with their hands.
  • Good eye and hand coordination
  • Possess outstanding troubleshooting skills.
  • Position will be based in the Denver area, reliable transportation essential.

 

Salary:

  • Market related based on experience (please state salary expectation when applying
  • Due to the nature of the role and environment, preference will be given to male applicants.