Cape Mental Health: Mechanic

Cape Mental Health
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 11 September, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Cape Mental Health is a non-profit organisation that offers comprehensive and proactive mental health services in the Western Cape. One of its programmes, the Rainbow PSR Groups, offers community-based psychosocial rehabilitation and support to adults with psychiatric /psychosocial disabilities in the form of 26 weekly support groups.

Cape Mental Health seeks to appoint a Mechanic to be based in Observatory Head Office. 

Employment type: Contract Position for 1 year
  
Responsibilities:

  •  The Mechanic is responsible for the repairs and servicing of approximately 30 light and medium size vehicles of Cape Mental Health.
  • Plan and initiate regular preventative maintenance of the fleet to circumvent costly break-downs
  • Set up network of costs effective and high quality automotive parts procurement links to ensure parts
  • availability at short notice to minimize vehicle downtime
  • Prioritize breakdown repairs as directed by the Administration Manager in support of all projects
  • Flexible availability to accommodate urgent breakdowns
  • Be able to work independently

Requirements:

  • A trade tested Petrol / Diesel Mechanic
  • At least 10 years’ experience in vehicle mechanical repairs and servicing
  • Be able to repair and service fleet that consists of petrol and diesel cars such as TATA’s, Nissan’s,Toyota and 22 seaters such as Mercedes brands.
  • Output and quality driven with creative ideas on how to save costs.
  • Ability to do root cause problem solving to eliminate future repairs.
  • Experience to set up and maintain a regular vehicle preventative maintenance system to minimize costly repairs.
  • Honesty & Integrity.
  • Accommodating and supportive
  • Valid driver’s licence in support of above mentioned vehicles.
  • Speak English and 1 other official SA language.

Please submit your CV with contactable references to:

Willemien Buys
Administration Department
Phone 021-447 9040 e-mail: willemienb@cmh.org.za or deliver to Cape Mental Health Head Office, 22 Ivy Road, Observatory Cape Town.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

For more about Cape Mental Health, refer to www.cmh.org.za

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies

 

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