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: 
Friday, 31 January, 2020
Opportunity type: 
Employment

 

Cape Mental Health is a non-profit organisation that offers a comprehensive mental health service in the Western Cape.

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

Employment type: Contract Position for 1 year

The purpose of this position is to get someone for one of its projects, Administration Department.

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

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

Or deliver to Cape Mental Health Head Office, 22 Ivy Road, Observatory Cape Town

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

Location: 
Cape Town

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