Mechanic (with technical abilities)

The above position is vacant at our Western Cape Parow Branch. The overall purpose of this position is to do mechanical and electrical work on security and risk items.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Clear criminal record
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literate and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • At least 5 years experience in technical/ maintenance work on the Bulugaya System
  • Must be able to work unsupervised
  • Must have knowledge of different types of vehicles
  • Experience in servicing of vehicles
  • Must be able to rebuild a diesel and petrol engine (various makes of vehicles)
  • Valid drivers license
  • Own transport is an advantage
  • Must be willing to travel and work extended hours when required

Job Specification (not totally inclusive):

  • Replacement of all working parts of the various vehicle systems, including general maintenance on all working parts of the vehicle systems
  • Diagnosing electrical issues and vehicle security systems
  • Checking and replacement of the required wiring of the vehicle system
  • General maintenance on OTC vehicles including replacement of faulty OTC locks and attending to vehicle breakdowns
  • Servicing of vehicles
  • Must be able to rebuild a diesel and petrol engine (various makes of vehicles)
  • Compiling paperwork for each vehicle
  • Replacement of broken keypads

Other Personality Attributes:

  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic
  • Alertness
  • Punctuality
  • Problem solver
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure

Core Competencies:

  • Communication
  • Able to follow instructions accurately
  • Sound mechanical and bodywork knowledge of vehicles