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Mechanic

01-04-2013 Job Opportunity Ref. fd-mechanics

Location: Field

Your task

the mechanic maintains the ICRC vehicle fleet and other logistics assets to the required standards as determined by Geneva headquarter. He/she ensures that all stocks of spare parts and consumables are maintained in good condition and stock controlled in accordance with guidelines.

  • maximize fleet efficiency and effectiveness through planned preventative maintenance in accordance with guidelines issued from Geneva or in accordance with manufacturers recommendations
  • training of national staff on ICRC procedures
  • management, control and supervision of workshop(s) staff
  • establishment, operation and control of spare parts inventory in accordance with ICRC guidelines
  • establish and maintain an accurate and updated job card based maintenance history for all fleet and other logistics assets repairs
  • as required to operate and maintain ICRC standard fleet computer system
  • monitoring and controlling of all fuel consumption, including contingency planning

Selection requirements

  • ideal age: 25 to 35
  • prepared to accept unaccompanied postings for the first two missions (minimum 12 months each)
  • excellent command of English; French an asset
  • recognize training and a minimum five years proven experience in vehicle maintenance (truck and light vehicle), certification required
  • previous field experience with commercial, military or humanitarian organizations
  • experience in generator (15Kva upwards) installation and maintenance an asset
  • driving licence (for manual transmission vehicles)
  • basic knowledge of computers required

Your profile

  • strongly motivated by humanitarian work
  • able to cope with stress
  • prepared to work under pressure in a dangerous environment
  • well organized
  • able to work in a team

What we offer

  • rewarding work in a humanitarian and multicultural environment
  • generious social benefits

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