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Rig Mechanic CIFF Water4Life+Project


Job Description

 Purpose of the position:

The Rig Mechanic is responsible for sustainable functionality of drilling rigs, compressors, support trucks and light vehicles so as to ensure smooth drilling operation. Furthermore, communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

Major Responsibilities:

·         Regularly inspect and maintain records on the condition of drilling machine, compressors, trucks and field vehicles for the smooth drilling operation

·         Engaged in the routine, periodic and annual services of drilling machine, compressors, on-boarded engines, trucks, and light vehicles.

·         Identify and troubleshoot drilling machines and trucks problems and timely report for needed replacement or purchases of spare parts if any.

·         Engage in preparation of detail specification of spare parts and fast moving parts and request for purchase and follow up the procurement process.

·         Keep records of moving spare parts, replaced parts and maintenance works/history.

·         Track inspection of the rigs, compressors and support trucks by mechanic drivers and truck drivers is done regularly.

·         Compile and monitor vehicles log sheets.

·         Provide the necessary technical guidance and support for mechanic drivers and truck drivers.

·         Promote major cross cutting themes including environment, gender, protection, disability, peace building and Christian commitment.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:  Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

Required Professional Experience:

·         8 years of experience

·         NGO work experience preferably working in maintenance of drilling rigs and compressors

Education, training, license, registration, and certification

·         Diploma in Auto mechanics

·         Training or experience on maintenance of water well drilling rigs and compressor

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications:

·         Demonstrated ability on maintenance of rigs and compressors

·         Driving license Grade 3 or equivalent is mandatory

·          Basic computer knowledge (Word, Excel, Outlook, power-point)

·         Ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with respect for diversity

Travel and/or Work Environment

·         Travel to sites (about 50%) domestic

How to Apply

Interested applicants are required to Write Position Title on the subject line and attach Current CV with three references & fill employment application form which can be found  http://docs.ethiojobs.net/wve-jaf.pdf ) and email before the closing date of this announcement to  Recruitment_ethiopia@wvi.org or through ethiojobs.net.


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