British Deputy High Commission Job for an Auto Electrician / Mechanic

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Job Title: Auto Electrician / Mechanic
Job Category Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Residence and Support Staff)
Job Subcategory  Mechanic

Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
Main purpose of job:
The main purpose of this position is to repair and service British Deputy High Commission vehicle fleet with regard to manufacturer specification.

Roles and responsibilities / what will the jobholder be expected to achieve:

  • Inspect vehicles to identify electrical faults
  • Repair and replace parts in line with manufacturer specifications
  • Inspect / repair electrical faults on the mission’s watercraft (boats)
  • Servicing of BDHC fleet of vehicles
  • Assist mechanics in repair works
  • Cover for Air Conditioning technician
  • Ensure that job sheet and all documentation are properly completed as applicable for all jobs
  • Carry out road test of repaired vehicles and ensure its roadworthiness before collection
  • Comply with all HSE rules Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the workshop manager

Essential qualifications and experience
Not less than 5 years experience in a reputable automobile workshop;
Federal Ministry of Labour Trade Test Certificate class one or two.

Desirable qualifications and experience
Applicants should be able to use diagnostic machine / computers.
Diploma in Automobile / Mechanical Engineering
Required competencies
Changing and Improving, Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service
Grade A1 (L)
Type of Position Fixed Term
Duration of Post 12 months
Region Africa
Country/Territory Nigeria
Location (City) Lagos
Number of vacancies 1
Starting monthly salary () N248,761
Start Date 1 August 2016

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply

Application will NOT be considered from those who do not hold a valid Nigerian driving licence.- please enclose a copy with the application
Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission/Embassy in Post are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Country.
Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted.
Any questions you may have about this position will only be answered during interview, should you be invited

Application Deadline 21 June 2016

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