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Technician - Mechanical Repairs

Date:  May 20, 2023
Posting Closure Date:  Jul 31, 2023
Category:  Engineering
Career Level:  Blue Collar

Kampala, Kampala, Uganda

Job Role

Diagnoses and repairs cars or light trucks. Other duties include inspecting vehicles, performing routine service, and keeping records of work done, including determining what is wrong in unique circumstances, the use of testing equipment following repairs to ensure that automobiles are safe to drive

Job Responsibilities

  • Complete and proper execute of repair orders in accordance with manufacturer and MAG guidelines and terms
  • Ensure proper handling and storage of waste products and materials in accordance with waste-disposal regulations set by MAG.
  • Follow safety procedures at all times to avoid accidental injuries and damage to automobiles
  • Keep shop, equipment, and tools in safe operating condition including any other relevant duties assigned by the supervisor
  • Maintain workshop repair disassembled parts in a professional way and Ensure the cleanliness of signed workplace and bay
  • Performs tune ups, brake jobs, and other preventative maintenance on cars, trucks, buses, and other powered rolling equipment; replaces common parts and makes adjustments
  • Replace, or repair vehicle parts such as engines, brakes, transmission lines, electrical assemblies, and accessories
  • Use diagnostic equipment to evaluate mechanical problems in vehicles


Vocational diploma
Certification from a vocational school

Required Qualifications & Skills

Minimum Experience:

Minimum 2-4 years experience as a mechanic

Job Specific Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and electronic components of vehicles
  • Working knowledge of vehicle diagnostic systems and methods
  • Ability to handle various tools (e.g. pliers) and heavy equipment (e.g. lift)
  • Ability to work in a high performance, fast-paced team environment
  • Willingness to observe all safety precautions for protection against accidents, dangerous fluids, chemicals, etc.
  • Excellent physical condition
  • Good oral and written communications skills in English
  • Valid driver’s license is a must

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