IFRC recruits 01 Assistant Mechanic
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, with 192 member National Societies. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.
The mechanic maintains and repairs IFRC vehicles and other logistics equipment in accordance with headquarters guidelines and manufacturers’ recommendations.
The assistant mechanic should perform maintenance and repairs for the DRC fleet, generators and other IFRC mechanical equipment. Can be called to give support in other sites.
Repairs to IFRC trucks, light vehicles, generators, forklifts and other mechanical equipment and, if necessary, performs welding, body repair and paint.
Maintains IFRC vehicles, pumps and generators, in accordance with internal and/or manufacturer recommendations.
Ensure that all service and repair forms are properly completed and forwarded for all acts performed.
Ensures that stocks of spare parts and consumables are maintained at agreed levels; If necessary, participates in orders for spare parts and equipment.
Ensure that technical and safety standards are respected in the workplace.
Participates in fuel supply and vehicle cleaning if necessary.
Is responsible for the tools and other assets entrusted to him by the IFRC. Also responsible for storage, cleanliness, and garage equipment.
Actively participates in the management of the store’s inventory and stores if necessary.
Takes the necessary security measures and obtains the necessary information to carry out its tasks and responsibilities.
Cleans and stores workspaces and garage environment
Supports the smooth operation of the garage in general
Reports to his superior the anomalies found on vehicles, generators, other machinery, equipment and tools.
Informs his supervisor of any irregularities or problems observed in the garage.
Drives the various types of IFRC vehicles in strict compliance with IFRC safety rules, drivers’ code of conduct, road conditions, adapted speed and national traffic rules
Diploma from a technical school or equivalent experience
Two years of experience in a similar function.
Welding and electrical skills.
Experience in the use of generators in the professional field would be an advantage.
Knowledge of boat and motorcycle mechanics would be an advantage.
Very good knowledge of the local area and integration into a professional network.
Category A, B and C driver’s license
Holding category D and navigating driver’s licenses would be an advantage.
French is the required language, other national languages are an asset
Having a valid passport would be an asset
Willing and able to travel whenever required for work purposes
Creativity and Innovation
Collaboration and Teamwork