Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Job Description

The Company 
Accumulating decades of operation in the forestry sector and in the handling and commercialisation of heavy-duty equipments, this company seeks to further enrich its team by bringing on board a Chief Maintenance Technician to lead the garage technical team in maintenance and repairs.

  • Apply the requirements for preventive and regulatory checks on vehicles
  • Manage fleet technical visit schedules, prepare vehicles for technical visit
  • Analyze vehicle failures, order and schedule vehicle interventions
  • Participate in the negotiation of prices for external services (subcontractor, spare part, equipment)
  • Give work instructions to personnel assigned to your department
  • Organize and control work in all work areas under your authority
  • Participate in the recruitment of garage staff
  • Participate in management meetings
  • Plan workers, manage workers under your orders (permissions, leave of absence, queries, attendance control)

  • Diploma / Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a recognized technical training qualification in heavy equipment mechanics.

Professional Experience
  • Five (5) years or more work experience in a similar position.

Skills & Aptitude
  • Have in-depth knowledge of electromechanics and hydraulics
  • A mastery of manufacturer diagnostic software, ideally ET & SIS Caterpillar
  • Be able to perform minor and major repairs on all generations of machines
  • A minimum of five years' experience on the Caterpillar brand, including three years as a diagnostic technician
  • Be able to carry out fault finding on pre-electronic generation machines but also on recent technology machines
  • Be able to perform tests and adjustments of different systems on all generations of machines
  • Have a good proficiency in the English Language to be able to read and understand technical documentation

  • Contract
  • Garage and After-Sales Services
Direct Superior
  • Director of Garage and After-Sales Services
  • Industry Standard
Application Directives
  • Kindly apply by uploading your recent resume on this site
  • English speaking applicants should have adequate proficiency in french and resume should be in french format
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
Position Based At
  • Abidjan
Application Deadline
  • 16/06/2022 at 11:00 a.m