Senior Mechanic

Department/DivisionTechnical Service Department
Reporting ToTechnical Service Manager
Coordinates withOperations Department Logistics and Admin Department

Job Summary

Responsible for serving customers/clients by installing, repairing and servicing rental equipment/machine (e.g. generator sets, load banks, light towers, air compressors, etc.,)


  1. Attend breakdowns, identify fault and problem solve, with minimal downtime to production
  2. Carry out diagnosis of faults, the maintenance and repairs to all types of rental equipment.
  3. Report breakdown root causes, equipment faults and concerns to management
  4. Ensure all work is undertaken to a  high quality standard and adheres to all quality standard regulations Ensure company targets are met in respect of quality of parts produced.
  5. Assist in the development of planned preventative maintenance (PPM) schedules
  6. Assist with the moving, installation, repositioning of machines and equipment
  7. Plan and prioritize workload to support production and ensure efficient use of working time
  8. Ensure all personal protective equipment is identified, always available, correctly used and all associated problems are reported to management 
  9. Conduct benchmarking studies to determine best practices/designs and future trends
  10. Actively utilized continuous improvement methodology to progress the repair and maintenance function
  11. Train and mentor apprentices and less experienced technicians
  12. Provide leadership and assistance to less experienced technicians and apprentices
  13. Provide a communication point for the team and provide a proactive feedback process between the technicians and management
  14. Adhere to Safety procedure and policies in accordance with safety management system.
  15. Actively promote positive safety culture.
  1. Maintain/ repair/ overhaul equipment –diesels, hydraulic, pneumatic power / pressure and shop equipment.
  2. Document all maintenance/ repair and overhaul works.  Generate and implement an equipment maintenance schedule to cover all major machinery and equipment.
  3. Keep and maintain Operations/Repair/Parts List Manuals and records of all rental machinery and equipment.
  4. Generate Work Orders for the regular inspections of all rental equipment and machinery. Keep and maintain hardcopy files of all TRS equipment inspection reports, Work Orders, MR’s, maintenance checklists etc.
  5. Generate material receipt (MR’s) for spare parts purchase as necessary.  Inspect and document all incoming and outgoing inter-company parts when received and prior to shipment, maintain Spare parts stocks inventory and records.
  6. Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


  • Graduate of 2 years Technical -Vocational Course (Mechanical) or Graduate of Mechanical Engineering Course
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant working experience
  • Good oral and written communication skills provide leadership to effectively resolve issues.
  • Work effectively under stress
  • Maintain Confidentiality