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WORKSHOP MANAGER – (JOB GROUP CPSB 08) ONE (1) POST – V/NO. KCPSB/ROADS 02/2021
The holder of this position is referred to as Assistant Engineer (1) Mechanical. This position is responsible for planning, leading, organizing and supervising the day to day activities of the Workshop section, controlling the quality of repairs and performance appraisal of subordinates.
Requirements and Competencies for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
A Bachelor degree in mechanical engineering (Automotive) or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
Working experience of not less than five (5) years;
Professional technical qualifications in the vehicle and equipment domain;
Licensed Mechanic or equivalent, with a full range of licenses to operate equipment;
Valid driving license;
Well-honed leadership and management skills;
Sound judgment informed by extensive practical knowledge and experience;
Innovative, inventive and analytical, able to pre-empt and resolve problems with ease;
Open minded to change, new ways of thinking and constructive criticism; and
A solution focused individual who has the ability to get the job done.
Duties and Responsibilities
Perform trouble shooting and diagnostics procedure on vehicles and equipment;
Record observations and findings during diagnostics run and decide on the correct method of repair, as necessary;
Ensure that warranties are properly followed up, monitored, and documented;
Plan and organise Preventive Maintenance System (PMS) and delegate specific tasks to concerned section/mechanic;
Hands-on supervision of all workshop activities, especially technical issues;
Forecast and order spare parts for specific jobs/special job or for stocks replenishment;
Supervise and follow up on actual progress of each individual repair job;
Provide on-the-job training as well as coaching and mentoring to mechanics and helpers;
Follow up repair order, registering the time taken to complete each task;
Responsible for customer service, reliability and dependability by providing all fields with the technical assistance that they require from the Workshop;
Evaluate the training requirements of the subordinates and discuss/agree training needs; and
Conduct final check/test driving for all vehicles/trucks prior to release
How to apply
All applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed curriculum vitae with names, address and telephone contacts of three referees. Academic and professional certificates, testimonials, national identity card or passport and any other supporting documents. Clearly indicate the position applied for both on the cover letter and the envelope.
Hand delivered applications should be dropped in the specific box provided at the County Public Service Board offices, Room 103, first floor at Thika Sub-County offices between 8.00 a.m and 5.00 p.m on weekdays.
Applicants should seek clearance from and attach copies or evidence thereof of the CURRENT (valid in 2021) documents below.
Kenya Revenue Authority
Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
Directorate of Criminal Investigations (Certificate of Good Conduct)
Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Applications should reach the undersigned on or before 23rd April, 2021 at 5.00 pm.
County Public Service Board
P O Box 2362 – 00900
i. Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted.
ii. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
iii. Short listed candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
iv. The County Public Service Board is committed to availing equal employment opportunities to all Kenyans. People with disabilities, the marginalized and the minorities are encouraged to apply.
The County Public Service Board does NOT Charge any fee in the recruitment process, candidates should report to Police any one/number calling to solicit for cash from the applicants