Truck/Heavy Duty Mechanic
Lusaka, Zambia, Full Time
Forlan Logistics Limited is a dynamic and progressive company looking to fill the position of Truck/Heavy Duty Mechanic on a full time basis. As a successful hire, you will be tasked with the following.
Detecting truck issues.
Servicing trucks, including checking oil, wheel alignment and testing the battery.
Ensuring road worthiness and undertaking preventative maintenance.
Dismantling engines and checking parts.
Diagnosing parts issues with the aid of a computer.
Machining and hand fitting replacement parts and doing light body repair.
Diagnosing and repairing hydraulics systems.
Ensure parts conform to factory specifications by inspecting and verifying clearances and dimensions
Use different tools and equipment, such as pressure gauges, pneumatic wrenches, welding equipment, screwdrivers, hoists and jacks, to repair trucks while constantly utilizing safety precautions
Inspect engines and other machinery to determine repairs to complete, creating detailed reports to facilitate work scheduling
Test trucks to ensure they are in perfectly safe condition to return to customers
Grade 12 Certificate
Minimum 7 years previous experience as a Truck/Heavy duty/diesel mechanic
Technical certification or degree in Automotive Mechanics
Must be able to lift heavy equipment and parts regularly
Must be comfortable with working in awkward positions or cramped spaces preferred
Experience working with diagnostic computers
Skills and Competencies
Excellent customer service skills
Critical thinking, analysis and evaluation abilities
Good Communication Skills
Problem Analysis and Problem-Solving
Send your applications with detailed curriculum vitae and qualifications to [email protected] and [email protected] those who meet the criteria to apply.
Deadline for receipt of Applications is 09th May 2022 by 17:00hrs