Site Mechanic, MASS.Build

Kinigi, Musanze, Rwanda

With more than 10 years of experience working on various projects in Rwanda, MASS identified a critical gap in the infrastructure development market. After working with nearly every major construction firm in the country, MASS identified a gap in the capacity of local teams to deliver complex projects on time, on budget, and at a high level of quality. For these reasons, MASS launched MASS.Build, a construction arm. MASS offers knowledge, expertise, and realistic expectations up front while maintaining transparency throughout the construction process on the project budget and schedule. With the mission of the project and client as our driver, MASS.Build brings a focus on impact and quality rather than on bottom line profits. Through MASS.Build, MASS offers partners Construction Management and General Contracting services of the highest quality. MASS uses the construction process to offer uplifting and equal employment opportunities, while emphasizing safe construction practices and skill improvement for local laborers. MASS.Build aims to become an industry leader in project delivery in the region, inspiring higher expectations and a demand in the market for increased quality and impact through construction.

POSITION SUMMARY:

MASS.Build requires a site mechanic to join our team in Kinigi,Rwanda. Mass.Build has mobilized the construction equipment to assist in the ongoing construction of Fossey campus in Kinigi. The construction equipment includes but not limited to a Batching plant, Telehandler, concrete mixers, jumping compactors, stone crusher, drilling machines, welding machines, bar bending and cutting machines, generator, vehicles etc. We are looking for a qualified and self-driven mechanic, responsible for maintenance and repair of these machines.

OPERATOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain and keep equipment in good operating conditions
  • Identify and diagnose mechanical faults developed by machines
  • Conduct routine maintenance and regular inspection of Mass Build’s construction equipment
  • Monitor the daily equipment logs and performance of each machine
  • Schedule and conduct regular engine service, maintenance, checks of oil, water, brakes, tyres, lights,etc.
  • Track machine working hours and perform oil changes
  • Monitor the fuel consumption of each machine and determine its hourly fuel consumption
  • Fill machine failure log and place a requisition of the required spare parts for repairing and/or replacement
  • Place requisitions of engine oil, grease oil, tool kit and other related consumables that are required to timely address the mechanical faults without delaying work
  • Train machine operators on the best practices to safely operate the machines
  • Focal person to liaise with external mechanical garages and spare parts suppliers to coordinate and follow up the repair of Mass build’s equipment
  • Perform any other task assigned by supervisor as need arises

DESIRED SKILLS AND TRAITS:

  • Have at least ordinary level diploma in mechanical, advanced diploma in mechanical engineering would be an asset
  • Proven experience of 5years working with a construction company as a mechanic
  • Proven experience of 5 years in maintenance and repair of heavy machinery particularly telehandler or similar and concrete batching plant
  • Hold a valid driving license category F would be an asset
  • Health and Safety training certification would be an asset
  • Fluent in Kinyarwanda, knowledge of English is an asset
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Ability and willing to train and share mechanical knowledge and skills with the team of operators

Application Deadline: July 20, 2020

Tentative Start Date: August 1, 2020

Open