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Diesel Plant Fitter || The HALO Trust

The HALO Trust

DUE: 12 NOV 2023

Position: Diesel Plant Fitter
Location: Field (Mukumbura, Rushinga and Mudzi Districts)
Closing Date: 12 November 2023
Contract Type: Fixed Term

About The Halo Trust

HALO is the world’s largest Mine Action organisation addressing the impact and drivers of conflict in 30 countries and territories, with over 12,000 staff. Most of our staff are local employees and include a growing number of women. Our primary duty is to serve people affected by conflict, clearing landmines and the explosive remnants of war that threaten lives and livelihoods long after fighting has finished.

Role Summary

Under the direction of the Fleet Manager and in collaboration with the Head Driver, the Diesel Plant Fitter is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of HALO Zimbabwe’s fleet of mechanical equipment and vehicles. The job holder may also be required to drive vehicles when necessary. As a HALO employee, the job holder is expected to maintain a high standard of work and collaborate effectively with others.

Duties and Responsibilities

Ensure HALO machines and vehicles are in good working order
• Undertaking inspection, service and repair of program machines and vehicles as directed
• Conducting repairs with the aim of ensuring maximum reliability and staff safety
• Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of completed work and outstanding tasks
• Report any issues regarding machine husbandry and equipment
• Submit requests for equipment/spare parts to the Fleet Stores Officer
• Service machines and any other mechanical assets as directed

Workshop Maintenance
• Ensure that the workshop is kept clean and tidy every day and free from hazards
• Ensure that all assigned tools are kept clean and tidy and can be accounted for every day

Work with the Fleet Stores Officer to ensure
• All parts removed from machines and vehicles are returned to the fleet stores officer
• Assisting in the building of spare parts orders by recommending items to be purchased
• Fill in job cards for all jobs done

Qualifications, Experience and Key attributes
• 5 years’ experience in a workshop specialising in earthmoving equipment or plant repairs
• Possess Journeyman Class 1 or 2
• Valid Class 2 or 4 driver’s license
• Experience in working on CASE, HITACHI and JOHN DEERE machines hydraulics and mechanical systems
• The Diesel Plant Fitter must possess the ability to comprehend instructions and demonstrate a thorough understanding of the working mechanisms of the machinery and vehicles employed by HALO Zimbabwe

TO APPLY

STEP 1: Click here to complete application form
STEP 2: Submit an application letter and CV highlighting the job title in the subject line to recruitment@halozim.org

The HALO Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, colour, national origin, disability, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or marriage or civil partnership/domestic partnership status.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. HALO is committed to providing a safe and respectful work environment for all employees, free from sexual exploitation, abuse, harassment, and bullying.

At no stage of the recruitment process does HALO charge a fee