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VAC-11654 Power Generation Mechanics


  • Organization: CTG - Committed To Good
  • Location: Kenya
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Technology, Electronics and Mechanics
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
  • Closing Date: 2024-12-31

Job description

CTG overview

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

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Overview of position

This role is being advertised for talent pool building purposes only. Once the role goes live, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Role objectives
  • Performs troubleshooting, repair, maintenancen & installation of power generation equipments in accordance with project requirements & equipment specifications.

  • Diagnoses standby generator sets, system malfunction & service interuptions.

  • Performs routine maintenance, cleaning & repair of generators & facilities.

  • Installs, operates, maintains & repairds power generators & repair facilities.

  • Places, operates, maintains & repairs spot generators, standby generators, portable generators & light carts.

  • Completes electronic & manual work orders & reports as required.

  • May provide task level guidance to less experiences personnel as directed.

  • Responsible for maintaining a fleet of power generators as assigned.

  • As directed by management, may supervise employees or sub contractor personnel in accordance with the general supervisory duties & responsibilities addendum.

Project reporting

This role reports to the line manager.

Key competencies
  • High school diplom / GED equivalent preferred with 3 to 6 years of related work experience.

  • Required technical skills, job knowledge & physical ability necessary to perform assigned job functions.

  • Journeyman level certification or equivalent is required.

  • Completion of a structured training program in power generation equiment is preferred, typical programs are provided by the U.S. military, major equipment manufacturers & some techincal schools.

  • Position maybe located in a wide variety of environemtns from conventional indoor office workspace to project worksites with harsh working & living conditions.

  • To ensure compliance with safety, health & security requirements in the contract, the employee will possess the ability to read, write, speak & understand English language at the intermediate level as necessary to perform assigned job functions.

  • Position requires basic skills & physical ability to perform assigned job funcitons.

Team management

This role has no team management responsibility.

Further information
  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.

  • This role is being advertised for talent pool building purposes only. Once the role goes live, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

· At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.
· CTG has a zero tolerance to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) which is outlined in its Code of Conduct. Protection from SEA is everyone’s responsibility and all staff are required to adhere to CTG’s Code of Conduct at all times.
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