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    Ongoing Recruitment At Reputable Transport Company

    Jul 17, 2017

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    A reputable Transport company in Lagos State, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates for the position below:


    Job Title: Deputy Maintenance Manager
    Duty includes:

    • To provide day to day hands-on supervision on a shift basis of the Maintenance Workshop staff to ensure sufficient, clean, safe and defect-free vehicles are available for service in line with Company Policies, Regulatory Standards and Statutory guidelines, deadlines and requirements
    • To ensure that vehicles are serviced in accordance with departmental service standards.
    • To ensure that pro-active planned maintenance is carried out on vehicles to prevent problems occurring.
    • To ensure that the workshop housekeeping and operating practices are of a high standard and that special tools and equipment are well maintained
    • To control and allocate the flow of work through the workshop to make the best use of staff, equipment and other resources.
    • To ensure that engineering lost mileage is kept to a minimum and take appropriate, hands-on corrective action where required including carrying out mechanical repairs when required.
    • To ensure that each vehicle has a full documented history of work carried out on it.
    • To act as a technical expert in the Workshop, advising staff on tasks and sharing knowledge.


    • Managing the overall function of the Mechanics Workshop
    • Manage planned preventative and corrective mechanical maintenance on all of the company’s vehicles
    • Diagnose, adjust, repair overhaul buses and trucks maintain and repair any type of diesel engines
    • Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to  factory specification
    • Allocating and supervising work on a daily basis to Mechanics team
    • Ensure all log books, requisition books and departmental records are effectively maintained to enable stock control, ordering of parts and all other workshop functions operate efficiently.
    • Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.
    • Monitor, evaluate and determine priority of vehicle maintenance, servicing and repair projects; review the work of mechanics and other maintenance personnel to assure compliance with established standards, guidelines and procedures; direct off-site maintenance, repair and recovery functions for roadside vehicle malfunctions.
    • Direct the service, repair, and preventive maintenance of all vehicles; develop, implement, and supervise preventive maintenance programs; periodically review repair work and procedures to ensure accuracy, completeness, and efficiency; recommend vehicles for replacement, prepare specifications, and arranges for auction or disposal as necessary.
    • Monitoring progress and inspecting completed work to ensure the required standards are achieved by various units in workshop responsible for the task
    • Undertake unplanned work resulting from breakdown and emergencies, which is to be dealt with in efficient manner (24 hour call out)
    • Ensure that all parts and supplies are charged out to the proper repair order.
    • Design Maintenance / workshop policy Manual
    • Produce weekly, monthly and annual statistics and reports.


    • A University Graduate with qualification in Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent
    • A master’s Degree would be an added advantage
    • Minimum of 10-15 years’ experience within a Diesel Engine Automobile workshop environment.
    • A demonstrated leadership track record with ability to Manage skilled workers
    • Demonstrated commitment to health, safety and environmental policies and procedures
    • High level of integrity

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