Job Information
Workshop Foreman Job at African Initiatives for Relief and Development - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  24 January 2020
Duty Station: Uganda
Posted: 21-01-2020
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 21-01-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 21-01-2065
Share on Google+ Linkedid Twitter Share on facebook
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Workshop Foreman

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Science & Engineering ]


Jobs at:

African Initiatives for Relief and Development

Deadline of this Job:
24 January 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

AIRD Uganda is non-governmental, non-political, non-religious and non-profit making organization with the main aim of protecting and seeking durable solutions for Refugees and IDP's in Africa in partnership with UNHCR the UN refugee agency.
AIRD is seeking for qualified personnel for the position listed below
11. Job Title: Workshop Foreman
Reports to: Mechanical Engineer
Location: Field settlements .

Key responsibilities
• Supervise the workshop jobs and staff
• Provide technical support to the Service team
• Implement the maintenance plan as directed by the supervisor
• Provide technical advice to Partners
• Make monthly and quarterly reports and submit to relevant officers
• Assist with training of apprentices
• Provide backup support to the Mechanical Engineer
• Inspect and diagnose vehicles and machinery, then be able to communicate findings to his supervisor or partner
• Diagnose repair or replace defective components on heavy vehicles and machinery as required to an operable high standard of repair
• Read and understand service or repair manuals
• Regularly assess activities conducted, to identify any significant hazards.
• Put an action plan in place in conjunction with the Mechanical engineer to control hazards by eliminating, isolating or minimizing them.
• Record all injury events and/or near misses
• Adhere to all company Health & Safety policies
• Any other duty assigned from time to time.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Relevant qualifications
• Minimum of a higher diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
• Minimum of three years' experience in a busy motor vehicle workshop
• Mechanical skills including the ability to diagnose mechanical problems (vehicles, generators and motorcycles)
• Knowledge of vehicle engines, structure and drivelines
• Knowledge of vehicle electronics
• Experience in managing staff.
• Knowledge of safety requirements and standards
• People and communication skills
• Computer skills.

Job Education Requirements: diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Job Experience Requirements: three years


Job application procedure
Candidates meeting the required qualifications are encouraged to apply on the link below: 
No hand delivered applications will be accepted.
Application Deadline: Friday 24th January 2020

All Jobs



Notification Board:

An email alert was shared with subscribers on 20th February 2020. You can view it here if you missed it. Alerts make it easier to search for jobs. Many times the alert goes into your Gmail Promotions Tab instead of the Primary Tab, so make sure you check the Promotions Tab every Tuesday and Thursday.

If you want it to always appear in the Primary Tab, you can follow these 4 quick steps on your phone:

  1. Move this email by holding your finger on it until a check mark appears
  2. Tap the three dots at the top right of your screen
  3. Select “Move to”
  4. And then select “Primary

On Desktop or Computer, just hold down the email using the left click button and drag it to the Primary Tab.

Apply Now

Caution: Never Pay Money in a Recruitment Process.

Always find the list of all available jobs at