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Flying Mechanic
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Elfashir
 Closing Date: 27 Feb 2020


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), an impartial, neutral and independent organisation striving to protect and assist victims of armed conflict and internal violence, has been working in Sudan since 1978. The ICRC is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person for the position of Flying Mechanic for its sub-delegation in Darfur and based in Elfashir.



​The Flying Mechanic carries out preventive maintenance and repairs on ICRC vehicles and other logistics in Darfur. in accordance with guidelines from headquarters and manufacturers’ recommendations. 


 Duties and responsibilities:

·         Carries out repairs on trucks, light vehicles, generators, forklifts and other ICRC mechanical equipment and takes part in welding, body repairs and painting as required.

·         Carries out preventative maintenance on ICRC vehicles, pumps and generators, to internal and/or the manufacturer's specifications.

·         Ensures that all service and repair forms are correctly filled out and forwarded for all jobs carried out.

·         Ensures that spare parts and consumables stocks are kept at the agreed levels; takes part in placing orders for spare parts and equipment as required.

·         Ensures that technical and personal security standards are followed as regards their work.

·         Assists with fueling and cleaning vehicles where required.

·         Is responsible for tools or other property issued to them by the ICRC.

·         Actively assists in keeping inventory for the workshop and its stores as required.

·         Supervises, trains and coaches the Mechanic's Helper.


 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

·         Completion of secondary school education. Some college coursework completed or an Associate degree in mechanical engineering is an asset.

·         Additional degree in mechanics or recognized technical training.

·         3 – 5 years of experience as a mechanic or in similar function.

·         Conversational in English and Arabic

·         Intermediate level in computer skills

·         Driving License, Succeeded in ICRC driving test

·         Good physical condition

·         Readiness to spend 50-75% of the time in the field

·         Skilled in the following competencies: Adapting and learning, Team work, Planning, Organization & Assessment, Communication (Ability to express views and ideas)


Interested candidates should submit their application (including C.V. in English and a motivation letter) before Thursday – 27 February 2020 at 04 pm on Sudanjob.net or to the following address:



-       Hai Al Takareer. House No. 164 - Al Fashir

-       Republic of the Sudan





N/B:  Personal correspondences are non-returnable. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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