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Diesel Mechanic (Volvo / Heavy Equipment / Trucks / Product Support) West Africa

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Reference Number: 834-2911LH

Job Description: 
Our client is seeking a skilled Diesel Mechanic with extensive experience working with earth moving equipment, to provide technical support and guidance on site, as well as training of technicians.


  • Accurately diagnose vehicle engine and mechanical/electrical components
  • Inspect vehicle computer and electronic systems to repair, maintain and upgrade
  • Schedule and Conduct routine maintenance work (replacing fluids, lubricating parts etc.) and advise operators on good machine/vehicle use
  • Overhaul equipment components as engines, transmissions, differentials, final drives, etc.
  • Provide accurate estimates (cost, time, effort) for a repair or maintenance job
  • Keep logs on work and issues
  • Maintain equipment and tools in good condition
  • Training and mentoring of technicians

Requirements: Qualification and Skill 

  • Diesel Mechanic Trade test or similar Qualification
  • Proven experience as truck & earth moving equipment mechanic.
  • Minimum 10 years experience on Volvo heavy duty trucks and earth moving equipment used in the mining or construction industry
  • Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical and electronic components of trucks and earth moving equipment
  • Working knowledge of diagnostic systems and methods
  • Formal training on Volvo equipment advantageous

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Fixed term contract
  • FIFO Rotation

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