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Samaritan's Purse

Fleet Mechanic, Haiti (551)</

Samaritan's Purse
Boone, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 10/22/2010
Categories: Automotive - Maintenance
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Fleet Mechanic, Haiti (551)

The Fleet Mechanic is responsible to maintain and repair various vehicles, heavy equipment and generators for our office in Haiti. Areas of responsibility will include repair, maintenance, mentoring locally hired mechanics and possibly operations.

• Maintain and repair vehicles
•Large trucks: Freightliner, International Harvester Case (IHC)
• Medium trucks: One-ton GMC/Chevrolet
• Small trucks: Dodge Dakota 2008/2010, Nissan (diesel)
• Maintain and repair medium/large generators: 60-200kW (diesel).
• Maintain and repair heavy equipment: Bobcat Skidsteer, Caterpillar Skidsteer, Caterpillar TH460B Telehandler, JCB Forklift
• Support procurement of spare parts and supplies needed for maintenance and repair
• Support maintenance management and inventory control through daily data entry
• Maintain safety protocols and upkeep of safety logs
• Assist in training national staff in repair and maintenance of vehicles and generators
• Assist in training national staff in maintenance best practices and safety protocols
• Maintain a lifestyle consistent with Jesus Christ in words and actions

• Agreement and compliance with the Samaritan’s Purse statement of faith and policies
• Associates degree or equivalent; 5-10 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
• English required; French/Creole/Spanish language skills a plus
• Minimum of 3 years proven experience in maintenance and repair of at least two of the following:
• Large truck: Freightliner, International Harvester Case (IHC)
•Medium/Small truck: one ton GMC/Chevrolet, Dodge Dakota 2008/2010, Nissan (diesel)
• Heavy equipment: Bobcat Skidsteer, Caterpillar Skidsteer, Caterpillar TH460B Telehandler, JCB Forklift
• Medium/large generators: 60-200kW (diesel)
• Experience repairing and maintaining vehicles, equipment and generators in austere conditions
• Experience in maintenance management and/or parts inventory
• Caterpillar repair certification a plus
• Flexibility and adaptability

Length of contract: 12 months

**Security concerns for this location dictate that applicants with minor children not be considered for employment in this position.

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