Carry out repairs and maintenance of all mechanical equipment, primarily diesel equipment. Troubleshooting mechanical and electrical faults.
Recommend and assist in ordering parts from suppliers.
Carry out inspections of completed repairs to ensure that the equipment is safe to operate.
Pulling parts off equipment and tagging them for inventory.
Inspect and test all mechanical units and maintain an organized neat and safe work area.
Following a checklist to ensure that all key work has been done as at when due.
Service all equipment when needed.
Operate tractors, heavy equipment, and all other machines when needed.
Following safety policies and procedures.
Assisting in assembling of equipment including fabrication of agriculture equipment.
Completing administrative reports on any work performed.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience Required for the Job:
Minimum of BSc/HND Diesel Mechanic engineering or any other related certification.
Five (5) years relevant working experience in the farming or equipment industry.
Vast knowledge in HSE, Microsoft suits, intranet shuffling, Google sheet, and general computer appreciation.
Must be willing to work under difficult conditions with a range of personalities and cultures.
Punctual with a “no excuse” attitude.
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Experience That Will Set You Apart
Farm equipment experience like setting up implements or maintaining and operating irrigation equipment. Fabrication skills. Welding experience.
Knowledge in pump repairs and installation.
Electrical skills or ability to diagnose faults and work with electronic diagnostic readers.
Experience repairing new vehicles and understanding the electrical systems with newer machines.
Experience on a major farm, certified dealer shop, or a certified mechanical shop.
Ability to communicate via email, in person, or over the phone with great efficacy.
Willingness and ability to work under tight timeline, and flexibility to engage in multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision.
Strong interpersonal skills demonstrated by the ability to develop and maintain relationships through effective communication.
Curiosity, critical thinking, and a demonstrated interest to learn.
Strong management, coaching, problem solving and conflict-resolution skills.
Highly organized and meticulous about your work as well as your work area.
Remuneration: Salary is commensurate to experience within the range of industry standards. A communication allowance, pension and health insurance are included, and an annual performance-based bonus may be awarded at the discretion of the executive management team. Kindly note that adequate security is provided to the whole Tomato Jos team.
Attention: Qualified female applicants are strongly advised to apply for this position; also, a successful referrer of a qualified female will be rewarded.