ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES PORT AUTHORITY
Job Title: Chief Mechanic
Department: Engineering and Maintenance
Supervisor's Title: Equipment Engineer
Position and Classification:
Number of Employees in Position: ONE (1)
Under the general supervision of the Manager, Engineering and Maintenance Department and direct supervision of the Equipment Engineer, the Chief Mechanic is responsible for coordinating the daily work activities of the Mechanics in the Mechanical Workshop, assisting with administrative duties, undertaking repair and maintenance of Port Authority’s equipment and vehicles, assisting with the training of new mechanical maintenance staff and promoting safety habits in the Maintenance Section.
Coordinates the daily work activities of the Mechanics in the Mechanical Workshop:
Assists the Equipment Engineer and the Manager, Engineering and Maintenance with administrative duties:
Undertakes repair and maintenance of Port Authority’s equipment and vehicles:
Assists with the training of new mechanical maintenance staff:
Promotes safety habits in the Maintenance Section:
Other Duties and Responsibilities 5%
Should have City and
Guilds Certificate or equivalent in Mechanics
A minimum of five (5)
years working experience as a Mechanic
Excellent mechanical knowledge
Excellent knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures
Excellent knowledge of equipment inspection procedures
Excellent knowledge of procedures for the repair and maintenance of a wide range of mobile and stationary equipment
Skills:Excellent leadership skills
Excellent organisational skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Abilities:Ability to pay attention to details and to demonstrate a well-organized approach to the duties assigned
Ability to use initiative and to work independently or in a team
Ability to operate required tools in a safe and responsible manner
Ability to read and write to maintain daily logs
Physical, Mental and Environmental Issues:
The work is
performed mainly outdoors, in a standing position.
complicated muscular movements which involve a high degree of skill,
coordination, speed and accuracy.
Physical and Sensory Effort:
periods of physical and sensory effort are required. This involves
sustained periods of standing with visual attention to details,
repetitive movements and handling of lightweight to heavy objects.
The job involves a number of diversified moderate tasks, which require some judgment and interpretation.
Deadline 15thOctober, 2015