Assistant Maintenance Technician

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Company:Wellcome Trust
Job Type:Permanent

Job details


  • Carry out routine preventive maintenance procedures (PMP) and undertake routine maintenance of equipment. and Systems
  • To supervise maintenance activities carried out by sub contractors; provide access to offices and document sub contractors’ visits.
  • Undertake basic installations and repairs to assigned portfolio, escalating any unresolved problems to the Supervisor.
  • Tag all assigned equipment brought to the workshop for repair, ensuring that the same are returned to their respective departments or areas on completion of work.
  • Observe personal safety measures by proper use of PPE.
  • Maintain good housekeeping habits in the workshop and working area.
  • Keeping Safe custody of assigned tools box and assigned common tools.
  • Record and document all works undertaken and spares used in Job Cards
  • Operation of the Incinerator as may be assigned and maintaining appropriate records.
  • Undertake Basic carpentry, painting and plumbing works.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time


  • A Craft Certificate OR Government Trade Test 1 in Carpentry and Joinery OR Plumbing
  • At least 2 years’ experience carrying out Carpentry and Plumbing works etc.
  • Experience in record keeping and basic report writing
  • Knowledge of good workshop practices
  • Knowledge of relevant Health and Safety practices.
  • Basic Computer skills.
  • Ability to communicate clearly( written and oral) in English and Kiswahili


  • Good troubleshooting and fault diagnosis skills
  • Ability to prioritise, plan and organise own work
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Proactive and initiative in resolution of problems
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Well groomed; neat and clean appearance

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