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at Cape Mental Health
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted September 9, 2019
Category Engineering Jobs in South Africa
Currency ZAR


Cape Mental Health seeks to appoint a Mechanic to be based in Observatory Head Office.

Employment type: Contract Position for 1 year


The Mechanic is responsible for the repairs and servicing of approximately 30 light and medium size vehicles of Cape Mental Health.
Plan and initiate regular preventative maintenance of the fleet to circumvent costly break-downs
Set up network of costs effective and high quality automotive parts procurement links to ensure parts
availability at short notice to minimize vehicle downtime
Prioritize breakdown repairs as directed by the Administration Manager in support of all projects
Flexible availability to accommodate urgent breakdowns
Be able to work independently
Valid driver’s licence in support of above mentioned vehicles.
Speak English and 1 other official SA language.

Please submit your CV with contactable references to:

Willemien Buys
Administration Department
E-mail: or deliver to Cape Mental Health Head Office, 22 Ivy Road, Observatory Cape Town.

Cape Mental Health is a non-profit organisation that offers comprehensive and proactive mental health services in the Western Cape. One of its programmes, the Rainbow PSR Groups, offers community-based psychosocial rehabilitation and support to adults with psychiatric /psychosocial disabilities in the form of 26 weekly support groups.

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Desired Skills

A trade tested Petrol / Diesel MechanicBe able to repair and service fleet that consists of petrol and diesel cars such as TATA’s, Nissan’s,Toyota and 22 seaters such as Mercedes brands.Output and quality driven with creative ideas on how to save costs.Ability to do root cause problem solving to eliminate future repairs.

Experience Requirements

Experience to set up and maintain a regular vehicle preventative maintenance system to minimize costly repairs.Honesty & Integrity.Accommodating and supportive.At least 10 years’ experience in vehicle mechanical repairs and servicing