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Mechanical & Engineering Workshop Manager

5* Game Lodge –  situated at the confluence of the great Limpopo and Shashe Rivers in the remote eastern corner of Botswana.

Applicant needs to be a mature, highly skilled and motivated individual with 10 years experience in mechanics and engineering

with exceptional leadership qualities and required experience to fill this position.

  • Planning, leading, organizing and supervising the day to day running of the mechanical and engineering workshop.
  • Lead a team of mechanics and workshop staff within the Game Reserve, train and manage satellite mechanics.
  • Controlling the quality of vehicle and machinery repair and maintenance.
  • Ensure that all vehicle / machinery warranties are properly followed up, monitored and documented.
  • Performing trouble shooting and diagnostics procedures on vehicles and equipment and decide on the correct method of repair.
  • Plan and organize preventative maintenance systems.
  • Source, implement and manage satellite tracking devises as part of ongoing preventive maintenance.
  • Hands on supervision of all workshop activities especially technical issues
  • Forecast and order spare parts for specific jobs or stock replenishment
  • Management of the spare parts store, monthly stock taking, ordering and reports
  • Supervise and follow up on actual process of each individual repair or maintenance job
  • Provide on the job training as well as coaching and mentoring to mechanics, interns and workshop staff
  • Evaluate training requirements and discuss / agree training needs with management
  • Have an in depth knowledge of all sizes of generators with responsibility for the maintenance and conditioning
  • Conduct final check / test drive all vehicles prior to release
  • Interviewing and conduct hands on testing of technical applicants
  • Sign off on all job cards
  • Support and fully comply with company and departmental policies and procedures
  • Test and approve operators / drivers for all vehicles and machinery
  • Conduct any other tasks assigned to him by his line manager
  • Leadership and management skills with the ability to motivate and empower others to realize their full potential
  • Excellent grasp of the English language, verbal and written
  • Hands on experience in both mechanical and engineering fields
  • Computer literate (Microsoft word, excel) includes up to date knowledge of diagnostic computerized equipment
  • Responsive and able to adapt and work under immense pressure and in times of crises for long hours
  • Open minded to new ideas and be able implement them
  • A team oriented individual
  • A solution focused individual who has the ability to get the job done with excellence
  • A fabrication plant for welding, pipe bending, panel beating and spraying, including upgrading vehicle interiors and upholstery
  • Auto electrical trouble shooting, diagnostics, re-wiring and assembly
  • Fuel injection system, maintenance, overhauls and assembly
  • Water reticulation, pumps and borehole maintenance
  • Radio installation, repairs and communication
  • Boat repairs and maintenance to hulls and motors including inboard, outboard and fan driven
  • Road maintenance and construction, repairs to bridges, culverts & airfield runways
  • Workshop business management including computerized systems and programs for accounts and budgeting, requesting /receiving / authorizing quotes, invoicing, ordering, stock control, quality control, staff accounts, leave rosters, online banking and accountability for expenses
  • Knowledge and ability to use computerized automotive vehicle parts programs for ordering vehicular parts online

Salary Market related with accommodation and company benefits.

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Engineering / Mechanical Workshop Manager / Admin / Health / Nurse Couple

5* Game Lodge –  situated at the confluence of the great Limpopo and Shashe Rivers in the remote eastern corner of Botswana.

Applicant needs to be a mature, highly skilled and motivated individual with 10 years experience

in mechanics and engineering with exceptional leadership qualities and required experience to fill this position.

  • Planning, leading, organizing and supervising the day to day running of the mechanical and engineering workshop.
  • Lead a team of mechanics and workshop staff within the Game Reserve, train and manage satellite mechanics.
  • Controlling the quality of vehicle and machinery repair and maintenance.
  • Ensure that all vehicle / machinery warranties are properly followed up, monitored and documented.
  • Performing trouble shooting and diagnostics procedures on vehicles and equipment and decide on the correct method of repair.
  • Plan and organize preventative maintenance systems.
  • Source, implement and manage satellite tracking devises as part of ongoing preventive maintenance.
  • Hands on supervision of all workshop activities especially technical issues
  • Forecast and order spare parts for specific jobs or stock replenishment
  • Management of the spare parts store, monthly stock taking, ordering and reports
  • Supervise and follow up on actual process of each individual repair or maintenance job
  • Provide on the job training as well as coaching and mentoring to mechanics, interns and workshop staff
  • Evaluate training requirements and discuss / agree training needs with management
  • Have an in depth knowledge of all sizes of generators with responsibility for the maintenance and conditioning
  • Conduct final check / test drive all vehicles prior to release
  • Interviewing and conduct hands on testing of technical applicants
  • Sign off on all job cards
  • Support and fully comply with company and departmental policies and procedures
  • Test and approve operators / drivers for all vehicles and machinery
  • Conduct any other tasks assigned to him by his line manager
  • Leadership and management skills with the ability to motivate and empower others to realize their full potential
  • Excellent grasp of the English language, verbal and written
  • Hands on experience in both mechanical and engineering fields
  • Computer literate (Microsoft word, excel) includes up to date knowledge of diagnostic computerized equipment
  • Responsive and able to adapt and work under immense pressure and in times of crises for long hours
  • Open minded to new ideas and be able implement them
  • A team oriented individual
  • A solution focused individual who has the ability to get the job done with excellence
  • A fabrication plant for welding, pipe bending, panel beating and spraying, including upgrading vehicle interiors and upholstery
  • Auto electrical trouble shooting, diagnostics, re-wiring and assembly
  • Fuel injection system, maintenance, overhauls and assembly
  • Water reticulation, pumps and borehole maintenance
  • Radio installation, repairs and communication
  • Boat repairs and maintenance to hulls and motors including inboard, outboard and fan driven
  • Road maintenance and construction, repairs to bridges, culverts & airfield runways
  • Workshop business management including computerized systems and programs for accounts and budgeting, requesting /receiving / authorizing quotes, invoicing, ordering, stock control, quality control, staff accounts, leave rosters, online banking and accountability for expenses
  • Knowledge and ability to use computerized automotive vehicle parts programs for ordering vehicular parts online

Salary Market related with accommodation and company benefits.

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Hotel Maintenance Manager

Large 4* Hotel & Conference Centre – East Rand – Gauteng

Management of Maintenance Team  – 4* Hotels

Formal qualification in Electrical Maintenance / Wireman’s License

Minimum of 6 years previous experience in Hotel Maintenance Management

as well as routine and preventative maintenance in within a 4* City Hotel.

Must be hands on, able to attend to issues immediately, and lead a Labour team.

Must be computer literate on MS Office suite. Must have an unendorsed driver’s license.

Hotel Maintenance, Plumbing, Refrigeration, Heating, Air Conditioning, Water reticulation, Vehicle fleet maintenance,

Electrical and Carpentry.

Responsible for all ordering of parts & equipment for maintenance programs, the related administration and will need to control & maintain

all tools and equipment.

Be responsible for Property adherence to Health & Safety legislation.

Possession of valid driver’s licence.

Lead, supervise & manage maintenance personnel manning & leave requirements.

Lead, supervise, assign & management of daily operational maintenance requirements.

Supervision of maintenance stores & operational equipment levels.

Salary R 30 000 negotiable and company benefits.

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Maintenance Manager.

World Class 5* Game Lodge Sabi Sand Game Reserve Mpumalanga.

Full control of the Maintenance Department of the Property.

Requirements :

  • Matric
  • At least 2 years working experience in a managerial/assistant role
  • Extensive operational knowledge in the fields of: Water Reticulation, Boreholes, Sewage Systems, Wetlands and Reed beds.
  • Extensive operational knowledge of Generator Electrical Systems.
  • Knowledge of NOSA safety standards, rules and regulations.
  • Basic first aid knowledge
  • Driver’s license – minimum of Code 8
  • General computer knowledge (MS Word, Excel etc)
  • Preferably formal education in the areas of air conditioning, plumbing, carpentry, electrics
  • Knowledge of gas facilities e.g. gas geysers, gas stoves, multi braai’s, etc

Attributes

  • Operate as a team-player in a dynamic working environment
  • Strong team leading skills
  • Strong interpersonal skill
  • Proactive
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • A strong service ethic

Work style and approach:

  • Curious and passionate about our industry,
  • A collaborative working style
  • Has a flexible approach
  • Has a sophisticated approach to communicating via the various channels
  • A quick learner

Expectations

  • Management of the maintenance department to the highest standard of excellence at the Lodges and Staff Villages
  • Control budget and manage relationships with suppliers to ensure departmental budget adhered to and all payments made timeously
  • Correct use and maintenance of equipment to ensure the highest level of productivity and safety
  • Effective communication with the general manager and lodge management in terms of all maintenance issues
  • Ensuring that the maintenance staff deliver the highest level of service to guests by overseeing the carrying out of their assigned duties effectively and efficiently
  • Monitoring of lodge facilities –  Lodges, Health Spa, Village, and staff facilities to a fully functional level of operation and to standards required by KNP audits
  • Negotiate with suppliers and maintain supplier relationships
  • Must be able to fault find
  • Good command of the English language – verbal & written
  • Good Management skills
  • Must be able to deal with practical problems and installations
  • Attention to detail
  • Should be willing to work flexible hours and fit into a standby roster
  • Withstand both physical and mental pressure, must have mental and physical stamina

Salary R 19 450  including accommodation and company benefits.

100 % Provident Fund – 100 % Hospital Contribution

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