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Mechanical and Engineering Workshop Manager

5* Game Reserve – 5 * Game Lodges – A true wilderness with a diversity of ecosystems and a variety of interesting landscapes – Botswana

To implement and manage all aspects of a high-tech state of the art mechanical and engineering workshop which includes:

Applicant needs to be a mature, highly skilled and motivated individual with 25 years experience in mechanics and

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

  • Design and construction of the mechanical and engineering workshop facility from scratch, sourcing and purchasing of required machinery and training staff to use it
  • Sourcing and implementation of diagnostic computerized testing machines with the latest up to date software and programming and the use thereof
  • An engineering plant for overhauling and machining parts for light and heavy duty vehicles including earth moving and construction vehicles, generators, borehole water pumps, fuel injection systems, motors and boat engines
  • 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
  • Leadership and management in-excess of 25 staff, including office clerks, motor mechanics, auto electricians, light and heavy duty drivers, interns and conduct interviews, employ, train, mentor and uplift staff
  • Solar systems – trouble shooting and maintaining
  • Salary R 45 000 ( Pula 31 000 ) including housing & Company benefits.

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Mechanical – Engineering Workshop Manager / Administration Assistant Couple

5* Game Reserve – 5 * Game Lodges – A true wilderness with a diversity of ecosystems and a variety of interesting landscapes – Botswana

Workshop / Maintenance Manager / Partner Administration Assistant.

4 years 5* Game Lodge Admin experience

Excellent Guest Relation skills

Computer experience – MS Office and Hotel Management system experience

Tertiary education.

Workshop / Engineer :

To implement and manage all aspects of a high-tech state of the art mechanical and engineering workshop which includes:

Applicant needs to be a mature, highly skilled and motivated individual with 25 years experience in mechanics and

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

  • Design and construction of the mechanical and engineering workshop facility from scratch, sourcing and purchasing of required machinery and training staff to use it
  • Sourcing and implementation of diagnostic computerized testing machines with the latest up to date software and programming and the use thereof
  • An engineering plant for overhauling and machining parts for light and heavy duty vehicles including earth moving and construction vehicles, generators, borehole water pumps, fuel injection systems, motors and boat engines
  • 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
  • Leadership and management in-excess of 25 staff, including office clerks, motor mechanics, auto electricians, light and heavy duty drivers, interns and conduct interviews, employ, train, mentor and uplift staff
  • Solar systems – trouble shooting and maintaining
  • Salary R 55 000  including housing & Company benefits.

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Maintenance Manager. 

Exquisite 5* Game Lodge – Vaalwater – Limpopo.

To Manage the Repairs, Maintenance department including the upkeep of the Lodge and surrounds.

Requirements :

  • A thorough knowledge of and be able to carry out R&M relating to Electrical (Single & Three Phase), Air conditioning & Carpentry.
  • General building skills, Painting, Plumbing, Grey water reticulation.
  • Grade 12
  • An Electrical qualification will be a strong advantage
  • Computer /Administration skills
  • 5 Year experience in a similar role
  • Valid Driver’s Licence

Main Areas :

  • Assume full responsibility for maintaining the overall operation and administration of the maintenance and gardens department, as well as the appearance and working order of the interior and exterior of the property, including landscaping, swimming pool maintenance, and all other facilities and equipment.
  • Coordinate and manage all maintenance and gardens team members.
  • Schedule current and upcoming work assignments; distribute and sort assignments into and according to identified priorities, including emergency repairs.
  • Coordinate and manage maintenance and repairs to structural, mechanical, electrical and water systems
  • Effective cost control and departmental budgeting, ensuring that necessary stocks are ordered and on hand as required, and managing stock control in accordance to par levels and company standards
  • To follow, monitor, manage, train, review and implement performance standards to establish and maintain a streamlined and efficient operation.
  • Maintain discipline in the department according to company standards, address deviations according to disciplinary company standards.
  • To ensure that effective training programs for staff are being conducted on a regular basis

Salary Highly Negotiable including accommodation & Company benefits.

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Game Lodge Mechanic. ( on hold )

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge – Sabi Sand Game Reserve – Mpumalanga.

Professional mechanic with superior work ethic and project management skills.

The role of mechanic is crucial to the operations of the business and requires 100% commitment and

a dedication to work overtime whenever necessary. The successful candidate must possess the appropriate diesel mechanic qualifications

and sufficient experience to work unsupervised and to manage his own projects.

He must have an understanding of the lodge industry and the impact that unsafe or non-fully operational vehicles and equipment have on the operations

of the business and the success of a guest’s stay.

Requirements:

  • Diesel mechanic qualification
  • Sound knowledge of Landrover and Land Cruiser mechanics
  • Sound knowledge of TLB, front end loader, tractor mechanics
  • Ability to maintain and fix grader/slasher equipment
  • Code 10 licence
  • Minimum Grade 12
  • Preference given to NQF1, NQF2, NQF3 certificates
  • Minimum 3 years in full mechanic role, not as an assistant
  • 3 years – 5* Game Lodge experience as Mechanic.

Additional Skills :

  • Arc Welding
  • Good knowledge of single & 3 Phase Electricity
  • Knowledge of Air-conditioning systems
  • Fault Finding & repairs of pressure pumps

Salary Highly negotiable –  including accommodation and company benefits.

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