Cape Mental Health: Mechanic

Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 31 May, 2019
Opportunity type: 

Cape Mental Health, a nonprofit organisation that offers a comprehensive mental health service in the Western Cape.

Cape Mental Health seeks to employ a Mechanic, to be based in Cape Town.

This is a one year contract


  • Repair and service 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
  • Prioritise breakdown repairs as directed by the Administration Manager in support of all projects
  • Flexible availability to accommodate urgent breakdowns
  • Ability to work independently


  • A trade tested Petrol / Diesel Mechanic
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in vehicle mechanical repairs and servicing
  • Ability 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 to set up and maintain a regular vehicle preventative maintenance system to minimize costly repairs
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Accommodating and supportive
  • Valid driver’s licence in support of above 

To apply, submit your CV with contactable references to Willemien Buys Administration Department to or deliver to Cape Mental Health Head Office, 22 Ivy Road, Observatory Cape Town.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

Phone 021 447 9040

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