Overview

Auto Mechanic

The Position

As a Mechanic with PEAK DMC & Intrepid you will take on the responsibility to support our fleet management, using your expertise you will diagnose mechanical problems, then repairing and rebuild our motor vehicles and equipment.

This is a full-time permanent position reporting into our Fleet and Maintenance Manager, based in our office in Nairobi

Your day will vary, but some of the tasks you’ll take lead on are:  

Inspecting and testing vehicles; completing preventive maintenance such as, engine tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotation and changes, wheel balancing, replacing filters.
Maintaining vehicle functional condition by listening to operator complaints; conducting inspections; repairing engine failures; repairing mechanical and electrical systems malfunctions; replacing parts and components; repairing body damage.
Verifying vehicle serviceability by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.
Maintains vehicle records by recording service and repairs.
Conducting routine maintenance work aiming to vehicle functionality and longevity

Some of the skills you’ll bring with you are:

Auto mechanic qualification and experience with emphasis on heavy commercial vehicles
Heavy commercial driving license required. Passenger Service Vehicle license preferred
Travel experience in Intrepid Destinations in East Africa
The capacity to successfully troubleshoot mechanical problems from a remote location
This position suits someone with the ability to make decisions independently, outstanding organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks at one time while sharing in Intrepid’s core values of integrity, innovation, fun, passion, growth, and responsibility.

What it’s like to work for PEAK: 

At Intrepid, we know everyone’s journey is different, we support an inclusive culture where our people, travelers, and partners can truly be themselves. We believe our team must reflect the diversity of our customers and the communities we visit, and we’re committed to employing a diverse workforce and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, First Nations peoples, LGBTQI+ people, people living with a disability, people from previously disadvantaged backgrounds, and people from different ethnicities, races, and religions.

 

Our employees globally are entitled to: 

Flexible work policy – Work from home, with a range of flexible work options, we will work with you to keep a work-life balance
Purchase additional leave options, future holiday discounts with paid travel leave, free-of-charge trips to experience Intrepid + more
E-learning, career progression, and internal mobility, we love to see our people succeed and will do our best to support you along the way
20 hours of volunteer leave is available every year to make a difference towards causes that are important to you

MODE OF APPLICATION

Click “APPLY FOR JOB” button above to apply for this job.
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

About PEAK Destination Management Company (DMC)

PEAK DMC is the world’s largest B2B global adventure management service company - but you’ve probably never heard of us. Why? We believe your business is your business. That means you use our global networks and receive our full support, but retain your own customers and brand. Our core purpose is to: Create, Innovate and Deliver Sustainable Experience-Rich Travel. We deliver Passion, Excellence, Adventure and Knowledge (PEAK) in every service and product we offer - from exotic destinations to nature holidays and ground services. PEAK DMC delivers on promises, and exceeds your clients’ expectations. On the back of the fastest growing travel sector, where nearly 50% of all travellers seek an adventure experience while on holiday, our industry experience and our global network can help you deliver your clients’ travel dreams, while bringing you a financially stable, secure and innovative worldwide travel product.