Wednesday, December 9, 2009

UNMIT, Vehicle Mechanic (Suai), Deadline December 22, 2009.

UNITED NATIONS                         NATIONS-UNIES
United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste

Vehicle Mechanic

POST TITLE: Vehicle Mechanic
SECTION: Transport Section

DATE OF ISSUE: 08 December 2009

Under the direction of the Regional Transport Officer, assist in the repair and maintenance of UNMIT Vehicles; may be assigned either to the Mechanical workshop or Workshop Stores. The incumbent is to perform Pre-Delivery Inspection, A, B and C maintenance/service and general repairs on the standard Commercial pattern UN Vehicles.  He/She would assist with the preparation of those vehicles which have completed their maintenance for delivery to reception for collection, ensuring that they are cleaned, inside and outside; report any usual faults found on any vehicle being repaired and take action to rectify them, after consultation with his/her immediate supervisor. If necessary, provide assistance in the rectification of breakdown faults and recovery of vehicles. As part of a team or with an international staff; assist in movement of vehicles by convoy from the sector to UNMIT HQ or other sectors;
If qualified, will be assigned to the workshop supply parts stores where the incumbent will be expected to assist in the receiving and inspection of spare parts; conduct physical inventory checks; prepare issue and handover voucher for spare parts; perform any other duty as assigned by the supervisor. The successful applicant would be expected to live in the general vicinity of the Regional Workshop to which he/she is assigned.

Professionalism: Knowledge of relevant UN rules, regulations, administrative procedures, policies and directives and of stores and control guidelines, directives and procedures. Demonstrated ability to apply good judgment in the context of assignment given. Team Work - Excellent interpersonal skills and maintain effective working relations with sensitive and respect for diversity.  Client Orientation – Tactful, able to act with discretion, and proactive in dealing with problems brought to his/her attention.  Communications – Good interpersonal skills oral and writing skills.

Education - High School Diploma.
Experience - Minimum of four years practical experience working as an auto, Vehicle Mechanic or vehicle Spare parts storage and distribution and diesel mechanic. Be familiar with the use of various special tools such as torque wrenches and power tools, hoists, etc., and with workshop safety procedures
Languages - Sufficient spoken English and local languages – East Timor nationality.

The applicants must present:
Application letter indicating the VA Number (L-TL-09-105); Curriculum Vitae; UN application Form (P.11) available in Main Gate of Obrigado Barracks, UNMIT HQ; copies of school and University Certificates as well of any other training related to the requirements of   the position; baptismal or birth certificate. Please ensure all relevant work experience is reflected on the P11 form.

Please submit your application only if you meet the qualifications and requirements mentioned above.

Application must be submitted to UNMIT Headquarters, Obrigado Barracks (Attention: Local Personnel Section), Or via E-mail to or
Deadline: Tuesday, 22 December 2009