• Vehicle Mechanic (Technician)

    Employer: Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA)
    Posted: 21 May 2019
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    Vehicle Mechanic (Technician)

    Ref: 12007

    The Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA) is a unique and innovative English language undergraduate institution dedicated to preparing the next generation of agricultural leaders of Rwanda and East Africa. Students at RICA will engage in curricular and co‐curricular learning opportunities emphasizing Conservation Agriculture and One Health principles, oral and written communication, leadership, and entrepreneurship.

    In an experiential learning environment, students will develop the knowledge and experience necessary for a wide range of careers in agriculture. Students at RICA will experience the six Enterprises including Beef Cattle and Small Ruminants, Dairy, Poultry and Swine, Row and Forage Crops, Vegetable and Tree Crops, Irrigation and Mechanization. The curriculum is designed to incorporate threads of Innovation, Conservation, OneHealth Systems Thinking, and Entrepreneurship. Communication, One Health Systems Thinking, and Entrepreneurship are woven throughout the curriculum. All RICA graduates will be innovative problem solvers able to operate farms and ranches, start agribusinesses, assume management roles in cooperatives, NGOs, and other agricultural enterprises, serve their communities as extension agents and technical and policy experts or assume positions of agricultural leadership in Rwanda.


    We are seeking a Vehicle Mechanic to conduct preventive maintenance service and repairs for RICA’s fleet of cars (Toyota). The Vehicle Mechanic will work within the Facilities Department reporting to the Fleet Manager.


    • Conduct preventative maintenance services on fleet of Toyota vehicles (including changing the oil and oil filter, air filters; in-cabin filters, rotate tires, patch and replace tires; replaces wiper blades; cleaning vehicles interior/exterior with appropriate materials to ensure cars remain presentable).
    • Stock keeping including managing stock-level of spare parts, submitting requests for additional parts when required, and maintaining a clean/organized work area.
    • Submit reports to Fleet Manager & Logistics Officer on fuel consumption, mileage, car repairs, and car condition.
    • Occasional repair and maintenance of generator systems, pumps, small petrol appliances.
    • Delivery of parts between Kigali & Bugasera campus location.


    5 years of experience conducting maintenance and repairs on Toyota vehicles.
    Experience in repair and maintenance of generators, pumps, small petrol appliances.
    Valid driving license, and good driving record.


    • Experience in repair and maintenance of farming equipment (tractors).
    • Experience at maintenance garage/station, construction or logistics company, or commercial farm.


    Submit your application form using the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdZ9uVoIarfhCa40gy2wnEx1V563WPHPnaniQu5h_v7FuabgA/viewform?usp=sf_link

    Review of applications will begin May 15th, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.