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Maintenance Coordinator (Handyman)

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Mercy Ships
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Dakar, Dakar Region, Senegal

Mercy Ships


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Published 1 month ago

Recurring
Weekdays
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Maintenance Coordinator (Handyman)

The Maintenance Coordinator facilitates the maintenance of all facilities, tools, and non-medical equipment located off the ship, either on the dock or at our shore locations. This means some basic Plumbing, Carpentry, electrical work, and building, thinking creatively about solving problems.

Our dockside tents and air conditioning units need attention, too – our Maintenance Coordinator priorities these needs and aims to keep things running as smoothly as possible.

Day to Day:

• Oversee and conduct repairs and/or maintenance or coordinates with the Technical staff or local contractors to do repairs and/or maintenance to the facilities as needed

• Maintain proper maintenance tools and equipment to conduct repairs, and coordinate repairs or replacements of tools and equipment when needed

• Manages the Maintenance Assistant and Day Crew member assigned to Maintenance

• Maintains and manages a work-flow system in order to document the preventive maintenance and repairs as necessary

Qualifications:

• A knowledge and grasp of proper maintenance concepts to include Plumbing, Carpentry and Electrician skill sets and ability to make basic repairs on a variety of tools, equipment and facilities, with relevant management experience

• Conversant in French is beneficial. English mandatory.

• Experience in working and living in developing nations an asset – ability to adapt to a changing environment including locations, length of stay in country, and configuration of facilities. This field service location is land-based with above normal’ climate, physical, and emotional stress factors

The Maintenance Coordinator facilitates the maintenance of all facilities, tools, and non-medical equipment located off the ship, either on the dock or at our shore locations. This means some basic Plumbing, Carpentry, electrical work, and…

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Mercy Ships

Dakar, Dakar Region, SN

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