Garage Supervisor deadline for submission of applications is Monday November 8th, 2021

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VACANCY NOTICE
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Garage Supervisor, Water & Sewerage Company Inc. (WASCO).
POSITION SUMMARY
The Garage Supervisor oversees, plans, co-ordinates and directs subordinate automotive mechanics responsible for the daily running of the garage and specialist vehicle maintenance and repair establishments on all mechanical items while maintaining adequate records.
Reporting to the Support Services Manager, the successful applicant will be required to;



MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Plan, organize and coordinate the day-to-day running of the garage, e.g. by writing work orders and by arranging for garage staff to perform necessary maintenance and repair work on vehicles.
Repair, maintain and service vehicles and their mechanical and electronic components
Ensure the necessary spare parts, materials and equipment are available or obtainable at short notice.
Check the activities in the garage, inspect completed work for compliance with safety and other statutory regulations, and ensure that defects are repaired or adjusted.
Maintain records of repair and service work, and make reports to detect recurrent faults.
Conduct road test on all vehicles following inspections and repair.
Provide information to staff about latest developments, technical specifications of new vehicles, garage merchandise, etc.
Analyzes defective equipment to define cause of trouble
Adhere to all work processes and Health and Safety Standards/ Procedures.
Ensure that work areas are cleaned and well maintained.
Train employees and demonstrate repair maintenance of vehicles, use of hand tools, welding and grinding equipment if and when necessary
Evaluate the performance of subordinate staff and ensure that areas of development are identified.



JOB REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATIONAL/SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Associate Degree in Auto Mechanics, Automotive Engineering or related field from a recognized institution
Experienced Driver with Valid Driver’s Licence Class/Endorsements – B, B1, C.
Proven experience as a Garage Supervisor
Ability to disassemble, inspect, calibrate and reassemble motor vehicle units and components.
Ability to create solutions to problems
Highly effective supervisory skills and techniques
Proven ability to direct and coordinate operations effectively and efficiently
DESIRED SPECIALIZED TECHNIQUE/KNOWLEDGE:
Excellent communication, teambuilding and interpersonal Skills
Ability to work well with others, independently and multi-task
Knowledge of Automotive components- theory & practice
Ability to interpret policies, procedures and standard organizational practices
Attention to detail
Ability to maintain accurate records
Ability to adapt to dynamic environment of change
Demonstrates a sense of urgency and timeliness
Strong report writing skills



The deadline for submission of applications is Monday November 8th, 2021 and should be addressed to:
Human Resource Manager
Water and Sewerage Company Inc L’Anse Road
P.O. Box 1481 Castries
NB: Applications may also be submitted via email to hr@wascosaintlucia.com. Unsuitable candidates will not be acknowledged. Candidates meeting the minimum qualifications and experience may not be considered for an interview. Only the candidates with the best qualifications and experience will be shortlisted for interview.

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