Reporting To: – Workshop Officer

Duty Station: – Kakuma

Vacancy – 1 Position

PWJ is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our team as an Assistant Technician in Kakuma. The successful candidate will be responsible for the general maintenance, servicing and repairs of tires

Position Overview:

The Assistant Technician will be responsible for the general maintenance, servicing and repairs of tires. The role will ensure safekeeping and maintaining of safe working conditions to avoid risk that may cause injury to him as well as the others.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Inspecting and assessing tire tread levels, wear patterns, valve quality and overall health
  • Recommending and applying appropriate repair treatment or replacement of tires
  • Talking to the customer about any issues they are experiencing
  • Installing, balancing, and repairing tires for passenger cars and heavy vehicles
  • Diagnosing and solving alignment issues
  • Ensuring that all work is completed efficiently and safely
  • Repairing and installing tires for trucks, cars, motorcycles, and other heavy vehicles
  • Replacing valves and repairing punctures
  • Will ensure maintenance and proper use of tools, equipment, safekeeping and orderliness of the working area.
  • Comply with all applicable standards, policies, and procedures, including safety procedures and the maintenance of a clean work area.


  • Relevant Certificate in Automotive mechanics/At least Grade 2 Certificate in Automotive trade.
  • Must have wide knowledge and skills in repairing different types of tires
  • Must have knowledge in tire troubleshooting.
  • 2 years relevant experience in tire repairs in a busy workshop.
  • Computer literacy and data processing (Word, Excel, Internet).
  • Working Proficiency: English and Kiswahili Languages.
  • Commitment to and understanding of PWJ Vision, Mission and Values.

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter detailing their relevant experience to Please include “Workshop Assistant Technician Application – Kakuma” in the subject line. The deadline for applications is 5th April 2024.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

PWJ is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. We are committed to creating an inclusive and supportive work environment.

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