The Assistant Facilities Manager will direct and perform skilled maintenance work in the installation, operation, repair, and maintenance of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, and basic electrical systems for MLFC.
You are responsible for planning and scheduling daily and weekly maintenance activities for the general mechanics and assigned trades within the Maintenance Department.
You will also assist in developing, implementing, and monitoring preventive maintenance programs for electrical systems, supervise the performance of emergency and routine maintenance on MLFC facilities and systems, and enforce Zambian regulations governing environmental protection, hazardous waste disposal and the use of chemical substances and materials.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
Assist the Facilities Manager with ensuring that all facilities are structurally
sound, mechanically operational, electrically efficient, and safe by planning and
scheduling daily and weekly maintenance activities, and supervising general
maintenance mechanics in the performance of emergency and routine
maintenance on facilities and systems.
Assure completion of assigned maintenance and repair tasks by monitoring work
progress, inspecting work performance and providing corrections of any
deficiencies as necessary, redirecting work efforts to meet critical and/or
necessary work requirements, and recommending the use of additional
departmental personnel or contract personnel (as appropriate) to meet assigned
Perform highly skilled maintenance work (as required) in the installation,
operation, maintenance, modification, service and repair of electrical, heating,
ventilation and air conditioning, plumbing and refrigeration control systems by
inspecting and testing elements of those systems to locate and diagnose faults
and malfunctions, troubleshooting and/or performing required repairs, and
providing an estimate of repair (and/or replacement) costs beyond the
department’s capability to perform.
Provide technical assistance in the purchase of new or replacement maintenance
equipment or systems by reviewing and preparing equipment specifications, and
advising the Facilities Manager on equipment capability and compatibility,
installation requirements and costs, and potential operations and maintenance
Ensure that maintenance personnel have the equipment and supplies necessary
to perform mechanical services by monitoring the use of supplies and materials,
estimating future material usage, requisitioning those supplies and equipment,
distributing supplies/materials and equipment as required, and advising the
Facilities Manager regarding potential shortages, recommended replacement
items, or related equipment needs.
Assist the Facilities Manager with ensuring that contracts for maintenance
services meet specified results and/or work orders thus minimising future
operational problems by observing (spot checking) the work performed and
advising the Facilities Manager when contracted services fail to meet
specifications or endanger MLFC property or lives.
Be loyal to the Senior Pastors and to the Ministry’s vision, mission and values.
Provide care, love and encouragement to volunteer leaders with whom you have
Perform all other duties assigned by the Senior Pastors.
Adhere to the MLFC Staff Statement of Ethics.
Education and Experience:
Diploma (Mechanical, Electrical or Civil Engineering).
Minimum 5 years of job related experience in maintenance and supervisory management.
Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia.
Good computer skills with the ability to use integrated management systems,
word processing, presentation and spreadsheet applications.
Initiative and good interpersonal skills. Proven ability to solve problems
Current driver’s license. Ability to drive a manual vehicle will be added
Knowledge and skills:
Proven successful goal setting, follow-up, and achievement skills
Ability to focus and specialise on specific tasks
Result driven (reliability, cost)
Accuracy and precision
Good aptitude for organisation and communication
Initiative and innovative
Leadership in managing project
Driven to do whatever it takes
Attention to detail
Method of Application
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