Maintenance technician


Job Summary

We are seeking qualified applicants to serve as Maintenance Technician at a newly built clinic and accompanying buildings in Ipalamwa in Iringa region

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description


The Reaching Children' Potential (RCP) Center Maintenance Technician’s overall responsibility is to preserve the good condition and functionality of RCP Center installations, buildings, and equipment.


1.      Perform maintenance of electrical systems.

2.      Manage electrical generators.

·         Ensure proper maintenance according to manufacturer’s warranty requirements.

·         Conduct repairs.

·         Run generators according to the pre-established daily schedule.

3.      Assist in the setup of refrigeration, water heating and other systems and conduct repairs when necessary.

4.      Assist in the setup of washer and dryer and conduct repairs when necessary.

5.      Maintain water system (including water purification system, community water system, water pumps, water harvesting system) and plumbing systems to ensure functionality.

6.      Perform repairs of all health clinic equipment,  projector when necessary.

8.      Conduct general upkeep procedures and other tasks as assigned.

9.      Assist in budget preparation of maintenance and repairs and ensure it is followed.

REQUIREMENTS: The Maintenance Technician is a thorough professional with a practical mind and attention to detail.  The Maintenance Technician must be able to work autonomously and responsibly while observing all health and safety guidelines and procedures.  A successful candidate must speak English well and be willing to relocate to Ipalamwa. Additional requirements include:

  •    Good understanding of electrical, motor engine, hydraulic and other systems
  •    Knowledge of and experience with electrical generators and appliances
  •    Knowledge of general maintenance processes and methods
  •    Working knowledge of power and hand tools, common appliances and devices
  •    Aptitude for manual work and problem-solving skills


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