Service Technician (Auto Electrician) – Trucks – Benoni

Permanent | BEE
Benoni, Gauteng
Posted 1 month ago

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My client in the heavy commercial vehicle industry is looking for a Service Technician (Diesel Mechanic) to join their team in Benoni.

Applicants must have experience with truck vehicle repairs (ideally DAF).

The main purpose of the role is to provide customer support by attending routine services (per OEM standards) vehicle repairs, on-road repairs and preventative maintenance in the workshop.

Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Diagnose vehicle mechanical faults and repair requirements accurately
  • Diagnose vehicle electrical faults and repair requirements
  • Repair & maintain vehicle/s as assigned
  • Conclude job card/s accurately for all workshop activities
  • Complete root cause analysis of major component failures
  • Attend to breakdowns, including standby service (day and night)
  • Maintain levels of productivity and efficiency as instructed
  • Shift work when required
  • Manage all Repair Shop Assistants in the workshop and ensure:
    • All tools and equipment are in a safe area before and after usage, and in working order
    • Damaged tools reported in the workshop, by Service Technicians, are attended to with priority
  • Manage all Repair Shop Assistants in the workshop and ensure:
    • The work area is safe prior to starting work
    • Areas reported as unsafe or not in an acceptable working condition, by Service Technicians, are attended to with priority to clear and resolve on site
  • Manage the Repair Shop Assistant staff in the workshop and ensure:
    • All recyclable items (i.e.: paper, plastic, glass or metal items) are disposed of in the correctly allocated recycle bins or allocated areas.
    • Ensure all actions of staff in the workshop are conducted in a neat manner taking into account health, environmental and safety factors.


  • Auto Electrician Trade Test
  • Advantage – Certified DAF Master technician.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a workshop environment.
  • Experience with Truck vehicle repairs is essential.
  • Roadside repair and vehicle diagnosis
  • Experience in Major component, Mechanical & electrical repairs and diagnostic equipment.
  • Must be willing and able to work shifts/standby as and when required
  • Ideal:
    • Previous experience of DAF vehicle maintenance and repairs.
  • DAF Product Knowledge.

Please note that if you have not received a response to your submission within 2 weeks, your application has been unsuccessful.

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