Diesel Mechanic Technician



Intercape is looking for two Diesel Mechanic Technician’s to join their professional team in Malawi (1 x Blantyre & Lilongwe position available)!

The successful candidate will work on a luxury bus fleet consisting mostly of Scania, Volvo and MAN coaches.

We are looking for a confident, determined and results-driven individual who is eager to learn and grow in the company!

Duties & Responsibilities

Job related requirements:

  • Enjoy working independently as well as be part of a team.
  • Assist as required in the technical department.
  • Be focused on providing work of an extremely high quality.
  • Be prepared to work shifts.
  • Must have own toolbox.

Experience and educational requirements:

  • Min N3 Certificate (equivalent)  – must not be a qualified diesel mechanic
  • Computer literate.
  • 3 –  5 years’ experience.
  • Code EC license (must have) with PDP (preferable)
  • Must be a Malawian citizen

Job specification:

Vehicle Inspections and General Repairs:

  • Ensure all vehicle detail is accurately recorded on the job card system.
  • Ensure defects are comprehensively recorded on the job card system.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures regarding inspection sheets.
  • Ensure all vehicles mechanically checked are handed to Mechanical Supervisor fully completed.
  • Ensure all special tools and equipment is available and in working conditions.

Job Cards:

  • Complete all related faults identified.
  • Log all other identified faults found on vehicle.
  • Completing and signing off of  job-cards in a timeous manner.

Mechanical Output:

  • Adhere to manufacturer’s specifications as specified in the Mechanical Manual available in workshop and Impact Computer System.
  • Ensure analytic tools are utilized effectively.
  • Ensure the following (minimum) aspects are fully understood and can be repaired and maintained as required:
  • Engine
  • Gearbox
  • Retarder
  • Clutch related functions
  • Tyre Audits and rotation of tyres
  • Brakes operations
  • Basic Air Systems
  • Ensure post-repair check-lists are done.
  • Adhere to all Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  • Ensure safety is managed at all breakdowns.
  • Responsible for cleanliness of vehicles.
  • Responsible for cleanliness of working environment.
  • Manage all parts used in an orderly and responsible manner.


  • Log all related information on company system as required by policy.
  • Understand all company system available and value that can be gained from these.
  • Ensure internal white-boards are maintained and reviewed.


  • Manage any breakdown from call received to solution implemented.
  • Obtain all relevant information from crew.
  • Ensure problem is analyzed and probable causes identified.
  • Complete all relevant documentation and update log-book with breakdown information.
  • Report extent of problems outside own responsibility to Workshop Manager / Operations immediately after assessing situation.
  • Provide feedback and complete breakdown report directly upon returning from breakdown.
  • Ensure break-down vehicles are filled and cleaned after each break-down.
  • Ensure correct tools and equipment are available for breakdowns.

Apply Online Now

Should you not hear from us within two weeks please consider your application as unsuccessful.