Mechanic Technician

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Mechanic Technician

The Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA) is a unique and innovative English language undergraduate institution dedicated to preparing the next generation of agricultural leaders of Rwanda and East Africa.


We are hiring a Mechanic Technician to work within the Facilities Department. This person will be responsible for the day-to-day repair and service maintenance of our vehicles/equipment including Toyota cars and John Deere/New Holland tractors. The Mechanic Technician will report to the Maintenance Coordinator, and work to the Farm Manager and Logistics Manager.


  • Responsible for maintenance, service, and repair of Tractors (John Deere, New Holland) and passenger vehicles (Toyota).
  • Keeps equipment available for use by inspecting and testing vehicles; completing preventive maintenance such as, engine tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotation, and changes, wheel balancing, replacing filters.
  • Maintains vehicle functional condition by listening to operator complaints; conducting inspections; repairing engine failures; repairing mechanical and electrical systems malfunctions; replacing parts and components; repairing body damage.
  • Complies with Control Technique requirements by testing engine, safety standards.
  • Maintains vehicle appearance by cleaning, washing, and painting.
  • Maintains vehicle records by recording service and repairs.
  • Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.


  • More than 5 years’ experience in the mechanic's garage, daily repair/maintenance of vehicles.
  • Experience with Tractors (John Deere, New Holland) and generators/pumps.
  • Valid driver’s license.


  • Fill the information required, upload and submit the documents in English to the link provided below.

Please combine your resume/CV with your degree certificate as one PDF file before you upload it.

Application Link

Applications should be submitted by February 14, 2020.

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