Fleet management and Vehicle tracking Installation Technician

Location: Bedfordview, Gauteng, South Africa
Date Posted: 26-06-2018
Department: Technical Fitment Services
Reports to:  Technical & Helpdesk Manager
The incumbent is required to perform the following tasks and will be evaluated on the following duties
  • Handle full field installations functions -  fitting Vehicle tracking, Fleet management and Camera systems such as live streaming, advanced driving and driver behaviour with surveillance to cargo goods etc at client sites.
  • Install Fuel measuring devices such as fuel probes.
  • De and Re – Installations.
  • Repairs of equipment installed.
  • Ensure that installations are completed according to company, dealer and manufacturers specifications.
  • Fitting and harnessing of units.
  • Stripping and reassembling of vehicles.
  • Ensure that daily, weekly and monthly installation targets are achieved.
  • Ensure that health and safety standards are adhered to.
  • Ensure that tools, equipment and company vehicle is well taken care of.
  • Liaise with clients and scheduling department.
  • Scheduling appointments (optional).
  • Pre and post checks.
  • Testing units after fitment.
  • Signing off jobs and issuing certificates.
  • Completion and submission of management reports.
  • Standby – 7day cycle (normally one to two times a month) and traveling with sleep outs from time to time.
Candidate Requirements (Skills and Experience)
The ideal candidate should have;
  • Matric/Grade 12
  • A stable work track record of between 5 -10 years exp in vehicle tracking and Fleet Management systems fitments/Industry on both small to big commercial vehicles and trucks.
  • Knowledge and fitment experience in Canbus J1708 AND J1939 Standards. (STRICTLY REQUIRED)
  • Knowledge and fitment experience of Autowatch, Sanji and Shurlock car alarms, immobilisers, anti-hijack systems. Good understanding and experience in vehicle central locking, circuit identification.
  • Strong auto electrical experience.
  • Trade test in Motor electrical/electronics’ is preferred.
  • Very few returns on fitment faults and repairs
  • Clear criminal record (Please note this will be verified).
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Good people skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and fluent in English and Afrikaans.
  • Excellent technical acumen.
  • Must be team orientated.
  • Must be able to work under pressure.
  • Must be target driven.
  • Must have an eye for detail.
  • Must have high integrity and honesty with sober habits.
  • Must be able to work independently, self-managed with limited supervision.
  • Must be experienced in computer literacy - Excel, MS Word, configuration software, etc
  • Resides in close proximity of Bedfordview.
The company offers:
Company vehicle
Company Cellphone
Company laptop
Fully fitted with company clothing ware. 
Provident fund when successfully appointed after 3 month's probation period.
Medical aid contribution (R850) after permanent appointment. The individual must be on a medical aid to qualify for this benefit.
13th Check (bonus) after one year completion and then end of birthday month. (Subjected to the company's productivity and performance )
Critical points:
  • We require that the applicant must reside in close proximity of our office - East rand or 30 km radius JHB and surrounds.
  • The company vehicle must be well secured as he will take it home, no weather or hail damages etc or to be exposed to potential crime. The technician will carry tools and company stock.
  • Weekend work, standby is required - overtime will be paid. We normally schedule them ones a month off, however there are busy times whereby they work every weekend.
  • Must be able to travel and sleep over from time to time.
  • Positive and traceable references/screening. No chancers.
  • Available as soon as possible.
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