Workshop Assistant Technician

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Kakuma

Peace Winds Japan Kenya

Workshop Assistant Technician


Join PWJ in Kakuma and become a vital part of our team dedicated to making a positive impact. We’re looking for an Assistant Technician who is not only skilled but also passionate about maintaining and repairing tires. At PWJ, we value dedication, attention to detail, and a commitment to safety.

Job Summary:

As our Assistant Technician, you’ll play a crucial role in the maintenance, servicing, and repair of tires. Your responsibilities will include inspecting tire conditions, recommending appropriate repair treatments, and ensuring the overall safety of our customers and fellow team members.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Inspecting and Assessing Tires: Evaluate tire tread levels, wear patterns, and valve quality to determine necessary repairs or replacements.
  • Customer Interaction: Communicate effectively with customers to address any concerns or issues they may have.
  • Tire Installation and Repair: Install, balance, and repair tires for various vehicles, ensuring alignment and addressing punctures as needed.
  • Efficient Work Completion: Perform all tasks efficiently and safely, adhering to standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Tool Maintenance: Maintain tools and equipment, ensuring their proper use and the cleanliness of the work area.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Certificate in Automotive Mechanics: Possess a relevant certificate or equivalent qualification in automotive mechanics.
  • Tire Repair Expertise: Demonstrate knowledge and skills in repairing various types of tires, with at least 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Troubleshooting Skills: Ability to diagnose tire issues and apply appropriate repair solutions.
  • Computer Literacy: Proficiency in basic computer applications such as Word, Excel, and Internet usage.
  • Language Proficiency: Fluency in English and Kiswahili languages.

Additional Details:

At PWJ, we foster an inclusive and supportive work environment. We offer opportunities for career growth and development, emphasizing our commitment to our vision, mission, and values. Join us in Kakuma and be part of a team dedicated to making a difference.

Application Process:

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience to with the subject line “Workshop Assistant Technician Application – Kakuma” by 5th April 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




Expert Tips To Be A Successful Applicant for Workshop Assistant Technician:

  1. Highlight Relevant Experience: Tailor your resume to emphasize your experience in tire maintenance and repair, showcasing your expertise in the field.
  2. Demonstrate Problem-Solving Skills: Provide examples of situations where you successfully diagnosed and resolved tire issues, showcasing your troubleshooting abilities.
  3. Showcase Teamwork: Share instances where you collaborated with colleagues to efficiently complete tasks and ensure customer satisfaction.
  4. Emphasize Safety Awareness: Discuss your commitment to safety protocols and your proactive approach to maintaining a secure work environment.
  5. Continuously Learn and Adapt: Demonstrate your willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies and techniques in tire repair to stay updated in the field.
  6. Communicate Effectively: Highlight your communication skills, both with customers and team members, as clear communication is essential in this role.
  7. Attention to Detail: Showcase instances where your attention to detail prevented potential issues and ensured high-quality tire repairs.
  8. Stay Organized: Describe your organizational skills in managing tools, equipment, and workspaces to enhance efficiency and productivity.
  9. Be Customer-Centric: Illustrate your focus on customer satisfaction and how you go the extra mile to meet their needs and exceed expectations.
  10. Express Passion for the Role: Convey your enthusiasm for tire maintenance and repair, demonstrating your genuine interest in contributing to the team’s success.


[Your Name]

[Your Address]

[City, State, Zip Code]

[Your Email Address]

[Your Phone Number]


Hiring Manager


[Kakuma Address]


Dear Hiring Manager,

I am writing to express my interest in the Workshop Assistant Technician position at PWJ, as advertised. With a solid background in automotive mechanics and a passion for tire maintenance and repair, I am excited about the opportunity to contribute to your team in Kakuma.

During my [number of years] years of experience in the automotive industry, I have developed a strong skill set in diagnosing and resolving tire issues efficiently and effectively. My attention to detail, coupled with my commitment to safety, has enabled me to consistently deliver high-quality service to customers while maintaining a safe work environment.

I am particularly drawn to PWJ’s commitment to making a positive impact and creating an inclusive work environment. I am eager to bring my expertise to your team and contribute to your mission of excellence in Kakuma.

Thank you for considering my application. I am looking forward to the opportunity to discuss how my skills and experience align with the needs of PWJ. Please find my resume attached for your review.


[Your Name]

We wish you the best in your application process and encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. At PWJ, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and supportive work environment. Remember, we are an equal opportunity employer and do not charge any application or recruitment fees, whether refundable or not. Join us in our journey to become a better development partner.


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