Workshop Assistant Mechanic - City of Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa - Fidelity Services Group

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Position Overview:

We are seeking a dedicated and skilled Assistant Mechanic to support our team of mechanics in carrying out various tasks associated with vehicle maintenance and repair.

The Assistant Mechanic will primarily assist in diagnosing mechanical issues, performing routine maintenance, and ensuring the efficient operation of our workshop.

This role requires strong mechanical aptitude, attention to detail, and the ability to work collaboratively within a fast-paced and dynamic environment.


  • Assist in diagnosing mechanical problems, utilizing diagnostic tools and techniques to identify issues accurately.
  • Support mechanics in performing repairs on vehicles with various mechanical components, such as engines, transmissions, brakes, and suspension systems.
  • Conduct routine maintenance tasks, including oil changes, filter replacements, tire rotations, and fluid checks, according to established guidelines.
  • Collaborate with mechanics to prioritize work orders and complete repairs within set timelines.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workshop environment, ensuring tools and equipment are properly stored and maintained.
  • Assist with general administrative tasks, such as recording labor hours, parts usage, and vehicle maintenance history.
  • Adhere to workplace safety standards and regulations, demonstrating a commitment to maintaining a safe working environment.
  • Stay uptodate with industry advancements and participate in ongoing training and development opportunities to enhance skills and knowledge.


  • High school diploma or equivalent is preferred.
  • Previous experience working as an Assistant Mechanic or in a similar automotive maintenance role is desired.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and problemsolving skills.
  • Knowledge of automotive systems, including engines, transmissions, brakes, and suspension systems.
  • Familiarity with diagnostic tools and equipment.
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to follow instructions accurately.
  • Basic computer literacy for recording and accessing maintenancerelated information.
  • Physical stamina to handle the demands of the role, including lifting heavy equipment and standing for extended periods.

**_Fidelity Services Group (Pty) Ltd supports global fair practice and business ethics on continuous development of our human capital as the key resource to our success in the markets in which we participate. _

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