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Appliance World Limited

Job Title:
 Air Conditioning Highly Skilled Technicians

Overview of a Highly Skilled Technician:
 An air conditioning technician’s primary role revolves around servicing air conditioning units, diagnosing air conditioning units for faults and repairing them and installation of air conditioners. 

However, the manner in which you service, install and repair are also important since it is possible to service a unit well and also service them poorly. 

Similarly it is possible to wrongly diagnose a faulty unit and replace unnecessary parts.


Both scenarios of doing it well and doing it poorly can be called ‘servicing’ or ‘repair’ respectively but one of them is correct and one of them is poor. 

It is important that you know service, repair and installation units to an excellent standard – absolute perfection is required. Since you are not working alone, but in a team, the way in which you behave in your team is also important.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Install air conditioners to a professional standard.
  • Diagnosing faults and repairing them to a professional standard.
  • Service units to a high standard.
  • Train your team members whom you feel need improvement and learn from those whose skills in certain areas may exceed yours.
  • Technical ability is not everything. Your attitude towards your team members, other employees in the organization and the company’s customers is just as important. We have seen too many highly capable technicians with a poor attitude. They have failed to reach anywhere with this attitude.
  • Don’t stop learning. You may thing you know a lot, but in truth you have a long way to go. We know this. We have travelled the world and seen many air conditioning technicians all around the world. You have a lot to learn – be open to learning.
Qualification and Abilities
  • A minimum experience of 2 years in working as a senior technician.
  • Experience in installing and repairing centralized systems will be advantageous to your application.
  • A diploma in Refrigeration / Air Conditioning will help your application.
  • A positive attitude.

Job Title: Air Conditioning Supervisors
 
Overview of Your Position: As an Air Conditioning Supervisor, when the company gets an order or a project award, the project is to be handed to you to handle from start to finish.

You will have to be on site daily to ensure that technicians are working at correct speed and with good quality. 

You will be in charge of requisitioning and purchasing the materials you need in time and you will be in charge of the technicians. 


You have to ensure that they go to the site on time and work until they have to, to make sure there are no delays. 

At times technicians may at times not always be fully cooperative, in the sense that they may leave site without permission or turn up late. 

You will need to be the type of person who is a leader and can command authority, since you cannot delay the project and report that your technicians were not cooperating.

You will be responsible for completing works on time and to excellent quality. You will also be in charge of commissioning the system.

You will be coordinating with the main contractors site foreman to ensure a smooth working relationship and you will be ensuring that the main contractor does his does not delay your work.

At the office, you will update your superior at regular intervals on how far you have reached and if you need any help for any problems. 

You will also attend the site meetings. On site, when the consultant visits, you will be taking him around. If there is a delay in works or issues to do with quality, you shall be held fully responsible.

In summary to the above, you are the site foreman for the project(s) under you.

You will also be responsible for project management for the projects under you. i.e. preparing and getting approvals of specifications, working drawings and work programs. 

You will attend site meetings and prepare minutes of issues raised in regards to your works and their responses. You will prepare commissioning reports and as built drawings.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Managing all ‘ground level’ aspects of a project from start to finish. This includes preparing a material requisition list, ensuring materials are purchased on time, coordinating with the department to ensure that you have enough technicians who are competent to carry out the works, supervising the works on site to see that they are done in accordance with the work program and ensuring that the quality of works in maintained, ensuring health and safety on site.
  • You will be required to diagnose and repair faults on centralized and split air conditioning systems.
  • You will be managing large projects and leading a team. The ability to follow a work program and ensure that works are completed on time and to an excellent standard.
  • You will be working hand in hand with the main contractor and the electrical subcontractor to see that works that you depend on are communicated clearly and completed on time to allow you to complete your work.
  • Motivating technicians to work well and properly, as well as being strict on those who are not performing is an important part of the role.
  • Managing all quality and troubleshooting aspects of a project. This includes checking all aspects of the work and ensuring that quality is excellent. During commissioning of a project, you will be fully in charge of commissioning and troubleshooting.
How to Apply

Email your application to hr@applianceworld.co.ug
 

Hand deliver your application to: Appliance World Head Office in Wankoko, Bugolobi – off Old Portbell Road

Call: 0776 150654 for more information.

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