Our Client requires to fill the following position for a new project in one of the Islands in the British Indian Ocean Territory.



  • Operates metal working machines for fabrication, rework, and repair of metal parts.
  • Measures broken or worn out parts, using calipers, gauges and micrometers.
  • Draws working sketches, consults shop drawings, select materials, determine machines and hand tools required and plan sequence of operations.
  • Refer to machinist charts and tables, make calculations as required, select cutting tools, speed and feeds
  • Applies knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, and also machine procedures.
  • Perform various machine tool cutting operations using power backsaw, turning, drilling, boring, facing, reaming, cutting threads and tapers. Using lathe; cutting gears, slots, and keyways, square and hexagonal on bolts and similar work pieces, using milling machine; planning flat and angular surfaces using the shaper; drilling and finishing holes by reaming, counter boring, countersinking, spot facing or threading using drill press.
  • Clean parts, before and after machining in agitator-type cleaning tanks to remove grease and oil particulates.
  • Operates lathe, boring, or honing machines to refinish internal surfaces of bearing connecting rods.
  • Verifies dimensions using micrometers, calipers, and height gauges to ensure adherence to tolerance and specifications.
  • Spray worn parts with molten aluminum, zinc, or other materials to build up parts.
  • Examine parts for fractures using Magna flux test equipment.
  • Operates drum lathe to resurface brake drums or discs.
  • Assemble engines in short, long or full assemble configurations.
  • Performs other related duties that may be assigned by Foreman and Supervisor.

BASIC JOB QUALIFICATIONS: (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must know machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Must have an extensive knowledge of metals, alloys, and other materials used in the automotive industry.
  • Must speak, read, and understand the English language.
  • Must pass overseas medical screening and be in good health.
  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain a U. S. Government Motor Vehicle Operator’s License and host nation Driver’s License are required.


  • N/A


  • Must have at least a high school diploma, technical or vocational course graduate is required.


  • Minimum of two (2) years of journeyman level experience and 3 years of experience as a Machinist.


Only candidates with valid passports are encouraged to apply. 

Qualified and interested applicants who meet the specifications to send their CV, to recruitment@amsol.co.ke, and clearly indicating the position on the email subject line.

Salary is paid in dollars and the breakdown is as follows:

If one work for 40hours per week – $ 530.00 (Net Salary)

If one works for 48hours per week – $ 636.00 (Net Salary)

Other benefits include;

  • Free meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) will be provided.
  • Laundry facility – Available.
  • Overtime: Work in excess of 8 hours per day or work performed on a rest day and/or holiday, will be paid at the base salary rate.
  • Overtime: Work in excess of 8 hours per day or work performed on a rest day and/or holiday, will be paid at the base salary rate.

Please note the advert will be closed on 22nd March 2023 at 5pm.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For your application to be considered please adhere to the above instructions