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Auto technician / Mechanic

Business Unit:  International Security Services
Career Area:  International

Kabul, Afghanistan, AF

GardaWorld International Protective Services is the international security division of GardaWorld Security Corporation, the world's largest privately owned security company. Our services include static security, consulting, threat monitoring and reporting, crisis response, logistical support, mobile security, close protection, training and risk management.


Our corporate vision is to be the recognized global leader in providing comprehensive security, crisis response and risk management services in high-risk and complex environments delivered at a world-class level by the best quality personnel in the industry. Our mission is to protect and support our clients, securing their place in a complex world by consistently delivering quality services and value, while growing our business.


GardaWorld now seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced Consultants for a Auto technician / Mechanic


Closing date for applications: 1st Feb 2019


Please ensure the minimum hiring criteria is met before applying. 


Only online applications will be considered, direct approaches via email or phone will not be accepted and may result in your application being disregarded.




Auto technician / Mechanic

Job Type

Contractor, GW Consulting Middle East Limited


EU Delegation



Est. Start Date

1st March 2019 (subject to further confirmation/successful induction/visa processing)

Duration of Task

Open Ended


GardaWorld offers a competitive daily rate (Contractor will only be paid whilst on-duty – no payment made for Off-duty)

Leave Rotation

6 weeks on, 6 weeks off, subject to operational requirements

Travel Pay

Contractors are not entitled to pay while travelling.  The first day of pay is the day of arrival in the country of operations. The last day of pay is the day of departure from the country of operations.

Visa Requirements

The Company will apply for Letters of Invitation on behalf of the Contractor; visa costs incurred by the Contractor shall be reimbursed.


GardaWorld will provide the Independent Contractor with appropriate accommodation, insurance, flights and life support while on duty.

Flight Package

GardaWorld will provide an economy class return ticket per rotation to the project location from a hub airport as close as reasonably practicable to the Contractor’s declared home address.

The Contractor will be asked to declare their preferences for a primary, secondary and tertiary hub airport from the GardaWorld hub list at the commencement of their engagement. Where possible and commercially acceptable, GardaWorld will look to book travel to and from one of the preferred hubs.

The Contractor will be responsible for any travel arrangements between the hub airport and their home address.

Further information can be found in the GardaWorld Contractor Travel SOI, copy will be provided upon acceptance.

Hiring Criteria

Only candidates that meet and are able to demonstrate the below hiring criteria’s will be considered:

  • Proven experience as auto mechanic, for a minimum of 5 years consecutively within the past 10 years;
  • Excellent  knowledge  of  mechanical,  electrical  and  electronic  components  of  vehicles;
  • knowledge of maintenance of B6 would be an advantage;
  • Working knowledge of vehicle diagnostic systems and methods;
  • Certification from a vocational school or completion of apprenticeships;
  • Ability to handle various tools ( e.g. pliers) and heavy equipment (e.g. lift);
  • Willingness to observe all safety precautions for protection against accidents, dangerous fluids, chemicals;
  • Excellent physical condition;
  • Must be a citizen of an EU member state;
  • English    at    least    at    level    B2    as    defined    in    the    standards    available    at;
  • IT-literate;
  • Valid driving licence, and qualified and able to drive a B6 armoured vehicle;
  • Knowledge of first aid and trauma an advantage.
  • Note:  Current  type  of  vehicles:  Armoured  vehicles  Toyota  Land  cruiser  100  series, Toyota land cruiser 200 series and Mercedes G Wagon
  • Note:  The  member  of  staff  occupying  this  post  would  ideally  hold  a  valid  personal security  clearance  or  receive  a  valid  personal  security  clearance  within  the  first  nine months after deployment.


Job Duties

The Auto Technician/Mechanic will manage the daily operations in all of its functions which will include but will not be limited to the below duties

  • Inspect   vehicle   engine   and   mechanical/electrical   components   to   diagnose   issues accurately and where possible repair, maintain and upgrade on site;
  • Inspect vehicle computer and electronics systems to repair, maintain and upgrade;
  • Conduct routine maintenance work (replacing fluids, lubricating parts) aiming to sustain vehicle functionality and longevity;
  • Schedule future maintenance sessions and advise motorists on good practices;
  • Provide accurate estimates (cost, time, effort) for a repair or maintenance job;
  • Keep logs on work and issues;
  • Managing the Delegation vehicle fleet, including arranging and validating maintenance conducted by external approved contractors;
  • Maintain equipment and tools in good condition


For further information about GardaWorld please follow link:

Please note: any Information provided shall be used by GardaWorld to evaluate your qualifications for engaging as a contractor.


Any deployment to any region in which GardaWorld operates carries a degree of risk, for more information please go to where you can obtain the latest analysis, information and threat assessment.

GardaWorld: Business solutions and security services for a complex world

GardaWorld is a global leader in the security industry, offering a wealth of opportunity to individuals looking to gain experience and develop professionally in a growing industry. We offer flexible schedules, diverse work assignments spanning multiple industries, and training and career advancement opportunities. We embrace diversity and welcome newcomers, women, students, retirees, reservists, veterans, and more to join our team, as we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, we will communicate only with the selected candidates.

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