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Automotive Technician/Support Engineer

Job Title: Automotive Technician/Support Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 1779
Contact Name: Susan Rafat
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire an Automotive Technician/Support Engineer for an international consultancy company in Erbil. Candidate must have minimum 2 years of relevant experience and fluent in English and Kurdish.

Purpose of Role

To provide client support, account management and technical support to all TMR clients and to be responsible for the installation and repair of tracking equipment installed into client asset (Vehicles). Ensures each customer receives the highest level of support in line with Company policies.This role will include visiting client sites and with minimal supervision be technically proficient in order to maintain & install a variety of telemetry equipment’s. The must ensure work is performed to the highest standard and all scheduled appointments are met. The position requires excellent customer service skills and professionalism at all times. Outdoor work will also be required in all weather conditions. This role requires that the person be technically proficient across all technology platforms and equipment that Company uses. The person will be a self-starter and able to manage their own workload across client support, account management and technical support requirements.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Manage installation resources, such as our installation team in Iraq, as required to meet client and TMR business needs
  • Ensure high quality installations to new and existing customers in a variety of assets including armored vehicles
  • Provide exceptional levels of preventative & conditional maintenance, trouble shooting and support for existing customers in a punctual and efficient manner – both remotely and on site
  • Provide courteous, well presented and informed customer care, whenever possible, meeting all customer requirements and queries and solving all customer problems on-site or remotely
  • Monitor and verify that all paperwork is complete, accurate and provided on a timely basis
  • Accountable for assigned field inventory, maintenance and upkeep of company provided laptop and tools.
  • To be able to answer and process sales enquiries as required.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding all Company information and that of Company clients.
  • To assist with the supply and maintenance of communications equipment
  • Any other tasks as directed by line manager or Company senior management.

Technical Support

  • Working with Tier 1 support
  • Working with Tier 2 specialist support
  • Support reporting

Provisioning Logistics

  • Assisting in Stock Management / Control
  • Scanning & Recording Device Information
  • Re packaging IVMS Devices after provisioning
  • Labeling CA_ESN / Serial Recording
  • Country Specific Location Management
  • Technical Dispatching Requirements

Essential Capabilities/Skills

  • Work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Understands tracking systems and our preferred implementations.
  • Installation of advanced In Vehicle Monitoring Systems for vehicles.
  • Evaluate situations and resolve problems logically and efficiently
  • Prioritize tasks to complete job functions in an orderly, efficient manner.
  • Communicate competently orally and in writing with all levels of contacts within and outside the department including clients
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Adapt quickly to changing priorities.
  • Follow detailed oral and written instructions.
  • Explain/demonstrate technical processes in a logical, easily understood manner.
  • A good knowledge in the use of a variety of communication systems (to include IT, GSM, GPS and Satellite Networks).
  • Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail.
  • Able to brief / report to senior managers on communications and tracking issues.
  • Ability to think on feet, demonstrate initiative and act responsibly, often whilst working unsupervised in a high-pressure hostile environment.
  • Able to quickly learn new systems and software.
  • Able to work under stress and emergency situations.
  • May be required to work holidays and weekends.
  • Must be Kurdish national


  • Minimum NVQ 2 or 3 Electrical Installation Accreditation and/or certification in vehicle electrical systems
  • Requires a minimum of two (2) years of experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of electronic equipment in vehicles.
  • Previous IVMS Experience & Knowledge
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Good working knowledge of MS office applications
  • Assist in the production reports.
  • Pragmatic, enthusiastic and highly motivated.
  • Languages: Fluent in English and Kurdish, Arabic preferable but not essential.

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process