Location: Netherlands

Our client in The Netherlands is looking for Red Seal Trade Tested Diesel Mechanics looking to relocate with a valid South African passport .

They are offering a 2-year working visa, good earnings, flights, furnished accommodation etc. for those candidates who are successful.

We are ideally looking for candidates who can speak basic Dutch / or fluent Afrikaans (and willing to learn Dutch).




  • Use diagnostic tools and equipment to identify issues with diesel engines.
  • Conduct thorough inspections to pinpoint problems with various engine components.
  • Perform repairs on diesel engines, including rebuilding or overhauling engines when necessary.
  • Replace or repair components such as pistons, bearings, crankshafts, and cylinder heads.
  • Inspect, clean, and repair fuel injection systems.
  • Check and adjust fuel pumps and injectors for optimal performance.
  • Inspect and repair air intake and exhaust systems.
  • Replace and repair components such as turbochargers and intercoolers.
  • Diagnose and repair electrical issues related to the engine, such as starters, alternators, and wiring.
  • Test and replace batteries as needed.
  • Inspect and maintain the cooling system, including radiators, water pumps, and hoses.
  • Address issues related to overheating.
  • Diagnose and repair issues with transmissions and drivetrain components.
  • Perform routine maintenance on transmissions, including fluid changes.
  • Inspect and repair brake systems, including air brakes.
  • Replace brake components such as pads, drums, and valves.
  • Conduct routine preventive maintenance on diesel-powered vehicles and equipment.
  • Create and follow maintenance schedules to minimize unexpected breakdowns.
  • Keep detailed records of inspections, repairs, and maintenance activities.
  • Document parts used and maintain an inventory of supplies.
  • Adhere to safety guidelines and regulations while performing repairs and maintenance.
  • Identify and address safety concerns related to the equipment.
  • Respond to service calls for breakdowns and provide on-site repairs when necessary.
  • Assess and address issues to get vehicles back on the road promptly.



  • Red Seal trade tested Diesel Mechanic certification.
  • At least 2 years experience in relevant trade.
  • Knowledge of the standard practices of the trade, tools/equipment used, and proper methods of storing equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations.

Please note: shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 5 days for interview. If not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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