Zambia Sugar

Artisan Carpenter & Artisan Plumber

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Job Description

Zambia Sugar Plc. is a subsidiary of Illovo Sugar Africa (Pty) Ltd Group and is the leading sugar producer in Zambia.  Its main activities are the growing of sugar cane, the production and marketing of sugar and other sugar downstream products.
The Company invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following positions in the Estate Support Services Department:
The position reports to the Building Supervisor. The successful candidate will be   responsible for providing construction, carpentry and joinery works as well as ensuring adherence to work specifications and safe working environment.

To ensure that there is no wastage of materials
To avoid reworks
To make sure that all the carpentry tools are properly kept
To help generate acceptable quality of civil maintenance works and infrastructure development.
To attend to Civil Maintenance carpentry works as assigned by the building supervisor of factory, residential and social infrastructures such as (schools, hospitals/clinics, social clubs, office buildings, etc.)
Ensuring all stakeholders in the business that require the services of carpentry and joinery works are effectively and satisfactorily attended to.
Ensuring that work orders are closed / done in accordance with requirements (in terms of quality, usage and specifications) and that, materials are available for the job.
Giving technical and professional advice on work requirements to ensure conformity to accepted standards for work requests.
Providing feedback to the Building Supervisor on material usage and works completed.
Interpreting drawings for buildings, sketches, and other specifications.


Grade 12 Certificate
Craft certificate in carpentry and joinery.
Minimum 3 years’ experience in carpentry and joinery
Experience in Building maintenance (carpentry and joinery) will be advantageous
Knowledge of Estate infrastructure is essential
Valid membership with the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)
Interpersonal, leadership and communication skills.

The position reports to the Building Supervisor. The successful candidate will be   responsible for carrying out preventive, periodic and routine plumbing maintenance works to the acceptable Engineering standards at minimum costs. The operational performance area shall be Nakambala and wherever the services may be required by the Company.

Interpret plumbing drawings and layouts
Assembling, installing, maintaining pressure testing and repairing plumbing pipes, systems, and fixtures
Determine sources of plumbing malfunctions and complete repairs as required or as per work order.
Fitting and repairing various plumbing appliances
Cutting, welding, and assembling pipes, tubes, fittings, and fixtures
Inspect and test all plumbing systems in line with safety, functionality, and standard works procedures
Adhere to Illovo’s procedures, policies, and guideline and SHERQ.
Attend and participates in daily safety talks
Operate tools both manual and powered, according to established safety procedures
Complete all assigned work orders accordingly
Provide feedback to the supervisor and clients regarding plumbing systems, materials used and any other information that may be needed.
Respond to emergencies


Grade 12 Certificate
Artisan Certificate in Plumbing and Sheet Metal design
Minimum 2 years’ work experience in similar role
Valid membership with the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)
Interpersonal, leadership and communication skills

Should you be interested in applying for any of the roles, please submit your detailed CV, copies of relevant qualifications, relevant professional accreditation, registrations and ID/Passport for the attention of the HR Business Partner to [email protected] clearly stating the role applied for in the subject line.
Please note that Zambia Sugar Plc does not ask for a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
Closing date for applications: Monday 6 February 2023.
Applicants may be required to complete pre-employment checks (qualification, credit, security, background, and medical assessments) as part of the recruitment process where applicable.

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Job Summary

Nakambala, Zambia Location
Full Time Job Type
Salary Closes: February 6, 2023
Zambia Sugar

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