Technician – Metal Fabrication x2

Kitwe, Zambia, Full Time -

We currently have career opportunities, to be based at our Head Office in Kitwe, in the following fields:
Technician – Metal Fabrication (x2)
Grade: CEC9
Contract Type: Permanent
This role will be responsible for fabricating and modifying mechanical system components in order to facilitate effective and cost-saving maintenance to help sustain Company operations.
What you will be expected to do for successful & optimal performance:

Fabricate the required mechanical components within the specified time in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
Carry out arc welding on mild steel and non-ferrous metals to effectively assemble components for full welding.
Undertake gas welding on sheet metals and earthing conductors in accordance with System Regulations.
Carry out required modification of mechanical system components to improve existing system equipment performance.
Compile detailed maintenance records to facilitate work scheduling and activity costing.
Support the department’s objective of achieving cost-control and savings by operating within the prescribed budget.
Identify any opportunities for improved cost management and either address these or escalate to superiors.
Demonstrate behavior consistent with the Company’s HSE and risk management policies, procedures and standards.
Create and maintain a safe and secure work environment through proactive risk identification, reporting and management.
Utilise materials, tools and equipment efficiently to minimise resource wastage.

To be considered for this role, you will be required to have:

Grade 12 School Certificate.
Minimum Craft Certificate in Metal Fabrication.
Minimum 2 years of post-qualification experience in a context of similar complexity.
Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia.

Specific Competencies

Knowledgeable in blueprints reading, casting and bending pieces and welding or bolting.
Ability to interpret fabrication drawings and draft sketches.
Knowledgeable in flame cutting, use of workshop equipment and various types of welding techniques and technologies.
Ability to read, understand and reference maintenance manuals.

If you have the relevant experience and skills as indicated above, please complete the online job application form here. Hard copy applications will not be accepted. The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 6th May 2022.
Applicants are requested to provide daytime contact numbers and accessible email addresses. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.