Artisan Mechanical Fitter

Full Time

Posted 387 days ago

Closes: 05/20/2022




The Mission of Lusaka Water Supply and Sanitation Company Limited is to provide quality water and sanitation services to customers in Lusaka Province using commercially and environmentally sustainable strategies. In order to achieve this, the Company must have a human capital currency comprised of dynamic and energetic staff who are performance driven and who possess the requisite competencies to deliver on expected targets. As part of our efforts to achieve this, the Company is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced Zambians for Five vacant positions of Artisan Mechanical Fitter, on a permanent and pensionable contract basis.


  1. Job Purpose 


The job-holder reports to the Superintendent- Mechanical and is responsible for coordinating maintenance and repairs of mechanical plant and equipment to ensure maximum availability and efficiency of operations.


  1.  Key Responsibilities


  1. Carrying out preventive maintenance jobs according to preventive maintenance check lists, instructions and applicable work procedures.
  2. Identifying and diagnosing broken down operating equipment and drawing lists of requirements.
  3. Identifying and diagnosing equipment with planned repairs and draw lists of requirements.
  4. Carrying out planned repairs according to applicable standard work procedures and schedule.
  5. Carrying out all none break down jobs within working hours and scheduled over times.
  6. Swift and timely identification of probable risk issues in your area of operation, and ensuring that these are attended to or escalated as required.
  7. Timely preparation and submission of comprehensive reports on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis, or as required.


  1. Qualifications and Experience


  1. Grade 12 School Certificate or General Certificate of Education
  2. Craft Certificate in Sheet Metal Fabrication or its equivalent from a recognized University/ Institution.
  3. One (1) years’ relevant experience.
  4. Member of the Engineering Institute of Zambia (EIZ).
  5. Knowledge of plant operations, sewer networks, water supply and Sanitation.


  1. Behaviour Qualities 


  • Possess a fair level of problem solving and analytical skills with ability to work under pressure
  • Good critical thinking skills.
  • Innovation, as well as proactive and reactive thinking ability
  • Integrity and exemplary work ethics
  • Team worker
  • Open and effective communicator


LWSC values the provision of equal employment opportunities. Therefore, women, men and persons with disability are all encouraged to apply. In case of equal qualification, females will be given preferential consideration.


Applications together with copies of certificates, detailed curriculum vitae and three (3) names of referees should reach the undersigned or be emailed to not later than Friday 20th May 2022. 


Director Human Resources and Administration

Lusaka Water Supply and Sanitation Company limited,

Plot No. 871, Katemo Road,

Rhodes Park

P.O BOX 50198