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Oxygen Plant Cylinder Filler at Nkhoma Mission Hospital

  • Full Time
  • Nkhoma
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Nkhoma Mission Hospital

CCAP Nkhoma Health Department invites applications from suitably qualified and well experienced applicants for the position of Oxygen Plant Cylinder Filler – Grade M (1 Position) tenable at Nkhoma Mission Hospital. This is a three-year (36months) employment contract subject to renewal based on overall efficiency, conduct and diligence with which the employee is discharging his/her duties as well as the overall performance and availability of funding.


1. Controlling fractionating columns compressors, purifying towers, heat exchangers and related equipment to extract nitrogen oxygen from air for industrial therapeutic use.
2. Turning valves in specified sequence to control flow of air through series of units that compress and liquefy it, removing carbon dioxide and impurities and separate resulting product into oxygen.
3. Observing pressure, temperature, level and flow gauges to make sure there is standard operation.
4. Testing oxygen for purity and moisture content at various stages of process using burettes moisture meter.
5. Adjusting equipment according to test results and knowledge of process equipment.
6. Opening valves to transfer liquid or gaseous oxygen through heat exchanger to cool air, to heat and vaporize liquid oxygen, and to store gaseous or liquid oxygen in storage tanks at specified temperature pressure.
7. Turning valves to transfer compressed oxygen to storage cylinders.
8. Cleaning and making minor repairs equipment, like replacing defective valves and removing carbon from valves, using hand tools air hose.
9. Recording gauge readings test results.
10. Adhering to the professional code of conduct and Ethics.
11. Any other duties deemed reasonable for the post.


1. Applicants should have relevant trade test certificates for any of Craft I, II and III.
2. A diploma in Biomedical Engineering is an added advantage.
3. Applicants must be fluent in English and must be willing to be on duty during the night.
Note: All applicants should be conversant with the teachings and traditions of CCAP Nkhoma Synod.

Method Of Application

Applications must be submitted together with copies of Certificates and detailed Curriculum Vitae which should include names and detailed contacts of at least three traceable referees and the applicant’s current working phone numbers. These should be sent to the following address by the close of business on 10th July, 2024.

The Human Resource Management Officer
Nkhoma Hospital
P.O Box 48,
Alternatively, applications may also be sent to the following email address:
[email protected]

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