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Plant Technician (General Fitter) at Lilongwe Water Board

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
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Lilongwe Water Board

The Lilongwe Water Board (Board) is a Statutory Corporation established in 1947 and reconstituted in 1995 under the Water Works Act (cap 72). It is responsible for the provision of water supply services to the City of Lilongwe and other surrounding areas designated as its supply area. In its quest for innovations and reforms in the water supply within Lilongwe City, in line with its strategic vision for growth and service delivery mandate, the Board has conceptualized the production of bottled water as one of the Government approved reform areas for Water Boards in Malawi. It is from this background that the Board invites applications from suitable, qualified, and experienced persons to fill the following vacant positions that exist at the Bottling Plant Unit within the Lilongwe Water Board Establishment:

Job Title: Plant Technician (General Fitter)

Grade: LWB 7
Department: Finance
Reporting to: Plant Engineer

Purpose of the Job

The General Fitter will be responsible for the installation, maintenance, and diagnosis of the water plant mechanical equipment.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carrying out installation and maintenance of the plant’s mechanical equipment
  • Conducting diagnostic testing on malfunctioning systems to determine the root cause of the malfunction.
  • Conducting plant or production line inspections to identify and repair the production line faults.
  • Creating a suitable maintenance schedule and performing system maintenance accordingly
  • Preparing various reports
  • Responding to emergency plant Faults
  • Adhering to all work-site safety rules and regulations
  • Demonstrating outstanding commitment to service delivery programs of the Board by personally identifying and reporting water bursts/leakages to customer care division of which verifiable repair records shall be tendered to be used as one of the components for assessment
    during one’s performance appraisal time.

Minimum Academic and Professional qualifications and experience

  • A minimum of a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or City and Guilds part II, plus a Grade 1 National Trade Test.
  • At least two (2) years of working experience in a similar job
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication, time management, and organizational skills

Method Of Application

LWB is an equal opportunity employer. Therefore, both male and female persons who meet the prerequisite qualifications and experience are encouraged to apply.

Interested persons should submit their application with up-to-date detailed curriculum vitae, to reach the undersigned not later than the 30th April, 2024.

The Chief Executive Officer,
Lilongwe Water Board
P. O BOX 96

All late applications shall not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.