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Plant Technician (Instrumentation) 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 (Instrumentation)

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

Purpose of the Job

The Instrumentation Technician will be responsible for installing, repairing, and maintaining electronic equipment at the bottled water plant and will be reporting to the plant engineer.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Install, maintain, and repair electronic control systems, instrumentation, and communications equipment.
  • Creating a suitable maintenance schedule and performing system maintenance accordingly.
  • Maintain records of work performed and parts used using computer-based maintenance management systems.
  • Test equipment for faults, problems diagnosis, and replace or repair defective parts
  • Perform periodic calibration of instruments and devices.
  • Provide support to engineers and other professionals on projects and program implementation.
  • Read and interpret technical manuals, schematics, and drawings
  • Comply with safety, health, and environmental procedures and regulations in the workplace.
  • 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 Electronics, Instrumentation, or a related field
  • At least 3 experiences in a related position
  • Knowledge of electronics and instrumentation principles and procedures
  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals and schematics
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving 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.