Sunday, August 21, 2016


Job Title: Hydraulic Service Mechanic
This job designation describes the duties of a Technician / Fitter primarily required to construct, assemble, install, maintain and service hydraulic systems or components and associated precision and general engineering.
Qualifications / Experience:
  • Degree holder in:  Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 5 years in a busy Workshop: Knowledge in hydraulic will be an added advantage
  • Must be a member of Zambia Institute of Engineers
  • Age: 35-45 years
  • Computer knowledge and able to use computer available software on the market for the workshop.
Primary Purpose:
The employee is required to consistently work to the highest industry standards to produce competent and efficient work to meet the employers’ expectations. The work will be carried out in the Company’s workshop, or in the field as required. Ongoing training and up skilling is expected to ensure a high level of competence. Maintaining an appropriate level of physical fitness and agility to undertake the variety of manual work is a condition of employment.
  • To be conversant with and adhere to the Company Core Values; Policies – including House Rules, ISO 9001:2008 Quality System requirements; OSH Regulations, and  all applicable legislation.
  • To complete work and records according to the appropriate procedure –
  • Timesheets / Time Clocking accurately completed daily.
  • Site Sheets and Job Hazard Analysis completed accurately.
  • Reports job done efficiently and accurately on return to workshop or on job completion.
  • To carry out all work to the highest trade standards.
  • To work as directed by Supervisor / Managers. Other associated tasks may be delegated to address work demand from time to time.
  • Ensure adherence to specified scope of work and component supply. Fully familiarise with relevant Job Files and authorised work before commencement.
  • To share knowledge and skills, and give advice to co-workers as necessary for the betterment of quality workmanship and production for the Company.
  • At all times represent the Company in a responsible, professional manner when dealing with co-workers and the public. Report all issues to the Workshop.
Must possess or train and up skill to these abilities –
  • Highly skilled technical and mechanical ability, with proficiency in use of all hand tools, machinery, diagnostic and performance testing equipment associated with hydraulic servicing, manufacture and installation.
  • Proven ability in hydraulic system maintenance and condition monitoring.
  • Proven ability in overhaul / recondition / performance testing of hydraulic components including fixed and variable displacement pumps and motors; open and closed loop systems; manual, solenoid-operated, proportional and servo valving; hydraulic cylinders; filtration; hose and pipe assemblies.
  • The ability to communicate knowledgeably and professionally with co-workers and suppliers.
  • Versatility and a willingness to learn new methods and product to suit changing technology and workshop demands is a requirement.
Reports To:
Workshop Manager.  You will also receive day –to-day instructions and job priorities from Supervisors, and Stores Administrator where appropriate.
Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s):
KPI’s will be set, and modified as appropriate from time to time, to guide and measure consistency and quality of performance in all key areas of workmanship and adherence to Company Policy and Core Values.
  • A fundamental measure is efficiency and accountability – chargeable/recovered hours combined
  • KPI’s are an integral component of Performance Reviews.
How to Apply: 
Application accompanied by photocopies of academic and professional qualifications with details curriculum vitae (CV) giving at least two (2) traceable referees should be sent to:
The Human Resources Manager
Gemcanton Mining Services Limited
PO Box 22111


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