Artisan Welders x36 (Extended)

Website Hitachi Construction Machinery Zambia Co. Ltd.

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Purpose of the role:

To install and maintain heavy mining equipment and machinery components at a manufacturing facility and working closely with a team of assembly technicians to ensure that all equipment is assembled efficiently, safely, and to the highest quality standards.

Reports to: Welding Coordinator
Branch: Kansanshi

Key Responsibilities.

The Welder will be required to perform the following tasks:

  • Ensure Health and Safety standards, Regulations and Procedures are adhered to at all times.
  • Participate in safety meetings.
  • Analyze all components to be worked on, and ensure task requirements are clearly understood and all risks identified before commencing the job.
  • Coordinating with warehouse team to ensure that all the necessary materials are available when needed.
  • Ensure Gas is always stocked to carry out the jobs.
  • Weld using multiple processes to a high standard.
  • Fabrication of structural steel work and pipe work.
  • Be able to take actuate measurements and fabricate from them
  • Ensure quality of work is inspected before dispatching.
  • Ensure tools are available for the team and kept in good condition.
  • Be able to use analytical skills to determine type of materials and heat treatment processes.
  • Reviewing and interpreting fabrication drawings and specifications to ensure that the work is done to the required standards.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Must have a full Grade 12 certificate.
  • Must have a Craft Certificate in Metal Fabrication/Boiler making
  • Must have at least 2 years’ experience in a similar field (Preferably workshop experience)
  • Experience in Arc welding, TIG and MIG welding
  • Must be a Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)
  • Valid Silicosis certificate


  • Knowledge of Safety Standards
  • Able to interrupt complex Fabrication drawings
  • Good Analytical Skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience with heavy fabrication
  • MIG & TIG experience
  • Ability to work well under pressure

If you meet the requirements above, email your detailed C.V, certified copies of certificates and cover letter in a single document to [email protected], or send your application to:

The Human Resource Manager,

Hitachi Construction Machinery Zambia, Co. Ltd.

KK International Airport Road, Plot 2350/M

P.O. Box 30182, Lusaka.

The closing date for applications is Friday 31st March, 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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