Apprentice – Heavy Earth Moving Equipment

  • Internship
  • Kitwe, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Barloworld Equipment Zambia Ltd

Barloworld Equipment provides total solutions in earthmoving equipment, materials handling and power systems and related equipment in 10 countries in Southern Africa. As the appointed Caterpillar dealer in the region, Barloworld Equipment supplies equipment, parts and service to customers in the mining, construction, handling, agricultural and energy industries.

Barloworld Equipment Zambia Limited is looking for suitably qualified individuals to fill the position below:


We are looking for dedicated individuals to join our Heavy Earthmoving Equipment Apprenticeship program and Barloworld Equipment business. The purpose of the apprenticeship program is to create career opportunities and guidance to candidates as they up-skill to the qualification of Heavy Earthmoving Equipment Technician level.

Key Outputs include but are not limited to:

  • Remove and Install Earthmoving Equipment components
  • Disassemble and Assemble Components
  • Inspect and maintain Earthmoving Equipment
  • Test and Adjust Earthmoving Equipment operating systems
  • Diagnose and Repair system faults on Earthmoving Equipment
  • Prepare technical report, labour booking and order parts

Qualification, Experience, and Competencies

  • Full Grade 12 Certificate with not more than 10 – 15 points including English Language, Mathematics and Science
  • Technical/Geometric and Mechanical Drawing will be an added advantage.
  • Tertiary qualification (Advanced Certificate) in Heavy Equipment Repair/Agricultural Mechanics/Automotive Mechanics – graduated after 2020.
  • Valid Driving License will be added advantage
  • Registered member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)

Excellent writing and communication skills are a requirement – testing will be conducted


Candidates that meet the minimum requirements should submit their applications with certified copies of certificates and a current curriculum vitae, by email, scanned as a multi-page document (pdf), not later than the closing date on 10 March 2023 to:

Senior Human Capital Business Partner

Barloworld Equipment Zambia Ltd

Plot No. 4669, Independence Avenue

P O Box 20810, Kitwe, Zambia


E-mail address: [email protected]

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Female qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

  • Legitimate employers should never ask for a fee during the recruitment process.
  • If you are asked for money do not proceed. Find out how to conduct a safe job search here.