Electrical Technologist

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: Competitive package

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Electrical Technologist Ref No. ET/VY/25/10/21

Reports to Head of VenYou. The Electrical Technologist is responsible for the implementation of electrical, solar power and battery backup installations.

Main duties

  • Performs a wide variety of general solar power system installations, maintenance and repairs.
  • Installs and maintains solar systems that includes inverters, distribution boxes, batteries, solar PV panels, solar charge controllers etc.
  • Carries out periodic inspection and maintenance of solar systems plus provides the Supervisor with regular reports on works carried out.
  • Works to implement efficient and effective new electrical installation systems.
  • Ensures new electrical system installations including extensions and auxiliary connections meet applicable professional installation standards.
  • Maintains installation, maintenance and inspection schedules for all electrical installations.
  • Superintends over solar system installations and ensures the safety of everyone involved.
  • Participates in new solar stock verification on receipt and dispatch in warehouse.
  • Ensures installation specifications are adequately followed as specified in installation manuals.
  • Understands solar system installations and offers valuable aftermarket advice on solar products to clientele.


  • Full Grade 12 Certificate
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • Atleast 3 years relevant work experience.
  • Must be practicing member of Engineering Institute of Zambia(EIZ)
  • Good analytical skills with ability to make sound judgment and decisions
  • Good planning, monitoring and organizing skills
  • Results-oriented and ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be computer proficient
  • Possessing a clean driver’s license Class C will be at an advantage.

Suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply; however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please send application letter quoting Reference Number above, relevant academic and professional certificates, and detailed CV with day-time telephone number(s) to:

CIDRZ Human Resources Director P. O. Box 34681, LUSAKA via email: [email protected]

Hard copy applications will not be accepted.

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