Heavy Equipment Repair Technician

Website Hitachi Construction Machinery Zambia Co. Ltd.

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Purpose of the role:
Carry out Maintenance works in accordance with Hitachi standards for achievement of company goals and objectives.

Duration: One (1) Year
Reports to: Mechanical Coordinator
Branch: Lumwana (To cover Lumwana Branch, Avantech Project, and Kalumbila Mine)

Key Responsibilities:

The H.E.R Technician will be required to perform the following tasks:

  • Ensure safety standards are adhered to;
  • Maintain a safe working environment and follow safety regulations;
  • Conduct Workshop maintenance daily (preventive & corrective actions)
  • Ensure good housekeeping at all times;
  • Ensure workshop equipment is inspected and maintained in good working condition;
  • Report all deficient/ broken and problematic tools to supervisor;
  • Comply with maintenance plans for all scheduled & unscheduled repairs at the workshop;
  • Check to ensure availability of critical parts in the warehouse for all planned Jobs;
  • Ensure all Queries are quickly and effectively resolved to improve Customer satisfaction;
  • Ensure Job cards are completed accurately and on time and submitted to the supervisor;
  • Maintain and enhance customer relations;
  • Promote the culture of safety, quality & efficiency;
  • Comply with all incident reporting and hazard identification policies;
  • Promote organizational culture exhibiting the core values of as espoused in Kenkijin Spirit;

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Must have a full Grade 12 certificate
  • Minimum of an Advanced Certificate in Heavy Equipment Repair or equivalent.
  • Minimum experience of 2 years on heavy equipment machinery in a mining environment
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Member of Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)


  • Hands-on Technical approach
  • Skilled in Earthmoving Equipment Repairs
  • Knowledge of the use of parts and service manuals
  • Fundamentals of Electricity Knowledge
  • Fundamentals Hydraulics Knowledge
  • Good Analytical Skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good customer Relations

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 Monday 5th September, 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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