Auto Electrician

Website Hitachi Construction Machinery Zambia

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Purpose of the role:

To inspect and repair electrical systems and to carry out planned and preventative maintenance tasks on electrical equipment and systems on the electrical mining fleet.

Reports to: Mechanical Coordinator

Branch: Kalumbila

Key Responsibilities:

The Auto Electrician will be required to perform the following tasks:

  • Analyze and interpret technical schematic diagrams.
  •  Attend to breakdowns in a timely manner to minimize machine downtime.
  •  Identify and diagnose issues with machinery electrical systems.
  •   Fix damaged electrical components and parts.
  • Use digital diagnostic equipment to identify issues.
  • Provide reliable service and support and exceptionally high standard of technical support to the customers.
  •  Service, repair, and replace faulty wiring and electrical components and systems.
  • Provide technical support to customers (verbal and physical) to ensure products operate continuously.
  • Capture daily tasks on job cards.
  • Ensure queries concerning machinery are quickly and efficiently attended to.
  • Always Comply with safety policies and regulations.
  • Perform additional duties or responsibilities assigned by the service manager.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  •  Must have a full Grade 12 certificate.
  • Craft Certificate in Auto Electrical or better.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ progressive experience.
  • Full Member of the Engineering Institute of Zambia.
  • Strong understanding of electrical codes and regulations.
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and diagrams.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.


  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  •  Good Communication & Listening Skills
  • Safety and Quality Awareness
  •  Advanced knowledge of Machines & Equipment
  • Action Orientation / Initiative
  • Planning and Organizing

Duration: One (1) Year Contract

If you meet the requirements above, email your detailed C.V, certified copies of certificates and cover letter scanned 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,


The closing date for applications is Tuesday 2nd April 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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