HER Technician x2

Website Hitachi Construction Machinery Zambia

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Purpose of the role:

To maintain heavy mining equipment and machinery at a client’s facility and working closely with a team of other technicians to ensure that all equipment is maintained efficiently, safely, and to the highest quality standards.

Reports to: Mechanical Coordinator

Branch: Kalumbila

Key Responsibilities.

The Mechanic Technician 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.
  •  Ensure that machinery is maintained to the highest standards.
  •  Carry out machinery services and preventive maintenance of high quality to avoid breakdowns.
  • Respond promptly to breakdowns to reduce down time.
  •  Ensure that all necessary parts and materials are available when needed.
  • Ensure tools are available for the team and kept in good condition.
  • Ensure quality of work is inspected before dispatching.
  • Ensuring compliance with all safety regulations and quality standards
  •  Report all incidents immediately to the Supervisor.
  • Comply with all incident reporting and hazard identification policies.
  • To promote the culture of safety, quality & efficiency.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Minimum of an Advanced Certificate in Heavy Equipment Repair
  • Diploma in Heavy Equipment Repair/Mechanical engineering from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
  •  Minimum experience of 3 years on heavy equipment machinery in a mining environment.
  • Must have experience in heavy equipment assembly.
  • Knowledge of heavy machinery and equipment maintenance is mandatory.
  •  Valid driver’s license.
  • Practicing Member of EIZ.


  • Safety and Quality Awareness
  •  Advanced knowledge of Machines & Equipment
  • Knowledge of the use of parts and service manuals
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Good Communication & Listening Skills
  •   Action Orientation / Initiative
  •  Planning and Organizing
  •   Ability to work well under pressure.

Duration: One (1) Year Contract

If you meet the requirements for this job, 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 applicants is Tuesday 2nd April 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment-hcmz@hcmaf.com

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