Lineman

Karibu Trading Limited

We are looking for a highly skilled lineman to join our company. You will be running overhead and underground electrical cables, installing electricity meters, and inspecting power lines and wiring for repair or replacement.

Interested candidates should possess extensive experience as a lineman and the ability to work independently. A top-notch lineman will be someone whose expertise results in the safe and efficient provision of power supply to our customers.

Lineman Responsibilities:

  • Installing distribution lines.
  • Reading and interpreting electrical wiring diagrams.
  • Digging trenches or climbing poles to repair or maintain underground and overhead electrical cables.
  • Performing inspections to prevent power outages by replacing or repairing components.
  • Clearing away tree branches or other hazards near live power installations.
  • Troubleshooting power outages and problems with electrical lines and wires.
  • Attending to call-outs and performing repairs in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Reporting progress, complications, concerns, and delays to the Site Engineer.
  • Always Adhering to safety standards, as well as complying with company and industry regulations.

Lineman Requirements:

  • Diploma or certificate in electrical repair, or similar.
  • Grade 12 full certificate.
  • Minimum 2 years’ post-training work experience in a related role.
  • Valid Engineering Institute of Zambia (EIZ) 2024 practicing License is MANDATORY. Applicants without a valid EIZ will be automatically disqualified.
  • Extensive experience with climbing gear, digger derricks, aerial lifts, tensioners, and pullers.
  • Superb troubleshooting abilities.
  • Great organizational and time-management skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Availability to work outside of business hours.

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