College Maintenance Foreman

Website St Ignatius College

One of the Jesuit Schools located in Lusaka

St Ignatius College is looking for a hardworking, proactive, and organized individual to fill the position of College Maintenance Foreman to coordinate and oversee the operations of the Maintenance Department. As a Head of Department, you will be required to prepare written reports and work plans. We need a foreman who also has the basic knowledge and skills of one or more of the following: building, plumbing, electricals, landscaping, bricklaying, carpentry, and/or joinery.


  • Oversee the Maintenance Department.
  • Coordinating and allocating daily maintenance tasks to other team members.
  • Ensuring the effective and efficient maintenance and works for all facilities, buildings, and tools.
  • Developing and implementing a preventative maintenance program to minimize interruption and maximize tools lifespan.
  • Managing the maintenance budget and ensuring cost-effective maintenance solutions.
  • Liaising with other departments to ensure minimal disruption to operations during maintenance activities.
  • Maintaining accurate and up to date maintenance records and reports.
  • Controlling wastage within your department.
  • Managing and controlling maintenance related tools and machinery.
  • Preparing reports and work plans for presentation to College Management.


  • Grade 12 Leaving School Certificate
  • Certificate/Diploma/Degree or an Equivalent in a similar field with a hands-on practical and skilled trade in either electrician, carpentry, building, bricklaying, plumbing, joinery, landscaping, gardening, etc.
  • Proven experience as foreman.
  • Ability to prepare written reports and work plans.
  • Ability to communicate and report effectively.
  • Ability to speak and write English fluently.
  • 2 – 3 years of work experience.

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