Multiple Positions

  • Contract
  • Zambia

Bantu Recruitment Agency

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Bantu Recruitment Agency is looking to fill up the following positions for their client.


Job Responsibilities:

The specific tasks to be performed by the position holder will include;

  • 3Diagnosing mechanical and electrical problems with and without using provided Electronic Scanners/Diagnostic tools.
  • Repairing and servicing all heavy equipment products within the established standards.
  • Completing preventive maintenance such as, engine tune-ups, oil changes, and replacing filters.
  • Lubricating equipment in accordance with established procedures and charts.
  • Keeping equipment available for use by inspecting and testing vehicles.
  • Maintaining vehicle functional condition by listening to operator complaints.
  • Completing work order closure sheets
  • Replacing parts and components.
  • Maintaining vehicle records by recording service and repairs.
  • Checking fan belts, hoses, wiper blades, radiators and batteries, and other safety equipment
  • Verifying vehicle serviceability by conducting test drives.
  • Maintaining excellent customer relations through frequent communication.
  • Preparing accurate service and repair reports in a timely manner.
  • Complying with state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.
  • Be actively involved in daily house-keeping
  • Any Other Duties, as per instruction from Direct Line Supervisor.

Job Specific Competencies:

  • Troubleshooting.
  • Standby work required.
  • Overtime when necessary.
  • Doing shift work.
  • Exposure to dust, heat and noise.
  • PC Literacy.
  • An understanding of the cultural and political environment.
  • An understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures.
  • Valid Silicosis certificate.

Key Job Attributes:

  • Problem Solving.
  • Teamwork.
  • Bold initiative.
  • Thinking and working safety and safely
  • Upholding quality
  • Technical Skill.
  • Driving quantity.
  • Driving attendance.

Qualifications and Experience required:

The job will require knowledge, skills and experience in the following areas:

  • Full Grade Twelve 12 School certificate.
  • Craft Certificate from recognised institution.
  • A member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ).
  • Valid Driver’s licence.
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant experience as a qualified Artisan HER.


Specific Job Responsibility

  • Adhere to the company’s planned and preventive maintenance schedules and procedures.
  • Respond to unplanned breakdowns when on duty timeously.
  • Effectively maintain and repair electrical systems on diesel propelled mining equipment.
  • Report all safety incidents immediately to the Supervisor.
  • Maintain the correct and safe usage of all hand tools and company property within your section.
  • Report all defective tools, record and control all replacement of tools.
  • Any other duties as directed by the Electrical Shift Supervisor.

Job Specific Competencies

  • Demonstrated application of continuous improvement principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to work safely and improve team safety awareness.
  • Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ).
  • Can demonstrate understanding of mobile equipment electrical circuit analysis, troubleshooting, installation and repair.
  • Proven ability to maintain, repair, wire, and install auto electrical components including electrical harnesses, starter motors, alternators, valves, solenoids.

Key Job Attributes

  • Able to handle work with a great sense of professionalism
  • Possesses good organizational skills
  • Identify repairs required via unfair wear and tear, and advise the shift supervisor.
  • Maintain a professional approach to duties and responsibilities with the capability of making timely, rational decisions and an ability to meet deadlines.
  • Act with honesty and integrity in all areas: maintain confidentiality in dealings with subordinates, clients and customers.
  • Demonstrate accuracy, time management and organizational skills.
  • Maintain a professional work ethic through effective, honest communication with supervisors, peers, and subordinates.
  • Commitment to reach or exceed maintenance, operational and safety goals.
  • Work effectively in a team environment, supporting other team members when needed.
  • The ability and drive to manage maintenance work group in a technically challenging and geographically remote maintenance environment.
  • Sound planning, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Knowledge and understanding of diverse third world cultures and customs an advantage.
  • Experience required to perform in this job.
  • Knowledge in Basic First Aid and Basic Health and Safety
  • Excellent team building, organisation and communication skills
  • At least 5 years’ working experience in heavy equipment operations preferably in the mining environment.
  • Proven experience troubleshooting and maintenance on Auto-electrical systems on Mining Mobile equipment
  • Ability to provide information technically.
  • Ability on defect and risk identification and execute backlog with quality.
  • Experience in maintenance of diesel propelled drills such as Cat, Epiroc, Sandvik,
  • Furukawa. Experience in some or all of the following machines will be advantageous: Epiroc D65, DML and DM30 or similar.


  • Full Grade Twelve (12) School certificate
  • Craft Certificate/ Diploma in Automotive Engineering with a Specialization in Auto-Electrical
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ).


  • will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of diesel-powered vehicles.
  • running diagnostic tests on vehicles
  • test driving vehicles to gauge performance
  • maintaining detailed records of the vehicles they have serviced.



  • Should have a diploma in mechanical engineering
  • valid driver’s license
  • Minimum 2yrs experience.
  • Having Trailer Mechanical experience and a diesel certificate will be an added advantage.
  • A member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ).


Please send a detailed CV and your Qualifications via email to:

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