Precision Recruitment International
Precision Recruitment International
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High Voltage Electrician

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• One of our clients, an international Earth Moving Equipment Company with operations here in Zambia is looking for a High Voltage Electrician

Position Summary

• Carry out maintenance and component replacements in all areas relative to customer/site responsibilities.

• Repair all mechanical, hydraulic and electrical faults when they occur, including ancillary equipment (Specifically Mining Equipment)


• Carryout maintenance and component replacements in all areas relative to customer/site responsibilities.

• Carryout Electrical diagnosis and repairing of faults on the OHT T284 trucks, and all site machines including ancillary equipment as applicable and as directed.

• Carry out all required major and minor services to the T284 OHT and other customer/site machines as directed.

• Carryout pre- and post-repair running checks and commissioning as per OEM standards.

• Apply the concepts of electricity as direct current, alternating current calculation test, electrical capacity of cables, electrical circuit analysis and measurement unit’s system using the electrical drawings.

• Correct and appropriate use of supplied electrical tooling and equipment such as voltage, current, resistance meters including Megger, high voltage measuring kit.

• Interpret electrical and hydraulic drawings, and symbols, demonstrating the capacity to implement and/or dissemination of manuals, as an aid to repair the equipment in accordance with OEM standards.

• Perform equipment maintenance, inspection and repair of parts, support and monitor the processes of maintenance; highlighting and recommending corrective actions when anomalies are detected.

• Follow the part management and maintenance strategies as determined by the site management.

• Follow specific operating procedures.

• Follow specific maintenance procedures.

• Operation of plant and mobile equipment within limits of competence and training.

• Carry out inspections and audits on equipment as required.

• Undertake housekeeping and housekeeping inspections.

• Accurate completion of documentation including timesheets, maintenance requests and any customer/site specific documentation required providing specific work details and findings.

• Undertake training as required to improve knowledge and gain new skills.

• Maintain service and repair equipment in a safe and efficient manner

• Conduct yourself in a manner, which is courteous, respectful and co-operative towards customers and Liebherr personnel and deal ethically and honestly with all people and situations

• Acquiring knowledge of the machines to complete relevant processes

• Follow reasonable directions by LZM and client, as directed by immediate superior.

• Demonstrate willingness to work in other sections within the maintenance environment.

• Maintain customer additional plant as and if directed.

• Carryout associated administrative duties as required.

• Liaise with Company and client about any safety and operational issues identified

• Demonstrate and apply a mythological approach to fault finding and diagnosing.

• Report to work on time

• Any other duties as requested by the Project Manager, Product Advisors and LZM Management.

Safety Orientation

• Report all incidents, (by completing company approved incident report form) to LZM Project Manager or appointed senior manager on site.

• Comply with and drive the team, in ensuring Safety, Environment, Health and Occupational Risk Prevention as enforced by Company and the customer.

• Report to work in a sound and physically fit manner, managing self-fatigue.

• Assess the occupational health and safety hazards and risks in the workplace, specifically those relating to work undertaken by your position and ensure appropriate

• control measures are implemented before undertaking those tasks.

• Raise occupational health and safety issues with your supervisor or manager where you have identified an unacceptable risk.

• Participate in all HSE related inductions and training requirements.

• Demonstrate commitment to and participate and contribute in achieving the tasks emanating from HSEC audits


• Trade Qualification or higher

• Current Zambian driver’s licence

• High Voltage Electrical License (or Equivalent – if exist)

• Four 4 years in similar positions in mining

• Knowledge of electricity, intermediate level.

• Knowledge of pneumatics, mechanical and hydraulics, basic level.

• Microsoft Office user level.

• Intermediate knowledge in materials technology.

• Knowledge of Failure Analysis I

• knowledge of ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001


• Current Silicossis Certificate

• Working at Heights Certificate

• Current HV Switching Certificate (if exist)

• First Aid

How to apply

Send your CV to the email below:

Application deadline
16 Mar
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Precision Recruitment International (PRI) is a privately owned recruitment company with offices in Zambia, Zimbabwe (HQ) and Mozambique. It has positioned itself to provide high quality recruitment services by acquiring the best possible prospects and placements. It does this by pro-actively building relationships with people in developing industries in the various regional countries. PRI uses a wide range of techniques that include specified 'search and selection' methods and contingent-based recruitment techniques.