Hydraulic Technician

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Job Description

Purpose of the role:

Ensure that all hydraulic components are stripped, assessed, repaired, assembled and tested according to HCM standards.

Reports to: Hydraulics Supervisor

Branch: Reman Lusaka

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

The Artisan, Hydraulics will be required to perform the following tasks:

  • Daily assessment performed to ensure good housekeeping.
  • Disassemble and assess hydraulic components pumps, motors & cylinders (internal parts)
  • Cleaning and preparing parts for the assembly.
  • Complete the assembly report accurately.
  • Ensure disassembled parts are traced and placed on the allocated places.
  • Ensure all the parts for assembling of the components are requisitioned.
  • Ensure correct parts are received from the warehouse.
  • Ensure the assembly procedures and standards are followed.
  • Test hydraulics components based on the HCM standards
  • Ensure daily reports are completed and submitted to the Supervisor.
  • Finalize Reports and take photos and submit to supervisor.
  • Ensure Job cards and work order are completed with all necessary details captured correctly (including time started and finished, parts used, additional work required with parts lists needed; the number of people for the task and the duration – hours to complete).
  • Ensure safety standards are observed at all times.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Advanced Certificate in Heavy Equipment Repair, Mechanical Technician or better.
  • Minimum of 1 year’ experience in a similar field (Preferable workshop experience)
  • Member of Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)

Job Specific Competencies

  • Good Analytical Skills
  • Good communication skills
  • able to operate a forklift and Crane

Method of Application

If you meet the requirements above, email your detailed C.V, certified copies of certificates and cover letter in a single document to 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,


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline
1 Aug 12:20