Eastern Tropical Fruits Ltd
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Electrician

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Eastern Tropical Fruits Ltd (“ETF” or the “Company”) is a greenfield project that that is owned by Zambia Fruit Company, a subsidiary of the Industrial Development Corporation (“IDC”), and VitaPlus Foods Limited. The Company is located in Katete District of the Eastern Province and

seeks to establish bulk agricultural infrastructure that facilitates national food production while adding value for local and export markets. As part of its growth strategy, ETF is hereby seeking to employ suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following positions:

Job Purpose:

  • Installations and repairing of electrical components connected to the machines.
  • Wiring systems and fixtures in the buildings.
  • Maintaining, repairing, and adjusting pumps and pump control systems including VFDs, soft starts, and pump control valves.
  • Design, install, maintain, repair, and troubleshoot communication systems, electrical control systems and industrial electrical panels.
  • Create and maintain schematics, and diagrams; read and interpret electrical drawings.
  • Design and install electrical systems; run conduit, pull, and size wire, and components.
  • Install, repair, troubleshoot and maintain power generation systems including generators.
  • Installation of new electrical equipment and electrical wiring according to the National Electrical Code and company electrical standards.
  • Perform high voltage switching and operate generators in support of operations.
  • Perform all work in compliance with applicable codes, standards, safety, and environment regulations.
  • Responsible for station lockout/tagout procedures as mandated by company policy.
  • Ensures piping complies with electrical codes.
  • Installation of circuit breakers and other electrical hardware and wiring them.
  • Testing electrical systems to ensure proper installation and operation.
  • Inspecting electrical systems to determine whether repairs are needed.
  • Ensuring that all maintenance and high voltage switching is carried out in a safe and efficient manner, to assure maximum reliability and uptime.
  • Installation of safety and distribution components (e.g., switches, resistors, circuit-breaker panels etc.).
  • Breakdown prevention in the systems by routinely inspecting and replacing old wiring and insulated cables, cleaning circuits etc.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Key Responsibilities

As above.

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Grade 12 certificate.
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering or relevant field.
  • Three (3) years’ work experience in similar position.
  • Member of EIZ.

Method of Application

Submit your CV and application on company website: