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Dam Maintenance Civil Foreperson - Zambezi River Authority

Location: kariba
Alert: Application Deadline Expired

Zambezi River Authority is seeking a highly motivated, 'suitably qualified, and experienced Zimbabwean Nationals to fill the following vacant position:

DAM MAINTENANCE CIVIL FOREPERSON 

Job Purpose

Responsible for dam maintenance activities and attending to the construction, repairs, installations, and civils maintenance works at the Kariba Dam, including playing an oversight role in the supervision and maintenance of the Authority's building assets. 

Under the supervision of the Dam Maintenance Engineer, the Dam Maintenance Civil Foreperson will carry out the following key responsibilities:

  1. Leading the general dam maintenance activities including the construction, repairs and installation of the Authority's civils and building assets.
  2. Monitoring the planning of tasks, work and distributing of materials and time management of schedules on received job cards.
  3. Using judgment within generally defined guidelines to identify problems, craft solutions and help to solve maintenance problems and to promote a team-oriented work culture. 
  4. Monitoring effectiveness of work plans involving materials, labour, equipment, transport and budget, optimizing the use and management of resources.
  5. Supervising skilled Artisans in assigning tasks and general maintenance; and providing technical expertise in the undertaking of civils related maintenance works.
  6. Inspecting work done and ensuring that workmanship meets acceptable standards and that employees and casual/contract workers always observe safe workplace practices. 
  7. Preparing and timeously submitting comprehensive monthly and ad hoc reports on the Section's Civils related activities, with sufficient useful details for decision making by superiors. 
  8. Proposing equipment, materials and spares to be used and procured in line with the changing technologies applicable within the civils, construction and maintenance field. 
  9. Verifying monthly time sheets of the civils maintenance teams including for casual/contract employees in order to facilitate processing of the payroll. 

Qualifications & Experience

General Education:

  • Five (5) '0' Levels with "Cs" or better; in English, Mathematics and any Science subject; 

Professional/Academic Qualifications

  • Diploma in Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Membership of a Professional body 

Minimum Experience:

Three (3) years of relevant experience. 

Other Key Competencies

Communication skills, leadership skills planning skills, innovative, results oriented quality oriented. 

Application Procedure

Written application letters together with detailed CVs and certified photocopies of academic & professional certificates should be forwarded to:

Senior Manager - Human Resource and Administration,

Zambezi River Authority,

Harare Office Club Chambers,

Nelson Mandela Avenue,

P.O. Box 630, HARARE

OR

Kariba Office Administration Block,

21 Lake Drive

Pvt Bag 2001,

KARIBA 

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIVING APPLICATIONS WILL BE 27TH MAY 2022 

(ONLY SHORT-LISTED CANDIDATES WILL1 BE CONTACTED) 

Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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