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Draughtsperson - Zambezi River Authority

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


Job Purpose

To supervise the creation of drawings, maintenance and updating of stored Drawing Office records in various forms, management of library and archive records, production of computer aided design (AutoCAD) drawings and leading subordinates in the maintenance of technical Drawing Office records. 

Under the supervision of the Dam Safety Monitoring Engineer, the draughtsperson will carry out the following key responsibilities: - 

  1. Supervising and managing the Drawing Office activities to ensure that high-quality technical drawings are produced, recorded and/or maintained.
  2. Overseeing the maintenance of an accurate computerised inventory of documents in the Drawing Office; pertaining to their storage, backup, maintenance/updating, until their disposal where necessary.
  3. Maintaining technical data and the Dam Management Services' library and archive records of historic and present works.
  4. Facilitating the preparation and production of design drawings, plans or sketches in either computer-aided (AutoCAD) and manual formats as required.
  5. Providing professional guidance to subordinates and ensuring that completed work is accurately documented or -recorded and ready for presentation to the superior.
  6. Compiling and maintaining the electronic and paper library records of the Darr Management Services programmes and those of the authority in general.
  7. Overseeing the maintenance of Drawing Office inventory of drawings and equipment, library and archive records, furniture and fittings.
  8. Proposing the Drawing Office budget to address identified tools and equipment requirements for. the dam safety performance risks.
  9. Maintaining current knowledge of new trends and innovations in the field of archives and records management suitable for the Drawing Office, library and archive. 

Qualifications and Experience

General Education: 

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

Professional/Academic Qualifications

  • Diploma in Technical Drawing 

Minimum Experience:

Three (3) years of relevant experience using AutoCAD 

Other Key Competences

Leadership skills, team player, innovative, result oriented, quality oriented and communication skills.

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


Kariba Office Administration Block,

21 Lake Drive

Pvt Bag 2001,




Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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