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Mechanic Journeyperson Technician - Zimbabwe School Examination Council (Zimsec)

Location: Harare
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Job Summary


Reporting to the Foreperson-Printing Production. The job exists to ensure installation, maintenance and repair of all mechanical plant and fluid equipment to ensure operational targets are achieved.

Duties And Responsibilities


  • Installs plant equipment and machinery (including printing and packaging machinery)
  • Maintains property infrastructure to minimise downtime via mechanical faults
  • Attends to mechanical faults on infrastructure and plant machinery
  • Performs planned/preventive maintenance
  • Performs plant checks to identify potential machinery failures
  • Plans for repair or replacement of identified faults on machinery
  • Performs failure mode analysis of plant machinery
  • Draws up a checklist of possible plant machinery failures as well as identify and advise on the procurement of required critical spare parts
  • Compiles data on plant break-downs and files job cards for plant review
  • Designs, draws and machines selected spares for plant machinery
  • Plans for machinery installation projects from human resourcing, time budgeting, materials sourcing and installation process design.
  • Tests, commissions and decommissions installed machinery
  • Training and induction of apprentices
  • Ensures compliance with the requirement of SHE regulations
  • Supervises machine operators on operator maintenance (First line maintenance)
  • Provides advisory services to the procurement department on the correct spares and machinery to acquire
  • Communicates with suppliers’ and machine manufacturers for after sales support.
  • Performs standby duties to service production off normal working hours
  • Researches and advises on latest technology to meet global trends in production.
  • Assists operators with setting up and understanding the use of machinery according to best practices.

Qualifications And Experience


  • 5 O’ Levels including Mathematics, Science and English
  • National Certificate in Mechanical Engineering
  • National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a reputable institution is an added advantage
  • Class one (1) Journeyman
  • Apprenticeship Trained– 4 years
  • 5 years’ experience

How To Apply

Interested and qualified persons should submit their applications and Curriculum Vitae with contact telephone numbers and names of at least three (3) referees. Applications should be done online on the google application form accessible on the ZIMSEC website Applications should be received not later than 14th March 2022. Above positions are based in Norton and female journeypersons are encouraged to apply.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Assistant Director, Human Resources.

Zimbabwe School Examination Council (ZIMSEC)

Head Office Examination Centre

Upper East Road, Mount Pleasant

P.O. BOX CY1464, Causeway


The google application form can be accessed through the link here or click on the link below.

NB. ZIMSEC recruitment policy does not require any prospective job seekers to make payment to the Council or any of its employees as a way of securing employment.


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