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Workshop Mechanic

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Job Description

We are seeking a hard-working and reliable Workshop Mechanic to join our team in the Service Centre Section. You will participate in a variety of projects, following mechanical plans and instructions from the site supervisor. Your main responsibilities as the Mechanic will include but are not limited to:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Examine machines and oversee diagnostic tests to determine functionality problems.
  • Maintain work logs, repairs, and maintenance records.
  • Monitor inventory and order new parts when necessary.
  • Build and assemble machines or mechanical components according to requirements.
  • Conduct repairs aiming for maximum reliability.
  • Troubleshoot reported problems and resolve them in a timely manner.
  • Perform thorough maintenance on machinery, equipment and systems.
  • Clean and apply lubricants to machinery components.
  • Replenish fluids and components of engines and machinery.
  • Provide consultation on correct maintenance and preventative measures to machine and vehicle users.
  • Keep logs of work and report on issues. 

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of 2 years' proven experience as a Mechanic.
  • In-depth knowledge of vehicle diagnostic equipment and mechanical systems.
  • Aptitude in using various hand tools (screwdrivers, hammers etc.) and precision measurement tools (e.g. callipers).
  • A strong commitment to all health and safety guidelines.
  • Very good physical strength and stamina. 

How to Apply

Applicants must submit six (6) copies of applications. Each set of application must be accompanied by a Curriculum Vitae, giving full particulars including full name; place, date of birth, I.D, birth certificate and copies of academic and professional qualifications, all certified. Applicants must give information on experience, date of availability, telephone numbers, names and addresses of three contactable referees. Applications should be hand delivered to Office No. 113, Administration Building at the University of Zimbabwe or posted to: 


University of Zimbabwe

P O. Box MP167

Mount Pleasant


NB: The University of Zimbabwe is an equal opportunity employer and therefore men and women are equally encouraged to apply. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Deadline: 10 March 2023. 

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University Of Zimbabwe (UZ)

University Of Zimbabwe (UZ)

The University of Zimbabwe is a public university in Harare, Zimbabwe. It opened in 1952 as the University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, and was initially affiliated with the University of London. It was later renamed the University of Rhodesia, and adopted its present name upon Zimbabwe's independence in 1980.

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