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Pump Technician (3 Posts)

Date Posted: Friday, 21 December 2012
Industry: Parastatal
Employment Type: Permanent
Location: Harare, Bulawayo

Job Summary


Job Scope and Outline:

  • The Pump Technician reports to the Engineering Manager and the role offers repairs and maintenance to pump equipment at Service Stations and depots in Harare and its environs.
  • The Pump Technician also maintains equipment for customers in his/her allocated zone.


Job Specification: (Key Roles and Responsibilities)


  • Carry out maintenance of pumping and metering equipment in accordance with the Trade Measures Act.
  • Prepare all equipment that requires as sizing for the Government Inspectors to assize.
  • Carry out verification and calibration of pumps and meters at the depots and customer sites.
  • Liase with contractors on subcontracted work to ensure that The Employer's equipment is repaired or serviced as per standard and in accordance with legislation.
  • Provide best practices in the operation of equipment to users at Service stations, customer sites and depots.
  • Provide training' to users of equipment on good and recommended proper operation of equipment.
  • Ensure that the department offer customer service levels that meet the required standards as set out in the service level agreements.
  • Liaise with Engineering Manager to ensure that an updated Critical spares list is maintained and that all critical spares are available and the minimum stock is also available.
  • Assist Business Managers and Key Account Managers in loss investigation when this service is required.
  • Manage and collaborate with service providers, relationship and partnership building.
  • Promote actions and decisions that prevent accidents harm to people and damage to the environment extending this to contractors as well.




  • A Class one Journey person in Fitting and Turning or a National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognised institution.
  • A valid Licence of Competence from the Trade Measures department.
  • Clean Class 4 drivers licence


  • At least two years experience in a fitting and turning position and at least five years experience in maintenance and servicing of petroleum pumps and depot or truck bulk meters.

Core Competencies:

  • Performance improvement.
  • Business Awareness.
  • Partnership and Teamwork.
  • Innovation and wise decision-making.

Technical Competencies:

  • Engineering principles awareness.
  • Project Management.


Interested candidates should forward their detailed Curriculum Vitae with a cover note to The People In Culture REF GT 2812, 135 enterprise Road, Highlands, Harare, or P.O Box CY 2619

Email : humanresources [at] zw.gt.com

Submissions must be posted by the 24th of December 2012.

Please Register to apply online.