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Technician/Senior Technician at Lupane State University, Hot Zimbabwe Jobs

Location : Lupane

Closing Date : 30 April 2023

Lupane State University (LSU)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the
following posts:


Department of Production Engineering

Technician/Senior Technician

Qualifications and Experience

  • Applicants should possess at least five (5) ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics, National Certificate plus Skilled Worker Class 1 Journeyman in Machine shop Engineering or fitting and Machining or Millwrights, a relevant National/Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering and at least two years post qualification experience.
  • Possessing a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Technology Degree in Mechanical/Production/Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering will be an added advantage.
  • The incumbent should have a high proficiency in CAD softwares and be passionate about
  • Innovation, Commercialisation and Industrialisation.

Duties and Responsibilities

The incumbent must be able to perform the following duties amongst other relevant duties as may be assigned by the Departmental Chairman from time to time-:

  • Interpretation and production of workshop technical drawings;
  • Designing, manufacturing, repairing, development, construction, modification and commissioning of equipment and models using a full range of conventional and CNC machine tools and bench fitting equipment;
  • Assisting with demonstrations during undergraduate laboratory and workshop practice;
  • Operating workshop equipment and machinery
  • Executing preventive and scheduled maintenance of workshop machinery such as drilling machines, milling machines, lathe machines, grinding machines, presses and welding machines;
  • Training of technical staff and students in the use of machine tools;
  • Ordering of various materials, parts and consumables and maintenance of adequate stock levels;
  • Assisting undergraduate Engineering students in the fabrication stage of Design and Make Projects.
  • Preparing schedules for purchase of materials for fabrication of prototype gadgets;
  • Assisting students and academic staff with Engineering research in the Workshop;
  • Housekeeping and maintaining safety in the workshop.
  • Arranging student field trips in liaison with academic staff.



Interested and qualified persons should send one set of their application in a single pdf file
clearly indicating the position being applied for in the subject line to

The application should consist of the application letter, Curriculum Vitae giving full personal
details including full names, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary,
date of availability, names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of at least three referees,
certified copies of educational and professional certificates, birth certificate and National Identity Card.
The Application letter should be addressed to:

The Senior Assistant Registrar
Lupane State University
Human Resources Section
P O Box 170

The closing date for the receipt of applications is Friday 30 April 2022. Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted


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