PLANT ATTENDANT – Mulonga Water Supply and Sanitation Company Ltd

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Mulonga Water Supply and Sanitation Company Ltd is a dynamic and vibrant Company providing water and sanitation services in the Municipalities of Chingola, Mufulira and Chililabombwe. At Mulonga, all employees play a crucial role in moving the company “towards purified excellence”. Thus Mulonga acknowledges the importance of having a team that will actualize its objectives and ultimately transform Mulonga into “the most admired utility in Africa”. To ensure this is achieved, Mulonga commits to attract and retain the best employees through a systematic talent management process.

Applications are now invited from suitably qualified candidates to join the team in the positions listed below;



Purpose of the Job

To assist the Plant operator in running/operating the pumps, monitoring the chemical dosing, collecting data on running hours of pumps, pressures on pumps, voltage and currents being drawn by pumps, observing the operations of vital equipment and house-keeping at Water Treatment Plants including backwashing of filters and cleaning of flocculation/ sedimentation tanks.


Summary of Main Accountabilities

Helps the Plant Operator is running a WTP/s by observing the running pumps, monitoring the amperage on the electric panel and reporting any abnormal reading observed.
Assist in chemical dosing of waters at WTP/s based on advice from the Plant Operator
Acquaints himself/herself with status of the plant at beginning of shift by reading shift report and discussing with out-going Operator/Attendant so as to know plant status at beginning of shift.
Sweeps, dusts, cleans the plant and surroundings to maintain cleanliness and orderliness
Monitors the levels at the command and Service reservoirs to ensure adequate water supply
Provide first “level aid” to equipment breakdown at WTP/s before reporting to /Operator/Supervisor.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

Grade 12 with 5 O Levels
Apprenticeship – Water Plant Operations
1 – 2 year post-qualification experience
Ability to understand basic water chemistry
Handling of “first-level” preventive and corrective maintenance
Ability to report possible pollution/contamination sites, and understand temperatures for pumps and motors, including operating pressures for the pumps.
Minimum physical skills such as carrying items and opening and closing valves


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