HV Electrical Technical Advisor, (Mobile Plant)

Website Hitachi Construction Machinery Zambia Co. Ltd.

JOB INTENT: The High Voltage Electrician, is responsible for the safe, inspection, fault finding, servicing and planned component change out on the High Voltage equipment and systems on the electrical mining fleet, namely Hitachi EH3500 AC-2 and AC-3 trucks on the Kansanshi mine site.


Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure safety standards are adhered to
  • Provide technical support, information and coaching to national work force in regards to the diagnosis of complex problems across the Hitachi fleet.
  • To comply with maintenance plans for all scheduled & unscheduled repairs at the workshop area.
  • To report on failures and create FIR reports for the product support team on any failed components, circuits or systems.
  • To be focused on MTTR, mean time to repair & MTBF, mean time between
    failure and advise on reliability centered maintenance strategy.
  • To promote the culture of safety, quality & efficiency.
  • Responsible for Zambian and FQM statutory electrical inspections.
  • Comply with all incident reporting and hazard identification policies.
  • Participate and actively aid all continuous improvement and machine reliability initiatives.
  • Act as final QA/QC on all electrical activities, closing off site work orders to ensure adherence to site maintenance schedules.
  • Provide necessary support to shovel & field teams when required.
  • Coach others to strengthen specific knowledge or skills needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem.
  • Promote organizational culture exhibiting the core values of as espoused in
    Kenkijin Spirit:
  • Maintain/enhance customer relations

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Must have a full Grade 12 certificate
  • Must have a Degree in Electrical/Electromechanical/Mechatronics Engineering or equivalent
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Mobile Heavy Equipment or similar field
  • Member of Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)


  • Good Analytical Skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good customer Relations
  • Exposure to Hitachi A/C drive system is essential.
  • Advanced Technical knowledge of Mobile Plant Equipment
  • Hands-on Technical background

If you meet the above requirements, please send your detailed C.V, certified copies of certificates and a cover letter to:

The Human Resource Manager,
Hitachi Construction Machinery Zambia, Co;
Ltd. KK International Airport road plot 2350/M
P.O. Box 30182, Lusaka.

Or email in a single document to; humanresourceszambia@hcmaf.com

The closing date for applicants is Wednesday, 1 March, 2022.

NOTE: All applicants are thanked for their interest, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to humanresourceszambia@hcmaf.com.

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