Carpenter Jobs in Zambia at The Copperbelt University

Copperbelt University

To work with wood to build and repair structures and other items including calculating quotes and creating design plans for remodelling projects.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
• Installs wooden structures such as roofing frames, rafters, partitions, joists and stud work.
• Installs cabinets, shelving, fitted furniture, drywall and insulation.
• Adds fixtures and fittings such as door handles, locks, hinges and closures.
• Selects lumber by size and strength to suit each job, sourcing wood to suit the departmental budget and style.
• Monitors the number of fasteners and materials required for each job.
• Liaises with supervisor and user departments and other construction professionals.
• Performs any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience
• Grade 12 full School Certificate with 5 “O” levels with Credit or better in English and Mathematics.
• Minimum of a Craft Certificate in Carpentry and Joinery or any other related field.
• Not less than one (1) year of practical experience.

Required Competencies and Behavioural Attributes
• Good interpersonal skills to effectively interact with technical staff and carry out tasks.
• Ability to operate civil engineering equipment.

Reporting Relationships
• Immediate Supervisor: Building Foreman
• Salary Scale: PSS08

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 12

Level of Education: Professional Certificate

Job application procedure
• Interested applicants meeting the above requirement should submit signed application letters, a detailed Curriculum Vitae, ZAQA validated copies of Academic Certificates, certified Professional Certificates and three (03) names of referees, two (02) of whom must be Professionally acquainted with the applicant.
• The applications in hard copies should be submitted to the undersigned not later than Friday 25th AUGUST 2023 or soft copies to
• The Registrar
• The Copperbelt University
• Plot 4692, Jambo Drive, Riverside
• P O Box 21692

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