Maintenance Technician (1 post) – Nafasi za Kazi SUMAIT University

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Maintenance Technician (1 post) – Nafasi za Kazi SUMAIT University May 2021
The Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT University) was built on the foundation of the former University College of Education Zanzibar established in 1998 by a charity organization; Kuwait based Direct Aid (AD). In line with this expansion, of SUMAIT University – Zanzibar. The University is also making restructuring of Programs and Faculties in Education and Administration positions to accommodate the business needs.
Therefore, SUMAIT University wishes to invite both applications from suitable Internal and External qualified Individuals to fill the academic vacant posts as follows:-
Maintenance Technician (1 post)
A maintenance Technician is responsible for keeping a facility operating and repairing any problems when they are discovered before they have a chance to worsen. A Maintenance Technician will usually be required to perform a wide range of repair tasks around a University.
Essential Duties, Tasks & Responsibilities:
Maintains and repairs University buildings replacing broken windows, changing light bulbs, repairing electrical circuits etc.
Performs regular inspections and checks of all facilities and equipment within the University, in order to identify maintenance needs at an early stage and take swift corrective action.
A Maintenance Technician requires a diverse mix of both hard and soft skills, particularly manual labour skills, including:-
Electrical wiring capabilities to manage problems with the building’s electricity.
Carpentry ability to handle basic repairs around the building.
Grounds keeping if the facilities contain lawns or other outdoor areas in need of maintenance.
Interpersonal skills to interact with employees or residents of the building in a pleasant manner
Physical stamina to handle a full shift of being active and working on the University building.
Diploma holder in Electrical Engineering/FTC
A minimum of four years experience as a mechanical technician in an education field or related industry.
Extensive knowledge of mechanical engineering designs, installations, maintenance, and repairs.
Proficiency in mechanical design and diagnostic testing software.
Exceptional analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.
Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
Great organizational and time management abilities.
Willingness to perform mechanical maintenance and repairs outside of business hours.
Performing any other duties assigned by the Estate Officer.
Age of not more than 45 years.
Salary and Remunerations 
SUMAIT University offers attractive salary and remunerations according to the University’s Salary Scales.
Mode of Application
Applicants should submit their applications supported by detailed Curriculum Vitae (C.V.), certified copies of their certificates, names and addresses of three non-relative referees who can be contacted for references. Foreign awards should be verified by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).
Hand delivered application should reach to Sumait University, Chukwani Street Zanzibar not later than 3:30hrs on 14 June 2021. Or you can send your application through Email at:
Applications should be addressed to:
Vice Chancellor,
SUMAIT University,
P.O. Box 1933, Zanzibar.
The deadline for submitting the application is 14 June 2021

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