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The Lilongwe Water Board is a Statutory Corporation established in 1947 and re-constituted in 1995 under the Water Works Act (Cap 72). It is responsible for the provision of water supply services to the City of Lilongwe and other surrounding areas designated as its supply area. The Board is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates of Malawi origin to fill the following temporary position that exists within the Board.

Reporting to Senior General Fitter, the General Fitter shall be responsible for the following:

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Carrying out domestic installation and maintenance;
  •  Carrying out industrial installation and maintenance;
  •  Inspecting mechanical equipment or plants for purposes of identifying and repairing the faults;
  •  Testing mechanical equipment;
  •  Preparing various reports;
  • Adhering to quality and safety standards in the handling and utilization of equipment;
  •  Producing machine parts and components;
  • Demonstrating outstanding commitment to service delivery programmes of the Board by personally identifying and reporting water bursts/leakages to customer care division of which verifiable repair records shall be tendered to be used as one of the components for assessment during one’s performance appraisal time.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) plus Malawi TEVET Certificate Level 3 or National Trade Test Certificate Grade 1 or Advanced Malawi Craft Certificate in General Fitting with two (2) years’ experience.


Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their application letters, copies of certificates and a Curriculum Vitae with details of three traceable referees not later than 28th May 2021 to:

The Chief Executive Officer

Lilongwe Water Board

P.O Box 96


Those that do not submit copies of certificates will not be considered for shortlisting and only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

Lilongwe Water Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Canvassing will Lead to Disqualification.

Skills Required

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