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Blantyre Water Board is a government-owned institution established and reconstituted under the Waterworks Act of 1995 to supply potable water to people of Blantyre City and other surrounding areas. The Board is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill temporary positions of Plumbers for a duration of six (6) months:

Position: Plumbers (Temporary)

Applicants must have the following attributes:

  • At least Grade 1 Malawi National Trade Test Certificate and Advanced Craft Certificate in Plumbing;
  • Malawi School Certificate of Education;
  • At least 2 years work experience in a similar job
  • Attention to detail;
  • Ability to meet deadlines;
  • Resilience and ability to work long hours;
  • Planning and coordination skills;
  • Good interpersonal and customer care services skills;
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills.

The successful applicants will be responsible for:

  • Repairing burst pipes and leakages;
  • Assessing new connection applications;
  • Installing new water connections;
  • Planning day to day work for skilled labourers;
  • Replacing faulty meters;
  • Replacing, laying and lowering pipes;
  • Assisting in developing new lines;
  • Disconnecting and reconnecting customer pipes and meters;
  • Ensuring that all works done at customer premises are documented and signed for in a register;
  • Installing and replacing main line valves;
  • Enforcing safety regulations in all site undertakings;
  • Carrying out inspections at customer premises for adherence to Board’s bye laws;
  • Requisitioning of maintenance materials from stores;
  • Ensuring that set standards and specifications for excavating trenches for pipe laying are adhered to at all times;
  • Writing and submitting daily reports;
  • Uprooting of illegal connections;
  • Performing any other duties relevant to the post as assigned from time to time.

How to apply

Interested eligible applicants must submit their written applications giving full Curriculum Vitae (CV) and names of two (2) traceable referees to


or :- 

The Acting Chief Executive

Blantyre Water Board

P.O. Box 30369


The closing date for receiving application letters is 13th September 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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