Meter Technician

Full Time

Lilongwe Water Board

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 permanent position.


Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Meter Technician shall be responsible for the following:

Key Duties and Responsibilities
a) Maintaining damaged water meters;
b) Installing bulk meter;
c) Carrying out meter testing;
d) Attending to customer queries concerning meters;
e) Verifying the working of new consignment of meters;
f) Requisitioning water meters from stores;
g) Preparing various reports;
h) Adhering to quality and safety standards in the handling and utilization of equipment;
i) 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 Qualification and Experience

A minimum of MSCE and Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with at least two (2) years’ experience in
maintenance work.

All interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their applications together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of certificates not later than 16th April 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 and only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

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

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