Refrigeration Mechanic

Unitrans Malawi Limited




Unitrans Malawi Limited a prominent employer in the sugar logistics industry wants to recruit suitably qualified persons of Malawian origin to fill the following vacancies tenable at Dwangwa Depot for the 2024 cane haulage season.


Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Workshop Manager, the success applicant will be responsible for:-

  • Inspect and diagnose problems in refrigeration system;
  • Perform regular maintenance and repairs on refrigeration systems;
  • Install new refrigeration systems;
  • Use hand and power tools to install, repair and maintain refrigeration systems;
  • Keep up to date with new technology and advancement in the refrigeration industry;
  • Comply and Maintain safety and health requirements at all times.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have a minimum of Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE).
  • Grade 1 National Trade Test Certificate in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration or its equivalent. Completion of refrigeration mechanic apprenticeship program or equivalent experience also required.
  • Must be proficient in diagnostic tools and equipment.
  • Strong mechanical and electrical skills.
  • Excellent trouble shooting and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of team.
  • Minimum of three years hands on experience in a similar position in a busy organization.
  • Must have knowledge of agricultural and vehicle air con systems and be able to diagnose electrical faults and make necessary repairs.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in shifts and with little supervision.

Interested persons who meet the above minimum requirements for the post of Refrigeration Mechanic should send their CV and written application (with three traceable referees) to:

The Contract Manager
Unitrans Malawi Limited
Dwangwa Depot
P.O. Box 57

Those who already applied for the post of Refrigeration Mechanic need not apply and only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

The company is an equal opportunities employer and offers competitive remuneration to the successful persons commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 5th April, 2024.