Welder (1 Post)

Qualifications and Experience

  • National Certificate in Boiler Making or Welding from HEXCO/Equivalent;
  • At least five (5) Ordinary Level Passes including English Language.
  • Class 1 Journeyman Certificate;
  • At least three (3) years post qualification experience preferable in a University setting.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparing, reading and interpreting blueprints to assess or plan layout and procedures;
  • Determining the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements;
  • Setting up components for welding according to specifications;
  • Operating angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded;
  • Aligning components using callipers, rulers and clamp pieces;
  • Welding components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal or overhead);
  • Repairing machinery and other components by welding pieces and filling gaps;
  • Testing and inspecting welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws;
  • Maintaining equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety;
  • Performing departmental duties such as maintaining records and files, preparing reports and ordering supplies and equipment;
  • Preparing cost estimate.

Person Specification

  • Good communication skills;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Multi-tasking skills;
  • Good arithmetical and analytical skills;
  • Observant and thorough;
  • Problem solver;
  • Physical dexterity.

NB: Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Police clearance is mandatory for successful candidates.


Interested and qualified persons should send one set of their application merged in continuous pdf format to recruitment@buse.ac.zw consisting of the application letter, certified copies of educational certificates, transcripts, National ID, Birth Certificate and a Curriculum Vitae giving full personal details including full names, place and date of birth, qualifications, previous employment and experience, telephone number, present salary, date of availability, names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of at least three referees.

Applications should clearly indicate the “Post” which is being applied for in the subject line and addressed to:

The Assistant Registrar-Human Resources

Bindura University of Science Education

P Bag 1020


Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to. The closing date for the receipt of applications is Monday, 16 October 2023. 

For more information phone (66210) 7531-2 7622, 7623, 0772 154 882-9 

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