About the Role

The Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (CEC) currently has a career opportunity for DRIVERS (x2). The job holder will be responsible for driving any assigned Company vehicles in order to transport authorized personnel and freight to and/or from various worksites and locations in a timely, safe and courteous manner.

Key Accountabilities

  • Undertake comprehensive and thorough vehicle inspections to ensure they are roadworthy and safe. Complete internal transactional documentation including vehicle pre-journey checklist and log books, and related forms by inserting the relevant information (quantitative/qualitative) and/or details of activities.
  • Drive a range of vehicles such as buses, vans and trucks; which the jobholder is duly licensed for.
  • Ensure prompt delivery of all assignments as directed and maintain accurate records thereof.
  • Promptly advise the Supervisor-Transport or any other designated official of any disruptions to the expected delivery of assignments due to weather, traffic conditions or other exigencies encountered in the course of duty.
  • Identify and report vehicle defects and accidents to all concerned parties/relevant authority as appropriate.
  • Strictly adhere to all road and traffic legislation, regulations and applicable Company policies, procedures and cardinal rules.
  • Carry out all work tasks and assignments in strict compliance with applicable Health, Safety, and Environment policies and standards.
  • Participate as an effective team member in working collaboratively with leaders, peers and relevant others to achieve business objectives.

Qualifications and experience

  • Essential: Grade 12 School Certificate.
  • Desirable: Valid SADC Class CE Driver’s License.
  • At least 3 years of professional full-time chauffeur or driving experience.
  • An overall accident-free driving record of 5 years.

Technical Competences

  • Thorough knowledge of Zambian road traffic legislation, regulations and cardinal rules, and familiarity with driving conditions and restrictions.
  • Sound knowledge of road networks in the major cities and towns of Zambia and thoroughly acquainted with the layout of Kitwe and other Copperbelt towns.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of basic automotive inspection and maintenance procedures and working knowledge of vehicle safety and control systems.
  • Physical stamina to drive and remain alert while driving for an aggregate or continuous period of up to eight (8) hours.
  • Well-disposed to short notice in the assignment of trips, tight delivery schedules and driving in all kinds of weather.
  • Skills to operate a mobile crane of 30 to 70 tonnes an added advantage.

Application procedure

  • Applicants are requested to provide working contact telephone numbers.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • The successful applicant will be required to take up the appointment immediately.

If you are keen on the above position, kindly email your application to [email protected] Please indicate the job title in the subject line of your e-mail and use your full name and the job you are applying for as the filename of your application (e.g., Dexter Mwewa_Driver). The application should consist of your letter and CV only, in a single document. Hard copy applications will not be accepted.

The closing date is Friday, 13 March 2020.