Telecommunications Technician

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience 2 Years
  • What we do Education / Teaching & Training
  • Qualifications Diploma level

Job Description

Lupane State University has served northwest Zimbabwe’s educational needs since 2014. As the region’s largest public institution of higher learning, LSU impacts over 5,000 students annually through diverse academic programs and research.

Lupane State University seeks an experienced Telecommunications Technician to maintain critical phone systems on campus. This hands-on role ensures smooth operations of modern PBX infrastructure through installation, configuration, and issue resolution.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Install, configure and optimize Alcatel and other PBX telephone systems
  • Maintain connectivity for Voice over IP (VoIP) and analog telephone services
  • Troubleshoot hardware or software issues to ensure system uptime
  • Configure new extensions, office phones, conference units and services
  • Upgrade existing systems through approved deployment of patches
  • Repair or replace defective components based on diagnostic testing
  • Maintain spare parts inventory and equipment records
  • Continuously research the latest telecom technologies to advise strategies

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree in Telecom Engineering or equivalent with 2 years’ experience
  • HND in Telecom with minimum 4 years supporting PBX infrastructure
  • Experience specifically with Alcatel or other leading PBX platforms
  • Expert knowledge of VoIP protocols, wiring schematics and diagnostics
  • Strong troubleshooting and customer service skills

To Apply

Interested and qualified persons should send one set of their applications in a single PDF file. The application should consist of the application letter and curriculum vitae giving full personal details including full names, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of at least three referees, certified copies of educational and professional certificates, birth certificate and National Identity Card.

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