Vacancy Details

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

Midlands State University (MSU) is a leading tertiary institution located in Gweru, Zimbabwe. Established with a commitment to academic excellence, MSU offers a wide range of programs and is dedicated to providing quality education and fostering a conducive learning environment for its students.

As an equal opportunities employer, MSU values diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Midlands State University (MSU) is looking for a skilled and experienced Welder to join the Central Services, Amenities, and Maintenance Department.

The successful candidate will be responsible for fabricating and welding quality structures, interpreting working drawings, and ensuring the completion of tasks within specified deadlines. This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the maintenance and upkeep of the university’s facilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interpret working drawings accurately and fabricate and weld quality structures using appropriate methods and machinery.
  • Perform project tasks as instructed, ensuring tasks are completed without the need for rework.
  • Plan for tooling and spares required for daily and scheduled works.
  • Conduct risk assessments for each task, prioritizing safety and maintaining a safe work environment.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to establish and implement appropriate working procedures to meet deadlines.
  • Deliver against agreed key performance indicators within the specified area of work.
  • Maintain cleanliness and orderliness of the work area, ensuring proper storage and maintenance of tools and equipment.
  • Adhere to health and safety regulations and guidelines while carrying out welding activities.
  • Inspect completed welds for defects and ensure compliance with quality standards.
  • Troubleshoot and repair welding equipment as needed.
  • Assist in training and mentoring junior welders to improve their skills and productivity.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Artisan Welder Class 1 certification.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working as a welder.
  • Experience in a tertiary institution would be an added advantage.


Medical Aid, Leave and Pension Benefits are offered. More details including salary, benefits and other conditions of service will be communicated to successful candidates.

*NB: Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer. In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.


Applicants must submit copies of applications with the following: application letter, certified certificates and curriculum vitae giving full details of names, place and date of birth, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact telephone number (s) and names and email addresses

Application documents must be in a single-continuous pdf format.

Midlands State University (MSU)

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