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Technician II (Welding Workshop - Faculty of Agriculture & Animal Sciences)

  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Busitema University is a multi-campus Public University located in Eastern Uganda. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill vacant position at the University.


  • Diploma in Agricultural Mechanization , Mechanical Engineering and Production Technology or Agricultural Engineering from a recognized Institution.
  • Have three (3) years of relevant working experience
  • Computer skills and proficiency are essential.
  • Age limit: Below 50 years of age.

How to apply
Interested persons who meet the minimum requirements should submit 3 sets of applications duly signed together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, Academic Certificates and Transcripts, 3 recent passport photographs, contact addresses and names of three referees in envelopes addressed to the University Secretary.


  1. Read blueprints and drawings and take or read measurements to plan layout and procedures
  2. Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements
  3. Set up components for welding according to specifications (e.g. cut material with powered saws to match measurements)
  4. Operate angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded
  5. Align components using calipers, rulers etc. and clamp pieces
  6. Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal or overhead)
  7. Repair machinery and other components by welding pieces and filling gaps
  8. Test and inspect welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws
  9. Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Mechanical engineering
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Reporting; Reading blueprints and designs; Welding; Engineering; Equipment and tool maintenance
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Busitema University

Education, academicCompany size: 50-100 people

Busitema University is a multi campus model public University located in the eastern region of Uganda. The main campus is at Busitema and other campuses at Nagongera, Namasagali, Arapai, Mbale, Pallisa and Kaliro. Established by Statutory Instrument in 2007, the University focuses on relevant and critical study programs in Engineering, Science Education, Health Sciences, Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, Agriculture and Animal Sciences, Management Sciences and Vocational Education. At the time of establishment, it was envisaged that the University would improve equitable access to University Education in the country, since the region did not have a public University. The University opened its doors to the first cohort of students on 3rd October 2007.

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