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The Papua New Guinea University of Technology
  • Post Date: May 31, 2023
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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following position within the University:


Foreman Artisan – Engineering

Reporting directly to the Principal of TFTC, the Foreman Artisan will be responsible for the repair, maintenance and servicing of all industrial plant and equipment at all sectors of the College including troubleshooting of hydraulics and pneumatics and other related mechanical issues.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership in the Engineering and Maintenance Section.
  • Ensure full and efficient operation of mechanical plant and equipment.
  • Responsible for repair and maintenance of machines, equipment and vehicles, to ensure scheduled maintenance is carried out.
  • Planning and organizing work schedules for subordinates.
  • Ensure availability of essential spare parts on-site and proper record keeping as well.
  • Provide technical advice when needed.
  • Provide and initiate training on maintenance and repair of machinery to trainees.
  • Create and maintain an asset registry system for effective control and monitoring of tools and equipment.
  • Prepare monthly reports to submit to the management.
  • Maintain and provide proper care on the standby generator.
  • Provide and initiate weekly talk on safe use of machinery and equipment to staff and students.


The successful candidate must have:

  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or Fitter machining with a Technical Trade Certificate.
  • Have 5 – 7 years appropriate mechanical & industrial work experience.
  • Proven industrial capabilities with hydraulics & pneumatics.
  • Strong practical “hands on” experience with industrial machinery.
  • Proven experience working as a fitter, with exceptional welding and mechanical skills, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, excellent communication, time management, and organizational skills.


Foreman Artisan K25,805 – K31,540 per annum

Domestic Market Allowance K1,200 per annum

(Level of appointment depends upon qualification and experience)

Application Procedure:

A detailed application with updated curriculum vitae including certified copies of qualifications, names and email addresses, phone numbers of three (3) current referees including one from past/present employer should be sent to:

The Director – Human Resources

PNG University of Technology

Private Mail Bag

Lae, 411

Papua New Guinea

Applications must be compiled and sent as one PDF file to [email protected] with an indication of their earliest availability to take up the appointment.


  • Deadline for all applications is 9th of June, 2023.
  • Only shortlisted applications will be acknowledged.
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