ZESCO creates 1697 jobs in two years
Lusaka, January 26,ZANIS—ZESCO has in the last two years created a total of 1,697 jobs comprising 280 permanent and 1,417 contract jobs.
ZESCO Spokesperson Henry Kapata disclosed that the jobs were created through the company’s robust electricity installations projects countrywide.
Mr. Kapata stated that apart from creating employment for the Zambian people, ZESCO has also embarked on a capacity and skills building project in various technical and non technical disciplines for all its employees.
He told ZANIS in an interview in Lusaka today that the power utility company has also continued its multi skilled human capital programme through its temporary and contract employment scheme.
Mr. Kapata named the projects ZESCO has undertaken in the last two years as the installation and commissioning of Shiwangandu Power station in Muchinga Province, refurbishment and upgrading of the Skyways substation in Ndola, and the Kariba North Bank extension project.
Other projects are the installation and commissioning of Leopards Hill, Lusaka West, Kafue town and the Luano substations in Chingola.
Mr. Kapata disclosed other projects as the installation and commissioning of the optic fibre network countrywide and the prepaid meter system in Southern, Eastern and Western Provinces.