PLUMBER (Short Term –Temporary Employment)


Job Ref No: CHJ/JUL/J56 | Closing Date: 20/March/2020

Reports To:

Head of Estates


Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services for people with disability in Uganda (CoRSU) is a private non-profit, non-governmental organization and is supported by CBM (Christian Blind Mission). CoRSU provides Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Rehabilitation, mainly for children as well as adults with disability.


CoRSU is looking for an experienced Plumber (Short-Term 4 months) to handle all plumbing related tasks in the Hospital.  The job holder will report to the Head of Estates.


  • Assess and prioritize all hospital plumbing works; inspect structures to assess material and equipment needs, to establish the sequence of pipe installations, and to plan installation around obstructions such as electrical wiring and (study building plans where necessary).
  • Process (through the Head of Estates) requests for pipe sections, tubing and fittings, using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement, plastic solvent, caulking, or soldering, brazing and welding equipment that is required for use during a specific task.
  • compile lists of items to be procured and support the Head of Estates during plumbing material-related procurement processes with technical inputs whenever required and compile lists of required material for procurement processes.
  • Work closely with the Head of Estates to review blueprints and building codes and specifications to determine and approve work details and procedures.
  • Prepare written task requirements; estimate and develop schedules and handle tasks in order of priority by:
    • Assembling and installing valves and fittings as expected
    • Installing, repairing and maintaining underground storm sanitary and water piping systems
    • Installing, repairing and maintaining water heaters and conditioners, sinks, tubs and toilets
    • Installing, repairing and maintaining water piping and engineering; plumbing fixtures, appliances as well as treatment equipment
  • Carry our quality checks by filling pipes or plumbing fixtures with water or air to observe pressure gauges to detect and locate leaks.
  • Keep records of assignments and produce detailed work reports including walking around with the immediate supervisor to show the completed tasks.



Academic Qualifications



Advanced certificate in plumbing and/or Water Engineering

Diploma in Plumbing and/or Diploma in Water and Mechanical Engineering is an added advantage


Work experience & skills




4 years’ experience working in a hospital setting.

Practical experience in plumbing works

Experience in water distribution & waste water disposal in residential, commercial and industrial buildings

Ability to work cooperatively with other trades with good team building skills

Relevant building codes, legislation, regulations, policies and procedures of plumbing installations and maintenance

Effective negotiation and mediation skills, analytical and problem solving skills, decision making skills, effective verbal, presentation and communications skills


How to apply:

  1. Applications (an email or a letter of interest and copies of academic qualifications) should be submitted to The Head of Human Resources, CoRSU Hospital P.O. 46 Kisubi or email to
  2. The closing date for receiving applications is Friday 20th March, 12:00pm and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for final selection.

Qualified persons should submit their applications (detailed CV with cover letter plus copies of Academic Qualifications) to The Head of Human Resources and Organisational Development, P.O. 46 Kisubi or email to Note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interviews.
NB: Capable People with Disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date: 20/March/2020