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Cape Advanced Engineering Namibia Sludge Treatment Operators Vacancy

Cape Advanced Engineering Namibia (CAE Namibia) requires Sludge Treatment Plant Operators for its Bio-gas Plant based at the City of Windhoek’s Gammams Water Care Works on Otjomuise Road, Wanaheda in Windhoek. The sludge treatment and bio-gas power generation plant is managed by CAE Namibia, which is responsible for all plant operations and the employment of operating and maintenance staff. As the bio-digester runs 24/7, 365 days a year, it requires continuous operations and monitoring and regular action to maintain all equipment.

CAE Offers:

  • Transport allowance
  • Data allowance strictly for work cellphone usage
  • Basic salary, plus overtime and night shift allowances where applicable


  • Namibian citizen
  • Live locally and have reliable transport
  • 9-hour shift (including 1-hour unpaid break).
  • Smartphone for regular work contact, particularly via work Whatsapp groups
  • Matric plus technical work experience, with an N3 or N4 qualification being an advantage
  • 45-hour work-week, 3 weeks on and 1 week off on a regular rotation basis, 3 shifts per day
  • Additional hours and overtime may be required at short notice so flexibility and availability are essential

Chief Responsibilities:

  • Perform sludge treatment operations, including controlling pumping systems
  • Complete inspection sheets, daily sludge treatment operations logs and draw test samples for laboratory chemical analysis
  • Assist with the performance of preventative and corrective maintenance on equipment and assist in installation and repair of equipment
  • Monitor the performance of machinery and equipment used to control the sludge treatment process. Report any deviation from normal or expected performance.
  • Perform all sludge treatment operations, plant maintenance and plant construction activities and duties, as well as general maintenance, upgrade and housekeeping duties related to the Gammams bio-digester, sludge treatment and power generation operations

Application Process:

Applications can be hand-delivered to Ignatius Mandongo during office hours Monday to Friday at CAE Namibia’s project site at the City of Windhoek’s Gammams Water Care Works, Otjomuise Road, Wanaheda, Windhoek, or submitted electronically to

Applications should include a CV and a cover letter, which includes all information required to support your application. Please provide copies of any secondary and tertiary academic qualifications.

Due Date: TBD (Only short-listed candidates will be contacted).

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