POWERCHINA announced 208 jobs for locals at DBD Project
Technical training program for the youth of BDB Project Area [File photo]
GILGIT, Dec. 28 (Gwadar Pro)- As Chinese companies continue to create jobs for local Pakistanis, Diamer Basha Dam Project (DBDP) contractor m/s POWERCHINA has created at least 208 new jobs for skilled and technical professionals at the project site.
According to the Chinese company, qualified and professional locals between the ages of 20 and 45 can apply for various positions.
The company needs 22 welders, 50 steel fixers, 45 carpenters, 25 masons, seven electricians, six painters, three drillers, three drivers and two crane operators.
Earlier in September 2022, the project offered jobs to locals in different fields including medical, safety services, and driving.
POWERCHINA not only provides jobs to the locals at the dam site, but also trains young locals from time to time to adapt to the modern job market. Earlier this month, the company launched an internship program for junior engineers, geologists and civil engineers.
In December, the project department of Basha Hydropower Project of POWERCHINA also held a welding skills competition for Pakistani employees wherein a total of 30 employees competed together to showcase their welding skills with their pre-match training experience and professional knowledge.