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Branch: NWRI Northern Operations

SALARY: R386 487 per annum (OSD)

CENTRE: Hartbeespoort Area Office

REQUIREMENTS: An Appropriate Trade Test certificate in the field of electrical. Ten (10) years post qualification experience required as an Artisan/Artisan Foreman. A valid driver’s license (Attach a copy). Technical report writing skills, communication skills, and Computer literacy (Word, Excel, Outlook). Be able to read and interpret manufacturing drawings. Knowledge and experience regarding compliance to the Occupational Health and Safety Act workplace are essential. Proven experience in staff supervision.

DUTIES: Manage the Electrical Workshop and ensure compliance to prescribed standards in ensuring safe and serviceable infrastructure (pumps, valves, sluices, auxiliary drives, cranes, water vessels, etc.) on Government Water Schemes through planned maintenance scheduled and unscheduled repairs and refurbishment projects. Manufacture items from own planning and from design drawings source, liaise and quotations from suppliers and ensure product compliance to specifications and standards Accept appointment as a section 2(1), responsible person for mechanical equipment. Evaluate and identify staff training needs and assist with training facilitation processes. Manage and evaluate staff performance on an ongoing basis.

ENQUIRIES: Mr JJ Pretorius, Tel No: (087) 943 3719

APPLICATIONS: Hartbeespoort Area Office: Please email your application quoting the relevant reference number to


CLOSING DATE: 23 April 2021

NOTE: Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the email address specified on each post. Applications must be submitted using the newly implemented Z83 form obtainable on the Department of Water and Sanitation website, under career opportunities or the DPSA website, under vacancies in the Public Service (point 4) and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as copies of qualifications and Identity document (all documents must be submitted in one email in a PDF format. The attachment/s, may not exceeding 10Mb) Subject title on the email must clearly display the reference number of the post applied for. Applicants should forward applications to the correct email address of the post as wrong emailed applications will not be considered. No late, applications will be accepted. Original/certified copies must be produced by only shortlisted candidates during the interview date. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements will not be considered. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical and competency assessment. A pre-entry certificate obtained from the National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. Candidates will be required to complete a financial disclosure form and undergo a security clearance. Foreigners or dual citizenship holders must provide a police clearance certificate from their country of origin. The Department of Water Sanitation is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts, the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within two (2) months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions. Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Targets.

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