CHIEF ARTISAN GRADE A MECHANICAL REF NO: 230421/06
Branch: NWRI Northern Operations
SALARY: R386 487 per annum (OSD)
CENTRE: Hartbeespoort Area Office
REQUIREMENTS: An Appropriate Trade Test certificate in the field of mechanical. Ten (10) years post qualification experience required as an Artisan/Artisan Foreman. A valid driver’s license (Attach a copy). Supervisory, planning, and analytical skills. Project management and technical report writing skills. Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act and maintenance management systems. Knowledge of PMDS and PFMA. Ability to work independently as well as in a team. Computer literacy skills. Good communication skills and ability to work long hours and perform well under pressure. Technical analysis and problem-solving skills. Willingness to travel. Candidates may be required to complete a practical and theoretical test.
DUTIES: Maintenance of bulk raw water infrastructure (dams, reservoirs, pump stations, and pipelines) and machinery. Condition monitoring of equipment and interpretation of data and reports. Manage maintenance backlogs, planned maintenance, and breakdowns. Ensure compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Act and PFMA. Provide inputs into existing technical manuals, standard drawings, and procedures to incorporate new technology. Ensure quality assurance in line with specifications. Provide inputs into the budgeting process compile and submit reports as required. Manage and supervise artisans and related personnel. Control and monitor expenditure according to budget to ensure efficient cash flow management. Manage subordinates’ key performance areas by setting and monitoring performance standards and taking actions to correct deviations to achieve departmental objectives.
ENQUIRIES: Mr JJ Pretorius Tel No: (087) 943 3719
APPLICATIONS: Hartbeespoort Area Office: Please email your application quoting the relevant reference number to HBPrecruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION: Mr. S Murunzi
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.