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SALARY: Grade A: R190 653 per annum (OSD)

CENTRE: Amahlathi Ref No: DOT181/05/2021

Great Kei Ref No: DOT182/05/2021

Mnquma Ref No: DOT183/05/2021

Chris Hani Ref No: DOT184/05/2021

Sarah Baartman Ref No: DOT185/15/2021

REQUIREMENTS: Appropriate Trade Test Certificate. A Valid driver’s license. No Experience Required. Knowledge: Diagnosis and fault finding skills.Computer-aided computer applications. Knowledge of legal compliance. Mechanical report writing. Parts Knowledge.

DUTIES: Conduct planned and predictive maintenance: Check the status of hydraulic-driven mechanisms. Check oil levels, electronic components, and breaking devices and replace defective parts. Flush water systems and replace anti-coolants. Remove and replace gaskets, seals, v-belts, and bearings and set or adjust brakes, carburetors, etc. Clean and /or replace air, and dust filters and/or replace hose clamps, screws, and protective cover. Test drive vehicle to assess operating functionality and safety. Manage technical services and support in conjunction with technicians/ artisans and associates in-field workshops and technical office activities. Ensure the promotion of safety in line with statutory and regulatory requirements. Provide input into existing technical manuals, standard drawings, and procedures to incorporate new technologies. Ensure quality assurance in line with specifications. Conduct fault-finding repairs on mechanical breakdowns: Diagnose fault through the application of visual and other related mechanical inspection and investigation procedures. Remove and replace defective parts with reconditioned or new spares. Clean and remove blockages or other forms of debris from inlets/ outlets restricting the flow of fluid/ lubricants to movable parts and replace broken or defective pipes. Check the functionality of replacement parts and execute the necessary adjustments and setting sequences. People Management: Manage the development, motivation, and utilization of human resources for the discipline to ensure a competent knowledge base for the continued success of technical services according to organizational needs and requirements. Manage subordinate’s key performance areas by setting and monitoring performance standards and take action to correct deviations to achieve departmental objectives.

ENQUIRIES: can be directed to Mr. M.L Ngcobo/Mrs. N. Nyamakazi Tel No: 043 604 7455/7458

APPLICATIONS: Applicants can apply online using  through the E-recruitment system. Please take note, NO hand delivered applications will be allowed due to COVID 19

CLOSING DATE: 21 June 2021

NOTE: Applications must be submitted on the New Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service department or on the internet at .pdf which must be signed and should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of all qualification(s) [Matric certificate must also be attached] and ID-document and Driver’s license [where applicable]. Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of his/her Permanent Residence Permit to his/her application. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record check, citizenship verification, financial/asset record check, qualification/study verification, and previous employment verification). Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of twelve (12) months. The Department reserves the right not to make an appointment(s) to the advertised post(s). Persons with disabilities and women are encouraged to apply. For SMS posts all shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. The selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic Managerial \competency assessment in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency-based assessment. The department welcomes applications from all racial groups. However, in making appointments preference for these posts will be given to the designated groups in pursuit of departmental EE targets. Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In terms of the DPSA Directive for SMS appointments, applicants are required to produce or attach a pre-entry Certificate for entry into the SMS posts and the full details can be sourced by following the link: To obtain more information on requirements and functions: visit or  or

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