ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST (PRODUCTION LEVEL): SYSTEMS REF NO: TPW 86/2020 (X2 POSTS)
SALARY: Grade A: R363 894 – R392 283 per annum
Grade B: R414 189 – R446 202 per annum
Grade C: R473 574 – R557 856 per annum, (Salary will be determined based on post-registration experience as per OSD prescript).
CENTRE: Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor of Technology in Engineering (B Tech) or relevant qualification; A minimum of 3 years post qualification Engineering Technologist experience required; A valid code B driving licence; Compulsory registration with ECSA as a Professional Engineering Technologist. Or have submitted with ECSA for Professional registration as a Professional Engineering Technologist. (proof of payment to be submitted with application) and compulsory registration with ECSA as a Professional Engineering Technologist will then be applicable within 6 months from appointment. Recommendation: Public Sector experience/exposure minimum of one-year; Applicable experience in transport infrastructure, road construction and/or maintenance experience of surface and gravel roads or the asset management processes of these assets; Exposure of financial, human resource, supply chain, contract, management; Thorough knowledge of all relevant legislation, regulations and policies related to Provincial proclaimed roads; Exposure to project management, budget and financial management; Exposure to systems and the development of systems; Further studies or courses; Strategic leadership and thinking capabilities; Experience across various design stages concept, preliminary, detail formulation disciplinary design projects; Experience compiling/preparing tender documents and supervising technical staff /teams Competencies: Knowledge of the following: Technical: Project management; Technical design and analysis; Research and development; Computer-aided engineering applications; Knowledge of legal compliance; Technical report writing; Networking; Professional Judgment; Generic: Problem solving and analysis; Decision making; Team leadership; Creativity; Self-management; Customer focus and responsiveness; Communication skills; Computer skills; Planning and Organising; People management.
DUTIES: Provide technological advisory services: Support Engineers, Technicians, and associates in the field, workshop, and office activities; Promote safety standards in line with statutory and regulatory requirements; Evaluate existing technical manuals, standard drawings, and procedures to incorporate new technology; Solve broadly defined technological challenges through application of proven techniques and procedures; Develop, maintain and manage current technologies; and Identify and optimize technical solutions by applying engineering principles; Perform administrative and related functions: Compile and submit monthly and quarterly reports; Provide inputs to the operational plan; and Develop, implement and maintain databases; Research and development: Keep up with new technologies and procedures; Research/literature studies on technical engineering technology to improve expertise; To liaise with relevant boards/councils on engineering-related matters.
ENQUIRIES: Mr J Neethling at Tel No: (073) 952 9707
APPLICATIONS: Only applications submitted online will be accepted. To apply submit your application online only: via http://www.westerncape.gov.za/jobs or https://westerncapegov.erecruit.co
CLOSING DATE: 19 October 2020
NOTE: Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department. Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00. Should you experience any difficulties with your online application you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 202. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.