SALARY: Grade A: R190 653 – R211 596 per annum (OSD)

CENTRE: Chris Hani

REQUIREMENTS: Appropriate Trade Test Certificate. Five years post qualification experience as an Artisan. A Valid driver’s license. Knowledge: Diagnosis and fault finding skills.Computer-aided computer applications. Knowledge of legal compliance. Mechanical report writing. Parts Knowledge.

DUTIES: Guide the Conducting of 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, carburetor, 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 workshop 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. Monitor conducting of 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: Please take note, NO hand delivered and postal applications will be allowed due to COVID 19. Applicants can apply online through the E-recruitment system using the following link

CLOSING DATE: 13 November 2020

NOTE: Applications must be submitted on a Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service department or on the internet at which must be signed (an unsigned Z83 form will disqualify an application) 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.