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Artisan Production Grade A to C ( Electrical and Millwright )

  • Full Time
  • George

Western Cape Government

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Department of Health
Artisan Production Grade A to C ( Electrical and Millwright)

Garden Route District Office, George (Garden Route District)

Core Title:
Artisan And Support Personnel

Service benefits:
13th Cheque, employer’s contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance.

Requirements minimum educational qualification:
Appropriate Trade Test Certificate as Electrician or Millwright.

Grade A: No experience required. Grade B: At least 18 years appropriate/recognisable experience in the area after obtaining the relevant Trade Test Certificate. Grade C: At least 34 years appropriate/recognisable experience in the area after obtaining the relevant Trade Test Certificate.

Inherent requirements of the job:
Must be in possession of a wireman’s licence. Valid (Code E/EB) driver’s licence. Willingness to travel long distances in the Western Cape. Willingness to work irregular hours (i.e. day, night, overtime, after hours, standby duties and weekends) and attend to emergencies when required.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):
Ability to communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. Conversant with the requirements of the Machinery and Occupational Health and Safety Act (Act 85). Ability to conduct fault-finding electrical and mechanical and do repairs down to component level. Competent with hands-on practical work experience. Computer literacy in Ms Word and Excel, Email and internet use.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):
Electrical and Mechanical Repairs, Maintenance and Fault finding of plant equipment, Laundry machinery, Autoclaves, Standby Generators and other Hospital equipment. Inspect equipment and installations. Assist Artisan Foreman and Chief Artisan with administration, planning and schedules. Planning, compile specifications and managing of Projects. Assist with the procurement of spares and Control over tools and materials. Training and development of staff. It would be required of the officer to learn and comply with in-house systems and procedures.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

Z83 forms (obtainable from any Government department or must: Be completed in full, clearly reflect the name of the position, name and date of the publication (candidates may use this as reference), be signed, accompanied by a comprehensive CV, the names of 3 referees and certified copies of ID, driver’s licence and qualification/s. A separate application form must be completed for each post. Applications without the afore-mentioned will not be considered. Applications must be forwarded to the address as indicated in the advertisement. No late, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. CV’s will not be returned. Excess personnel will receive preference. Applications, which are received after the closing date, will not be considered. Further communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not received a response from the Department within 3 months of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department.

As directed by the Department of Public Service & Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment.

The Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated.

Grade A:
R 179 523 per annum,
Grade B: R 211 464 per annum,
Grade C: R 246 870 per annum
Salary Level OSD

Applications To:
The District Manager: Garden Route District
Private Bag X6592
(Attention: Ms S Pienaar)

Closing Date 22 March 2019

Mr H A Rossouw
Tel: (044 802 4489) or 083 654 3703