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Artisan Production Grade A to C (General Engineering)

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Artisan Production Grade A to C (General Engineering)
Component Department of Health


Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory

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 in the Mechanical or Millwright Fields.


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.

An inherent requirement of the job:

Valid (Code B/EB) driver’s licence.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

Ability to do maintenance to Medical Gas, Gas and Compressor Infrastructure. High level of computer literacy with the ability to write Specifications. Multitask and skills in Project management and Medical Gas Field.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

Provide planning for the Medical Gas Division and the equipment maintenance under the Medical Gas Division’s control. Collect, log, and track repair requisitions.  Assist in ordering and controlling the workshop materials, Gasses and tools. Manage all contractors, contracts and liaise with Engineering. Keep a record of all repairs and perform the necessary administrative functions. Liaise with all relevant personnel in ensuring Groote Schuur Hospital is within regulations and with service providers and agents to manage quotations and maintenance.
Liaise, evaluate, investigate, monitor and advise on the suitability of equipment, costs of repairs and running cost of equipment. Clean areas where work has been carried out.


Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a practical test. No payments of any kind is required when applying for this post. Candidates who previously applied for this position are encouraged to reapply.


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 a disability 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 Chief Director: Groote Schuur Hospital
Private Bag X4
(For attention: Ms B Alexander)

Closing Date 29 March 2019

Mr D Smith
Tel: (021) 404-6201/072 8697238