• Full Time
  • Somerset East
  • Salary: R217 582.00 - R282423.00 p.a. (Task Grade 10 of Category 3 Local Authority)

Blue Crane Route Municipality

Blue Crane Route Municipality invites suitable and experienced candidates to apply for the following vacancy.


SALARY: R217 582.00 – R282423.00 p.a. (Task Grade 10 of Category 3 Local Authority)



Requirements: • Code EC 1 ( Code 10) driver’s licence • Valid PrDP • Grade 12 • N3 with Electrical Trade Certificate (preferably engineering) • Willingness to work overtime when necessary • Must be physically fit and sober habits • 3 – 5 years’ experience in Engineering maintenance field.

Key responsibilities: • Coordinate activities associated with the construction and installations of medium/low voltage electrical networks, by • Read and interpret electrical drawings • Fault finding on soft starters and AC Motors • Fault finding on PLC (Schneider) • Fault finding on relay logic system • Repairs to Pumpstations (water and sewerage plants) • Mark routes for the running in and laying of cables and positioning of supporting structures (poles) and providing guidance to personnel on specific activities (e.g. cleaning and conductors.) Tinning of conductors, binding and strapping, stripping of individual • Monitor and attend to deviations in the construction and installation sequences of poles, cross arms, stays, lines, aerial transformers, switchgear, etc. • Terminate cables, wires etc to junction boxes, connecting blocks and/or terminals including soldering, fitting of lugs and harnessing wires • Inspect works prior to commissioning and communicating with the control room/immediate superior with regards to tests and functionality of the installation • Confirm through tests and communication with the control room all live conductors are disconnected in premises housing switchgear and transformers prior to permitting support personnel to enter and commence with maintenance activities in such premises • Conduct visual inspections of supporting structures, lines and cables and evaluating the performance of step down transformers, switchgear and associated components •Isolate, remove and replace defective components and/or attending to the stripping, cleaning and jointing of overhead and underground cables and lines with due consideration given to safety procedures in live environments.

To apply, please send your CV and Certified copies of your qualifications, ID document, and Municipal Standard Application Form (including details of at least 3 contactable references) to: The Human Resource Office, P O Box 21, Somerset East, 5850 or hand deliver to: 88 Nojoli Street, Somerset East.

For enquiries please contact: The Human Resource Officer, Mr L. Mqota, on tel: (042) 243 6400.

Applications should reach the above by not later than 01 November 2019.

Please note that no late applications will be considered. No faxes will be accepted.

If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

Candidates wishing to have their CV’s returned should provide a self – addressed envelope with the required postage stamps. Canvassing with Councillors, or any other decision maker is not permitted and proof thereof will result in disqualification. Fraudulent qualifications or documentation will immediately disqualify an applicant.

Candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act are encouraged to apply. The Blue Crane Route Municipality reserves the right to not make an appointment.