Chat with us, powered by LiveChat

Operator: Road Construction (4 posts)

  • Full Time
  • Paarl
  • Salary: R145 281 per annum (Salary Level 4)

Department of Transport and Public Works




Salary: R145 281 per annum (Salary Level 4)

Enquiries: Mr SH Jacobs at 021 863 2020

Reference number: TPW 2019-181

Job purpose: To deliver and perform road maintenance service in Cape Winelands (DRE: Paarl). These four posts are for specialised fields of an excavator, front-end loader, mechanical broom and roller and is stationed in Paarl.

Requirements: Grade 10 (Junior Certificate or equivalent qualification) • A minimum of 3 years’ working experience in operating an excavator, front-end loader, mechanical broom or roller in a concrete construction plant • A valid Code EC/EC1 driving licence with a valid PDP.

Recommendation: Experience in operation in construction plant.

Key performance areas: Asset management clerical support • demand and acquisition clerical support • Logistical support services • Other administrative duties • Ensure safety of road users • Ensure speed signs are correctly placed • Evaluate road and surrounding areas to determine tasks to be performed • Physical inspection of roads • Preparation of road surfaces • Determine quantity material needed and unloading thereof per determined distances • Repair and maintain roads • Gravel shoulders and waterways • Operating of various types of construction plant • Supervision of labourers to ensure effective management and utilisation of labourers.

Competencies: A good understanding of the following: Operation of construction plants • General road maintenance • Communication skills • Ability to work under pressurised circumstances and meet deadlines • Ability to deal with diversity • Self-motivated • Able to work in a team.

NB: Applicants from relevant local communities will receive preference. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.

To apply, you must submit a manual application. Please complete an application form (Z 83) and current CV (5 pages maximum) together with certified copies of ID, academic qualifications and proof of other requirements as indicated in the advertisement. The position being applied for and the reference number must be clearly indicated on the Z83 application form.

To submit your application, hand deliver your application form from Monday to Friday between 07:00am and 17:00pm to (1) Attention: Western Cape Government Jobs, Unit F6 Bayside Office, 43 Erica Road, Table View 7441, or you may post your application to (2) Attention: Western Cape Government Jobs, PO Box 60495, Table View 7439, alternatively you may email your application to (3) Attention: Western Cape Government Jobs, Applications not submitted on or before the closing date as well as faxed copies will not be considered.

Closing date: 4 November 2019

The WCG is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard would be appreciated.