Posted on :
31 Aug, 2015
31 Aug, 2015
ARTISAN PRODUCTION GRADE A-C (MECHANICAL) 09 POSTS
SALARY : R 145 320 – R 249 837 per annum (dependent on experience)
CENTRE : PMB REGION: Area Office, Kokstad (1 Post) (Ref. No. P 45/2015)
Area Office, Ixopo (2 Posts) (Ref. No. P 46/2015)
Area Office, Underberg (1 Post) (Ref. No. P 47/2015)
Area Office, Merrivale (2 Posts) (Ref. No. P 48/2015)
DURBAN REGION: Cost Centre, Metro (3 Posts) (Ref. No. P 52/2015)
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate Trade Test certificate in Earth moving equipment
mechanic/Construction plant mechanic/Diesel mechanic; plus Possession of a
valid driver’s licence (minimum Code C1). Technical analysis knowledge.
Technical Report writing knowledge. Knowledge of Computer Aided technical
applications. Knowledge of legal compliance. Knowledge of production process
and skills. Knowledge of technical consulting. Problem solving and analysis skills.
Decision making skills. Teamwork skills. Creativity skills. Self-management skills.
Customer focus and responsiveness skills. Communication skills. Computer
skills. Planning and organizing skills. The ideal candidates must be analytical,
reliable, accurate, open, transparent, innovative and have integrity.
DUTIES : Design: Produce designs according to client specification and within limits of
production capability. Production: Produce objects with material and equipment
according to job specification and recognized standards. Quality assure produced
objects. Maintenance: Inspect equipment and/or facilities for technical faults.
Repair equipment and facilities according to standards. Test repaired equipment
and/or facilities against specifications. Service equipment and/or facilities
according to schedule. Quality assure serviced and maintained equipment and/or
facilities. Perform administrative and related functions: Compile and submit
reports. Provide inputs to the operational plan. Keep and maintain job
record/register. Supervise and mentor staff. Maintain expertise: Continuous
individual development to keep up with new technologies and procedures.
ENQUIRIES : Ms S Mngomezulu Pietermaritzburg Region:033 – 392 6600
Mr BJ Ndlovu Durban Region: 031 – 700 2222
FOR ATTENTION : Ms E Louwrens
NOTE : It is the intention of this Department to consider equity targets when filling these
positions. Successful candidates will be required to enter into a Performance
APPLICATIONS : Forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number to: Head:
Transport, Human Resource Management Directorate, Private Bag X 9043,
Pietermaritzburg, 3200. Applications may alternatively be hand-delivered to the
Office of the Department of Transport, 172 Burger Street, Pietermaritzburg.
CLOSING DATE : 04 September 2015
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the prescribed application form Z83 (which
must be originally signed and dated) and must be accompanied by a detailed CV
and originally certified copies (not copies of certified copies) of required
educational qualifications (including academic record / statement of results) set
out in the advertisement (certificates are required, however, if a certificate is only
to be issued at a graduation in the future, the statement of results, together with a
letter from the educational institution, indicating the date of the graduation, will be
accepted), identity document as well as valid driver’s licence (where a driver’s
licence is a requirement). Failure to comply with these instructions will lead to
applications being disqualified. Should an applicant wish to apply for more than
one post, separate applications i.e. all the documentation must be submitted for
each post applied for. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign
qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
Under no circumstances will faxed or e-mailed applications be accepted. Receipt
of applications will not be acknowledged and applicants who have not received an
invitation to attend an interview within three (3) months of the closing date should
assume that their application was unsuccessful. Please note that where
experience is a requirement for the post, the successful candidate will be required
to submit documentary proof of such work experience prior to assuming duty. A
personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks,
qualification verification and employment verification) will be conducted prior to
employment. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a
technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the
logistics of which will be communicated by the department. Following the
interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates
to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the
DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using
the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. It will be expected of
candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as
determined by the Department. The Department of Transport reserves the right
not to fill the post(s).