Posted on :
9 Jun, 2015
9 Jun, 2015
ARTISAN PRODUCTION GRADE A-C (MECHANICAL) 12 POSTS
SALARY : R 135 813 – R 233 493 per annum (dependent on experience)
CENTRE : Area Office, Mahlabathini (2 Posts) (Ref. No. P 17/2015)
Area Office, Empangeni (3 Posts) (Ref. No. P 18/2015)
Area Office, Vryheid (2 Posts) (Ref. No. P 19/2015)
Area Office, Nongoma (1 Post) (Ref. No. P 20/2015)
Area Office, Hluhluwe (2 Posts) (Ref. No. P 21/2015)
Area Office, Eshowe (1 Post) (Ref. No. P 22/2015)
Area Office, Jozini (1 Post) (Ref. No. P 232015)
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). Knowledge, Skills, Training and
Competencies Required: 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 : Mr L Pillay 035 – 787 1442
FOR ATTENTION : Mr C McDougall
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.
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. 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).
CLOSING DATE : 12 June 2015
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