Posted on :
6 Dec, 2013
Chief engineer – telecoms and instrumentation (electronics) (Ref no: OC 57/2013)
Appropriated salary will be determined according to the regulatory framework
Centre: Cape Town
Appropriate 4 Year Degree in Electronic Engineering (NQF 7) with at least 5 year’s experience in a Telecoms/ Electronic Maintenance support environment at management level. Proven track record and experience in the following areas:
o IT and Telecommunication including Radio Frequency Communications
o Project Management
o Financial Management
o Procurement and Maintenance Management.
Appointment will be subject to registration with a professional engineering body.
Have acquired technical management skills in most, if not all of the following fields:
o Contract & Service Level Management
o Equipment calibration and understanding of electronic instruments
o Infrastructure Management skills
o Verbal and written communication / reporting
o IT Hardware and Software
o Networking TCP/IP.
Advanced understanding of IT Hardware and networking skills.
Understanding operations of VSATs
Ability to draft and interpret complex technical specifications, drawings and
schematics. Be committed, innovative and self-motivated
Have proven management capabilities and good leadership skills
Should be able to work independently as well as a team member.
Evaluate existing network and communication systems and makes recommendations for new resources to expand service levels.
Identify, evaluate, and recommend new installations after evaluating the impact on current systems.
Coordinate and directs Telecom projects and ensures that related departments are well supported.
Manage and maintain contracts and Service Level Agreements with service providers.
Develop and review test equipment specifications to ensure quality data.
Ensure all calibrations and maintenance activities are done within agreed time frames.
Monitor and report on the performance of the telecommunication network and associated peripherals.
Manage unit responsible for the maintenance of instruments and telecom equipment.
Prepare Maintenance plans in accordance with the schedule of voyages.
Ensure optimal performance of the maintenance facility, through maintenance scheduling, resource distribution, procurement and inventory control.
Prepare the maintenance budget and provide inputs to the capital budget especially for spare parts and equipment replacement.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a competency test and full medical screening. The successful candidate will have to participate in relief voyages to Marion, Gough and Antarctica that can last up
to 3 months at a time.
How to Apply
Enquiries: Mr. N Devanunthan (021- 405 9482)
Attention Human Resources Management
Closing date 13 December 2013