Engineering Technician (Electronics) Vacancy: Instrument, Maintenance and Calibration

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25 Nov, 2014

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Engineering Jobs in South Africa

Department of Environmental Affairs Recruitment

SALARY : Appropriate salary will be determined according to the regulatory framework (based on OSD)
CENTRE : Cape Town


REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate three year National Diploma (or relevant qualification) in Electrical Engineering
(Light Current), with at least three years proven relevant experience and compulsory
registration with ECSA as a Professional Engineering Technician. Proven technical skills in
most, if not all of the following fields: Electronic maintenance and support to component level;
Basic hand skills; Troubleshooting of electronic equipment; Basic understanding of IT
Hardware and networking skills. Proven hands-on experience in installing, repairing,
maintaining, troubleshooting, testing, and operation of electronic equipment and systems and
have working experience on a range of electronic test and measurement equipment, including
Ocilloscopes and Spectrum analyzers. Should also be able to draft and interpret complex
technical specifications, drawings and schematics. Be committed, innovative and selfmotivated.
Proven management capabilities and good communication and organizational
skills. Should be able to work independently as well as a team member. A good
understanding of equipment specifications and calibrations is required.


DUTIES : To Maintain and calibrate the electronic scientific measuring instruments on board the
research vessel. Remote diagnostics and support for equipment applications and software.
Repairs and maintenance including commissioning of Networks, Office IT equipment,
emergency and navigation equipment (e.g. Sat-phones) and recreational equipment. Draft and maintain manuals and operating procedures. Assist with the training of expedition/relief
technical staff. Keep abreast with latest technology in your field of expertise.

ENQUIRIES : Mr N Devanunthan: Tel 021 405 9437


APPLICATIONS : Director-General, Department of Environmental Affairs, Private Bag x 4390, Cape Town,
8000 or hand-delivered to 14 Loop Street, Cape Town . or e-mail applications to
[email protected] For all the applications send through an email, kindly
remember to attach all the necessary documentation including a signed Z83 form, no late
applications will be considered.

FOR ATTENTION : Human Resources

NOTE : 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 that can last up
to 3 months at a time.

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