Engineering Technician Vacancies x 2 Positions

Posted on :

4 Dec, 2014

Category :

Technician Jobs in South Africa

Kindly note that this is a re-advertisement, Applicants who applied previously and
who still wish to be considered are at liberty to re-apply.
SALARY : R222 150 – R340 539 per annum (dependent on experience)
CENTRE : Head Office, Pietermaritzburg


REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate recognised Bachelor’s Degree / National Diploma in Civil
Engineering; plus a minimum of 3 (three) years post qualification technical
experience. *Compulsory registration with Engineering Council of South Africa
as a Professional Engineering Technician, applicants registered as a Candidate
Technician do not qualify to apply *A valid driver’s license (minimum code B).
Knowledge, Skills, Training and Competencies Required: *Knowledge of various
administration policies and procedures. *Knowledge of CETA, CIDB
requirements as well as Skills Development Act. *Knowledge of interpretation
and compilation of management report. *Knowledge of Project Management.
*Understanding of policy research, analysis, objective and development
processes, project management and financial management. *In-depth
knowledge of overall contractor development training. *Knowledge of Labour
Relations Act and Public Service reporting procedures and work environment.
*Knowledge of computer based information systems e.g. MS Excel, MS Word,
PowerPoint, MS Access. *Knowledge of operating a variety of electronic
equipment e.g. multimedia projector. *Knowledge of planning and organizing
including Project Management, specialized in the field of rural development
engineering and emerging contractor. *Knowledge of research and
implementing GIS standards. Knowledge of GCC2010 contracts. *Skills in the
interpretation and application of policy. *Research, policy formulation and
managerial skills. *Ability to develop technical training material. *Problem solving, analytical and innovative thinking skills. *Strategic planning and coordination skills. *Computer skills. *Team building skills. *Excellent
communication skills (verbal, written and networking). *Project Management
skills. *Presentation, facilitation and motivation skills. *Negotiation skills. *The
ideal candidate should be approachable, team orientated, receptive to
suggestions and ideas and be an innovative thinker.


DUTIES : Co-ordinate and drive B-BBEE initiatives within the Department: Identify and coordinate
developmental opportunities for maximizing SMME’s participation with
the sector. Establish Departmental B-BBEE forum. Develop improvement plan
for the Departmental B-BBEE score card level. Analyze and review
Departmental BEE framework and Sector charters. Identify, co-ordinate and
monitor relevant training workshops for effective implementation of B-BBEE
within the Department. Co-ordinate and facilitate the Department’s annual
verification process. *Assess the contribution of Departmental programmes to
achieve provision of target groups: Assist in the development of relevant SMME
policies and procedures relating to Technical support. Champion, drive and
develop business, Technical and economic empowerment strategic documents
and implementation plan. Provide inputs into the implementation of the pothole
pilot strategies. Provide continuous assessment into the strategies and analysis
of findings for the inclusion into empowerment frameworks. Develop and submit
short term draft policy proposal on the maintenance of the current Vukuzakhe
programme. Review of the long term plan for the Vukuzakhe Development
programme. Analysis on the current Vukuzakhe Programme. Develop, monitor
mentorship and training policies and frameworks towards SMME support.
*Expand opportunities for SMME’s in the distribution industry and upscale
support initiatives: Identify opportunities for SMME development. Research,
develop Departmental long term conceptual frameworks for SMME development
strategy. Forging Public Private Partnerships to access SMME’s opportunities.
Conduct situational analysis on automotive industry. Develop proposal Incubator
document on automotive repair and maintenance. *Promote stakeholder
management to ensure effective service delivery: Consult with emerging
contractors through the Vukuzakhe Association structures. Co-ordinate and
facilitate internal and external stakeholder forums for promotion of sector SMME
development. Assist in facilitating technical training workshops through
Vukuzakhe Association structures. *Provide mentorship support to emerging
contractors: Assist in developing strategies relating to the appointment of
technical consultants. Assist in monitoring the implementation of mentorship
support. Assist with analysis of pre and post assessment evaluations for the
Vukuzakhe Emerging contractors and SMME’s. Assist in analyzing statistical
reports and process information on monthly basis. Assist in compilation and
control of budget for Technical Intervention Sub-Directorate.
ENQUIRIES : Mr SS Magwaxaza 033 – 355 8030

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


NOTE : An Application for Employment Form (Z83) must be completed and forwarded.
This is obtainable from any Public Service Department or from the website certified copies of ID documents, Std 10, educational
qualifications, certificates of service and professional registration certificates (not
copies of certified copies) and proof of current registration must submitted
together with your CV. People with disabilities should feel free to apply for the
posts. The reference number must be indicated in the column provided on the
form Z83, eg ref APRO/1/2006. Please note that failure to comply with the above
instructions will disqualify applicants. Please note that the selected candidate will
be subjected to a pre-employment screening and verification process including a
CIPC (Companies Intellectual Property Commission) screening. Due to the
large number of applications we receive, receipt of applications will not be
acknowledged. Should you not be advised within 60 days of the closing date,
kindly consider your application as unsuccessful. Please note that due to
financial contraints, there will be no payment of S&T claims

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