SABS: In-Service Training / Experiential Learnership Recruitment 2015

Posted on :

30 Sep, 2014

Category :

Learnerships in South Africa, Trainee Jobs in South Africa

To develop candidates on how to conduct Civil Testing laboratory operations within a commercial environment, according to QMSs and Accreditation requirements

Key Performance Areas:

Conduct tests and generate test results and reports thereof:

Plan and prepare to conduct tests
Receive and record all samples from clients before testing
Conduct manual or automated tests and generate test results using conventional test methods
Record test results
Interpret test methods


Apply calibration and maintenance procedures:

Prepare and apply calibration procedures
Demonstrate the appropriate maintenance and basic trouble shooting requirements
Calibrate and verify test equipment
Process proficiency samples
Participate in in-house test validations


Participate in maintaining the quality management system and accreditation of the laboratory:

Conduct all activities assigned to maintain the Quality Management System and Accreditation
Maintain all aspects of the laboratory€™s quality system in accordance with the Quality Manual and the laboratory€™s accreditation to the relevant ISO standard e.g. ISO 17025, OECD Principles of Good Laboratory Practice and OHS requirements


Adhere to SABS HSE policies and procedures:

Ensure responsible housekeeping within the work area at all times or as directed by management
Maintain a safe working environment by adhering to all safety principles and procedures
Keep up with all the changes in the OHS requirements


Deliver excellent customer service:

Provide excellent customer service by meeting and exceeding the client requirements
Handle queries and resolve problems within sphere of control
Attend to customer issues within sphere of control within the agreed time frame


Ensure that all administration and reporting is kept up to date (within scope of control):

Ensure timeous submission of accurate subsistence and travel claims, results, time sheets and any other related documentation
Timeous updating of training records
Updating of method files with quality control data


Qualifications And Experience:


Matric certificate and Academic records for the qualification in Mechanical / Civil Engineering (Students)
Matric + National Diploma or Degree in Mechanical / Civil Engineering (Graduates)


Graduate will receive an Experiential Learning – 12 months contract
Student will receive an In-service Training to Graduate – 12 months contract

Behavioural Attributes:


Conveys information, thoughts, and opinions by writing or speaking in a persuasive manner appropriate to the audience. Listens carefully and attentively, and clarifies and confirms the understanding of others’ messages. Demonstrates an understanding of the implicit (emotional) message as well as the explicit message of any communication.


Demonstrates in-depth understanding of customers’ industries and core business processes, and their technical and business requirements. Builds significant long-term relationships with key customer contacts.


Demonstrates resourcefulness by exploring a range of alternatives and options to resolve problems. Quickly recognizes new problems and develops solutions within appropriate time scales.


Considers the impact of decisions/actions beyond the boundaries of own organization / team. Influences key people to support the achievement of team and line of business goals. Builds networks of contacts that can help in attaining goals.


Seeks out new approaches and ideas for continuous improvement. Anticipates problems and can identify and help implement new and unique ways to ensure high-quality service levels.


How To Apply

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Closing Date: 30 September 2014
Location: Pretoria

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