Sentech Recruits Maintenance Officers [2 Vacancies]

Posted on :

16 Jan, 2014

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General Jobs in South Africa

Sentech Western Region Infrastructure Services-Cape Town invites applications from qualifying and interested candidates who will assist with activities not limited to assisting with maintenance of Sentech’s infrastructure, maintaining construction equipment and antenna installations and replacements.


Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12/ Experience in general infrastructure maintenance (Buildings, roads etc.)
  • Minimum of two years working experienceA valid code 8 (EB) or code EC1 driver’s license and the ability to drive.
  • Assessment of driving ability to be carried out during the interview.
  • Willing and prepared to work away from home on regular basis up to 4 weeks unremittingly
  • Willing and able to climb and work on tall masts up to 300m high on a daily basis
  • Willing and able to travel and/or drive long distances and work long hours when required
  • Willing and able to work over holidays and weekends as and when required.
  • Be able to carry out routine mast inspections & maintenance according to Sentech mast maintenance policy.
  • Must be self-motivated and should be able to take initiative and responsibility for his own career development and staff developmentBe able to adhere and apply safety rules according to OHS Act.
  • Good physical health and not suffer the fear of heights
  • Willing to take medical examination as an inherent requirement of this position. 


Job Specification:

Maintain infrastructure Buildings – Masts, Buildings, Roads, and Yards etc.
Antenna installation and replacements/loading and moving of equipmentMaintain Rigging equipment according to OH&S Act & control inventorySupervise controlled casual labour
Assist the Rigging Team Leader in correctly reporting the exact status of the infrastructure
Assist the Rigging Team Leader purchasing materials and consumables
Assist the Rigging Team Leader in documenting findings of inspection and providing feedback to relevant managers.
Assist the Rigging Team Leader in scheduling mast maintenance for Sentech SOC Ltd.

Functional/Technical competencies required:

Knowledge and understanding of the procurement process followed within Sentech.

Health and Safety
Knowledge and understanding of relevant Health and Safety legislation, regulations and company policies and procedures.
Continuous development of specialist knowledge. Build a culture of Health and Safety practices.

Core Competencies required:Communication (Verbal Skill and Reasoning)
Demonstrates an understanding of the views, words and reasoning of others and will then communicate in an appropriate and practical/sophisticated manner using appropriate language.
Listens attentively to views and issues of others.
Selects appropriate methods of communication for each situation.
Conveys and receives information effectively and builds positive working relationships.

Problem Solving and Decision Making
Is able to analyse situations, diagnose problems, identify the key issues, establish and evaluate alternative courses of action and produce a logical, practical and acceptable solution.
Is able to make effective decisions on a day-to-day basis, taking ownership of decisions, demonstrating sound judgement in escalating issues where necessary.

Works co-operatively and flexibly with other members of the team with a full understanding of the role to be played as a team member, to achieve a common goal.

Planning and Organising
Is able to organise own time effectively, creates own work schedules, prioritises, prepares in advance and sets realistic timescales.
Has the ability to visualise a sequence of actions needed to achieve a specific goal and how to estimate the resources required.
The integration of several parts into an orderly hole to achieve harmony and understanding.


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Sentech will give preference to suitable candidates who add to the cultural and gender diversity of the company.


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