Branch: NWRI Eastern Operations

SALARY: R145 281 per annum (Level 04)

CENTRE: Ntshingwayo Dam and Goedertrouw Dam

REQUIREMENTS: A Grade 8 certificate or equivalent qualification with one (1) to two (2) years experience in maintaining general work of mechanical maintenance and repairs. A valid driver’s license (Attach a copy). Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Procedures. Basic knowledge in controlling and maintaining
bulk water supply maintenance on equipment and grounds, Knowledge in routine inspection of equipment and grounds. Understanding of Public Administration and Government legislation. Basic knowledge in supporting
water utilization and water resource strategy. Good verbal and writing communication skills. Numerical Literacy is strongly required. Basic knowledge of Sluices and valves.

DUTIES: Maintenance of mechanical bulk water infrastructure and construction equipment. Repair damaged equipment and refer equipment to other service providers for repairs. Conduct general routine inspection of grounds and equipment, supervise subordinates, keep water measurement gauge plates clean and look for cracks in measuring structures and report defects. Report irregularities in regard to dam equipment and grounds in accordance with scheme regulations, ensure equipment and grounds are in good condition and no burrowing of animals on the embankment and underground takes place, Ensure that stagnant water on the embankment is reported to the water control officer. Stock control of all resources under the general foreman’s jurisdiction.
Ensure the proper records keeping of repaired equipment. Keep job cards up to date and repair minor equipment, Compile safe working conditions in line with safety regulations.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. S Bhengu Tel No: (033) 239 1900

APPLICATIONS: Ntshingwayo Dam and Goedertrouw Dam: Please email your application quoting the relevant reference number and preferred center to the subject line


NOTE: Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the email address specified on each post. Applications must be submitted using the newly implemented Z83 form (Editable Z83 form)  should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as copies of qualifications and Identity document (all documents must be submitted in one email in a PDF format. The attachment/s, may not exceeding 10MB) Subject title on the email must clearly display the reference number of the post applied for. Applicants should forward applications to the correct email address of the post as wrong emailed applications will not be considered.

CLOSING DATE: 23 April 2021

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