DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SANITATION
POST: ARTISAN FOREMAN (GRADE A): (FITTER AND TURNER) REF NO 201221/03
BRANCH: INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT CENTRAL OPERATIONS
SALARY: R308 826 per annum (OSD)
CENTRE: Jericho Dam (Usutu River)
REQUIREMENTS: Appropriate Trade Test Certificate. Five (5) years post-qualification experience as an Artisan. A
driver’s licence (Attach copies). Team leadership. Knowledge of technical analysis, computer-aided applications, legal
compliance, technical report writing and production, process knowledge and skills. Problem solving and analytical
decision making, teamwork and analytical skills. Creativity, self-management, customer focus and responsiveness.
Communication skills both (verbal and written) and computer literacy. Planning and organising skills. Conflict
management. Ability to work independently and under pressure. Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act,
PMDS and PFMA. Drawing skills and ability to read drawings. Candidates may be required to complete a practical and
theoretical test. Willingness to travel.
DUTIES: Maintenance of bulk raw water infrastructure (dams, reservoirs, pump stations and pipelines) and machinery.
Inspect equipment for technical faults and repair according to standards. Service equipment according to schedule.
Ensure quality assurance in line with specifications. Ensure adherence to safety standards, requirements, and
regulations. Implement planned maintenance and update maintenance logbooks. Compile and submit reports as
required. Supervise and mentor staff. Continuous individual development to keep up with new technologies and
ENQUIRIES: Mr M.J Kgwedi Tel No: (017) 846 6000
APPLICATIONS: Central Operations (Usutu River) Please email your application quoting the relevant reference
number on the subject line to: [email protected] For Attention: Ms Thomo
CLOSING DATE: 20 December 2021
Note: Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the e-mail address specified on each post.
Applications must be submitted using the newly implemented Z83 form obtainable on the Department of Water and
Sanitations website, under career opportunities or the DPSA website, under vacancies in the Public Service (point 4)
and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as copies of qualifications, identity document and a valid
driver’s license (where applicable) which need not to be certified when applying for a post. Original/certified copies
must be produced by only shortlisted candidates during the interview date. All required information on Form Z83 must
be provided. Failure to complete or disclose all required information will automatically disqualify the applicant All
documents must be submitted in one email in a PDF format. The attachment/s, may not exceeding 5mb) 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. No late, applications will
be accepted. A SAQA evaluation certificate must accompany foreign qualification/s. Applications that do not comply
with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered. *All shortlisted candidates pertaining to Senior
Management Services (SMS) posts will be subjected to a technical and competency assessment and a pre-entry
certificate obtained from the National School of government is required prior to the appointment. (Individuals who have completed the course already, and who are therefore in possession of a certificate are welcome to submit such,
however it is not required that an applicant submit such when applying for the post prior to the closing date. The link
for the completion of the course for the certificate for the pre-entry into SMS can be found on
Candidates will be required to complete a
financial disclosure form and undergo a security clearance. Foreigners or dual citizenship holders must provide a police
clearance certificate from country of origin. The Department of Water Sanitation is an equal opportunity employer. In
the filling of vacant posts, the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of
1996) the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and
relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration. Correspondence will be limited
to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within two (2) months of this advertisement, please accept
that your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions. Women and
persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Targets.