Department of Infrastructure Development – Maintenance Planner

The Provincial Government of Gauteng is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment, especially in respect of race, gender and disability.
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Department of Infrastructure Development
Steve Biko Facility Maintenance Hub

PackageR 257 508 per annum (plus benefits)

National Diploma in Building, Mechanical or Electrical or equivalent and a Trade test certificate in building environment. A Minimum of 1 -2 years’ experience post qualification.

COMPETENCIES: Knowledge National Building Standards Act of 1977, Regulations and Municipal Regulations. Promotion of Access to Information Act of 2000. Promotion of Administrative Justice Act of 2000. Government Immovable Asset Management Act of 2007. Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1993 and Regulations. Health Act, Regulations and Guidelines pertaining to infrastructure. SKILLS-Analytical, thinking, Research, Computer utilisation, Policy formulation, Interpretation of statutes and policies, financial management, Customer relationship management, Performance management, Adaptability during changes to meet goals. 

Receives work-orders from the client departments and DID for implementation through a computerized maintenance management system. Assesses the urgency of the defects for correct allocation (whether an emergency, which chief artisan trade is required or repeat).Allocates work order or defect to appropriate Chief Artisan trade. Receives work-orders from chief artisans and checks if root cause analysis done correctly, materials allocations correct, materials availability in stores & whether the hospital still has a budget allocation). Authorises the dispatch of materials from the stores. Monitors and reports on the performance of chief artisans & artisans and escalates disciplinary issues to regional head or resident engineer. Identifies the need for training for specific artisans. Attend planner’s maintenance forums and meetings.

Initiates a purchase requisition in SAP to call-out framework contractors. Processes time claims, call-out claims are signed off by chief artisans/inspectors and updates on the computerised maintenance management system. Collects and submit contractor performance history to the framework contracts manager. Compiles daily reports on backlogs & non-performance and report to regional head and maintenance hub. Compiles a weekly technical and budget/expenditure report for the FMU/CEO of facilities. Compiles a monthly report on productive/ unproductive hours for artisans/chief artisans. Operates the CMMS. Validates that CMMS is fully operational for the DID staff & Client. Reports all CMMS performance defects to ICT. Report periodically to the regional head on maintenance performance of the regional hubs and maintenance personnel.  

PLEASE NOTE: To apply for the above position, please apply online at Only online applications will be considered and for general enquiries please contact Human Resource on 071 605 7791/ 079 878 1101.

NB:. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of this post and candidates whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity will receive preference.

It is the Department’s intention to promote equity through the filling of all numeric targets as contained in the Employment Equity Plan. To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of race, gender and disability status is required. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right not to appoint. Disabled people are encouraged to apply. If you do not receive any response from us within 3 months, please accept your application was unsuccessful.

Enquiries Mr. Gavin Motshwadi Tel: 071 605 7791/079 878 1101
Number of Posts 1
Closing Date 2020/07/24
Criteria Questions
Do you have a National Diploma in Building, Mechanical or Electrical or equivalent and a Trade test certificate?
Do you have a Minimum of 1 -2 years’ experience post qualification?
Do you have valid driver’s licence?
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged, If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.