Department of Infrastructure Development – Chief Artisan Grade A – Mechanical/Electrical

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.
The specific reference number of the post must be quoted; failure to comply with these instructions will disqualify applications from being processed.
Department of Infrastructure Development
Provincial Maintenance Hub

R 386 487.00 per annum (plus benefits).

An appropriate Trade Test Certificate • Minimum of 10 years’ experience post qualification as an Artisan/Artisan Foreman (Proof of recognized experience must be attached). Computer literacy • A valid Driver’s License.

COMPETENCIES: Knowledge of the National Building Regulation and Building Standards Act No 103 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 and Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1993 and Regulations SKILLS- Planning and organizing, verbal and written communication and computer literacy skills. 

Manage technical personnel • Manage Division Meetings • Manage job assessments for the Division • Manage material requirements for the Division • Manage availability of tools and materials for the Division • Manage client interaction and relations • Manage scheduling of work • Manage the overall productivity of the Division • Manage the development of maintenance schedules Enforce compliance for the keeping of maintenance schedules and records • Undertake research and literature studies • Apply research findings in the work environment • Sign performance based on approved Job Descriptions, Strategic and Annual Performance Plans of the Department • Manage human resources and maintain discipline • Manage the provision of equipment required by personnel for achievement of outputs in their respective Job Descriptions • Manage skills transfer between personnel and outside technical assistants and/or consultants • Plan and allocate work responsibilities and processes to control work performance including quality assurance. Manage staff performance and Development.  

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 060 983 2677.

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. Albert Mthembu Tel: 060 983 2677
Number of Posts 1
Closing Date 2020/07/24
Criteria Questions
Do you have an appropriate Trade Test Certificate?
Do you have a minimum of 10 years’ experience post qualification as an Artisan/Artisan Foreman (Proof of recognized experience must be attached)?
Do you have a Computer literacy ?
Do you have a valid Driver’s License?
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.