KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health – Artisans X3 (Electrical, Plumbing and Mechanical)


Reference: HRM 4/1/4
Enquiries: M.P Zungu
Contact No.: 035 907 7042
TO: DISTRICT MANAGERS
HOSPITAL MANAGERS
COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE MANAGERS
HEADS OF INSTITUTIONS
HEAD OFFICE MANAGERS
ALL EMPLOYEES
COMMUNITY MEMBERS
CIRCULAR MINUTE No. NGWE HOSP 16/2020

The contents of this Circular Minute must be brought to the notice of all eligible employees on the establishment of all
Institutions. It must be ensured that all employees who meet the requirements of the post/s are made aware of this
circular minute even if they are absent from their normal places of work.
DIRECTIONS TO CANDIDATES:-

  1. The following documents must be submitted:-
    (a) Application for Employment Form (Form Z.83), which is obtainable at any Government Department or from
    the website – www.kznhealth.gov.za must accurately completed and signed. Reference Number must be
    indicated in the column provided on the form Z.83.
    (b) Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of identity document, educational qualifications and
    professional registration certificates – not copies of certified copies.
  2. Persons with disabilities should feel free to apply for the post.
  3. Applicants are respectfully informed that, if no notification of appointment is received within 3 months after the
    closing date, they must accept that their applications were unsuccessful.
  4. Applicants in possession of a foreign qualification must attach an evaluation/verification certificate from the South
    African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) or other regulating bodies to their applications. Non- RSA
    Citizens/Permanent Resident/ Work Permit holders must submit a documentary proof together with their
    applications.
  5. All employees in the Public Service that are presently on the same salary level but on a notch/package above the
    minimum as that of the advertised post are free to apply.
  6. This Department is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, whose aim is to promote representatively
    in all levels of all occupational categories in the Department.
  7. The appointment is subject to positive outcome obtained from the NIA to the following checks: security
    clearance, credit records, qualification, citizenship and previous experience verifications
  8. Failure to comply with the above instructions will results to your application being disqualified
    Closing date for all applications is 16 OCTOBER 2020
    ORIGINAL SIGNED BY
    ……………………………..
    MRS C.N.N MKHWANAZI
    ACTING HOSPITAL CEO
    NGWELEZANA HOSPITAL

JOB TITLE : ARTISAN FOREMAN (GRADE A)
1X ELECTRICAL
1X PLUMBING
1X MECHANICAL
INSTITUTION :
NGWELEZANA HOSPITAL
COMPONENT : SYSTEMS
REFERENCE NO. : NGWE 52/2020
SALARY : R304 26300 – R344 640.00
13TH CHEQUE HOUSING ALLOWANCE AND MEDICAL AID (EMPLOYEE MUST
MEET THE PRESRIBED REQUIREMENTS
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POST:

 Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
 N3 equivalent certificate in Electrical/Plumbing/ mechanical related field.
 Appropriate Trade Test Certificate in terms of section 13(2)(h) of the Manpower Act of 1981 as
amended Valid driver’s license.
 Five (5) years post qualification experience required as an Artisan in an appropriate field.
 Proof of working experience endorsed by Human Resource Department
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
 Technical analysis knowledge
 Computer aided applications
 Knowledge of legal compliance
 Technical report writing
 Analytical skills
 Conflict management,
 Planning and organizing
 Team leadership
 Technical report writing
 Creativity
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:
 ELECTRICAL
 Provide technical services and support to Ngwelezana Hospital including clinics and
residential areas ensuring compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Act of 85 of
1993/1995.
 Produce objects with material and equipment according to job specification and recognised
standards.
 Inspect equipment and/ or facilities for technical faults.
 Repair and service equipment and facilities according to standards including air conditioners
and refrigerators.
 Manage technical services and support in conjunction with Technicians/ artisans and
associates in field, workshop and technical office activities.
 Ensure adherence to safety standards, requirements and regulations.
 Ensure quality assurance in line with specifications.
 Perform standby duties over weekends and public holidays.
 Compile and submit reports as required and provide inputs to operational plan.
 Supervise and mentor staff.
 Repair equipment and/or facilities according to standards.
 Test repaired equipment and/ or facilities against specifications
 Service equipment and facilities according to scheduled service plan
 Quality assures serviced and maintained equipment or facilities. Perform and related
functions.
 Update register of maintained and repaired faults.
Fighting Disease, Fighting Poverty, Giving Hope
 Obtain quotations and purchase order required equipment and material. Scheduling of work
for subordinated and management of all resources allocated.
 Scheduling of work for subordinated and management of all resources allocated. Management
of performance and behavioural conduct of subordinates. Deputise artisan Chief.
 Management of performance and behavioural conduct of subordinates.
 Deputise artisan Chief. Perform standby.
 PLUMBING
 Repair equipment and/or facilities according to standards.
 Test repaired equipment and/ or facilities against specifications
 Service equipment and facilities according to scheduled service plan
 Quality assures serviced and maintained equipment or facilities. Perform and related
functions.
 Update register of maintained and repaired faults.
 Obtain quotations and purchase order required equipment and material. Scheduling of work
for subordinated and management of all resources allocated.
 Scheduling of work for subordinated and management of all resources allocated. Management
of performance and behavioural conduct of subordinates. Deputise artisan Chief.
 Management of performance and behavioural conduct of subordinates.
 Repair or fit water taps, valves and sanitary fitments, gutters and down pipes.
 Installation of geysers, hand basins, showers, bath and toilets.
 MECHANICAL
 Repair equipment and/or facilities according to standards.
 Test repaired equipment and/ or facilities against specifications
 Service equipment and facilities according to scheduled service plan
 Quality assures serviced and maintained equipment or facilities. Perform and related
functions.
 Update register of maintained and repaired faults.
 Obtain quotations and purchase order required equipment and material. Scheduling of work
for subordinated and management of all resources allocated.
 Scheduling of work for subordinated and management of all resources allocated. Management
of performance and behavioural conduct of subordinates. Deputise artisan Chief.
 Management of performance and behavioural conduct of subordinates.
 Deputise artisan Chief. Perform
 Regular visual checks of all plant under his supervision inclusive of Air Handling units,
autoclaves, beds, bedside lockers, gas banks, laundry equipment, oxygen pumps and
workshop machinery applicable to fitting trade.
 Must be able to arc weld and do gas welding.
 Repairs to oxygen and vacuum wall points, air conditioners and refrigerators.
 Daily reporting of faults, job progress and daily completion of job cards.
CLOSING DATE : 16 OCTOBER 2020
ENQUIRIES : MR P.E.Z ZULU TEL NO.: 035 901 7060
NB: – Please note that due to a large number of applications received, applications will not
be acknowledged, however, successful applicants will be advised of the outcome of
their application.

  • Due to financial constraints S&T Claims and Resettlement / Relocation will not be
    considered.
  • Accommodation will only be allocated when it is available otherwise successful
    candidates must arrange their private accommodation prior to assumption of duty.
  • No interim accommodation in a form of Bed and Breakfast or Hotel Accommodation

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