DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND INFRASTRUCTURE – ARTISANS (VARIOUS TRADES X 78)


The Department of Public Works is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The intention is to
promote representativity in the Public Service through the filling of these posts and with persons whose
appointment will promote representativity, will receive preference.


APPLICATIONS : Head Office Applications: The Director-General, Department of Public
Works, Private Bag x65, Pretoria, 0001 or CGO Building, Cnr Bosman and
Madiba Street, Pretoria. For Attention: Ms. NP Mudau
Durban Regional Applications: The Regional Manager, Department of Public
Works, Private Bag X54315, Durban, 4000. Corner Dr Pixley Kasem and
Samora Machel Streets Durban. For Attention: Mr. R Joseph
Nelspruit Regional Applications: The Regional Manager, Department of
Public Works, Private Bag X11280, Nelspruit, 1200. Physical Address: 30
Brown Street, Nedbank Building, 9th Floor, Nelspruit.For Attention: Mr. E
Nguyuza
Johannesburg Regional Applications: The Regional Manager, Department
of Public Works, Private Bag x3 Braamfontein, 2017 or hand deliver to No 78
Cnr De Beer and Korte, Braamfontein, 2017.For Attention: Mr. M Mudau
Polokwane Regional Office Applications: The Regional Manager,
Department of Public Works; Private Bag X9469, Polokwane, 0700 or Hand
deliver at: Ground Floor, Sanlam Building, 77 Hans Van Rensburg Street,
Polokwane, 0699.For Attention: Mr. NJ KHOTSA
Kimberly Regional Office Applications: The Regional Manager, Department
of Public Works, Private Bag X5002, Kimberley, 8301 or Hand Deliver to 21-
23 Market Square, Old Magistrate Building, Kimberley. For Attention: Ms. N
Hlongwane
Mthatha Regional Office Applications: The Regional Manager, Department
of Public Works, Private Bag X5007,Umtata,5099.For Attention: Ms. N Mzalisi
Port Elizabeth Regional Office Applications: The Regional Manager,
Department of Public Works, Private Bag X3913, North End, Port Elizabeth
6056 For Attention: Mr. SS Mdlaka
Mmabatho Regional Office Applications: The Regional Manager,
Department of Public Works, Private Bag X120, Mmabatho, 2735, hand
delivery: 810 Maisantoe and Albert Luthuli Streets, Unit 3, Mmabatho, 2735.For
Attention: Mr. T Oagile
Cape Town Regional Office Applications: The Regional Manager,
Department of Public Works, Private Bag x 9027, Cape Town, 8000 or Hand
deliver to: Customs house building, Lower Heerengracht Road, Cape Town For
Attention: Ms. N Mtsulwana
Bloemfontein Regional Office Applications: The Regional Manager,
Department of Public Works; Private Bag X20605, 9300 or hand delivered, 18
President Brandt Street Bloemfontein 9300 For Attention: Mr. D Manus
Pretoria Regional Office Applications: The Regional Manager, Department
of Public Works Private Bag X229, Pretoria, 0001 or 251 Skinner AVN Building,
Cnr Andries and Skinner Street Pretoria For Attention: Ms. A Mafa/ Ms K.
Tlhapane
CLOSING DATE : 11 December 2020 at 16H00
NOTE : An indication by candidates in this regard will facilitate the processing of
applications. If no suitable candidates from the unrepresented groups can be
recruited, candidates from the represented groups will be considered. People
with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applications must be submitted on a
signed Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service department and must be
accompanied by a comprehensive CV, recently certified (within 6 months)
copies of qualifications (matric certificate, certificates of qualifications), a valid
Driver’s Licence (where required) and an Identification Document. Applications
not complying with the above will be disqualified. Should you not have heard
from us within the next months, please regard your application as
unsuccessful. Note: It is the responsibility of all applicants to ensure that foreign
and other qualifications are evaluated by SAQA. Recognition of prior learning
will only be considered on submission of proof by candidates. Kindly note that
appointment will be subject to verification of qualifications and a security
clearance. Faxed, e-mailed or late applications will not be accepted. People
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with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Note: All shortlisted candidates will
be subjected to a compulsory technical or competency-based exercise that
intends to test the relevant technical elements of the job as part of the interview
process. Following the technical exercise and the interview the selection panel
will identify candidates to undergo the generic management competency
assessments and successful candidate to sign a performance agreement and
be subjected to security clearance.
ERRATUM: Kindly note that the following posts were advertised in Public
Service Vacancy Circular 25 dated 30 October 2020,with closing date 20
November 20202. (1) Cleaners: Cape Town Regional Office with the following
centers Swellendam Ref No: 2020/147 D (X1 Post) and Caledon Ref No:
2020/147 F (X1 Post), have been withdrawn.


OTHER POSTS

POST 27/126 : ARTISAN FOREMAN PAINTER: GRADE A REF NO: 2020/184
SALARY :
R304 263 per annum
CENTRE : Port Elizabeth Regional Office
REQUIREMENTS : Appropriate Trade Test Certificate in Painting plus five years post qualification
experience as an Artisan. Experience in technical and maintenance matters.
Knowledge of the PFMA and the OHSA. Strong Leadership and Management
ability. Ability to communicate affectively at operational level. Must be
Computer Literate. A Valid Driver’s License (attach a copy).
DUTIES : Effective supervision and management of day to day activities of the workshop,
conduct regular site inspections and ensure that all sites comply with the
relevant statutory regulations. Receive, attend to and follow up on outstanding
job cards, supervise the maintenance of government properties, safeguard and
oversee the maintenance of workshop equipment and vehicles, monitor the
removal of refuse and office furniture at state buildings, attend maintenance
related meetings with client departments. Assist with financial and procurement
57 administration processes of workshops. Manage staff and yearly allocated
budgets according to the PMDS and PFMA. Identify training needs. Leave
management and personnel performance management. Compile reports on
Workshop activities and related inputs when required.
ENQUIRIES : Mr Z. Mashiyane Tel No: (041) 408-2194


POST 27/127 : ARTISAN FOREMAN MECHANICAL REF NO: 2020/185
Re-advertisement applicants who previously applied are encouraged to reapply
SALARY : R304 263 per annum
CENTRE : Kimberly Regional Office
REQUIREMENTS : Appropriate Trade Test Certificate; Five years post qualification experience as
an Artisan. Knowledge of the OHS Act and practices. Operation of equipment,
tools and materials, Stores. Knowledge of built environment. Knowledge of
Fitting and Turning will be an added advantage. Technical maintenance
Interpersonal skills, Basic literacy, Resourceful, Motivational skills, Supervisory
skills. Problem solving, Decision making. Technical skills, Planning and
organising. Ability to work independently. Communication skills. A valid drivers license. Candidates will be subjected to a practical test. DUTIES : Design and production of objects- Supervise and produce designs according to client specification and within limits of production capability. Produce objects with material and equipment according to job specification and recognized standards. Quality assurance of produced objects. The effective and efficient maintenance of technical faults, inspect equipment and/or facilities for technical faults. Repair equipment and facilities according to standards. Test, repair equipment and/or facilities against specifications. Service equipment and/or facilities according to schedule. Quality assure serviced and maintained equipment and/or facilities. Perform administrative and related function- update register of maintained and repaired faults. Obtain quotations and purchase (order) required equipment and materials. Compile and submit reports as required; provide inputs to the operational plan, ensure adherence to safety standards, requirements and regulations. Supervise and mentor staff. Planning of resources and scheduling of work. ENQUIRIES : Ms A Xentsa Tel No: (053) 838-5345 POST 27/128 : ARTISAN FOREMAN: ELECTRICAL REF NO: 2020/186 SALARY : R304 263 per annum CENTRE : Polokwane Regional Office REQUIREMENTS : Appropriate Trade Test Certificate and five years post qualification experience. Knowledge of the OHS Act and practices. Three phase wireman’s license will serve as an added advantage. Strong leadership and management ability. Ability to communicate effectively at operational level. Must be computer literate. A valid drivers license. Candidate must have extensive experience in
the electrical and related operations, including repairs, new installations and
maintenance in general. Knowledge of general engineering works, plant works,
operations of engineering equipment and be able to read and understand
electrical drawings.
DUTIES : Design and produce objects with material and equipment according to job
specification and recognized standards. Effective and efficient maintenance of
technical faults, Inspect equipment and facilities for technical faults and repair
such according to applicable standards, test repair equipment and facilities
against specifications; service equipment and/or facilities; update register of
maintained and repaired faults, obtain quotations and purchase (order)
required equipment and materials; compile and submit reports as required;
ensure adherence to safety standards, requirements and regulations.
Supervise and mentor staff including Trainee Artisans and learners.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. H. Ngoatje Tel No: (015) 291-6452


POST 27/129 : ARTISAN FOREMAN (ELECTRICAL) REF NO: 2020/187
SALARY :
R304 263 per annum
CENTRE : Durban Regional Office
REQUIREMENTS : Appropriate Trade Test Certificate; Five years post qualification experience as
an Artisan. Knowledge of the OHS Act and practices. Strong leadership and
management ability. Ability to communicate effectively at operational level.
Must be computer literate. A valid driver`s license. Candidate must have
extensive experience in the Building and Related operations, including repairs,
new installations and maintenance in general.
DUTIES : Supervise and evaluation of personnel. Supervise equipment, tools and
machinery generally used in a technical and maintenance environment.
Compilation of reports, records and material lists. Manage repairs and
maintenance costs. Liaise with clients and other government departments.
Supervise preventative maintenance services on infrastructure on government
buildings.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. MM Zuma Tel No: (031) 305-6438

POST 27/142 : ARTISAN: WORKSHOP REF NO: 2020/200 (X10 POSTS)
SALARY
: R190 653 per annum
CENTRE : Pretoria Regional Office
Welding (X3 Posts)
Carpentry (X1 Post)
Building (X1 Post)
Plumbing (X1 Post)
Electrical (X2 Posts)
Mechanical (X2 Posts)
REQUIREMENTS : Appropriate Trade Test Certificate as Plumber, or Carpenter, Electrical, Painter
& or Mechanical, Welder. Knowledge of OHSA Act. Knowledge of operation of
equipment, tools and materials. Knowledge of general built environment. A
valid driver`s license.
DUTIES : Maintain and repair technical faults related to mechanical, building, carpentry,
painting, scaffolding, plumbing, welding, and electrical and boiler operations
according to standards. Test repair equipment and/or facilities against
specifications. Service equipment and/or facilities according to schedule.
Quality assure serviced and maintained equipment and/or facilities. Keep and
maintain job record/register of maintained and repaired faults. Report writing.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. J. de Wit Tel No: (082) 889-0283


POST 27/143 : ARTISAN (PAINTER): WORKSHOP REF NO: 2020/201
SALARY :
R190 653 per annum
CENTRE : Port Elizabeth Regional Office
REQUIREMENTS : Appropriate Trade Test Certificate and appropriate experience. Drivers license
will be an advantage.
DUTIES : Inspect equipment to establish faults; scrutinize surfaces to determine the
extent of work to be done. Maintain buildings by doing painting work. Erect and
check scaffolding for safety. Prepare walls and other surfaces for painting. Fill
cracks and holes with appropriate material. Mix materials to come up with the
right colour. Paint surfaces following instruction. Apply vanish on surfaces.
Adhere to safety precautions as legislated. Perform other duties as may be
required by the supervisor.


ENQUIRIES : Mr. Z. Mashiyane Tel No: (041) 408-2194

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