Gauteng Department of Infrastructure Development – Works Inspector – 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.
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Department of Infrastructure Development
Johannesburg (Head Office)

Maintenance and Condition Assessment
R 208 584.00 per annum (plus benefits)

National Diploma (T/N/S streams) or equivalent / N3 & Trade Test in Electrical environment/ Registration as Engineering Technician. No experience required. A valid Driver’s License.

COMPETENCIES: Knowledge of the Public Service Regulatory Framework. Knowledge of the department Strategy. Knowledge of the procurement policy and procedures. knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act, Treasury Regulations’ Financial Delegations and Risk Management Skills- Presentation skills. Report writing. Analytical. Computer literacy. Communication skills.

ATTRIBUTES- Able to work independently. Professional. Confidential. Quality-driven. 

Conduct Inspections or maintenance on work undertaken on project sites to ensure that it is being done in compliance with all relevant regulations and legislation and that proper quality control is being maintained. Compile an estimate of repairs and costs for minor new work and maintenance work to be undertaken.

Maintain an electronic record system for work being done and work that was finalized. Develop progress reports on outstanding and finalised work. Advice and guide contractors in respect of the compliance to legislation and procedures. Inspect work documents by contractors to determine whether it is in compliance with all relevant prescribed standards. Compile and process variation orders and requests for the extension of deadlines. Compile payment documents.

Ensure effective contract administration. Timeous development of reports on problems emanating from projects. Gather and submit information in terms of the extended public works programme (EPWP). Develop and interpret plans and sketches. Draw up quotation documents and compile specifications, bills of quantities and bid documents. Participate in the adjudication process and provide recommendations quotations. Liaise with relevant stakeholders in respect of technical aspects  

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 072 668 0029/076 521 4118.

NB: For assistance with online applications please email your query to 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. Raymond Mpe Tel: 072 668 0029/076 521 4118
Number of Posts 1
Closing Date 2020/09/11
Criteria Questions
Do have National Diploma (T/N/S streams) or equivalent / N3 & Trade Test in Electrical environment?
Are you registered as Engineering Technician?
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.