The successful incumbent will report to the Manager: Operations and Maintenance
Minimum Requirements: Grade 12 (NQF4) •N3 – Electrical Engineering with a Wireman’s License (3 phase
installer) •Trade Tested Artisan •Be a qualified and competent trade tested Electrician with operational
and maintenance and construction experience on medium, high and low voltage electrical distribution
and reticulation equipment within the EDI •A minimum 5 years’ experience with 3 years traceable
experience as an Authorized Person within the EDI environment, and appointed as responsible person to
direct medium voltage switching operations to field staff •Code B driver’s license •Qualification in high
Other Requirements: Computer literacy – MS Word & Excel •Managerial and supervisory skills •Fluent in at
least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape •Human relations and communication skills
•Conflict handling skills • Ability to give attention to detail •High level of responsibility •Ability to work
under pressure without tolerance for errors• Physically fit and able to perform duties typical of
maintenance and operations of a Municipal electrical network. • Ability to work as a member of a team•
Sound knowledge of applicable/relevant Standards (SANS, NRS), electrical installation regulations (OHS
Act), By Laws and commissioning procedures.
Added advantage: First Aid Certificate
Responsibilities/Duties: Operations, maintenance, installation, commissioning and testing of low, medium
and high-voltage distribution networks. (Note: hand-on approach needed) • Perform inspections and
preventative maintenance ito construction with regard to electricity network• Supervise operations ito
planning and construction of the electricity network to ensure sustainable electricity provisioning•
Supervise the operation of electrical network systems with regard to Construction• Supervise the
maintenance of electrical network systems with regard to Construction• Supervise the construction and
installation of new, or upgrade, electrical services • Ensure proper planning and project management of
Electricity Network projects• Supervise and render emergency standby duty• Supervise staff and
maintenance activities in construction and installation of services• Co-ordinates specific administrative
and requirements• Effective budgeting and financial management to ensure accurate estimates are
prepared•Performing High/medium Voltage switching operations on the network• Adhere to and
perform safety functions in terms of the OHS Act 85 of 1993 and regulations •Ensuring a high level of
discipline in his section • Willingness and availability to work after hours and in emergencies, as well as
doing standby duty• Manage projects (Audit & maintenance) • Liaising with contractors with regards to
issues related to maintenance and installation of projects.
Job related enquiries: Mr Mark Benson (021) 808 8302
Salary: R 310 577.40 – R 403 141.44 (subjectto evaluation) Plus benefits
Applications, clearly marked, accompanied by a comprehensive CV, a covering letter and the details of contactable
referees, must be emailed to the Human Resource Management Services at Stellenbosch Municipality at the following
email address specifically linked to the above Directorate: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: By applying for this position, the candidate consents to verification checks of qualifications and criminal
Candidates must be willing to be subjected to a rigorous evaluation process. Originally completed applications,
accompanied by originally-certified true copies of qualification certificates (degrees, diplomas, certificates, school
certificates, etc.) as well as required driver’s licenses, Professional Driver’s Permits and registration certificates from
professional bodies, where applicable. Receipt of applications will not be acknowledged and no supporting documentation
will be returned.
No copies of certified copies will be accepted.
Canvassing with Councillors or any other decision-maker/ member of the Selection Committee, is not permitted and proof
thereof will result in disqualification of your application
Due to the latest extension of the Presidential Lockdown the closing date is extended to: 5 May 2020 @12h00.
note that this is a final extension of this advertisement.
Please also note that no documentation posted after 15 April 2020
will be accepted. Only emailed applications will be accepted after this date and hand delivered applications must be
submitted before or on the 5th of May 2020 at 12h00. Hand delivery dropped in the box at the 71 Plein Street, Ecclesia
Stellenbosch Municipality is an Equal Opportunity employer. Candidates from the
designated groups, including those with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.
The requirements of the Employment
Equity Act will be considered as part of the selection criteria/process. If you do not hear from us within ten (10) weeks of
the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful. For more details on vacancies, visit our website
The Council reserves the right not to make an appointment and to add/amend/change the salary