Electrical Artisan Foreman vacancy at the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health

DEADLINE: 09 October 2023

Electrical Artisan Foreman vacancy at the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health

  • SALARY: R294 321 per annum. Other Benefits: 13th Cheque, Housing Allowance (employee must meet prescribed requirements), Medical Aid (optional).
  • CENTRE : Mbongolwane Hospital

REQUIREMENTS: Grade 12 or Equivalent qualification, Trade test certificate in Mechanical/Electrical as per terms of section 13(2) of the Manpower Training Act 1998, as amended, 3 year working experience. Valid Code 08 Driver Licence. Recommendations: Understanding of the hospital setup. Knowledge, Skills and Competencies: Project Management. Use of tools and electrical equipment, including power machines. Ability to read relevant drawings and equipment. Identification of spares and equipment. Ability to carry out faulty findings. Occupational health & safety. Problem solving analysis. Team work and creativity.

DUTIES: Perform operational and maintenance functions within the institution and designated clinics. Assume overall responsibility for ensuring that planned and unplanned maintenance and repairs is carried out timeously. Compile reports and motivations for new work, personnel, services etc, and for improvement of existing services .Undertake technical and other such investigations as required by Chief Artisan/Maintenance Manager. Assume overall control and responsibility for the supervision and guidance of all subordinates in the Electrical Division. Be responsible to ensure cleaning of work place/ workshop is carried out properly. Exercise control of tradesman aid and handyman and artisans. Exercise control over equipment /tools and keep in good working order. Keep up to date and current equipment register. Be responsible for material issued and completed job. Always adhere to safe working practice (in according to Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993). Attend safety and practical orientated training courses and lectures .Perform stand-by duties and after-hours calls-outs. These duties can at times can include the duties. Associated with other trades such as fitter, plumber and carpenter. Working overtime with remuneration when considered and with the approval of the Maintenance Supervisor. Be prepared to visit primary health care clinic to perform maintenance duties when required. Conduct institution walkabout with other institutional managers. Deputize as the section head in the absence of Chief Artisan.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. EB Nyele (Assistant Director: Facilities Management) Tel No: (035) 476 6842, ext. 1014/ Tel No: (035) 476 6242, ext. 1004

APPLICATIONS: should be forwarded to: The Chief Executive Officer, Private Bag X126, Kwa- PETT, 3820 or Hand Deliver to: Mbongolwane District Hospital

FOR ATTENTION: Human Resource Manager

WEBSITE: Online (E-Services)

Directions to candidates

  • Applications on form Z83 with full particulars of the applicants’ training, qualifications, competencies, knowledge and experience (on a separate sheet if necessary or a CV) must be forwarded to the department in which the vacancy/vacancies exist(s). NB: PROSPECTIVE APPLICANTS MUST PLEASE USE THE NEW Z83 WHICH IS EFFECTIVE AS AT 01 JANUARY 2021.
  • Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents when applying but submit fully completed Z83 form and detailed Curriculum Vitae.
  • Applicants must indicate the reference number of the vacancy in their applications.
  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA)
  • Applicants requiring additional information regarding an advertised post must direct their enquiries to the department where the vacancy exists. The Department of Public Service and Administration must not be approached for such information.
  • It must be ensured that applications reach the relevant advertising departments on or before the applicable closing dates.



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