Department of Roads and Transport Artisan Production Grade A: Panel beating and Mechanical

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Requirements :

National Technical Certificate (Mechanical/Panel Beating) with an appropriate Trade Test. National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering will be added advantage. A valid driver’s license. Minimum relevant working experience post obtaining the Trade Test Certificate. 

Understanding of mechanical, panel beating and fleet management environment. Understanding of Machinery and Occupational Safety Act. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Mechanical/Panel beating skills. Computer literacy, including email and internet skills. Must be able to work under pressure. Organizing, planning, leadership and coordinating skills.

Duties :

Manage the quality of repairs and servicing on g-FleeT vehicles. Planning and organizing all maintenance inspections. Determine if the vehicle is economical to repair or not. Complete and return repair requisitions and assist in ordering and controlling the workshop materials and tools. Monitoring and ensuring quality of repairs and services done by service providers. 

Ensure that policies and standards related to panel beating and mechanical repairs are adhered to. Perform panel beating and mechanical administration duties, data capturing and filing. Manage the training and development of all artisans and apprentices allocated to the unit. Prepare weekly, monthly and annual reports.

Notes :

Shortlisted candidates will be subject to pre- employment screening (vetting). “All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the department.

Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools.”

Employer : Department of Roads and Transport

Location : Bedfordview

Closing Date : 28-12-2021

  • Reference Number : refs/007284
  • Directorate : OPERATIONS
  • Number of Posts : 4
  • Package : R190,653.00-R211,596.00 per annum
  • Enquiries : Mr. Sifiso Mhlongo Tel: 011 372 8600/8654

Criteria Questions

Do you have National Technical Certificate (Mechanical/Panel Beating) with an appropriate Trade Test?

Do you have National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering?

Do you have more than 1 year relevant working experience?

Do you have knowledge of mechanical, panel beating and fleet management environment?

Please Notes :

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.


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