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PLEASE NOTE: Unless otherwise stated on the vacancy, all applications must be hand delivered to Brister House, OR ADDRESSED TO: 
Executive Director
CORPORATE SERVICES
PO BOX 116
NELSON MANDELA BAY MUNICIPALITY
Alternatively contact the Corporate Services Directorate, tel. (041) 506-3259

NO faxed applications will be accepted.

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ELECTRICITY AND ENERGY DIRECTORATE: SENIOR ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN (TECHNICAL SERVICES)

VACANCY 

In terms of its Employment Equity Plan, the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipalityis committed to employment practices that redress past imbalances in respect of race, gender, creed and disability, and as such the relevant policy will be considered during selection and placement. 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified person for appointment to the under-mentioned position. Persons with a disability are encouraged to apply.


ELECTRICITY AND ENERGY DIRECTORATE

 

SENIOR ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN

(TECHNICAL SERVICES)

POSITION CODE: 7384

TASK Grade 12 (R337 332 – R468 996 per annum)

(Basic salary only, excluding benefits) 

Requirements: 

  • National Diploma (Electrical Engineering).
  • Registered as a Technician with ECSA.
  • Valid Code B driver’s license.
  • Three years’ relevant experience. 

Competencies: 

  • Must be able to cope with mental stress that arises from potential or actual physical threat – actual threat due to working in presence of live high voltage; potential threat as a result of often working in an environment where explosion of switchgear can occur and in high risk residential areas.
  • Other factors inherent to the post that are mentally stressful pertain to tripping and incorrect breakers, which could lead to electricity shutdowns with financial loss for the Municipality and commercial consumers.
  • Must be physically fit and healthy; and be able to perform manual operations and duties on foot.
  • Being exposed to extreme weather conditions and varying temperatures are physically stressful.
  • Having to work overtime and standby duty are inherent to the post.
  • Ability to meet frequent pre-determined deadlines and interruptions in the job – a MV fault will take priority over other functions.
  • Good sight, speech and hearing ability (may not be colour blind – interpreting colour wiring codes and plant status indication is required). 

Job purpose: 

  • Responsible for the planning, organising, performing and supervision of the pilot cable network testing and repairs and of fault finding on the MV power cables of the Municipality’s electricity network for the purpose of providing a sustainable electrical supply to the industrial, commercial and domestic community in the municipal area.

As part of the selection process, candidates may be tested on any requirement, skill or competency, which will include pre-employment screening, security vetting and psychometric assessment. 

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORM AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION: 

Kindly note that all applications for employment should be completed on the official employment application form of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality and accompanied by certified copies of academic qualifications (please do not submit original supporting documentation, as this will not be returned). Z83 applications and faxed applications are no longer accepted. A CV not accompanied by a fully completed official application form will not be accepted. 

Please complete one employment application form per vacancy, clearly stating the position code of the post for which you are applying. 

Official application forms are obtainable from the Employment Application Receiving Centres that are located on ground floor of: Lillian Diedericks Building (formerly Brister House), Govan Mbeki Avenue, Port Elizabeth OR Town Hall, Market Street, Uitenhage.  Application forms may also be downloaded from the municipal website: www.nelsonmandelabay.gov.za. Telephonic enquires may be directed to the Receptionist, Tel: 041 506 3259. 

Mail to the Executive Director: Corporate Services (Human Resources Management Services Sub-Directorate), PO Box 116, Port Elizabeth6000 or deliver to the relevant Employment Application Receiving Centre. 

Kindly note that the Municipality contacts shortlisted applicants only. Applicants not contacted within six weeks of the closing date may safely assume that their applications were not successful. They are nevertheless thanked for their interest shown in the position/s advertised. 

CLOSING DATE: MONDAY,  9 OCTOBER 2017 before 12h00 noon.

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