Closing Date: 09 July 2018
Salary: R 542 068.07 – R 703 646.65 (T17) + MUNICIPAL BENEFITS
DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING SERVICES
DIVISION: ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SERVICES
BASIC SALARY: R 542 068.07 – R 703 646.65 (T17) + MUNICIPAL BENEFITS
BENEFITS: TRANSPORT ALLOWANCE + CELL PHONE ALLOWANCE
REF NO.: NOTICE: 75/2018
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: Relevant B Degree in Electrical Engineering NQF7● Proven experience in an electrical transmission/distribution environment. Experience at a management level in the public service.
ADDED ADVANTAGE: Compliance in terms of the Financial and Supply Chain Management competency areas in terms of Government Notice R493 as published in Government Gazette no 29967 of 15 June 2007 (Municipalities were granted exemption from regulation 15 and 18 of Government Gazette 29967 under Notice No. 40593 of 3 February 2017, subject to conditions of compliance with minimum competency levels within 18 months of date of employment). Registration with a Professional body for Engineers.
COMPULSORY: Possession of a Government Certificate of Competency, category (c) or (d) (Factories/Electrical) as contemplated in the General Machineries Regulations, Section 2. Alternately, obtain the requirement within 6 months.
REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS Code EB Drivers’ License ●Computer literacy (MS Office applications) ●Proficiency in at least 2 of the official languages of the Western Cape (read, write and speak) ● Good management, human relations, interpersonal and communication skills ● Analytical skills ● High level of responsibility and confidentiality ● Ability to give attention to detail ● Ability to work under pressure ● Work after normal working hours, on standby, during emergencies and planned overtime
FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage and control the key performance and result indicators associated with the provisioning and maintenance of electrical infrastructure services to the community and maintain the electrical/mechanical water/ wastewater pumps and pump stations ● Manage, monitor and control operational/capital projects and the budget of the Branch ● Manage the operations and maintenance of all electricity networks, substations and municipal buildings ● Manage the electrical and mechanical maintenance of all plants, pumps and equipment in relation to water and waste water works ● Performs infrastructure asset and electricity demand management ● Ensure that the Branch comply with applicable legislation ● Monitor the implementation of Risk Management and Supply Chain Management strategies ● Disseminate information and guidance with relation to performance management of the human capital of the Branch ● Render management and line function administrative support services to the Branch ● Keeping abreast of current trends, legislative changes and technological developments in the rehabilitation and maintenance of Electrical Infrastructure Services and Mechanical Plant (Water/ Waste Water plants and Pump Stations).
Work related enquiries can be directed to Head of Department: Mr M Rhode; on firstname.lastname@example.org or on tell: 044 – 501 3000.
For general enquiries contact Mr. Henry van Rooyen or Ms Elaine Sipingo on telephone no: 044 501 3051/3081.
Candidates must be willing to be subjected to an interview and competency assessment and must be aware that previous employers and references will be contacted and their qualifications, credit and criminal record will be verified. The candidates will be required to disclose all Financial Interests.
Application forms are available on the Bitou website (www.bitou.gov.za). A comprehensive CV, original certified copies of Identification documents, qualifications, and driver’s license must accompany the application form and must be posted /hand delivered to the Human Resources Section, Bitou Municipality, Private Bag X1002; Plettenberg Bay; 6600.
Bitou Municipality is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from the designated groups, including those with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.
Please take note:
If you receive no feedback from us within 12 weeks after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Bitou Municipality reserves the right not to make any appointment and to re-advertise before a shortlist is compiled.
CLOSING DATE: 09 July 2018 @ 14:00 pm