EMTHANJENI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY
NOTICE NO: 01/2021
Emthanjeni Municipality, with its Headquarters in De Aar invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for the following vacant post. The Municipality is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and subscribes to the principles of employment equity and actively promotes representation in terms of race, gender and disability.
DIRECTORATE: INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES
Duties and Responsibilities:
The incumbent of the post will be responsible to:
To be responsible for a maintenance service regarding water network and waste water services, to ensure excellent service to the community.
Monitors and supervises activities of staff by allocating work to reporting staff.
Monitoring application of safe working procedures by performing spot inspections on plant and equipment and observing working procedures.
Act as supervisor for the Water Maintenance teams by transport workers, motivate workers, and attend to work related problems, recommend leave applications.
Monitors and supervises utilization, application and maintenance of machinery, equipment, tools and material by inspecting machinery, equipment, tools and plant on an ad-hoc basis to identify defects or receiving defect reports from reporting staff
Applying appropriate action with guidance from supervisor and HR Section including informally addressing of issue with worker or following formal procedure
Providing training by giving verbal instructions or demonstrating procedures or ensuring that training is provided to reporting staff by informing supervisor needs
Perform monthly reading of main water meters and groundwater, monitoring recorders (48 recorders): maintain building, cleaning and servicing of recorders.
Manage and maintain water telemetric system on a daily basis: Monitor and control the water reservoirs levels; control and operate the bore holes abstraction within the prescribed volume parameters, control the “Spectrum” service providers to identify and rectify any problems that may arise, replace cpu units when necessary, also batteries, radios, chargers and antennas; maintain water meter probes.
Testing of domestic water meters.
Frequently checking and maintaining of bore holes, pumps, equipment, pump station, reservoirs and storage dams.
Do water pressure tests.
Maintenance of water distribution networks in all 3 urban town areas as main pipe lines from boreholes.
Perform driver activities using a vehicle.
Maintain telemetric system by inspecting telemetric system on a regular basis
to identify problems and rectify.
Maintain telemetric system.
Perform any other related duties as instructed by the Supervisor
Interested persons are requested to forward a letter of application together with a comprehensive CV and certified copies of qualifications to the Municipal Manager.
Enquiries can be directed to the Acting Senior Manager Infrastructure Services, Mr W Lubbe at 053 632 9100.
Closing date: 4 February 2021 at 12h00
PO Box 42
Tel: 053 632 9100
Canvassing for selection will automatically disqualify an applicant.
If no reply to your application has been received within sixty (60) days of the closing date, you should consider your application as being unsuccessful.
No late or facsimile applications will be accepted.
No applications will be considered without certified copies of the original documents of qualifications.
The Council reserves the right not to appoint.
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates.