Apprenticeships

ARTISAN FOREMAN GRADE A (MECHANICAL)

REF NO: GS 65/22
Section: Maintenance Services


SALARY : R308 826 per annum, plus 13th cheque, medical aid (optional),

homeowners
allowance (employee must meet prescribed requirement


CENTRE : Greys Hospital, Pietermaritzburg


REQUIREMENTS : Senior Certificate (Standard 10/Grade 12) or equivalent; Appropriate Trade


Test Certificate in the Mechanical field; Five years post qualification experience
as an Artisan; Valid driver’s license.

Shortlisted Candidates will be required to
submit Proof of work experience endorsed by Human Resource


Component/Department. Knowledge, Skills and Experience: Knowledge of


standby generators Knowledge of oil fired boilers. Knowledge of kitchen and


laundry equipment. Must be able to compile reports. Must be computer literate
in “Word” and “Excel”. Knowledge of the

Occupational Health and Safety Act
Knowledge of Batho Pele Principles.
DUTIES : Be responsible for the

supervision and guidance of all subordinate staff in the


Mechanical maintenance division. Ensure that routine, day-to-day,


maintenance is carried out on all Buildings, Plant & Machinery. Ensure that


proper training is given to subordinates in carrying out these duties, under his


control. Supervise and ensure that Job Cards are issued in accordance with


the maintenance procedure, with special reference to, an estimated time for


completion of the task and allocation of work to nominated maintenance


officers. Ensure that all material used & the actual time taken is properly


recorded on the reverse side of the Job card. Check that Job Card Control
Registers are completed correctly, with

special reference to work outstanding.
Be responsible for the ordering of bulk services such as coal, fuel, oil and such

materials and shall liaise with the supplier’s manager to ensure the timely
ordering of materials. Assist the Chief

Artisan in the preparation of briefs,
schedule of work to be done, plans etc. where applicable for contractual works.


Inspect and approve the completion of work performed by contractors and pass
for payment. Ensure that regular

inspections are undertaken on all plant under


his/her supervision inclusive of Air Handling Units, Autoclaves, Beds, Bedside


Lockers, Calorifiers, Conveyors, Gas Banks, Hysters, Laundry Equipment,


Oxygen Pumps, Steam Boilers, Steam Heaters, Steam Lines, Trolleys,


Vacuum Pumps and Workshop Machinery Applicable to the Fitting Trade.


Check, assess and report on the work performance of his/her subordinates and


facilitate and arrange regular meetings with his/her staff. Be responsible for the


organisation and implementation of the planned work of the mechanical unit,


including improvement and temporary re-allocation of duties, and training and


development of staff. Ensure that Job Card Control Register in respect of


repairs to equipment is maintained up to date and the respective job cards


associated with the relative requisition forms are fully completed, duly signed


and forwarded to the Equipment Office. Be responsible for the daily checking,


examination and annotation of the attendance register. Liaise with the


institutions staff such as, clinic sisters, matrons etc. and attend to all


maintenance matters as requested and to ensure the smooth running of the


hospital (per OHS Act). Perform standby duties and after-hours call outs,


including the duties associated with other trades such as the electrician,
plumber and carpenter.


ENQUIRIES : Mr SR Muthwa Tel No: 033 897 3332


APPLICATIONS : Applications to be forwarded to: The Human Resources Management Office,


Greys Hospital Private Bag x 9001, Pietermaritzburg, 3200


FOR ATTENTION : Mrs M Chandulal
NOTE : Directions to Candidates: Applicants are not required to submit

copies of
qualifications and other relevant documents on application but must submit the


Z83 form and a detailed curriculum vitae only. The Employment Equity Target


For This Post Is: African Male; Indian Male, White Male and Coloured Male


CLOSING DATE : 28 October 2022

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