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Chief Works Manager (Mechanical): Works Management

Department of Public Works & Infrastructure - Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape

Full-Time | Government

Closing date yi 11 ka December 2020


  • A three year tertiary qualification in the Built Environment disciplines, or N3 plus trade test.
  • Relevant experience in the technical field i.e. mechanical.
  • A valid Driver`s license.
  • Registration with a professional body in the built environment would be an advantage.

Skills & Competencies

  • Extensive knowledge of the Mechanical Regulations, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Public Finance Management Act.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Good budgeting and estimating skills.
  • Management and planning skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Government procurement system.
  • Willingness to travel and work irregular hours.
  • Sound analytical and good written and verbal communication skills.


  • Manage day-to-day mechanical maintenance project activities to facilitate effective project execution in terms of cost, quality and time of existing State accommodation.
  • Manage projects cost estimates and monitor and control the processes of controlling changes in line with allocated day-to-day maintenance budget.
  • Conduct site inspections to ensure compliance to specifications set out by the Department.
  • Ensure compliance with OHSA.
  • Assist in the development of building programs and conditional surveys and reporting regularly to management on the progress thereof.
  • Budget management.
  • Render a coordinated and professional service at all levels regarding the maintenance and management of DPW clients.

Additional Information

  • An indication by candidates in this regard will facilitate the processing of applications.
  • If no suitable candidates from the unrepresented groups can be recruited, candidates from the represented groups will be considered.
  • People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • Applications must be submitted on a signed Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service department and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV, recently certified (within 6 months) copies of qualifications (matric certificate, certificates of qualifications), a valid Driver’s Licence (where required) and an Identification Document.
  • Applications not complying with the above will be disqualified.
  • Should you not have heard from us within the next months, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
  • It is the responsibility of all applicants to ensure that foreign and other qualifications are evaluated by SAQA.
  • Recognition of prior learning will only be considered on submission of proof by candidates.
  • Kindly note that appointment will be subject to verification of qualifications and a security clearance.
  • Faxed, e-mailed or late applications will not be accepted.
  • People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a compulsory technical or competency-based exercise that intends to test the relevant technical elements of the job as part of the interview process.
  • Following the technical exercise and the interview the selection panel will identify candidates to undergo the generic management competency assessments and successful candidate to sign a performance agreement and be subjected to security clearance.

Ref No

  • 2020/183


  • R316 791 per annum


  • Mr. M Ntshona Tel No: (041) 408-2307

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Lomsebenzi has expired. Either closing date yawo idlulile okanye if ubungena closing date ixesha lawo lidlulile nalo. Thina imisebenzi engena closing date siyigcina intsuku ezisixhenxe.

Lo msebenzi ufakwe ngu Tebuho Moshoeshoe nge 30 ka November 2020