October 22, 2022

CHIEF ARTISAN

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12. Appropriate Trade Test Certificate. Ten years post qualification
experience required as an Artisan/Artisan Foreman. Driver’s license, with the
exception of applicants with disabilities. Competencies: Knowledge of the
following technical competencies: Project Management. Technical analysis.
Computer aided technical applications. Legal compliance. Technical report
writing. Consulting. Production, process knowledge and skills. Knowledge of
the following generic competencies: Problem solving and analysis. Decision-
making. Teamwork. Creativity. Change Management. Financial Management.
Customer focus and responsiveness. Communication. Computer skills.
Planning and organizing.


DUTIES : Manage technical services. Manage technical services and support in
conjunction with Technicians/Artisans and associates in field, work with
technical office activities. Ensure the promotion of safety in line with statutory
and regulatory requirements. Provide inputs into existing technical manuals,
standard drawings and procedures to incorporate new technology. Ensure
quality assurance in line with specifications. Manage administrative and related
functions. Provide inputs to budgeting process. Compile and submit reports as
required. Provide and consolidate inputs to the technical operational plan.180
Update database. Manage artisans and related personnel and assets.
Financial Management. Control and monitor expenditure according to budget
to ensure efficient cash flow management. Manage the commercial value add
of the discipline – related activities and services. People Management. Manage
the development. Motivation and utilization of human resource for the discipline
to ensure competent knowledge base for the continued success of technical
services according to organizational needs and requirements. Manage
subordinates’ key performance areas by setting and monitoring performance
standards and taking actions to correct deviations to achieve departmental
objectives. Maintain and advance expertise. Continuous individual
development to keep up with new technologies and procedures.
Research/literature studies on technical/engineering technology to improve
expertise. Liaise with relevant bodies/councils on technical/engineering-related
matters.

APPLICATIONS : Applications Address: Department of Public Works, Roads and Infrastructure:
Head Office: Private Bag X9490 Polokwane 0700 or hand delivered at Works
Tower Building, No. 43 Church Street, Polokwane, 0699.
Capricorn District: Private Bag X9378, Polokwane 0700 or hand deliver at 15
Landros Mare Street, next to Correctional Services. For Mopani District: Private
Bag X576, GIYANI 0826 or hand deliver at 570 Parliamentary Building, Giyani.
Sekhukhune District: Private Bag X02 Chuenespoort, 0745 or hand deliver
at Lebowakgomo Zone A, next to traffic department.
Vhembe District: Private Bag X2248, Sibasa, 0970 or hand deliver at Cnr.
Traffic and Raluswielo Street, Sibasa.
Waterberg District: Private Bag X1028 Modimolle, 0510 or hand deliver at
Cnr. Thabo Mbeki & Elias Motsoaledi Street. Attention: For Head Office posts:
Director- HR Services; For District posts: District Director


ENQUIRIES : For Capricorn District: Ms. Welhemina Mohale/ Mr Solomon Netshia Tel No:
015 287 5600
For Sekhukhune District: Ms. Constance Makalela/ Mr. Malema Mathabatha
Tel No: 015 632 8300/8330
For Waterberg District: Ms Carol Modiba / Ms. Palesa Hlaole Tel No: 014 718
3000/3040/3052/3027
For Mopani District: Mr. Mzamani Mashibyi/ Ms Mabunda KS Tel No: 015 811
4000/4070/4075.
For Vhembe District: Mr. Frank Mavhungu/ Mr Elizabeth Murhovhi Tel No:
015 963 3790.

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