October 22, 2022

PROFESSIONAL MECHANICAL ENGINEER

REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 06) as recognized by South African
Qualifications Authority (SAQA) in (B Eng/BSC (Eng) in Mechanical
Engineering. Three years post qualification experience required as a registered
professional Engineer. Compulsory Registration with ACSA as a Professional
body. Valid driver’s license with the exception of applicants with disabilities
Competencies: Strategic Capability and Leadership. People Management and
Empowerment. Programme and Project Management. Financial Management.
Change Management. Knowledge Management. Service Delivery Innovation.
Problem solving and Analysis. Client Orientation and Customer focus.
Communication. Sound and in-depth knowledge and understanding of the
legislative framework governing Public Service i.e. Public Service Act, Public
service Regulations.


DUTIES : Engineering design and analysis effectiveness. Perform final review and
approvals or audits on new engineering designs according to design principles
or theory, co-ordinate design efforts and integration across disciplines to
ensure seamless, integration with current technology, pioneering of new
engineering services and management methods. Maintain engineering
operational effectiveness. Manage the execution of maintenance strategy
through the provision of appropriate structures, systems and resources, set
engineering maintenance standards, specifications and service levels
according to organizational objectives to ensure optimum operational
availability, monitor maintenance efficiencies according to organizational goals
to direct or redirect engineering services for the attainment of organizational
objectives. Governance. Allocate, control, monitor and report on all resources,
compile risk logs and manages significant risk according to sound risk
management practice and organizational requirements, provide technical
consulting services for the operation on engineering related matters to
minimize possible engineering risks, manage and implement knowledge
sharing initiatives e.g. short-term assignments and secondment within and
across operations, in support of individual development plans, operational
requirements and return on investment, continuously monitor the exchange
and protection of information between operations, individuals to ensure
effective knowledge management according to departmental objectives.
Financial Management.

Ensure the availability and management of funds to meet the MTEF objectives within the engineering environment/services. Manage the operational capital project portfolio for the operation to ensure effective resourcing according to organizational needs and objectives. Manage the commercial value add of the discipline-related programmes and projects,
facilitate the compilation of innovation proposals to ensure validity and
adherence to organizational principles, allocate, control and monitor
expenditure according to budget to ensure efficient cash flow management.
People management. Manage the development, motivation and utilization of
human resources for the discipline to ensure competent knowledge base for
the continued success of engineering 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.

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.


ENQUIRIES : Ms. Magdeline Mokonyane, Ms. Ledwaba RE, Ms. Phillipine Hanyane, Billy
Seleka, Malose Moabelo, Matome Malemela, Mathume Mabilo, Mathebula
Wineth at Tel No: 015 284 7353 /7570/7586/7663/7606/7607/7627/7578

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