October 25, 2022

ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN CONTROL

CENTRE : Cape Town (Foretrust Building)


REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of Bachelor’s Degree/National Diploma (NQF
Level6) in Electrical Engineering (Light Current) or relevant qualification,
coupled with a minimum of 6 years post qualification technical experience and
compulsory registration with Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) as a
Professional Engineering Technician; Experience in working with electronic,
mechanical equipment and systems. Experience on a range of electronic test
and measurement equipment such as, multi-meters, voltmeters, current
meters, oscilloscopes, thermometers, meggars. Ability to draft and interpret
complex technical drawings and schematics. Applicant will be expected to
undergo and pass a medical for seafarers in line with (section 101 of the
SAMSA Act 57 0f 1951). Must be able and willing to spend extensive periods
away from home on field trips and at sea on research vessels. Good knowledge
of the marine environment. Skills: Computer- aided engineering application;
Technical design and analytical skills; project management. Ability to work as
a team member. Good communication skills (verbal & written). Valid driver
license (Code B).


DUTIES : Manage and Provide Technical and Research Support: Ensure the promotion
of safety in line with statutory and regulatory requirements; Provide
technical/scientific information and advice; Manage technical services and
support in conjunction with Engineers, Scientists and associates in field,
workshop and technical office activities; Manage technical services and
support in conjunction with Engineers, Scientists and associates in field,
workshop and technical office activities; Ensure the maintenance, calibration
and operation of scientific equipment. Ensure quality assurance of technical
designs with specifications and authorize/make recommendations for approval
by the relevant authority. Provide Strategic Leadership on Technical Matters:
Develop relationships and collaborations at national, regional and international
levels; Play a lead role in the presentation and exchange of technical
knowledge and information; Research and Development: Liaise with relevant
bodies/councils on engineering-related matters; Evaluate existing technical
manuals, standard drawings and procedures to incorporate new technology.
Continuous professional development to keep up with new technologies.
Manage Administrative and Related Functions: Provide inputs into the
budgeting process; Provide and consolidate inputs to the technical/engineering
operational plan; Human Capital Development: Mentor, train and develop
junior personnel; Performance management and development of staff.


ENQUIRIES : Mr. Zahier Isaacs Tel No: 021 402 3271

APPLICATIONS : May be forwarded to the Director-General, Department of Forestry, Fisheries
and the:
Pretoria Environment, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to:
Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and
Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria, marked for the attention: Human
Resources Management.
Cape Town: May be forwarded to the Director-General, Department of
Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Private Bag X4390, Cape Town,
8000 or hand-deliver to 14 Loop Street Cape Town,marked for the attention:
Human Resources Management.

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