ESKOM General Worker X26 Fixed Term Contract (Various Site) ERI

General Worker

Are you looking for an opportunity to contribute to a sustainable future while gaining valuable experience in a dynamic environment? Eskom, South Africa’s leading electricity provider, invites applications for the General Worker position within its Waste Management department under the Logistics Services business unit. This role, located in Mpumalanga, South Africa, offers a chance to be part of a team dedicated to safe working conditions, adherence to legal requirements, and effective waste management practices. Read on to discover the key responsibilities, qualifications, and attributes required for this exciting opportunity.

Position Overview

Position: General Worker
Vacancy Type: External
Task Grade: Q02
Area of Specialization: To obey all instructions, maintain safe working conditions and procedures, and be familiar with applicable work instructions, legal, and contractual requirements.

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Department and Business Unit

Department: Waste Management
Business Unit: Logistics Services

Location and Reference Number

Location: Mpumalanga, South Africa
Reference Number: ERI 0012427
Closing Date: 4/12/2024

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 (Matric)
  • Other qualifications (e.g., driver’s license) advantageous


  • Experience in cleaning and maintaining yards, workshops, and offices

Skills and Competencies

  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work overtime when required
  • Conflict resolution
  • Time management


  • Awareness of cleaning procedures
  • Basic understanding of safety rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of OHSA (Occupational Health and Safety Act)


  • Results-driven
  • Analytical with attention to detail
  • Self-disciplined

Key Responsibilities

  1. SHEQ (Safety, Health, Environment, and Quality)
  • Adhere to SHEQ standards and protocols to ensure a safe working environment for oneself and colleagues.
  • Report any safety hazards or incidents promptly.
  1. General Authorities
  • Follow all instructions from supervisors and management.
  • Maintain cleanliness and orderliness in designated work areas.
  1. Specific Work Activities
  • Perform cleaning and maintenance tasks in yards, workshops, and offices as required.
  • Handle waste disposal according to established procedures.
  • Assist with inventory management and stocktaking.
  1. General Responsibilities
  • Communicate effectively with team members and supervisors.
  • Demonstrate flexibility to work overtime when necessary.
  • Resolve conflicts professionally and efficiently.
  • Manage time effectively to meet deadlines and priorities.

Application Process

“If you have not been contacted within 28 days after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.”

Diversity and Inclusion

“Eskom is committed to equality, employment equity, and diversity. In accordance with the employment equity plan of Eskom and its employment equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited, to candidates from under-represented designated groups. Eskom reserves the right not to make an appointment to the posts as advertised. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply for positions.”



The General Worker position at Eskom’s Waste Management department offers a unique opportunity to contribute to a cleaner, safer environment while developing valuable skills and competencies. If you meet the minimum requirements and possess the necessary attributes, we encourage you to apply and be part of our team dedicated to excellence, safety, and diversity. Join Eskom in shaping a sustainable future for South Africa. Apply today!

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