Vaal Central Water is recruiting for Artisan Assistant x28 posts

Vaal Central Water is recruiting for Artisan Assistant x28 posts

Vaal Central Water is hiring for Artisan Assistant x28 posts. You need only Grade 12 or Minimum Technical N2 to apply for these exciting roles.

Closing date: 31 May 2024


POSITION: Artisan Assistant x28

  • Northern Free State Region X (8) Balkfontein & Virginia REFERENCE NUMBER: AA/NFS/05/2024
  • Northern Cape Region X (8) Vaal Gamagara & Namakwa REFERENCE NUMBER: AA/NC/05/2024
  • Orange River Region X (3) REFERENCE NUMBER: AA/ORR/05/2024
  • Modder River Region X (6) REFERENCE NUMBER: AA/MRR/05/2024
  • Caledon River Region X (3) REFERENCE NUMBER: AA/CRR/05/2024


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that pool vehicles are kept in a clean condition and report any maintenance intervention related requirements timeously.
  • Maintain tools and equipment by ensuring that they are not lost or damaged, and report in incidents of loss or damage.
  • Daily keeping of vehicle logbooks.
  • Provide driving services by driving and delivering tools for repairs and maintenance to the maintenance and repair teams.
  • Take an active role with repairs on bulk or other pipelines, from planning to execution. Executions not limited to excavation to replacement, bedding, and pipe filling.
  • Weekly inspections and reporting of faults on pipelines and pipeline equipment.
  • Perform functions as required, such as, operating of TLB, Grader, Mobile crane, Water tanker or excavator (Yellow fleet).
  • Assist with preventative and corrective maintenance on the plant, pumpstations and pipelines.
  • Involved with assisting in installation, repair, service and maintain pipes, valves, pumps, meters and other related mechanical machinery, boreholes, and plant equipment.
  • Provide assistance with repairs on mainline pipe breaks within 36 hours.
  • Assist with repairs of secondary breaks within 24 hours.
  • Comply with leave policy by ensuring that leave, attendance registers and overtime documents are duly completed and signed.
  • Observe health and safety protocols by ensuring compliance with regulations and policy and observe safety protocols.
  • Any other task as assigned from time to time.

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 or Minimum Technical N2 or higher in Mechanical/Civil/Electrical
  • 1 year or more experience working in the maintenance of water infrastructure (An added advantage)
  • Machine operations: (An added advantage) – TLB – Crane – Excavator – Grader
  • Valid Drivers’ License Code Cl – EC

How to Apply

Vaal Central Water is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The intention is to promote representivity in the organization through the filling of vacancies.

Applications should be hand delivered to the nearest Regional Office of Vaal Central Water or alternatively electronically to email address:

For enquiries, please contact Verah Zwane on 051-4030800.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Should you not receive a response within 3 months of the closing date of the advertisement, applicants should consider their applications as unsuccessful.

Vaal Central Water reserves the right not to fill the post.

Closing Date: Friday 31st May 2024 (No applications will be accepted after the closing date).

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