Control Engineering Technician (civil) Grade A

DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SANITATION
REF NO: 200919/03
Branch: IBOM: Eastern Operations
SALARY : R446 202 per annum
CENTRE : Midmar Dam (Howick)
CLOSING DATE : 20 September 2019

REQUIREMENTS :
A National Diploma in Engineering or relevant qualification.
Six (6) years post qualification technical (Engineering) experience.
Compulsory registration with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) as an Engineering Technician.
A valid written) skills.
Initiative and innovative skills.
Understanding of Public Service transformation and knowledge of the National Water Act, 1998 (Act 36 of 1998), the Water Services Act, 1997 (Act 108 of 1997) and the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act 107 of 1998).
Project management skills.
Technical design and analysis knowledge.
Knowledge of research and development.
Computer aided engineering applications, Technical report writing, Problem solving and analysis.
Decision making skills.
Ability to work in a team work.
Customer focus and responsiveness.
Good people management skills.
Planning and organizing.
It will be expected of the incumbent to travel frequently.

DUTIES :
Responsible for the overall maintenance of the civil portions of the departmentally operated Government Water Resource Schemes and related infrastructure.
Ensure maintenance plans are developed and implemented for civil infrastructure.
Prepare, plan and execute projects related to routine maintenance requirements.
Assist with asset management control.
Support with dam safety inspections and advice with regards to written reports.
Assist with the monitoring and implementation of Occupational Health and Safety processes.
Assist Engineers and Associates in field, workshop and technical office activities.
Promote safety in line with statutory and regulatory requirements.
Evaluate existing technical manuals, standard drawings and procedures to incorporate new technology.
Provide and consolidate inputs to the technical/engineering operational plan.
Develop, implement and maintain databases.
Supervise and control technical and related personnel.
Ensuring stakeholder development and participation and build Inter-governmental Relations.
Manage administrative functions, financial management, revenue management and general administration as well as personnel development and to deliver quality services.

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