Geo Technical Assistant: Pavement Technology (laboratory)

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
REF NO: TPW 2019-159
SALARY : R173 703 per annum (Level 05)
CENTRE : Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government
CLOSING DATE : 23 September 2019

REQUIREMENTS :
Senior Certificate (Grade 12 or equivalent qualification).
A valid code B driving licence.
Recommendation: Accredited with SANAS with regards to Skills laboratory tests.
Mathematics or Mathematical literacy as passed subjects.
Further educational and/ or relevant training.
Experience in Road Building material.
Appropriate experience in a Materials Lab.
Ability to do physically demanding work.
Competencies: A good understanding of the following: Testing of concrete, asphalt and gravel.
Processing of test data with the help of computer programme MTS programme.
Environmental conditions and laboratory safety.
Internal audits, non-conformance and corrective and preventive actions.
Skills in training and supervision.
Communication (written and verbal) skills.
Ability to function independently and work under pressure.
Proven Computer Literacy.

DUTIES :
Responsible for the following: The determination of tests of road construction materials according to the prescribed standard test method.
The administrative tasks on Material Testing System.
Identifying and evaluating non-conformance during normal production testing and quality audits.
Assist in the processing and execution of test results.
Assist in laboratory field activities.
Assist in the training, monitoring and supervision of testing staff.

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