Unemployed People with Standard 8/ Grade 10 Wanted at Dept of Transport and Public Works


NOTE : Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered. Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00 should you experience any difficulties with your online application, contact the Helpline: 0861 370 202


REF NO: TPW 2019- 42

SALARY : R136 800 per annum (Level 04)

CENTRE : Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government


Junior Certificate (Grade 10) with a minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in road infrastructure construction and maintenance; A valid code EC/ EC1 driving licence with a professional drivers permit (PDP). Recommendations: Good understanding and experience in building, maintenance and repair of road
infrastructures as well as supervising a team of workers; Experience in the following: Operating of more than one large road construction machine, supervision over a team of workers, road construction activities; Credits or a qualification in construction unit standards accredited with the relevant SETA
(Sector Education and Training Authority) on NQF level 1 and higher.

Competencies: Good understanding of the following; Road construction activities, construction machines, bitumen products, concrete products, applicable legal aspects, safety measures and standards, as well as road safety measures; Communication (written and verbal) skills in at least two of the three official
languages of the Western Cape; Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines; Conflict and diversity management; Ability to work independently and part of a team; Ability to perform basic maths calculations.


Supervise the maintenance and building of roads; Inspect work, supervise and train workers; Operate and maintain machines and aids which are used for road maintenance work and construction work; Plan and supervise maintenance and construction activities of roads, premises and buildings; Repair equipment in
buildings, premises and roads; Undertake the safeguarding of work areas and construction machines in terms of Health and Safety Act; Discipline subordinates and apply proper labour relations.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. D Plaatjies at (044) 272 3699 or Ms A Matthews at (044) 272 6071
APPLICATIONS : To submit your application, only use 1 of the 3 options available: (1) Hand deliver
to: Affirmative Portfolios, Unit 14, 1st floor, 3 Canal Edge, Tyger Waterfront, Carl
Cronje Drive, Bellville, 7530 (Between 08:00 am to 17:00 pm). (2) Postal address:
PO 5496, Tyger Valley Centre Parking Area, Bellville, 7536. (3) E-mail address:
adresponsecpt@affirm.co.za. Only one application will be accepted per job.
Applications not submitted on or before the closing date as well as faxed will not
be considered

NOTE : To apply, please complete an application form (Z 83) and current CV (5 pages maximum) together with certified copies of ID, Academic qualifications and proof of other requirements as indicated in the advertisement. The post being applied for and the reference number must be clearly indicated on the Z83 application form. Candidates will be required to complete a practical exercise as part of the
interview process as well as a medical fitness test as prescribed by the 166 Construction Regulations as contained in the OHS Act 85/1993. Applicants from relevant local communities will receive preference. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.

CLOSING DATE : 15 April 2019

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