CHIEF ENGINEER: ELECTRICAL

Public Work Roads and Infrastructure Limpopo
  • Post Date: Jan 25, 2022
  • Apply Before : Feb 11, 2022
  • Salary: $1,058,469.00 - $1,058,469.00 / Annual
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Job Details

  • Offered Salary Grade A: R1 058 469 per annum, (to be structured according to individual needs)
  • Qualifications Diploma
  • Industry Development
  • Reference REF NO: S4/3/1/62
  • Centre Head Office, Polokwane
  • Enquiries
    Ms. Magdeline Mokonyane, Ms. Phillipine Hanyane, Billy Seleka, Malose Moabelo, Matome Malemela, Mathume Mabilo, Mathebula Wineth at Tel No: 015 284 7353 /7586/7663/7606/7607/7627/7578
  • Where to submit application
    Address: Department of Public Works, Roads and Infrastructure: Private Bag X9490, Polokwane, 0700 or hand delivered at Works Tower Building, No. 43 Church Street, Polokwane, 0699.
  • Notes
    NOTE : Applications should be submitted on the new Z83 forms (effective 01 January 2021) obtainable from any Public Service Department or can be downloaded from www.dpsa.gov.za / www.labour.gov.za. Applications must be completed in full, accompanied by copies of educational qualifications, identity documents, a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and valid Code EB vehicle driver’s license with an exemption of applicants with disabilities (only shortlisted candidates will be required to bring certified copies to the interview). Applications without attachments will not be considered. A specific reference number for the post applied for must be quoted in the space provided on form Z83. Applicants with foreign qualifications remain responsible for ensuring that their qualifications are evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and therefore must attach certified copies of certificates of evaluation by SAQA. Successful incumbent will be expected to sign a performance agreement within one month after assumption of duty. The successful candidate will also be required to disclose his or her financial interests in accordance with the prescribed regulations. Shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a competency–based assessment and a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a security clearance and verification of qualifications. A pre-entry certificate obtained from National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS and the full details can be obtained by following the link:https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entryprogramme/.The recommended candidate for appointment will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Check for security reasons. Late applications, emailed or faxed applications will not be considered. Failure to comply with the above requirements will result in the disqualification of the application. The Department reserve the right not to make any appointment(s) to the posts advertised. The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you do not hear from us within three (3) months after the closing date, please consider your application as being unsuccessful. However, should there be any dissatisfaction, applicants are advised to seek reasons for the above administration action in terms of Promotion of Administrative Justice Act (PAJA), Act No. 3 of 2000. The Department of Public Works, Roads and Infrastructure is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women and people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) as recognised by SAQA in Electrical Engineering (B Eng/ B Sc. (Eng). Six years’ post qualification experience required as a registered Professional Engineer. Compulsory registration with ECSA as a Professional Engineer. Valid vehicle (Code EB) driver’s license with an exception of persons with disabilities).Competencies: Strategic Capability and Leadership. Programme and Project Management. Change Management. Financial Management. People Management and Empowerment. Knowledge Management. Problem Solving and analysis. Client orientation and Customer Focus. Communication. DUTIES: Engineering design and analysis effectiveness: Perform final review and approvals or audits on new engineering designs according to design principles or theory. Coordinate design efforts and integration across disciplines to ensure seamless integration with current technology. Pioneering of new engineering services and management methods. Maintain engineering operational effectiveness: Manage the execution of management strategy through the provision of appropriate structures, systems and resources. Set engineering maintenance standards, specifications and service levels according to organizational objectives to ensure optimum operational availability. Monitor management efficiencies according to organizational goals to direct or redirect engineering services for the attainment of organizational objectives. Financial management: Ensure the availability and management of funds to meet the MTEF objectives within the engineering environment/services. Manage the operational capital project portfolio for the operation to ensure effective resourcing according to organizational needs and objectives. Manage the commercial value add of the discipline-related programmes and projects. Facilitate the compilation of innovation proposals to ensure validity and adherence to organizational principles. Allocate, control and monitor expenditure according to budget to ensure efficient cash flow management. Governance: Allocate, control, monitor and report on all resources. Compile risk log and manages significant risk according to sound risk management practice and organizational requirements. Provide technical consulting services for the operation of engineering related matters to minimize possible engineering risks. Manage and implement knowledge sharing initiatives e.g. short-term assignments and secondments within and across operations, in support of individual development plans, operational requirements and return on investment. Continuously monitor the exchange and protection of information between operations and individuals to ensure effective knowledge management according to departmental objectives. People management: Manage the development, motivation and utilization of human resources for the discipline to ensure competent knowledge base for the continued success of engineering services according to organizational needs and requirements. Manage subordinates’ key performance areas by setting and monitoring performance standards and taking actions to correct deviations to achieve departmental objectives.

Public Work Roads and Infrastructure Limpopo

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