General Workers

Overberg Water Board

Western Cape, South Africa


Aug 18

Overberg Water requires 5 General Workers for general maintenance, ground keeping and housekeeping at various water treatment and waste water treatment plants within Western Cape.1 x Bredasdorp Air Force Base 1 x Brandvlei Correctional Facility1 x Paardeberg Correctional Facility1 x Riebeeck West Correctional Facility1 x Helderstroom Correctional Facility Main duties/responsibilities Ability to read, interpret and convey manual and electronic data i.e: meters gauges, data loggers etcAssist with general maintenance, ground keeping, housekeeping of premisesHandling and transportation of water quality samples, chemicals and other heavy materials or equipment.Complete work procedures forms, time-sheets, stock-sheets, log-sheets, job cards, and other associated reporting formsAssist with pipe-bursts, cleaning of reservoirs, sediment tanks and filters.Clearing, processing and disposal of grass, reedbeds, sludge and other foliage or wasteGeneral cleaning and maintenance of the purification plant, scheme offices and buildings.Carry out other building maintenance activities. Keep inventory of all plant consumables required for operational activities, housekeeping, and any other activities identified within the plantCarry out reasonable and lawful instructions given by the line manager or supervisor within the ambit of the position taking into account competencies and operational requirementsSafeguard of the plant assets at Public Works sitesAdhere to related statutory and regulatory requirements for water and waste water facilitiesAlthough based at specific facility, incumbents may need to rotate/travel to other sites and/or areas based on business operational demandsExperience and Qualifications:Grade 12 or Matric and/or relevant trainingUnendorsed code B drivers licenceExcellent communication, writing and people skillsEnsuring ethical standards adherence to statutory requirements of all legislationsWillingness to work shifts/standby and physical fits, weekend, holidays Minimum of six(6) months experience as a general worker preferably in water facilitiesSkills:Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)Mathematics literacySmall Maintenance SkillsGood verbal and written communicationHealth and safety basic skillsQuality orientatedDaily Plant Maintenance skillsAttention to details and qualityReporting

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