TRADESMAN AID in Western Cape Region Office: Worcester, 25 November 2016



*Position Title:


*Ref No:



Western Cape Region Office: Worcester

*Position Type: 



R100 545 per year, Level 03

*Job Description:

  • Assist with boreholes maintenance.
  • Assist with moving, dismantling and smooth operation of all drilling projects.
  • Assist with safe guarding of drilling equipment.
  • Perform manual labor services such as excavations, casting of concrete block and back-filling.
  • Adhere to all occupational Health and Safety regulations and equipment and property.
  • Do routine maintenance of Drilling equipment.
  • Do maintenance in all problems in the workshop.
  • Clearing of the construction site.
  • Scrap and paint boreholes to DWS standard during maintenance of boreholes project.
  • Look for cracks in boreholes with rotten castings and weld.
  • Paint mark above borehole number.
  • Keep equipment in the stores safe.
  • Keep the store rooms locked always.
  • Repair equipment when necessary.
  • Update administration records.
  • Fill in the necessary information on records daily.
  • Keep register up to date.


  • ABET certificate.
  • (Be able to read and write) One (1) to two (2) years relevant experience in Drilling Services.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Must be prepared to work away from the office and camp in the field for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and independently.
  • Basic knowledge in maintenance of structures and managing the water distribution for all Government Waterworks within the Area Office’s jurisdiction.
  • Basic disciplinary knowledge in Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Basic disciplinary knowledge in Public Administration.
  • Basic knowledge in supporting water utilization and water resource strategy.
  • Basic knowledge of flood controlling.
  • Basic understanding of government legislation.
  • Knowledge of administration in relation to the correct completion of forms.
  • Knowledge of safe use of hand tools, power tools, Metal Arc welding, Gas cutting tools and measuring Equipment.

*How to Apply:

Centre: Western Cape Regional Office, Bellville: Please forward your application quoting the reference number to: The Regional Head: Western Cape, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X16,SANLAMHOF, 7532 or hand deliver to Sigma Building, 3 Blanckenberg Road, Bellville For attention: Mr B Saki

*Contact Information:

Mr. A Ralikhwatha

☎ Tel no: (023) 348 – 5600

*Closing Date:

25 November 2016 Time: 16H00

*Additional Information:

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