Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government

Western Cape Government: Artisan Apprenticeships

Western Cape Government: Artisan Apprenticeships

Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government

Tracking Number: TPW 2019-203

Job Title: Artisan Apprentice(Fitter and Turner): Construction and Maintenance: Bellville Mechanical Workshop, TPW 2019-203

Department: Transport and Public Works

Salary level: OSD

Enquiries: Mr I Louw at (021) 959 7700

Job Type: Contract

Location: Bellville, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Job Purpose:

The Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government has a training and development opportunity for Fitter and turner apprenticeship at the apprentice training school and at a technical college under the supervision of an artisan. The successful incumbent must be in good health with the ability to perform physically demanding tasks. This position is based in Bellville, Cape Town.

Minimum Requirements:

A Technical Matric Certificate or (N stream) with Mathematics and Science as passed subjects; Candidates must be under the ages of 21 years.


Exposure to: Fitting and turning theory and/or Graphics and design; Valid driving licence.

Key Performance Areas:

Attend technical college as prescribed and produce designs and objects according to the year program; Inspect equipment and construction plant with the Artisan for technical/mechanical faults; Repair construction equipment and machinery according to standards; Test repaired construction equipment and machinery with the Artisan against specifications; Training in service and maintenance of road construction plant, equipment and machinery according to schedule; Keep and maintain job record and other registers.


Technical and mechanical analysis knowledge; Production, process knowledge and skills; Communication (verbal and written) skills ; Analytical and decision making skills; Creativity.


R 124 914 per annum plus 37% in lieu of service benefits (As prescribed by OSD)

Note on remuneration: Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc. MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees’ service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.

Closing Date: 18 November 2019

How To Apply:

Click Here To Apply Online For Western Cape Government: Artisan Apprenticeships or manually.

To apply manually, 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.

Hand Deliveries (Between 08:00 am to 16:00 pm) to: Bellville Mechanical Workshop, Robert Sobukwe Road, Bellville

Postal Deliveries: Private Bag X 2, Kasselsvlei, 7533.
You may use only one application platform as only one application will be accepted.

Applicants from relevant local communities will receive preference.

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 and may also be required to undergo competency assessments/proficiency test. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.

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 you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 202. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.

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