Boiler Operator needed at the Department of Infrastructure Development in Gauteng

The Provincial Government of Gauteng is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment, especially in respect of race, gender and disability.
The specific reference number of the post must be quoted; failure to comply with these instructions will disqualify applications from being processed.
Department of Infrastructure Development
Dr George Mukhari Facility Maintenance Hub
Directorate Maintenance Hub
Package R 127 851.00 per annum (plus benefits)
A Certificate in Boiler Operator (12 months Certificate), and an appropriate hands on experience gained in boiler operating. COMPETENCIES: Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1993 and Regulations. Skills- planning, organizing, verbal and written communication skills.
Activate valves to maintain required amounts of water in boilers, to adjust supplies of combustion air, and to control the flow of fuel into burners. Adjust controls and/or valves on equipment to provide power, and to regulate and set operations of system and/or industrial processes. Ensure continuous and reliable operation of boilers. Monitor and inspect equipment, computer terminals, gauges, alarms, safety devices and meters to detect leaks or malfunctions. Observe and interpret readings on gauges, meters, and charts registering various aspects of boiler operation, in order to ensure that boilers are operating properly. Arrange for repairs, such as complete overhauls, replacement of defective valves, gaskets, etc. Supervise boiler assistants. Operate boilers in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Note: PLEASE NOTE: To apply for the above position, please apply online at Only online applications will be considered and for general enquiries please contact Human Resource on 076 521 4118/076 521 3914. NB: For assistance with online applications visit the following centres: 78 Fox Street, Marshalltown or Maponya Mall. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of this post and candidates whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity will receive preference. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity through the filling of all numeric targets as contained in the Employment Equity Plan. To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of race, gender and disability status is required. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right not to appoint. Disabled people are encouraged to apply. If you do not receive any response from us within 3 months, please accept your application was unsuccessful.
Enquiries Mr. Kwena Ramasenya Tel: 012 700 8000/32
Number of Posts 1
Closing Date 2017/09/31
Criteria Questions
Do you have a Certificate in Boiler Operator (12 months Certificate)?
Do you have an and an appropriate hands on experience gained in boiler operating?
PLEASE NOTE:Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged, If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.