South Africa


Company Overberg Water Board
Reference # OWHM0001
Published 18/08/2021
Contract Type Contract
Salary Market Related
Location Caledon, Western Cape, South Africa

Overberg Water requires 2 Handymen at the Caledon office for sites support at various water treatment and waste water treatment plants within Western Cape.

Job Functions Ground keeping,Housekeeping,Maintenance,Water and Sanitation
Industries Water

Main duties/responsibilities

•Ability to read, interpret and convey manual and electronic data.
•Assist with general maintenance, ground keeping, housekeeping of premises
•Handling 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 forms
•Repairing of pipe-bursts, cleaning of reservoirs, sediment tanks and filters.
•Clearing, processing and disposal of grass, reedbeds, sludge and other foliage or waste
•General cleaning, repair 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 plant
•Carry out reasonable and lawful instructions given by the line manager or supervisor within the ambit of the position taking into account competencies and operational requirements
•Safeguard of the plant assets at Public Works sites
•Adhere to related statutory and regulatory requirements for water and waste water facilities
•Although based at specific facility, incumbents may need to rotate/travel to other sites and/or areas based on business operational demands

Experience and Qualifications:

•Grade 12 or Matric and/or relevant training
•Job references from previous supplier will be evaluated as equivalent
•Unendorsed code B driver’s licence a must
•Excellent communication, writing and people skills
•Ensuring ethical standards adherence to statutory requirements of all legislations
•Willingness to work shifts/standby and physical fits, weekend, holidays
•Minimum of two (2) years handyman/general assistant or related experience as a general worker preferably in water or related facilities


•Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), desired
•Mathematics literacy
•Small Maintenance Skills, advantageous
•Good verbal and written communication
•Health and safety basic skills
•Quality orientated
•Daily Plant Maintenance skills
•Basic power-driven tools and machinery repairs
•Attention to details and quality
•Sober habits
Job Closing Date 31/08/2021
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