Mechanical Artisan

Closing date: 19.12.2023

Role title Mechanical Artisan
Division Hospital
Location Netcare N1 City Hospital
Reporting structure Technical Manager

Role summary
The Mechanical Artisan is responsible for all civil, electrical or mechanical related systems of the facility,
including but not limited to maintenance, repair and instillation of equipment, devices and appliances.

Key work output and accountabilities
 Perform repair, maintenance and installation of electrical machinery and equipment, devices and
appliances.
 Perform maintenance tasks as stipulated in “Equipment Type Skills Assessment TGL v1.1”
 Ensure installation and basic maintenance of any facility equipment.
 Ensure repair and maintenance of basic and industrial “household appliances.
 Ensure routine maintenance on plant and machinery, as stipulated by servicing schedules of the
equipment, and/or as requested by the Supervisor/Manager.
 Conduct inspection, fault finding and problem resolution of devices, equipment and appliances.
 Conduct preventive maintenance planning and implementation, according to Company Policy and
Procedures, as determined from time-to-time.
 Conduct safety inspections on all portable electrical equipment according to specifications.
 Report on the condition and functionality of the any plant and machinery, including general electrical
reticulation.
 Ensure cost control through proper preventative maintenance and fast and effective response to
breakdowns.
 Perform a stand-by function in accordance to Policy.
 Assume responsibility for own personal and professional development
 Keep up to date with Netcare’s evolving policies and procedures Ensure professional technical conduct at all times

Skills profile
Education
Essential

 Matric or related NQF level 4 qualification.
 National Trade Diploma as follows:
1) Electrical / Mechanical Artisan – Electrical / Mechanical Trade Test at NQF 4.
 NQF Level 5 Engineering Qualification or Higher

Work experience
Essential

 Three years’ experience in a Mechanical Artisan role.
 Three year post qualification experience in a mechanical environment, including but not limited to airconditioning, welding, fitting and turning and boilers/geysers or;
 Experience in working on air-conditioning air compressors, autoclaves and medical gas systems
Preferred
 Computer literate in MS Office.
 Occupational Health and Safety Act’s regulations relating to machinery.
 Knowledge of the R158 building regulations, specifically with regards to hospitals, theatres and industrial
kitchens.
 Professional flexibility in working hours while supporting daily business hours.
 Will interact with internal and external customers through several different means.
 Ability to travel independently due to 24hr functionality of the hospital environment

Knowledge
 Familiar with all relevant Regulatory and Statutory regulations

Application process
Netcare is an equal opportunity employer

The Company’s approved Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the
recruitment process aligned to the Group’s Employment Equity strategy. Netcare actively supports the
recruitment of people with disabilities.

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are requested to e-mail a detailed CV to
Lauren.Jacobs@netcare.co.za; using reference in subject line Mechanical Artisan 12/2023

Please note:
 Please note that reference checks for internal applicants will be conducted with the applicant’s current
and past Netcare direct line managers and the relevant Netcare HR Managers. Therefore, employees are
encouraged to discuss internal job applications with their direct line manager to ensure that the line
manager is aware of the application.
 The terms and conditions of employment relating to the function you have applied for will be based on
those in the Division within which you will be employed.
 If a candidate has any disability that may impair the individual’s ability to perform the job function, the
candidate must kindly inform the employer so that an assessment for reasonable accommodation can
be made.
 By applying for this position and providing us with your CV and other personal information, you are
consenting to the information being processed for possible recruitment and selection purposes only or
for such purposes relating to assessing the establishment of an employment relationship with yourself,
and this will be done in accordance with the applicable data protection and privacy legislation. We
confirm that such information will not be used for any other purpose without obtaining your prior
consent.
 If your application is not successful, we will retain your CV and other information provided on our
electronic system for 12 months. If you object to your information being used in accordance with the
aforementioned clauses, please indicate your objection, and we will immediately securely destroy your
personal information.
 Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applicants who have not been contacted
within 30 days of the closing date of this advert, should consider their application as unsuccessful.

All the best with your applications

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