Operator: Construction (Eden) Vacancy at Department of Transport and Public Works

Applications are now invited for the Operator: Construction (Eden) vacancy at Department of Transport and Public Works. The hiring department is accepting applications from anyone with at least a Grade 10 qualification. Mention the reference number of this post, TPW 2019-24, within your application form if interested!


Department of Transport and Public Works
Department of Transport and Public Works

This position offers a level 4 salary which amounts to R 136 800 annually. The employing Department of Transport and Public Works is one within the Western Cape Government. All interested candidates must be in possession of at least a Grade 10 qualification or its qualification. This job also requires applicants to have at least three years of relevant experience in the relevant field. Having a valid unendorsed code EC1 or EC driving license with a professional drivers permit is also mandatory.

Additionally, qualifications in construction unit standards accredited with the relevant SETA on NQF level 1 and higher would serve as a strong recommendation for the position. Below are the inherent competencies and skills needed for the Operator: Construction (Eden) vacancy at Department of Transport and Public Works:

  • Knowledge of the supervisory experience in maintenance or construction environment
  • Experience in civil construction activities
  • Good organising and planning skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Good communication skills in two or three official languages of the Western Cape

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for building, repairing and maintaining roads as well as road infrastructure
  • Responsible for repairing, building and maintaining roads shoulders, drainage structures and waterways
  • Responsible for maintaining and operating vehicles, machines and aids which are used for road construction as well as maintenance work
  • responsible for operating various types of construction machines, such as front-end loader, grader, digger loader, bulldozer, water truck, excavator, roller, grass cutting machine, crane truck and tractor with broom
  • responsible for disciplining subordinates as well as applying proper labour relations
  • responsible for giving training to Road workers
  • responsible for undertaking the safeguarding of work areas and machines in terms of the Health and Safety act
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How and When to Apply

Interested candidates can submit their applications via one of the following acceptable methods:

  • post

PO 5496, Tyger Valley Centre Parking Area, Bellville, 7536.

  • hand delivery

(Between 08:00 am to 17:00 pm): Affirmative Portfolios, Unit 14, 1st floor, 3 Canal Edge, Tyger Waterfront, Carl Cronje Drive, Bellville, 7530,

  • email

[email protected]

Kindly note that you are allowed to use one application platform. For manual applications, you must include:

  • z83 application form
  • A CV (5 pages max.)
  • Certified copies of academic qualifications, ID and proof of other requirements

The closing date for applications is on February 25, 2019. Correspondence for the Operator: Construction (Eden) vacancy at Department of Transport and Public Works will be limited to shortlisted applicants only. These candidates will also be required to be available for a selection interview on a date and time as determined by the employing department.

In case you need further information, please refer to: Mr D Plaatjies at (044) 272 3699.

Technical support is available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00 in case you encounter any difficulties with your online application, contact the Helpline: 0861 370 202.