Greys Hospital in Pietermaritzburg is looking for 6(six) Artisan Foreman for Maintenance Services. The Salary will be R308 826 Per Year including the 13th cheque, the medical aid(which is optional) and homeonwers allowance (employee must meet prescribed requirement). For any questions about the Artisan Foreman Job advert please contact Mr SR Muthwa Tel No: 033 897 3332.


Senior Certificate (Standard 10/Grade 12) or an equivalent; Appropriate Trade Test Certificate in the Mechanical sector; Five years of experience as an artisan after graduation; Current driver’s license. Candidates who have been shortlisted will need to present proof of employment that has been approved by a department or component of human resources. Information, abilities, and experience understanding of backup generators understanding of oil-fired boilers understanding of kitchen and laundry appliances. Should be able to put together reports. Excel and Word computer literacy is required. Knowledge of the Batho Pele Principles and the Occupational Health and Safety Act


be in charge of overseeing and directing every member of the Mechanical maintenance division’s employees. Make sure that all buildings, plants, and machinery receive routine, daily upkeep. Make sure that subordinates receive the necessary instruction to perform these tasks under his supervision. Assign work to designated maintenance officers and monitor that Job Cards are issued in accordance with the maintenance protocol, paying particular attention to the projected time of completion of the assignment.

Make sure that the actual time spent and all materials utilized are accurately recorded on the job card’s reverse side. Verify the accuracy of the Job Card Control Registers, paying particular attention to any outstanding work. be in charge of ordering bulk services like coal, fuel, oil, and similar materials, and they must work with the supplier’s management to make sure orders are placed on time. Help the Chief Artisan, if necessary, with the creation of briefs, work schedules, plans, etc. for contractual projects. Check for accuracy, accept the work of contractors as finished, and authorize payment.

Make sure that all equipment that is under his or her supervision, such as air handling units, autoclaves, beds, bedside lockers, calorifiers, conveyors, gas banks, hysters, laundry equipment, oxygen pumps, steam boilers, steam heaters, steam lines, trolleys, vacuum pumps, and workshop machinery applicable to the fitting trade, undergoes routine inspections. Check, evaluate, and report on the work output of his or her subordinates. Facilitate and schedule routine staff meetings. Be in charge of organizing and carrying out the mechanical unit’s planned work, including task improvement and temporary reassignment, as well as employee training and development. Make sure the job cards connected with the relevant requisition forms are fully completed, officially signed, and sent to the equipment office.

Also, make sure the Job Card Control Register for repairs to equipment is kept up to date. Ensure that the attendance register is checked, reviewed, and annotated each day. Maintain communication with the institution’s staff, including clinic sisters, matrons, and others, and take care of any maintenance issues as needed to ensure the hospital’s efficient operation (per OHS Act). Perform on-call duties, including those related to other trades like the electrician, plumber, and carpenter, as well as after-hours call outs.

How To Apply

APPLICATIONS : Applications to be forwarded to: The Human Resources Management Office, Greys Hospital Private Bag x 9001, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 FOR ATTENTION : Mrs M Chandula


Directions to Candidates: Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on application but must submit the Z83 form and a detailed curriculum vitae only. The Employment Equity Target For This Post Is: African Male; Indian Male, White Male and Coloured Male.

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