MDPWRT: Foremen, Road Workers, Data Captures, Cleaners, Artisans, Admin Officers, Ass Director (MP)

Mpumalanga Department of Public Works Roads and Transport

Career opportunities, sustainable partnership combined with experience and knowledge to build a future together: Suitable qualified candidates are invited to apply for the under mentioned posts. The appointment will be made in terms of the Public Service Act.

The Department is committed to provide equal opportunities and adheres to the affirmative action policy in line with Employment Equity Act, the SMS Handbook and all relevant legislation applicable in the Public Service.




Post : Principal Roads Superintendent (4 Posts)

Level : 8

Salary : R 316 791 pa

Centres & Ref : (1xSteve Tshwete: PRS:ST) (1X Emalahleni: PRS:Emalahleni)

(1x Thembisile Hani: PRS:TH) (1X Govan Mbeki: PRS:ST)

Requirements: National Diploma in Civil Engineering with 3 years relevant experience in all aspect of road construction and maintenance. Successful completion of Road Superintendent course. Valid Driver’s licence.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies: Good communication skills, high sense of responsibility, Computer skills, conflict management and analytical skills. Report writing. Knowledge of the legislative prescripts governing the Public Service. Verbal and written communication skills. Good analytical skills. Management skills. Knowledge of legal compliance, Technical Reports. Problem solving and analysis, Decision making, Planning and organizing, Project Management, Change Management, Team work. Listening and communication skills, good interpersonal relations. Candidates must be willing to work hard and under pressure.

Responsibilities: Monitor and control the quality of work done at cost centre. Ensure the maintenance of proclaimed roads. Supervise Maintenance function in the cost centre. Undertake routine inspection to determine the condition of roads facilitate the correction of the defects. Budgets and expenditure control. Draw up and implement programmes for the maintenance of roads. Liaise with the public and organisation with have an interest in the road system.




Post : Principal Roads Work Foreman (10 Posts)

Salary : 7

Salary : R 257 508 pa

Centres & Ref : (2X Vaalbank: PRWF:V) (1X Steve Tshwete: PRWF:ST) (1X Thembisile Hani: PRWF:TH) (1X Umjindi: PRWF:U) (1X Vintonia PRWF:Vin)(1X Malekutu: PRWF:M) (1X Driekoppies: PRWF:Dri) (1X Tonga: PRWF:TO) (Mbombela Cost Centre: PRWF:MCC)

Requirements: National Diploma in Civil Engineering with 2 years of relevant experience as a Senior Road Works foremen in all aspects of road construction and maintenance or Grade 12 with 5 years relevant experience. A valid code 10(EC1) driver’s licence.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies: Good communication skills, high sense of responsibility, Computer skills, conflict management and analytical skills. Report writing. Maintenance skills and erection of structures.

Responsibility: Handling and Maintaining of specific Heavy Road Construction equipment and Vehicles. Execution of Planned road construction and road maintenance programs. Supervision as well as training of sub-ordinates according to policy. Monitor and control the quality of work done at cost centre.

Key Performance Areas: Conduct inspections on new and existing Government buildings/ clinics/ hospitals. Draw up specifications. Develop a bill of quantities. Develop proposal on the associated costs. Compile an estimate of repairs and costs for minor new work and maintenance work to be undertaken. Develop and interpret plans and sketches. Adjudicate and provide recommendations on quotations and bids. Manage projects and compile payment certificates and technical reports. Ensure maintenance done by contractors. Manage staff and supervising duties of works inspectors. Liaise with relevant stake holder in respect of technical aspects.,Advice and guide contracts in respect of compliance to legislation and procedures. Ensure quality control and effective and efficient work-flow of work done by Works Inspector and report on all work allocated. Manage budget of the section.




Post : Senior Roads Work Foreman (8 Posts)

Level : 6

Salary : R 208 584 pa

Centres & Ref : (1X Caroline: SRWF:C) (1X Mayflower: PRWF:May)

Requirements: Successful completion of a course for Road Work foreman plus 5 years Experience as a Road Work Foreman in all aspects of road construction and maintenance. A valid code 10(EC1) drivers License.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies: Knowledge of prescripts governing Public Service, Good verbal, writing and planning skills, computer literate.

Responsibilities: Supervision for maintenance teams and any construction work. Help with the monitoring of work done by contractors and checking the quantities claimed for Drawing up programs for the teams under his control. Training subordinates. Assist with preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports.