Nelson Mandela University: Artisan Assistant: Carpentry (Port Elizabeth)

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Artisan Assistant: Carpentry (2411)


Reference 2411

Job Location - South Africa -- Nelson Mandela Bay Metro -- Port Elizabeth

Job Type Permanent

Closing date 20 Mar 2020 23:59


The purpose of this post is to lend assistance in the carpentry workshop regarding maintenance and preventative maintenance work and services to all NMU buildings in accordance with the Health and Safety Act and NMU policies and procedures.


Assist an Artisan in repairing and maintaining buildings on all carpentry related work orders.

Be able to independently use electrical power tools, eg belt sanders, drills, etc.

To apply protective coatings to objects (eg. varnish)

To apply edging to chipboard parts of cupboards.


Have knowledge of Large Buildings and Services infrastructure.

Have knowledge about minor building maintenance and new installation work.

Must be able to work at heights, eg: ladders, scaffolding, roofs etc.

Have working knowledge of the building regulations in the Occupation Health and Safety Act and Construction Safety legislation.

Possess the ability to work without supervision and also function well as part of a team.


Grade 8-12.

1 years relevant maintenance experience.

Preference will be given to applicants that have and Unendorsed Category B driver’s license.

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