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University of Johannesburg has a post for General Assistants for Electrical works in Auckland Park

General Assistant I: Electrical (P15) (Facilities Management: Maintenance Services) (Re-advert) Advert reference: uj_001063 Apply by: 9 June 2023

Position Summary Industry: Education & Training Job category: Education and Training Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway Campus Contract: Permanent Remuneration: Market Related EE position: EE Level: Skilled

Introduction The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a vibrant and cosmopolitan university, anchored in Africa and driven by a powerful strategy focused on attaining global excellence and stature (GES). With an emphasis on independent thinking, sustainable development, and strategic partnerships, UJ is an international university of choice. The University is guided by the Principal and Vice-Chancellor's vision of "Positioning UJ in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) within the context of the changing social, political and economic fortunes of Africa." Job Description: Under general supervision, this position performs a variety of work in the maintenance and repairs of buildings, facilities, and equipment. Note: This Job Description may not encompass the entire scope of this role, as management may assign other duties. Responsibilities: • Action all maintenance call-out relating to electrical. • Inspect and determine method of operations to locate, install, test, repair or modify issues raised through callouts. • Carry out in-house repairs within established targets and monitor out-tasked contractor/s as and when required. • Communicate damages, repairs and time frames to clients and the Supervisor: Electrical • Assist in coordinating and arranging of all access, permits i.e., hot works permits, shut offs, etc. with building users, traffic or health and safety departments. • Monitor, repair and maintain to all electrical infrastructure. • Ensure completed jobs are signed off in accordance with SOPs requirements. • Assist the Supervisor or Maintenance Manager in compiling and maintaining a database of all electrical repairs. • Monitor on-site spares, materials, and inventory for the electrical discipline. • Assist with any electrical related matters • Assist the artisans in their general tasks • Inform the supervisor of any problems, defects or non-conformities • Follow instructions specified in procedures • Perform the required maintenance work on equipment • Keep equipment clean and in good working condition • Occasionally operates hoists • Verify quality of work done • Maintain workshop in a clean and orderly manner • Performs other related work as required. Minimum requirements

  • Grade 10 (NQF 2)

  • 1 year of job-related experience

  • Knowledge of University rules, regulations and policies

Competencies and Behavioural Attributes:

  • High attention to detail

  • Customer centric

  • Accurate record keeping skills

  • Ability to perform under pressure and independent

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Interpersonal and active listening skills

  • Basic administration skills

  • Basic numerical skills

  • Good time management skills

  • Team player and collaboration


  • Experience in electrical environment

Working Conditions:

  • May be required to work over weekends

  • May be required to travel intercampus

Enquiries: Enquiries regarding job content: Mr. Dintwe Appie on Tel: (011) 559-3042) Enquiries regarding benefits: Ms. Nozuko Mazibuko on Tel: (011) 559-4690


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