Are you passionate about contributing to essential water services and looking for a stable job in Johannesburg South? Rand Water is hiring an Artisan Aide for their Bulk Water Services – Operations. This permanent position offers a chance to be part of a vital team ensuring the maintenance and installation of crucial pipeline equipment.

This Artisan role is essential for ensuring the reliability and efficiency of the water supply infrastructure.

About the Artisan Aide Vacancy

  • Position Title: Artisan Aide
  • Reference Number: RAN240522-1
  • Portfolio: Bulk Water Services – Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Johannesburg South, Central Depot / Bulk Distribution, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Closing Date: 2024/06/06

Minimum Requirements

  • Educational Qualification: Grade 12
  • Experience: Minimum of 2 years in a Fitting workshop
  • Licensing: Valid Code 8 driver’s license

Primary Duties

  • Wrapping of Pipes: Ensuring that all pipes are adequately wrapped is crucial in preventing corrosion and damage. This involves applying protective coatings and wraps that safeguard the pipes from environmental factors and physical wear and tear.
  • Installation of Pipeline Equipment: Assisting in the setup of new pipeline systems is a critical component of the Artisan Aide’s duties. This involves working closely with artisans to install valves, pumps, meters, and other essential pipeline components.
  • Assist Artisan: Supporting skilled artisans in repairing and assembling pipeline components is a key responsibility. This includes preparing tools and materials, handling equipment, and performing tasks under the guidance of experienced artisans.
  • General Cleaning Duties: Maintaining cleanliness and organization of the work area is essential for operational efficiency and safety.
  • Training and Development: Helping in the training and development of assistant personnel is another important duty.
  • Safety and Housekeeping: Adhering to safety protocols and maintaining a clean work environment is paramount. This duty involves following established safety guidelines, using protective gear, and ensuring that all safety measures are in place and observed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Attitude

  • General Maintenance: Proficient in fundamental maintenance procedures for equipment and pipeline systems.
  • Safety Awareness: Informed about safety practices and regulations to maintain a secure working environment.
  • Minor Repairs: Capable of performing minor repairs on equipment and infrastructure efficiently.
  • Communication: Strong communication skills to effectively interact with team members and supervisors.
  • Performance Driven: Highly motivated to achieve and surpass performance goals.
  • Teamwork: Adopts a collaborative approach to work effectively within a team.
  • Customer Service Orientation: Committed to meeting and exceeding the needs of internal and external customers.

Why Join Rand Water?

Rand Water is one of the largest water utilities in Africa, committed to providing high-quality water services to millions of people. By joining Rand Water, you become part of an organization that values sustainability, excellence, and continuous improvement.

The role of Artisan Aide is crucial in supporting the maintenance and expansion of Rand Water’s infrastructure, ensuring that communities have reliable access to clean water.

Employee Benefits

Working at Rand Water comes with a range of benefits designed to support the well-being and professional growth of its employees:

  • Competitive Salary: Fair and competitive remuneration package ensuring financial stability and motivation.
  • Professional Development: Access to training programs, workshops, and seminars for skill enhancement and career advancement.
  • Health and Safety: Comprehensive health and safety protocols, regular safety training, and drills.
  • Supportive Work Environment: Collaborative and inclusive culture that values teamwork and mutual respect.
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package: Medical aid, retirement plans, and other financial benefits for employees and their families.
  • Recognition and Rewards: Robust program to acknowledge outstanding performance with regular awards and incentives.

How to Apply

  • Interested candidates who meet the minimum requirements are encouraged to apply by the closing date of 2024/06/06.
  • Rand Water values diversity and inclusion, and all qualified candidates will be considered for the position.
  • To apply, visit the Rand Water careers page and submit your application with the reference number RAN240522-1.

Tips for Applying

  • Highlight Relevant Experience: Make sure your CV showcases your 2 years of experience in a fitting workshop.
  • Emphasize Skills and Knowledge: Detail your ability to perform minor repairs, your safety knowledge, and your communication skills.
  • Showcase Your Attitude: Demonstrate your performance-driven approach, teamwork skills, and customer service orientation in your cover letter.
  • Prepare for the Interview: Be ready to discuss your experience with general maintenance, safety practices, and your ability to assist artisans.

Joining Rand Water as an Artisan Aide is not just a job but a step towards a rewarding career in the water services industry. Apply today and become part of a team that plays a crucial role in ensuring the delivery of clean, reliable water to communities across Gauteng.