Rand water Jobs

Closing Date 2023 03 23
Reference Number RAN230112-3
Job Title General workers and Artisan Assistant- Instrument
Portfolio Bulk Water Services – Operations
Job Type Classification Permanent
Location – Country South Africa
Location – Province Gauteng
Location – Town / City Alberton
Location – Site Zwartkopjes

Job Advert Summary

  • To Assist Artisan in performing maintenance work by moving, pushing, carrying equipment spares and tools.
  • Carry out any reasonable instruction and to perform it in a safe manner.

The overall responsibilities are to support the provision of Research and Development (R&D) solutions to Operationalise the implementation of the Risk based Innovation Driven Rand Water Strategy

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 10 or Equivalent
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Knowledge of the instrumentation field
  • Ability to do minor instrument repairs
  • Basic recognition of tools

Primary Duties

  • Conduct research as directed by the RWI’s business plan and R&D’s divisional objectives.
  • Ensure alignment of the research approved to the strategic risk register of the organization.
  • Participate in collaborative research programs as required by memorandums of understanding/agreement.
  • Manage and monitor project/s schedule/s of RWI strategic partners to ensure adherence to MOU/A.
  • Foster national/regional/global collaborations with Research/Academic Institutions.
  • Assessment of research proposals suggested for RWI and/or its partners.
  • Management of the database of the research undertaken using organizational information.
  • Management of annual RWI’s Innovation, Research and Development stakeholder Forums.
  • Involvement in commercialization ventures of completed research.
  • Demonstrate value-add from research in the Water and Sanitation Sector.
  • Support the development of R&D Framework and procedures for Rand Water
  • Carrying of tools and materials
  • To clean up machines and work area when job is completed
  • Ensure good housekeeping is maintained
  • Follow safe work procedures
  • Assist Artisan, Workshop Assistant with job related duties and collect spares from stores
  • Do plant inspections and report any unsafe conditions to the Supervisor and/or Artisan
  • Knowledge
  • Hand tools
  • Understanding of Safe Working Procedures
  • Rand Water Safety Standards
  • Skills
  • Good communication Skills
  • Attitude
  • Good human relations
  • Co – operation with Supervisors and Artisans
  • Safety Consciousness
  • Enthusiasm


  • Good Computer literacy
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Administrative ability
  • Planning and organizing
  • Establishment and Participation in the R&D Committee & Forums
  • Financial management of projects and projections for new projects
  • Maintain accurate Research data


  • Excellent Customer service
  • Performance driven
  • Deadline orientated
  • Confidential
  • Safety conscious
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible and agile

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