NWDC Vacancies Garankuwa 2022 – General Engineering Services


The North West Development Corporation (SOC) Ltd was established to plan, finance, coordinate, promote and carry out the economic development of the North West Province and its people in the fields of industry, commerce, finance, mining, tourism enterprise-related activities, and other business resulting in wealth and job creation.

It is NWDC’s intention to promote equity (race, gender, and disability) through the filling of these posts for candidates whose promotion/appointment will promote representativity in line with the numeric targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan.

Salary: R264 000.00 P/A 
Location: Garankuwa

Job Requirements

To be considered the applicant must meet the following minimum requirements: 

  • Matric Certificate or equivalent
  • An appropriate Trade Test or National Diploma in Mechanical \ Electrical or an equivalent qualification.
  • A National Diploma in Engineering Studies will serve as an advantage.
  • Have three (3) years relevant experience.
  • Relevant experience in a property maintenance environment will be an advantage.
  • Skills in general DIY and maintenance and general gardening including assessment, installation, repair, and maintenance
  • Good time management and project management skills
  • Knowledge of the tools, equipment, and materials common to the environment
  • Practical knowledge of plants plus experience and using general garden machinery
  • Must be in possession of a valid driver’s license.

Key Responsibilities

The applicant will be reporting to the Maintenance Coordinator and the key performance areas among other are:

  • Installation inspections, diagnosing faults, testing, replacement, repair, and maintenance of building fixtures and fittings
  • General plumbing including washers, taps, unblocking toilets, unblocking stacks, installing new sinks, urinals, and toilets, pipework (copper or PVC)
  • General carpentry such as hanging doors, new locks, architraves, window frames, boxing in, assembling furniture, easing and adjusting windows, replacing handles and similar hardware
  • General tiling – floors and walls
  • Flooring work, such as tiling
  • General painting & decorating
  • Basic electrical maintenance
  • Day-to-day care and maintenance of gardens and hedging
  • Day-to-day care and maintenance of hedging
  • Day-to-day care and maintenance of the garden buildings
  • Regularly inspecting garden structures and undertaking minor repairs or advising the line manager of any need to replace/rebuild
  • General garden carpentry such as assembling and maintaining furniture, replacing handles and similar hardware
  • Identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair; to ensure compliance with agreed codes, laws, working practices, and health and safety
  • Liaising with the line manager and other team members and performing jobs as and when they are requireCarry out planned tasks in accordance with requirements
  • Carry out tasks within specified time limits
  • Ensure compliance with applicable codes, legislation, and procedures including health and safety
  • Maintain accurate records/documentation associated with work
  • Immediately report problems/failures that may impact the organisation and/or its clients/customers to the line manager
  • Meet targets and contribute to those of the team as a whole
  • Contribute towards the efficient running of the team

Note: All successful candidates will be required to sign a Performance Agreement Contract. 

It is NWDC’s intention to promote equity (race, gender, and disability) through the filling of these posts for candidates whose promotion/appointment will promote representativity in line with the numeric targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. 

Interested candidates are requested to forward a cover letter, detailed CV, and relevant certified academic qualifications (Not older than 6 months) to recruitment@nwdc.co.za
No hand deliveries will be accepted.


Please clearly indicate which position you are applying for. 

A separate application is required for each position. 

HR-related enquiries may be directed to Mmathapelo Tamako mmathapelot@nwdc.co.za
 Post-related enquiries may be directed to kabelom@nwdc.co.za and/or 0732431772. 

The onus lies with the applicant to ensure that all foreign qualifications are verified by SAQA. 

Closing date: 11 November 2022. 

No late applications will be considered. 

Communication will be reserved for shortlisted candidates only. If you do not hear from us three months after the closing date please consider your application as unsuccessful. 

NB: NWDC reserves the right not to appoint.

Non-Executive Directors: Mr. KK Konopi (Chairperson), Ms. M Sentle, Mr ME Mojaki, Ms. SM Maleka, Ms. T Malaka, Ms. N Phadu-More, Ms. MJ Msiza, Dr. S Nokaneng, Mr. SW Ncongolo Executive Directors: Mr. Tshepo Phetla (Chief Executive Officer) Mr Kudakwashe Mpofu (Acting Chief Financial Officer) Company Secretary: Mr. K Mafokwane HEAD OFFICE: Po Box 3011, Mmabatho, 2735, North West Province, Republic of South Africa Telephone: (018) 381-3663 Website: www.nwdc.co.za

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@nwdc.co.za