Senior Technician Boiler Plant

Task Grade: T12

Area of Specialization: To develop and implement optimised systems and processes

Department: Maintenance

Business Unit: Camden Power Station

Location: South Africa (Mpumalanga)

Reference Number: 329-1659913DW

Closing Date: 2014/06/02

Minimum Requirements

Grade 12 +3 Technical

3-5 years Technical related experience

Skills and Competencies
Analytical Skills
Diagnostic Skills
Computer Literacy
PSR Authorisations(HV / LV Regulations)
Project Management
Co-ordinating Skills
Time Management Skills

Key Responsibilities
Recommend Maintenance Related Enhancements
Advise on and Guide Maintenance Section in the Solving of Complex Technical Problems
Address Day to Day Technical Issues
Render Technical Advice / Support
Execute and Evaluate the Effectiveness of Modifications
Optimise Fault Finding Methods
Attend to Equipment Care and Personnel Safety
Perform Project Management
Perform any other legitimate activity as required
Compile and Review Procedures, Work Instructions and PM’s
Ensure Availability of Critical Spares per Plant area

If you have not been contacted within 28 days after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

The appointment of the candidate is at the Manager’s sole discretion, taking into account factors which Eskom consider relevant including but not limited to Eskom's Employment & Occupational Equity Policies, Strategies & Guidelines. Also note that Eskom supports a smoke-free environment.

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Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!
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