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BUILDING INSPECTOR

Closing date:
15 September 2017

KOUGA MUNICIPALITY (EC 108)

 NOTICE NO: 140/ 2017

 VACANCY

Kouga Municipality, an equal opportunity employer which subscribes to the principle of affirmative action, awaits applications for appointment in the following vacancy:

 BUILDING INSPECTOR

 

REQUIREMENTS:                               

Grade 12;

NQF level 3 certificate;

Trade Tested Artisan in the Civil/Construction Industry;

Code EB driver’s licence;

Must be able to speak two of the official languages in Kouga (Afrikaans, English, and Xhosa).  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:                        

Coordinates task activities associated with the implementation of procedures and, monitors compliance with standards and specifications regarding new building, additions and renovations to existing structures;

Visiting specific work sites and conducting inspections to establish materials, the construction of the works and procedures are in accordance with approved design drawings specifications, statutory regulations (National Building Regulations and SABS codes and practice);

Undertaking specific inspections at various stages of construction to check tolerances etc and compares findings with stipulated specifications/ requirements;

Measuring and ensuring conformity to specifications of screen walls, opening and interior angles and arches and checking the use of protective materials and layers to prevent water penetration, cracks etc;

Evaluating and commenting on the adequacy of supporting structures, ventilation and water drainage systems;

Informing owner of issues of non-compliance/ problems on site and forwarding details of observation and findings to facilitate problem solving sequences prior to approval;

Issuing compliance notices to facilitate the demolition of illegal construction and/ or corrective measures necessary to address encroachments and aesthetics of building;

To ensure agreed standards, measures and specifications applicable to building construction works are complied with;

2 years’ experience.

 

SALARY:                                             R195 552.00 – R253 800.00

 

BENEFITS:                                            As per the standard conditions of service.

 

Sealed applications marked “Building Inspector” must reach the Human Resources Manager on or before Friday, 15 September 2017 at 12:00.

 

Application forms will be available at the Municipal Offices in Jeffreys Bay, Humansdorp, St Francis Bay, Hankey, Patensie, Loerie and Thornhill. For any inquiries contact Mr. B Faulkner: 042 2002 200.

 

Disqualification:

 

Please note that the following can lead to disqualification of applicants:

  1. Non-submission of originally certified copies of academic records.
  2. Canvassing of councilors.

NB: Short listed applicants will be subjected to a screening process.

 

The Municipality reserves the right not to make an appointment.

 

 

 

 

MR. C DU PLESSIS                                                                              P. O. BOX 21                                        

MUNICIPAL MANAGER                                                                    JEFFREYS BAY

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