at Life Wilgers Hospital
Published July 4, 2024
Expires August 3, 2024
Location Pretoria, South Africa
Category General  
Job Type Full-Time  


A vacancy has become available for a Handyman at Life Wilgers Hospital, reporting to the Engineering Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring continuous availability of installation and maintenance of electrical power, lighting and control systems as well as air-conditioning required for the Hospital infrastructure.

Critical Outputs
Inspect all hospital spaces/areas daily to identify problems or defects with building, land, furniture, and fixtures.
Respond to ward and general area requests for soft maintenance services, including replacing air filters, installing new locks, and troubleshooting smoke detectors.
Repair plumbing, furniture, ironmongery, bathroom fixtures and fittings and safety systems in the wards as required.
Ensure the parking lot and sidewalks are free from any obstructive features that may cause harm.
Inspect and maintain fire sprinklers, boosters, hydrants, hose reels, extinguishers and common area rubbish receptacles on the premises.
Provide nursing staff with advice and guidance on maintaining their wards and common areas.
Respond to requests from doctor’s rooms, auxiliary services areas and soft services maintenance requests as reported.
Be fully capable of maintaining and repairing fixture such as air conditioning, carpentry, drywall, small power, flooring, kitchen, bath, roofing, windows and doors.
Perform electrical repairs, installations and HVAC work.
Excellent completion of daily job cards as well as feedback thereof is high priority.
Assume responsibility in the absence of other maintenance staff members.
Be on standby for emergency maintenance requirements of the hospital.
Restoration and/ or repairs of buildings and equipment, and risk management.
The candidate must have a good understanding of equipment.
Be physically fit to move furniture if needed.
Excellent fault-finding skills, must have,


Grade 12.
Experience in operations or engineering maintenance.
Practical experience in a hospital environment or similar environment
Proof of competency in any of the following fields: building, plumbing, carpentry, welding, or tiling.
Qualified electrician
Must be able to work under pressure and complete tasks timeously.
Own transport for standby.


Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Engaging diversity
Verbal & written communication
Drive & energy
Excellence orientation
Ethical behaviour
Building relationships

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