Maintenance Assistant

at Life St Georges Hospital
Published July 24, 2022
Location Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Category Engineering  
Job Type Full-Time  



A vacancy exists for a Maintenance Assistant based in Maintenance department at Life St George’s Hospital, reporting to Yanga Sapepa, Engineering Manager. The successful incumbent will be responsible for ensuring continuous availability of Mechanical and/or electrical services as well as air-conditioning required for the Hospital infrastructure


Critical Outputs

Stock & inventory control

Restoration and/ or repairs of buildings and equipment, risk management and daily check lists.

Paintwork experience required

The candidate must have a good understanding of building engineering equipment

Excellent completion of daily job cards as well as feedback thereof is high priority

Excellent fault-finding skills are a must have

Maintain a preventative maintenance programme

Adhere to safe working conditions

Perform standby duties




Grade 12 or equivalent (N4) required

Previous hospital environment maintenance experience will be an advantage

Proof of competency in any of the following fields: electrical, building, plumbing, carpentry, welding or tiling.

Experience in Air conditioning and refrigeration is preferred for this role

Must be able to work under pressure and complete tasks timeously

Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19




Problem-solving, analysis and judgment


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation


Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness


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