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Vacancy : Architectural Technologist - Western Cape Government

Tuesday, 13 June 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Jacquie Cullis
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Job Title

Architectural Technologist, Production, Ref No. TPW 2017-75

Job Type


Location - Country

South Africa

Location - Province

Western Cape

Location - Town / City

Cape Town

Job Purpose

The Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government is seeking to employ an individual to assist project leaders in design and execution of projects. The successful incumbent must possess the following personal attributes: creativity, team work and problem solving. This position is stationed in Cape Town.

Minimum Requirements

• Bachelor of Technology in Architecture (B-Tech), or relevant qualification as recognised by SACAP; • Completion of the candidacy period or a minimum of 3 years Senior Architectural Technologist experience; • A valid driver’s licence; • Compulsory registration with
SACAP as a Senior Architectural Technologist or must have had applied for registration.


• Experience in architectural planning, producing construction documentation of JBCC 2000 PBA (and NEC3 ECC) contracts; • Experience in using Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Project; Optional experience in using Autodesk Revit and Sketch-up; • Experience in legal compliance with various Acts including the Occupational Health and Safety Act, National Building Regulations and its implementation via South African National Standards.

Key Performance Areas

• To undertake project management including planning, documentation and supervision; • On written instruction from supervisor assist professional and technical staff in Chief Directorate General Infrastructure by compiling project documentation, assisting project documentation, assisting supply chain process and project management; • Maintaining up to date as built documentation of completed projects as well as maintaining up to date building layouts and technical documentation; • Research and professional development.


• Knowledge of Project Management and Financial Management; • Verbal and written communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape; • Proven computer literacy; • Leadership, organising and teamwork skills; • Conflict Management skills.


Grade A: R 323 259 – R 348 480 per annum, Grade B: R 367 938 – R 396 375 per annum, Grade C: R 420 690 – R 495 561 per annum (OSD as prescribed).

Note on remuneration: Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc. MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees' service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.


Note: Only applications submitted online will be accepted. If you do not get a reply within 3 months after the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department and may also be required to undergo competency assessments/proficiency tests.


Closing Date: 26 June 2017


The Western Cape Government is guided by the principles of Employment Equity.

Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard would be appreciated.


Applications must be submitted online via