General Assistant
Business Connexion
Cape Town, WC, ZA
6d ago

Job Description

Job Design : General Assistant (Onsite Assistant)

Purpose of the Job

Assist the qualified Electricians with installations, maintenance and repairs to electrical systems in multiple environments.

Assist the ATG Specialists with ATG maintenance, installations and calibrations.

Assist the workshop manager with general workshop tasks.

Assist the qualified Verification Officers with liquid fuel dispenser calibrations and general field pump maintenance.

  • Assist the Maintenance Technician with performing multiple repair and maintenance tasks, which could include, but is not limited to : carpentry work;
  • electrical; plumbing; painting; HVAC; flooring; outdoor landscaping; general facility repairs.

    Assistance with repairs and maintenance to generators, kitchen equipment / catering, automatic doors, car-wash facilities, separator tanks, canopy / signage / totem.

    Additional Tasks

    Assist with pump maintenance if needed.

    Assist with Automation calls when needed.

    Assist the Civils Teams when needed.

    Assist with Calibrations and Preventative Maintenance when needed.

    Roles & Responsibilities

    Reconcile all LFD mechanical components e.g. Nozzles, motors, pumping units & meters

    Repair, build & prepare LFD’s for site operation

    Ensure LFD’s despatched from the workshop conforms to SANS 1020, SANAS 10378 and the Metrology Act of 1973

    Assist Field staff and workshop with projects & day to day operations

    Check & test faulty components returned by Field staff

    Build and / or repair forecourt & POS equipment.

    HSSE Compliance

    Fully understand and comply with HSSE requirements

    Comply with PPE requirements

    Comply with housekeeping standards and requirements

    Handle hand tools and equipment with proficiency and care


    Record will be held of the tools issued and a stocktake will be done every two weeks.

    Inspection of power tools and safety equipment utilised in the workshop.

    Reporting defective and / or broken hand tools, power tools and safety equipment.

    Job Requirements

    Personal Attributes required

    Well-spoken and fluent in English (being fluent in additional South African languages would be beneficial.

    Team player

    Goal driven and ambitious

    Dynamic and adaptable

    Good self-discipline and control.

    Training Review : Knowledge required

    General basic understanding / knowledge of mechanical and electrical equipment and tooling.

    Preference will be given to formal trade qualifications


    Reports directly to the Service Manager. Will work under team leaders.


    Shop building environment

    Forecourt environment

    Hazardous area environment

    Workshop environment


    a. Ability to reach and to lift materials weighing up to 70 lbs.

    b. Manual dexterity, overall coordination and good balance are required. Ability to stand, walk, and move rapidly for an eight (8) hour work shift.

    Ability to bend, stoop, twist and turn, climb stairs and on trucks. Ability to perform repetitious arm and wrist movements.

    c. Mental alertness to ensure safe and accurate completion of work activities.

    d. On occasion able to work other shifts and overtime.

    e. Ability to learn new tasks and procedures.

    f. Ability to move furniture and equipment.


    This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, or skills required for the job and is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice.

    Since no job description can detail all the duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the performance of a job, duties and responsibilities that may be inherent in a job, reasonably required for its performance, or required due to the changing nature of the job shall also be considered part of the jobholders responsibility

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