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Artisan Assistant Vacancy at VKB Group


Are you ready to kickstart your career in the engineering services sector within a leading agricultural company? VKB Group is seeking a dedicated and skilled Artisan Assistant to join our dynamic team at VKB Graan Dienste (Edms.) Bpk. in Ritchie, Northern Cape.

This is a fantastic opportunity for individuals passionate about both mechanical and electrical work, looking to grow within a supportive and innovative environment.

Artisan Assistant Job Overview

  • Position: Artisan Assistant
  • Division: VKB Graan Dienste (Edms.) Bpk.
  • Business Unit: Engineering Services
  • Location: Ritchie, Northern Cape
  • Company VKB Group
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 03 July 2024
  • Closing Date: 10 July 2024

About VKB Agriculture

VKB Agriculture (Pty) Ltd is a dynamic agricultural company based in the Northeast Free State, with significant interests in Limpopo. VKB Agriculture prides itself on modern business practices, promoting a healthy work environment where employees can develop their knowledge and skills in a competitive setting. We offer the unique opportunity to establish your career within a professional, corporate environment in the countryside.

Artisan Assistant Job Description

As an Artisan Assistant, you will be responsible for assisting electricians and technicians with daily maintenance and various duties. This role involves basic electrical duties, troubleshooting, and ensuring high-quality work while adhering to health and safety standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform basic electrical duties under supervision, including the use of electrical hand equipment (grinder, drill, test meters) and basic welding.
  • Clean cables and electrical equipment during daily maintenance.
  • Comply with health and safety standards during maintenance tasks.
  • Deliver high-quality work in a neat and professional manner.
  • Be willing to undergo training towards further qualification.

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12/NQF4
  • Strong mechanical and electrical experience in both fields
  • Essential troubleshooting skills
  • Valid trade certificate (advantageous)
  • Applicable knowledge and skills

Skills Required

  • Independence
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to perform well under high-pressure environments
  • Problem definition and analysis
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Personal resilience
  • Basic knowledge of electricity and maintenance work

How to Apply

  • Submit a clear CV in either PDF or Word format without handwriting.
  • Only upload your CV in the application form; supporting documents like ID and Driver’s License should be uploaded separately.
  • Ensure your profile picture is a minimum of 300 x 300px when uploading.
  • Click on this link to apply: Apply Here

VKB Group is an equal opportunity employer and supports the recruitment of People with Disabilities. We adhere to our approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets as part of our Employment Equity & Transformation Strategy.

Joining VKB Group as an Artisan Assistant offers you the chance to develop your skills and grow within a supportive and dynamic environment. This role not only provides hands-on experience in the engineering services sector but also opens doors to future advancement opportunities within the company. Don’t miss this chance to be part of a reputable organization committed to excellence and innovation in agriculture.

Apply today and take the first step towards a fulfilling career with VKB Group.