Maintenance Assistant (Handy Man)


Maintenance Assistant (Handy Man)

Life The Glynnwood
Maintenance Assistant (Handy Man)
A vacancy has arisen for a Maintenance Assistant (Handy Man) at Life The Glynnwood, reporting to the Maintenance Manager, Willie Goosen. The successful candidate will be responsible for assistance in maintaining activities of electric and air conditioning systems, plumbing, structural improvements and general maintenance.
Critical Outputs
  • Conduct all duties allocated by the maintenance manager, maintenance planner and maintenance officers.
  • Experience in SAP plant maintenance job card system.
  • Experience as handy man in general task execution.
  • Daily inspections and checks on all maintenance related equipment and systems.
  • General building, plastering and building experience.
  • Water proofing of concrete floors, walls and roofs.
  • General tiling knowledge, preparation and execution.
  • General experience and knowledge in plumbing and water reticulation systems
  • General experience in and knowledge in painting.
  • Stock and inventory control.
  • To schedule routine maintenance tasks and equipment
  • Responsible for the restoration/repairs of buildings and equipment,
  • Daily check lists.
  • Excellent completion of daily job cards as well as feedback thereof is high priority.
  • Assume responsibility in the absence of the maintenance officer.
  • Grade 10 or N3.
  • Own transport
  • Hospital maintenance experience will be an advantage.
  • Building, plumbing, carpentry, welding or tiling experience will be an advantage.
  • Willing to work overtime when needed
  • A basic knowledge of hand tools.


  • Attention to detail
  • Resilience
  • Professional and technical proficiency
  • Excellence orientation
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Action orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
Closing date
Thursday, August 19, 2021

 Internal applicants – Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of the closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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Life Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.


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