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Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Maintenance Administration Internship at CSIR 2017

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is a leading scientific and technology research organisation, implementing projects throughout Africa and making a difference in people’s lives.

About the job:

The CSIR has an internship opportunity for Maintenance Administration in the Management Services Portfolio.

The incumbent will assist with facilities and maintenance administration duties in the planning office. This position is based in Pretoria.

Key responsibilities:
  • Under supervision, the intern will be required to:
  • Provide administrative support services to Facilities Management (FM) clients;
  • Capture requisitions for goods and services required by FM Maintenance and Technical Services;
  • Assist in compiling specifications for request for quotations and submit specifications to Procurement;
  • Check and verify the invoices for work completion and processing for payment;
  • Procure and issue correct Personal Protective Equipment to all personnel requiring the same;
  • Maintain proper office filing of maintenance and technical documents including statutory documents;
  • Capture, verify and close work requests on the Computer Aided Facilities Management System;
  • Assist with the planning and scheduling of work for maintenance supervisors;
  • Assist with compiling maintenance reports from the Computerised Maintenance Management System and distribute to maintenance supervisors;
  • Assist to compile and update standby roaster;
  • Assist to compile requests for overtime and maintain the records of all approved overtime forms.
Qualifications, skills and experience:
  • N6 Certificate in Administration/Mechanical/Electrical
  • Knowledge of Maintenance Administration or Maintenance Planning;
  • Knowledge of maintenance management;
  • High degree of customer focus and care;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Tolerant and understanding when dealing with demanding clients.


The CSIR is an equal opportunity employer. As such, it is committed to the Employment Equity Act of 1998. By applying for this position at the CSIR, the applicant understands, consents and agrees that the CSIR may solicit a credit and criminal report from a registered credit bureau and/or SAPS (in relation to positions that require trust and honesty and/or entail the handling of cash or finances) and may also verify the applicant’s educational qualifications and employment history.

The CSIR reserves the right to remove the advertisement at any time before the stated closing date and it further reserves the right not to appoint if a suitable candidate is not identified.

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