Eight Fitter Positions Available at East Rand Water Care Company

Eight Fitter Positions Available at East Rand Water Care Company

Eight Fitter Positions Available at East Rand Water Care Company. East Rand Water Care Company (ERWAT) is currently seeking qualified candidates to apply for the position of Fitter [x8 posts]. The company invites dedicated individuals to be a part of their team.

  • Closing Date: 27 October 2023
  • Reference Code: FT_MAIN
  • Location: Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni

About East Rand Water Care Company

Established in 1992, ERWAT plays a vital role in providing bulk wastewater conveyance and treatment services to numerous industries and over 3.5 million people. ERWAT operates 19 wastewater treatment works, collectively releasing between 700 to 1000 megalitres of wastewater daily, encompassing both domestic and industrial sources.

ERWAT’s strategic objectives revolve around:

1. Technological Excellence

  • Utilizing cutting-edge technologies to establish appropriately sized wastewater treatment facilities in strategic locations.

2. Sustainable and Quality Service

  • Offering sustainable, affordable, and high-quality wastewater services through innovative and scientifically driven organizational practices.

3. Research and Innovation

  • Pioneering continuous research and development of new technologies and energy-efficient methods, rigorously tested before implementation.

4. Value Creation

  • Becoming the partner of choice for growth and creating competitive value for shareholders and stakeholders.

Responsibilities of the Fitter

The selected candidates will have the following responsibilities:

  • Performing mechanical maintenance and repairs on ERWAT wastewater and Water Treatment equipment.
  • Developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and ensuring they are regularly updated as needed.
  • Attending to the mechanical maintenance of equipment.
  • Daily meetings with the Supervisor to discuss previous day’s maintenance and determine the maintenance schedule (both ad hoc and routine) for the day.
  • Effecting repairs by either turning or replacing old or worn parts of malfunctioning equipment.
  • Troubleshooting plant issues by collaborating with Supervisors and Plant managers and taking necessary corrective actions.
  • Ensuring strict adherence to safety and technical standards at all times while performing duties.


Candidates for this position should meet the following requirements:

  • Possession of a Trade Test (Fitter) qualification.
  • A valid Code EB Driver’s License.
  • Proficiency in computer literacy.
  • A minimum of 5 years of work experience as a Fitter, preferably in the wastewater and water treatment industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and lead others.
  • Knowledge and understanding of mechanical and electrical equipment.

How to Apply

ERWAT is committed to equal employment opportunities (EE objectives) and will consider these during the appointment process. Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications by following these instructions:

Using the relevant reference code “FT_MAIN” in the subject line, kindly forward your detailed CV along with all relevant qualifications, ID, and proof of residence to [email protected].

Please note that shortlisted candidates may be required to undergo a competency assessment. Verification of qualifications, security vetting, and criminal record checks will be conducted solely for shortlisted candidates. Any provision of false or fraudulent information will result in automatic disqualification.

Application Deadline: 27 October 2023

CVs received after the closing date will NOT be considered. If you do not receive any communication within fourteen (14) days of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

This message is issued by the Communications, Marketing, and Stakeholder Engagement team on behalf of the Human Resources Department.

To apply online for this exciting opportunity, please click on the link below to visit the ERWAT careers portal and view the advertisement:

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