Maintenance Assistant


St Benedict’s is an Independent Catholic School, which seeks to provide a holistic education for boys through full participation in spiritual, academic, sporting, creative and cultural activities. The Board of Governors invites applications for the following post in the College.

Maintenance Assistant


  • Suitably qualified candidates with relevant technical tertiary education
  • Must have at least 3 years’ relevant experience in maintaining a facility or building
  • Performing routine maintenance duties, including plumbing, electrical repairs, carpentry, building, tiling, welding, painting and other repairs/maintenance to buildings
  • Completing minor repair work, which includes but not limited to repairing doors, locks, door frames, handles as well as replacing light bulbs, sockets, switches and windows
  • Effectively and expeditiously attend to maintenance requests in a timely manner
  • Providing technical assistance (electricity, water and other ad hoc tasks) during school functions
  • Ensure adherence to quality standards and health and safety regulations
  • Ensuring that all maintenance equipment is in good working condition
  • Be willing to participate in the Catholic Ethos of the School

Key Attributes and Competencies:

  • Strong technical and working knowledge of mechanical units (HVAC), electrical, building maintenance, carpentry, plumbing and safety
  • Physically fit – ability to bend, kneel, stoop, lift or move heavy equipment
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Ability to work professionally and collaboratively with others
  • Knowledge of health & safety practices and regulations
  • Ability to solve practical problems using reasoning skills

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates are invited to submit a letter of motivation, with the names of three references and their abridged curriculum vitae to by no later than 7 February 2023.

St Benedict’s is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. The Board reserves the right not to make an appointment. The submission of a C.V. will in itself not automatically qualify the applicant for an interview. Applicants who have not been contacted within two weeks from the closing date of this advert should assume their application was unsuccessful. Only interviewed candidates will be advised of the outcome of the interview.

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Closing Date
Bedfordview, Gauteng, South Africa
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