Operator: Road Marker


Operator: Road Marker (Construction and Specialised Maintenance Region 2-Oudtshoorn), Ref No. DOI 73/2024 (WCG240507-8) – Top Employer Certified


Closing Date: 2024/06/17

Reference Number: WCG240507-8

Tracking Number: DOI 73/2024

Job Title: Operator: Road Marker (Construction and Specialised Maintenance Region 2-Oudtshoorn)

Ref No. DOI 73/2024Department


Department of Infrastructure

Salary level: 4

Enquiries: Mr M Stegmann at (044) 272 6071


Job Type: Permanent

Location: South Africa

Job Purpose

The Department of Infrastructure, Western Cape Government has opportunities for dynamic individuals to outline and spray all road marks on proclaimed roads.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 10 certificate or equivalent; A minimum of 3 years relevant experience; A valid code EC driving license with a professional driving permit (PDP) is required.


  • Experience in the following: Working, handling and maintenance of the line marking machine and various other vehicles.
  • The building, maintenance and repair of roads; Willingness to work away from headquarters on a regular basis. Sharing caravans for accommodation while sleeping out.

Key Performance Areas

  • Outline of new or faded invisible road marks; Spray of lines with the aid of road mark machine and aids; Undertake the pre-inspection of routes and post-surveying of completed lengths sprayed i.t.o of costing and quality assurance; Supervise subordinates with hand painting of road marks as well as ad-hoc road maintenance activities;Undertake the safeguarding of work areas and construction machines in terms of the Health and Safety Act.


  • Knowledge of the following: Safety standards and road safety; Experience in all the differenct standards of road marking;Standards w.r.t different types of road mark points, glass beads and the application thereof; Skills needed: Report writing; Communication (verbal and written); Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines; Ability to work in a team; Self-motivated; Ability to work independently without constant supervision and High concentration ability for long periods of time.


  • R 183 279 per annum (Salary level 4)

Note on remuneration: Service benefits or obligations for qualifying employees (medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc) are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.


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