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Operator: Road Marker – Department of Infrastructure

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Job Details

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)
Department: 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 lines with the aid of road mark machine and aids.
  • Undertake the pre-inspection of routes and post-surveying of completed lengths sprayed in terms 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 different standards of road marking.
    • Standards with respect to 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.
    • 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.

Operator: Road Marker - Department of Infrastructure