The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Is Recruiting:Internship- Security Systems Technician – South Africa

About the job:

The CSIR has an internship opportunity in the Facilities management and Security Services portfolio. The purpose of the internship is to provide graduates with an opportunity to gain practical work experience through performing Security Systems Technician Intern duties. The position is based in Pretoria, Scientia campus.

Key responsibilities:

Assist the Technical Specialist with the design and upgrade of Security Systems across all CSIR sites in line with approved projects;
Assist under supervision with preventative maintenance for all installed security systems to ensure that they continue to function optimally;
Assist under supervision corrective maintenance of security systems to minimize down time and improve availability of systems;
Participate in security risk assessment for all our sites / buildings;
Issuing of Maintenance Job Cards;
Monitoring of Security Systems Maintenance Service Level turnaround times;

Assist the Technical Specialist in the Management of the appointed Service Provider SLA (Organize monthly SLA meetings, keep records decisions of SLA meetings, Inspect work completed by Service Provider, keep records of all documents when corresponding with the Service Provider).

Qualifications, skills and experience:

A Diploma in Electrical or Electronics Engineering;

Good analytical and problem-solving skills;Attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skills;Positive attitude and the ability to function under pressure;Valid Driver’s Licence;Computer literacy;Good record keeping skills;Proficient in Microsoft office;Good writing skillsBe comfortable with local travel where required.Closing date: 21 April 2023


For more info, please contact the CSIR Recruitment Centre at [email protected]. Please do not send applications to this mailbox. It is for queries only.

The CSIR is an equal opportunity employer. As such, it is committed to the employment Equity Act and will through the filling of this vacancy, give preference to candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act. By applying for this position at the CSIR, the applicant understands, and agrees that the CSIR may solicit a credit and criminal report from registered credit bureau and/or South African Police Services (in relation to positions that requires trust and honesty and/or entail the handling of cash or finances), and may also verify the applicant’s educational qualification 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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