SayPro Control Instructor – Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering (1 Post) (Re-advertisement)

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SayPro Control Instructor – Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering (1 Post) (Re-advertisement)



Job Detail

  • Job ID 177440
  • Offered Salary The annual remuneration package will be commensurate with the incumbent’s level of appointment, as determined by UP policy guidelines. UP subscribes to the BESTMED and UMVUZO medical aid schemes and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Enquiries

    ENQUIRIES: Mrs E Greyling contact person, Tel: (012) 420 2100 or email [email protected] for application-related enquiries, and contact person, Mr. Helmut Schütte Tel: (012) 420 4385 or email [email protected] for enquiries relating to the post content.
  • Where to submit application

    Applicants are requested to apply online at, and follow the link: [email protected]: In applying for this post, please attach: A comprehensive CV; Certified copies of qualifications; Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees whom we have permission to contact.
  • Notes

    No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements. Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 31 August 2022 please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The University of Pretoria is committed to equality, employment equity and diversity. In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited to candidates from under- represented designated groups. All candidates who comply with the requirements for appointment are invited to apply. All candidates agree to undergo verification of personal credentials. The University of Pretoria reserves the right to not fill the advertised positions.

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES: The incumbent will be responsible for: Instructor tasks: Providing instruction to students in Electrical Engineering, before and during practical sessions; Aiding the module lecturer and assistant lecturers during practical sessions; Develop circuits and laboratory setups for practicums as required by the module lecturer; Setup and test practicums so that these are ready before practicum sessions. This includes testing of designs and verification of results against requirements, and adaption as necessary; Evaluate students during practicum sessions, as required by module lecturer; Provide guidance to and support final year Project students. Operational Laboratory management: Operational laboratory management and maintenance including overseeing the life-cycle administration of assets (specification, acquisition, maintenance of instruments, record- keeping; Overseeing the administration, storage and lending of assets to personnel and students (laboratory. instruments, furniture) and recordkeeping of the latter; Administer components (specification, determining availability locally and abroad, quotations, orders, purchases, log into asset register, store or distribute as needed); Management/maintenance of equipment. Liaison and marketing: Interact with students and aiding as needed; Handle internal technical inquiries in connection with Electrical and Electronic Laboratories Aiding other departments as needed (via line manager); Market the University of Pretoria and the Department with local collaboration with stakeholders in the industry (via line manager); General logistical support in Dept; Aiding with general maintenance in the Department (instructions via line manager); Assist during Open Days, Engineering Week and other special departmental or University events; Attend to specific tasks, requests or instructions from line manager (Control Instructor) Function Head: Labs. and Head of Department; Supervise during tests and exams. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Relevant BTech (Electronics) degree (Technicon) or National Diploma for Technicians (Electronics) (Technicon); Technical industry experience; A total of 3 years’ experience with a Technicon B Tech degree or a total of 5 years’ experience with a Technicon National Diploma for Technicians. REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES): Electronic Engineering: Analog and Digital; Control Systems; Automation; Microcontroller systems; PCB CAD and simulation software; Knowledge and experience in electronic test and measurement; Repair knowledge and experience of electric/electronic T&M equipment; Knowledge of the content and application of the AHS Act and Regulation (Act 85 of 1993), updated 2003; Knowledge of FPGA’s and VHDL; Knowledge and experience in programming DSP’s; Python Programming; C or C++ programming; MATLAB, Simulink, SolidWorks, SolidEdge, 3D printing; Troubleshoot and repair of electronic lab equipment; Desktop applications (including e-mail, spreadsheet and word processors) and engineering software. Behavioral competencies: Self-starter, dependable, competent, fluent communication, able to collaborate, team worker, good interpersonal skills, good organizational skills, adaptable, willing to learn, to keep on studying, resilience, conceptual thinking, good judgement and decision-making ability, assertiveness, driving execution; Good communication and writing skills, Proficient in languages of instruction. Must read, write and speak fluently: and have a working knowledge of technical language; Ability to communicate with personnel and students and able to give instruction in both languages of instruction. ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES: First aid qualification; Firefighting training; OHS Act 3 of 1993 qualification; Good judgement and decision-making ability; Communication and problem-solving skills; Assertiveness; Working knowledge of technical language; Familiar with Health and Safety Act; Ten yea

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