Position available at Joburg City Theatres

Joburg City Theatres is seeking candidates to fill an exciting management position.

Advert for Building and Facilities Manager (Ref No: BFM/09/2020)

Salary: R39 055.95 (Basic salary excluding benefits)

Key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to prepare an annual maintenance plan for the theatre

● Train, evaluate and manage the performance of staff members

● Evaluate and assign priorities regarding repairs and various jobs

● Plan work programs and maintenance schedule of staff

● Discipline subordinates; supervise work and activities of subordinates

● Ensure the smooth running of the buildings and maintenance department

● Ensure that all existing equipment is regularly maintained and kept in good working condition

● Perform Statutory and Ad hoc inspection of all buildings, machinery, equipment and reticulation systems and institute necessary action in the event of shortcomings

● Maintain and develop working relationship with Gauteng Department of Infrastructure Development

● Implement Capital Programme over 3 years Business plan through a structured Maintenance Plan that would guide the organization over a 3-year period, with budgets and time lines

● Obtain quotes on materials and services posting it directly on our PASTEL system

● Ensure reliable service of the stage technical requirements, inclusive of high voltage electrical fault detection and fault repair

● Maintain and ensure buildings services, inclusive of fault detection and fault repair in respect of air-conditioning, plumbing and electricity

● Responsible for preventative maintenance and the general appearance and maintenance of the building and its surroundings

● Ensure that the services delivered to the building in respect of water, electricity and air-supply are according to NOSA standards and maintained according to those Standards

● Maintenance and repairs of electric motors, electrical installations and equipment, stage machinery control circuits, emergency generators, A.E.G. P.L.C, AC and DC Drivers, AC and DC Motors, Submersible pumps – 3ph Substation switchgear, 110V Emergency lighting, 380V Standby Generator and Knowledge of Air-conditioning control panels

● Compile three-year maintenance and upgrade plan

● Attend safety meetings as and when required by the General Manager or any other member of the Executive Management Team

● Record and report in writing timeously all complaints, public disturbances and/or other matters of possible concern to the General Manager

● Conduct regular inspections as per the Health and Safety Act

● Control and monitor diesel engine in the Theatre

● Inspect the main plant rooms, fire alarm system and emergency standby plant, daily, weekly, and/or monthly as required.

Appointment Requirements:

● Grade 12 plus a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (NQF level 7) (Electrical/ Electronics / heavy current)

● Minimum of 5 years’ work experience in technical management position preferably in the theatre

● Knowledge of related policies and legislation governing safety and health

● No criminal record

● Good verbal and written communication in English

● Computer literacy.

Interested persons are requested to send their cover letter, detailed CV, recently certified copies of their qualifications and the Identity documents not longer than three months, quoting the relevant reference number to Mr. Thomas Sadiki, The Human Resources Manager, Joburg City Theatres, via e-mail to: jobapplications@joburgtheatre.com

Enquiries: 011 877 6859 / 6821
(Ref No: BFM/09/2020)


The Joburg City Theatres (JCT) is an entity of the City of Johannesburg that stimulates and operates Joburg Theatre (Braamfontein), Roodepoort Theatre and Soweto Theatres.

Timothy Le Roux
011 877 6800
Joburg Theatre