Workshop Technician (Cape Town) - Isilumko Staffing (CPT), Cape Town Northern Suburbs

  • Cape Town Northern Suburbs
  • Salary: R12 000.00 - R15 000.00 Per Month
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Automotive, Technical
  • Posted by Isilumko Staffing (CPT) on Friday, November 15, 2019
  • Reference: workshop technician
  • Apply before Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 32 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Isilumko Staffing (CPT)

Previous workshop experience within a car dealership required!!!

The purpose of the position is to perform maintenance to vehicles in order to ensure a fleet of vehicles which are available, reliable and safe to operate.


  • Perform maintenance and repairs to vehicles on fleet across a diversity of different brands.
  • Diagnose and inspect for defects or required repairs.
  • Carry out scheduled services and maintenance as necessary and planned work as required.
  • Supervise others involved in maintenance tasks where a team effort is required to complete a task.
  • Advise the workshop manager of any major repairs or replacements to the vehicles.
  • Perform admin duties relevant to the role.
  • Maintain inventory control by completing necessary admin for booking out parts and adhering to process in place for this.
  • Maintain lube controls.
  • Complete reports to report problems and work performed.
  • Maintain safe and clean working conditions.



  • Planning skills
  • Prioritizing skills
  • Time management
  • Technically skilled
  • Product knowledge
  • Problem-solving
  • Accurate and attentive to detail, performing tasks with an understanding of the consequences of mistakes and delivering poor workmanship.
  • Understand the car rental business, with regards to the impact that the workshop has on the rental process, vehicle availability and turnaround times.
  • Ability to work under pressure.



  • A positive attitude to large volumes
  • Comfortable with a fast pace
  • Responsible
  • Honest
  • Hard working
  • A team player
  • Resilient, the stamina to go the distance when the workload is challenging.
  • Diligent



Required Skills

  • mechanic : 1 to 2 years
  • technicals : 1 to 2 years

Candidate Requirements


  • 4 years workshop experience (if unqualified).


  • 1 years experience as qualified Workshop Technician within a car dealership.

Minimum Qualification

  • Grade 12/ Senior Certificate

Preferred Qualification

  • Qualified Trade Technician/Tertiary education relevant to national motor trade.

Minimum Requirements

  • Basic computer skills – essential.
  • An unendorsed drivers’ license – essential.
  • Technical competence across diverse brands – an advantage.


  • The role is shift-based and also includes weekends as per a rotational roster, allowing for 4 consecutive days off over a 3-4 week period (rough estimate).
  • Successful candidates must be willing to work overtime (if required).


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About Isilumko Staffing (CPT)

Isilumko Staffing PTY (LTD), a South African based company, has two business divisions Isilumko Staffing and Isilumko Media. The company was founded in 1992 and has an established national infrastructure in all major business centres including Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Port Elizabeth & Bloemfontein.

Studentwise Publishing & Marketing (Pty) Ltd ("Studentwise P/L") was founded in 1993. At the outset, the company offered its clients flexible staffing services and solutions utilising a student labour pool to satisfy a temporary staffing need and has grown from that point.

The company has divided its focus into two separate divisions one being Isilumko Staffing and the other Isilumko Media. Both pull resources from the Studentwise student staffing pool for their respective clients needs.

The company's high-quality human capital is driven by an entrepreneurial culture placing a premium on innovation and embracing an informal yet professional style. The company's profit history is fostered by flat company structures, open communications and a non-hierarchical team ethos. The company is fortunate to have a long serving management team who compliment each other and operate well as a unit. With our vision and positioning we believe the company is uniquely positioned to continue strong growth