Reporting to: Production Team Leader

Department: Fabrication – Distribution Transformers Plant – Cape Town


SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA is looking for a suitably qualified Spray painter. The candidate will be responsible for the Spraying of steel components related to a transformer tank. Adherence to the Health and Safety Act is imperative, the candidate must also work according to SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA quality standards, follow procedures and instructions.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Grade 12/N3 or Equivalent.
  • Qualified artisan.
  • Minimum of 5 Year Experience within the transformer industry will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent understanding of manual tools and electrical equipment.
  • Exceptional focus for details.

Core Competencies

  • Quality objectives within own section.
  • Maintain health, safety, environmental and housekeeping standards.
  • Implement best practices in work area.
  • Must be willing to work shifts and overtime as and when required.
  • Must be willing to work in different areas not restricted to one area.
  • Excellent synergy between the hands and the eyes.
  • Thorough understanding of paint mixing and spraying procedures.
  • The capacity to detect slight colour differences.
  • Knowledge with regards to safety clothes and breathing masks.
  • Ability to work with strong chemicals and acid.
  • Capacity for prolonged standing.

Deadline: 30 November 2022

Contact Details

CV’s accompanied by a covering letter must be submitted to or  with the job title and applicant’s name in the subject line. If the applicant does not comply with above instructions the application will be unsuccessful.

Psychometric assessments may be one of the methods utilised to determine the successful candidate.

SGB-SMIT POWER MATLA is committed to fair and ethical recruitment practices to achieve sustainable inclusion and diversity without compromising on performance.

Telephone Number: +27 21 505-3000.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.