Setshaba Research Centre Association: Site maintenance officer


Setshaba Research Centre (SRC) is a South African, Non-Governmental/Non-Profit Organization in the field of clinical and social scientific research. The centre is located in Soshanguve Township, within the City of Tshwane, Gauteng. SRC was founded in 2004 as a medical research centre with the objective of creating value and contributing to the greater good of society.

Duties & Responsibilities

Key responsibilities:


  • Perform minor repairs for the site
  • Install appliances and equipment as per need.
  • Ensure that the equipment is maintained, serviced, cleaned and properly stored.
  • Check functionality of safety systems (e.g. alarm system, fire hoses, fire extinguishers, etc)
  • Inspect and ensure that all damages to building surfaces are repaired.
  • Assemble, erect and/or install equipment and furniture as per site needs
  • Participate in different projects (e.g. renovations, building, etc)
  • Ensure adherence to quality standards and health and safety regulations
  • Address any problems related to the maintenance of the building including painting, repairs, electrical and plumbing
  • Perform other related duties and activities as required
  • Report to Head of the Department (HOD) for issues that cannot be resolved.
  • Responsible for the site security.



  • Based locally – close to the site to be able to respond to the site emergencies timeously.
  • Have own vehicle for the weekend and night site emergencies.

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Experience in a maintenance or artisanal role
  • Experience using hand and electrical tools
  • Artisanal skills

Package & Remuneration

Setshaba Research Centre offers competitive market related remuneration packages according to Qualifications and Experience.