Eastern Cape poet Nomfusi Potelwa killed at her home

Eastern Cape poet Nomfusi Potelwa killed at her home

Eastern Cape poet and praise singer, Nomfusi Potelwa, was tragically murdered in her Dutywa home last night. The incident has prompted an ongoing investigation by authorities, as a murder case has been initiated. The motive behind the crime remains uncertain, with police currently working to identify the culprits responsible for this tragic event.

Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture MEC Nonceba Kontsiwe has urged law enforcement agencies to diligently pursue justice in this case. Despite the efforts of the police, the identities of the perpetrators remain unidentified at this time.

Eskom is recruiting Technician [x18 posts]

Join the Eskom Team as a Technician (x18 posts)

Eskom, a prominent player in the energy sector, is looking for skilled candidates to fill the position of Technician in the Transmission Division. If you possess the required qualifications and skills, this opportunity might be perfect for you!

Job Summary:

Position: Technician x 18 (Transmission Division)
Location: Various
Closing Date: 22 August 2023
Reference Number: See FULL ADVERT below

Area of Specialization:
Your role will involve ensuring that secondary plant operations are carried out safely and effectively. This is crucial for maintaining a continuous supply of quality energy and achieving regional and organizational objectives.

Minimum Requirements:


  • P1 + P2 Technical experience

Business Unit/Locations:

  • Business Unit: Central Grid, North East Grid & Northern Grid
  • Locations: Vaal CLN, Westrand CLN, Eastrand CLN, JHB CLN, Witbank CLN, Middleburg CLN, South CLN, Lowveld CLN, Matimba PS Substation & Polokwane (Witkop Substation)

Skills and Competencies:


  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Professionalism
  • Trustworthiness


  • Live the Eskom vision and values
  • Team player
  • Encourage the right behavior
  • Promote open and transparent communication


  • Technical knowledge and analytical skills for diagnosing problems in electrical equipment or systems and developing solutions
  • Basic understanding of secondary plant systems
  • Transmission network, plant, and equipment
  • Stress management
  • Investigation procedures
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Eskom’s procedures and standards
  • Eskom’s business and financial procedures
  • Statutory/legislative requirements
  • Operating regulations for high voltage systems (ORHVS)


  • Leadership
  • Computer skills
  • Operational Technology (OT)
  • Negotiation skills
  • Communication skills
  • Driver’s license
  • Usage of fall arrest equipment


  • None

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the integrity of the database
  • Provide technical services
  • Standardize outputs, enhance performance, and investigate faults
  • Ensure safety, health, environment, and quality (SHEQ) compliance
  • Provide training and emergency preparedness

How to Apply:

For assistance with this advertisement, please email: recruitmenttx@eskom.co.za

To apply for the position, kindly follow the link provided below. If you do not receive a response within 21 days after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Eskom values equality, employment equity, and diversity. Preference may be given to candidates from under-represented designated groups, in accordance with the employment equity plan of Eskom.

Eskom reserves the right not to make an appointment to the advertised posts. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Join the Eskom team and be part of powering a brighter future!

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