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Handyman (Tiler) – Cape Town needed at Tsebo Solution

Job title : Handyman (Tiler) – Cape Town

Job Location : Western Cape, Cape Town

Deadline : April 11, 2024

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Duties & Responsibilities

Specific Site Objectives

  • Undertake Planned Preventative Maintenance Tasks allocated by the Senior Technician.
  • Undertake Re-active Maintenance Tasks and Repairs allocated by the Senior Technician.
  • Ensure that best Operating Practice is applied when undertaking Maintenance Tasks / Repairs.
  • Provide a list of required materials to Senior Technician to enable successful execution of Maintenance Tasks.
  • Complete and issue Check Sheets to Senior Technician on a weekly basis.
  • Assist in keeping Workshop tidy and presentable
  • Tasks related to maintenance, repairs, replacement and installations.
  • Surface Preparation: Assessing and preparing surfaces, ensuring they are clean, level, and suitable for tile installation.
  • Measuring and Cutting: Taking precise measurements of spaces to determine tile layout and cutting tiles to fit specific areas, accounting for corners, edges, and irregular spaces.
  • Tile Installation: Applying adhesives and setting tiles in place according to the predetermined layout, ensuring proper alignment and spacing.
  • Grouting: Filling the spaces between tiles with grout, ensuring a uniform and durable finish while preventing water penetration.
  • Tile Repair and Replacement: Repairing or replacing damaged or broken tiles, addressing issues such as cracks, chips, or dislodged tiles.
  • Waterproofing: Implementing waterproofing measures, especially in areas prone to moisture, to protect underlying structures and prevent water damage.
  • Sealing: Applying sealants to specific types of tiles, such as natural stone or porous tiles, to enhance durability and resistance to stains.
  • Pattern Design: Creating intricate tile patterns or designs, incorporating different tile shapes, colors, and textures to achieve specific aesthetic goals.
  • Surface Finishing: Polishing, buffing, or otherwise finishing tiles to achieve the desired appearance and texture.
  • Cleaning and Maintenance: Conducting regular cleaning and maintenance of tiled surfaces, including grout cleaning, to preserve the appearance and longevity of the installation.
  • Estimating Material Needs: Calculating and estimating the quantity of tiles, adhesives, grout, and other materials required for a project.
  • Client Consultation: Consulting with clients to understand their preferences, providing recommendations, and ensuring customer satisfaction with the final result.
  • Health and Safety Compliance: Adhering to safety protocols, using appropriate personal protective equipment, and ensuring a safe work environment.
  • Continuous Learning: Staying updated on new tile materials, trends, and installation techniques through ongoing training and professional development.
  • Plumbing Repairs: Fixing leaks, replacing faucets, unclogging drains, repairing or replacing pipes.
  • Electrical Work: Replacing lights.
  • Carpentry: Repairing or installing cabinets, shelves, doors, windows, and trim work; building or repairing furniture; fixing or replacing damaged woodwork.
  • Painting: Preparing surfaces, patching holes, applying primer and paint, selecting and matching paint colors, touch-up work.
  • Drywall Repairs: Patching holes, repairing cracks, applying joint compound, sanding, and preparing surfaces for painting.
  • Flooring: Installing or repairing laminate, vinyl, or tile flooring; repairing or replacing damaged floorboards; carpet installation or repairs.
  • General Maintenance: Performing routine maintenance tasks, such as replacing filters, lubricating hinges, tightening screws, and checking for safety hazards.
  • Shelving and Storage: Building and installing shelves, organizing storage spaces, installing hooks or racks.
  • Exterior Maintenance: Cleaning gutters, power washing surfaces, repairing fences or gates, maintaining outdoor structures.
  • Assembly: Putting together furniture, equipment, or other items that require assembly.
  • Miscellaneous Repairs: Handling various small repairs, such as fixing leaky faucets, squeaky hinges, loose doorknobs, or wobbly furniture.
  • Transportation of fellow employees
  • Four work orders per day on average
  • Cleaning of Offices

ISO 9001; 14001 & 18001 Quality, Environmental and Health & Safety Standards

  • Adhere to the TFS’s Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) Management System’s Policies & Procedures of as applicable to this position

Ad Hoc

  • Any reasonable action requested by management, Supervisors, Artisans.

Skills and Competencies

  • Good knowledge of all trades, plumbing, carpentry, electrical, building repairs, maintenance and tiling.
  • Knowledge of tools and materials used in the assigned area of responsibility
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to plan, organise and control own work effort
  • Good people skills
  • Excellent customer relation skills


  • Minimum Grade 12
  • 3 year experience in Tiling
  • Driving license

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