Vacancies

SKA South Africa vacancies

Administration Officer – Strategy & Business Systems
Deadline for applications: 24 October 2017
SKA SA has an exciting career opportunity for an Administration Officer to join our Johannesburg based team. The successful incumbent will provide support to the head of Strategy and Business Systems.

Electrical Engineer
Deadline for applications: 28 October 2017
SKA SA has an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Engineer to join our Rosebank, Johannesburg team. The successful incumbent will work in collaboration with the Functional Manager (Electrical) and Program/Project Managers to ensure the successful design and deliver of the SKA infrastructure projects and other instruments within schedule, budget and quality standards.

General Worker
Deadline for applications: 28 October 2017
SKA SA has a vacancy for a General Worker to join our team in the Northern Cape. The main purpose of this role is to assist in the operation and maintenance of the farms Meysdam and Losberg and future farms owned by the National Research Foundation (NRF).

Electrical Linesman Assistant
Deadline for applications: 28 October 2017
SKA SA has a vacancy for an Electrical Linesman Assistant to join our team in the Northern Cape. The main purpose of this role is assist in installation, maintenance, alterations and repair work on electrical systems and components.

Environmental Officer
Deadline for applications: 31 October 2017
SKA SA has an exciting career opportunity for an Environmental Officer to join our Safety, Heath, Quality and Environment (SHEQ) team. The main purpose of this role is to perform various tasks associated with infrastructure projects, site activities and to monitor and administrate by providing the highest level of environmental protection to all SKA SA staff, contractors, trainees, employees and the community at large. This position is mainly based in Rosebank, Johannesburg with intense travel to Carnarvon (Northern Cape) on a regular basis.

Mechanical Engineer
Deadline for applications: 31 October 2017
SKA SA has an exciting career opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to join our Mechanical Engineering Functional Group. The key focus of this role is to design, specify, procure and install mechanical structures/systems associated with radio telescopes.

Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer
Deadline for applications: 5 November 2017
SKA SA has an exciting opportunity for a Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer to join the AVN VLBI Networks team. The main purpose of this role is to design, verify, integrate, deploy, characterise and support the radio telescope receiver systems, timing and frequency reference systems, and RFI monitoring systems. The successful incumbent will report to the Senior RF Engineer.

About the employer

SKA SA is currently designing and constructing the MeerKAT Radio Telescope in the Karoo Region of the Northern Cape Province. MeerKAT is a world-class radio telescope and is designed to do ground breaking science. Via MeerKAT, South Africa is playing a leading role in the design and technology developments of the Square Kilometre Array Radio Telescope. In collaboration with South African industry and universities, and collaborating with leading global institutions, the South African team has developed innovative technologies in areas such as antenna engineering and signal processing hardware and algorithms. As a business unit of the NRF, SKA SA is committed to employment equity and redress.

SKA Organisation vacancies

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NRF vacancies

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