GMR2 (General Machinery Regulations 2)


We have a vacancy for a GMR2 (General Machinery Regulations 2) in the Nasrec area in Johannesburg.

Duties & Responsibilities

Skills / Competencies

  • Systems view in implementing electrical and mechanical safety programs
  • Experience in designing and implementing plant safety regulations
  • Deep experience in electrical switching activities
  • Experience in electrical safety training including Operating Regulations for High Voltage Systems
  • Experience in implementing systems
  • Experience in implementing a distributed switching process
  • Working knowledge maintenance management systems
  • Ability to read and understand schematics
  • Knowledge of primary and secondary plant testing would be an advantage
  • Very good MS Word and MS Excel skills; exposure to MS project (or similar) and MS PowerPoint would be an advantage
  • Competent in all communications including clear, concise e-mails; report writing and presentation skills
  • Able to manage stress and high-pressure situations
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work independently
  • Good team player; able to balance team and individual responsibilities.
  • Able to handle multiple projects, prioritise work and work effectively under limited supervision


  • General Machinery Regulations
    • Act as Supervisor of Machinery
    • Define policy and guidelines in accordance with General Machinery Regulations
    • Define training standards for operators and supervisors of machinery
    • Training of switching operators and officers
    • Assist GMR 2.7 (assistant supervisors) in compiling plant specific safety regulations
    • Ensure compliance to General Machinery and plant safety regulations is maintained
    • Act as back up switching supervisor in the absence of plant GMR 2.7 2.
    • Provide technical consulting to the business development department
  • Compile key primary and/or secondary plant specifications
  • Compile key primary and/or secondary plant design standards
  • Compile technical employer’s requirements

Capital projects 3.1

Manage GSAMS’ capital projects from conceptual through to commissioned stage And any other duties, as assigned by Engineering Manager, in line with the role.

Desired Experience & Qualification


  • Minimum B.Sc Eng/B.Eng in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or NQF equivalent
  • Government Certificated Engineer (GCC Factories) is mandatory
  • ECSA professional certificated engineer is a preference
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in design, maintenance and operation of plant systems
  • Demonstrated experience in LV, MV and HV electrical systems
  • Formal risk assessment training would be an advantage
  • Formal training in project management would be beneficial
  • A valid light vehicle driver’s license is required


Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Johannesburg

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