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Eskom invites bids for Western Cape Operating Unit

In South Africa, Eskom has opened a tender for MV/LV planned and breakdown maintenance in the Western Cape Operating Unit.

Tender documents can be downloaded from the Eskom Tender Bulletin, which can be accessed as follows: www.eskom.co.za /whats out to tender/eskom’s tender bulletin

Please note that there will be a briefing session that will be held as follows:
Date: Monday 11 December 2017
Time: 09:00
Venue: Eskom Brackenfell Complex, Eskom Road, Brackenfell. J-Block Training Room 6 – Ground Floor

Eskom tender details

There are special conditions of tendering, which focuses on skills development.

Supplier Development and Localisation (SD&L) attributes five points of evaluation criteria under functionality.

The minimum threshold that shall be achieved on the SD&L Compliance Matrix is 60% for skills development. Failure to meet the required minimum threshold will result to a supplier scoring zero points for skills development under functionality.

The following skills will need to be developed:

Linesman x 1 skilled Electricians x 2 Semi-skilled Construction Workers x 2 Unskilled
Method 2: Workplace learning opportunities with unemployed FET graduates / matriculants Method 2: Workplace learning opportunities with unemployed FET graduates / matriculants Method 2: Workplace learning opportunities with unemployed FET graduates / matriculants


Standard for developing skills through infrastructure contracts:

This standard establishes a key performance indicator in the form of a contract skills development goal (CSDG) relating to the structural workplace learning, which enables the learners to make measurable progress towards the attainment of a qualification – Government Gazette No 36760

A detailed training plan with milestones as to when the training will commence and be completed will be required from the successful bidder(s), 30 days after contract award. This programme will be monitored and audited as per the agreement between the bidder(s) and SD&L Monitoring and Reporting team.

Note: For this section (special conditions of tendering) the following documents should be completed and signed:

  • Completed and duly signed target setting report
  • Completed and duly signed preference point claim form

A tender will be disqualified if these documents are not signed and included in the tender.

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Babalwa Bungane
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