11 March 2019 - NW254
Paulsen, Mr N M to ask the Minister of Public Enterprises
What number of: (a) Engineers are employed at Eskom as at 1 February 2019 and (b) Engineering vacancies are there currently at Eskom? NW265E
According to information received from Eskom
As at 1 February 2019 Eskom Company had 3570 Engineers.
As at 1 February 2019 Eskom Company had 382 engineering vacancies.
 An Eskom Engineer is defined as an individual who possesses: (i) an Engineering Degree i.e. BEng or BSc degree or BTech Eng or MTech Eng (ii) is currently doing the work of an Engineer in Eskom, and is employed in Operations, i.e. Generation, Group Capital , Distribution and Transmission.
 A vacancy at Eskom is defined as on the approved structure and funded or budgeted for. Therefore if an vacancy is on the approved structure but not funded is not considered a vacancy.