Artisan Gr2: Mechanical Fitter 1

Job Title: Artisan Gr2: Mechanical Fitter
Closing date: 02 November 2018
Operating entity: Sasol Secunda Synfuels Operation
Geographical area: Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Department: Powerstation Mechanical Mills
Role category: Process Implementation


To support production by providing effective equipment maintenance and reliability while adhering to procedure/codes and utilizing all available support resources to increase stability and maintain sustainability of the plant and/or equipment.


Secunda Synfuels Operations (SSO) operates the world’s largest coal-to-liquids (CTL) facility and produces synthesis gas (syngas) through coal gasification and natural gas reforming, using Sasol’s unique and proprietary Fischer-Tropsch technology to manufacture synthetic fuel components, pipeline gas and chemical feedstock.


    • Compliance of Safety Management
    • Able to apply emergency procedures
    • Read interpret and implement task risk assessment
    • Hazard identification
    • Conduct relevant inspections
    • Execution of tasks associated with maintenance inspections and strategies
    • Able to assist with modifications/upgrades on existing control systems
    • Able to scope and execute small projects
    • Knowledge of MOC (management of change) process and requirements
    • Data and document extraction and analysis (fault finding, trends etc.)
    • Control valve overhaul, inspection and test experience
    • Knowledge of boilers (Advantage)
    • A practical understanding of functional safety systems, eg. SIL
    • A practical understanding of EX and hazardous area classifications, eg. IS, Ex
    • Support with Shutdown planning and execution
    • Full compliance to section 14 of the OHS act, employee safety.
    • Proactive identification and correction of defects and preventative maintenance
    • Work in diverse work team under supervision of plant Maintenance Foreman



    • RFA Fitness – This position requires pre-employment medical examination which includes a physical fitness assessment as part of the normal selection criteria



    • Grade 12 with Maths, Science & English or N3 Maths, Science and Business English
    • Relevant NQF 4 trade certificate and /or
    • NQF 4 qualification (CHIETA accredited)



    • Proven competence in pre-identified area of the plant/equipment/systems (proven application of training) for Artisan.
    • Understand and use the plant maintenance document system.
    • Previous experience on a heat exchanger, pumps, compressors and generators would be an advantage.



Functional / Technical
    • Drive for results
    • Innovation
    • Problem solving



  • Effective communication
  • Develop productive working relationships
Note: Failure to provide Sasol with truthful information and valid documents will render your application null and void.

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