Sasol: Mechanical Fitter Gr 2

Closing date:                            25 August 2019

Operating entity:                      SA Ops: Secunda Synfuels Operations

Geographical area:                  Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Department:                             TPS Mechanical CTF & GLS West

Job Designation:                 Mechanical Fitter


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.


Required to (work) on the plant with mechanical equipment in accordance to business needs

Comply with all relevant safety standards / codes

Identify all unsafe conditions and bring under attention of management.

Mechanical maintenance on TPS CTF & Tar East Plants


Accountable for specific equipment or section of plant with respect to:

  • Development, review and updating of Operating philosophies and SOP’s
  • Standardization of operating procedures.
  • Equipment performance monitoring and improvement.
  • Management of critical operating parameters/OWAP and ensuring adherence thereto.
  • Ensure execution of asset management strategies of the different disciplines and ensuring that these strategies are properly synchronized.


  • In addition to a pre-employment medical examination, some positions may require a physical fitness assessment as part of the normal selection criteria.
  • Driver’s license



  • Grade 12 with mathematics and science, English
  • Qualified Artisan Fitter (NQF4 Sasol or equivalent)



  • Must have a minimum of 2 years plant experience. (Wish)
  • Mechanical experience: Filters and pumps
  • Extensive experience on mechanical maintenance in a Petro Chemical environment







  • Takes accountability for driving own growth through developing self-awareness, reflecting, seeking feedback and self-correcting.


Partnership Leadership

  • Influential:  Persuades and influences stakeholders; builds relationships and partnerships for win-win outcomes.
  • Collaborative:  Builds Teams and creates synergies through working across boundaries.

Functional / Technical

  • Preventative maintenance
  • Maintain housekeeping while working at all the time
  • Perform standby duties
  • Acting as a foreman
  • Complete job card
  • Experience/maturity/accountability in accepting permits and supervising others
  • Permit to work procedure
  • Identify and report defects
  • Good physical health
  • Good interpersonal relations and leadership skills
  • Communication skills
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently without supervision
  • Willing to do standby duty
  • Must have a valid driver’s license (code 10 would be beneficial)
  • Computer literate
  • Technical Knowledge of trade


Note: Failure to provide Sasol with truthful information and valid documents will render your application null and void.  If you don’t hear from us within a month (60 days) after the closing date of the advert, please regard your application as unsuccessful

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