Mechanical Artisan: SASOL

Mechanical Artisan: SASOL

OME: Sasol Petroleum Temane, Lda

Location: CPF-Temane

Reports to: Team Leader- Mechanical

Purpose of the job:

Be able to perform all artisan functions related to mechanical equipment maintenance and refurbishment, operations support and fault finding.

Main responsibilities:

  • Execution of tasks associated with Refurbishment of gas meters and mechanical equipment;
  • An ability to scope and execute small projects;
  • Testing of new or repaired mechanical equipment and gas meters;
  • Ability to perform and facilitate statutory inspections;
  • Basic practical knowledge of RBIs (Risk Based Inspection);
  • Basic Rigging Knowledge;
  • Lath and Milling machine basic operation knowledge;
  • Knowledge in maintenance of Gas Turbines;
  • Knowledge in Centrifugal and Screw Compressors maintenance;
  • Full understanding of Centrifugal and reciprocating pumps;
  • Fully understanding of condition monitoring process (Vibration and oil sample);
  • Knowledge of various types of valves (e.g. in gate valve, ball valve, butterfly valve, etc);
  • Compliance to the MOC (Management of Change) process for changes to existing plant and equipment;
  • Utilisation of and adherence to RCA (Root Cause Analysis) procedures;
  • A practical understanding of hazardous area classifications;
  • QA/QC (Quality Assurance/Quality Certification) experiences a strong wish;
  • A sound understanding of the OHS Act’s Pressure Equipment Regulations (PER)
  • Full compliance to Sasol task risk assessments, work instructions and working procedures
  • Compliance to the WMS (Works Management System)
  • Qualifications and experience
  • Minimum: Grade 12 with Maths, Science & NQF 4 mechanical (fitter) trade test certificate;
  • Strong wish: N4 certificate in Mechanical Engineering;
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a qualified artisan.

 Other requirements

  • SAP experience is a must.
  • Computer literate
  • Valid Driving License
  • English literacy
  • Personal Attributes
  • A willingness, ability and commitment to further study towards a higher qualification
  • Strongly goal orientated, hard working with strong career aspiration
  • Self-driven
  • An ability to work alone and as a team member
  • Easy to lead (humility) and willing to follow
  • Problem solving and fault finding abilities
  • Must be prepared to accept challenges, responsibility and accountability
  • Must be able to work independently and fit into a team


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