Sasol Careers

Sasol: Maintenance Assistant/Operator

Sasol Careers

Sasol: Maintenance Assistant/Operator

Req Id 76029

Operating entity: Secunda Synfuels Operations

Geographical area: Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa


Maintenance Assistants/Operators are critical to ensure that essential maintenance activities are executed timeously to support plant operations.  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.


  • Prepare equipment for inspection (Lifting Equipment, Hydraulic Equipment, Generators etc.)
  • Report deviations and defects to Foreman.
  • Keep registration & Issuing lists of spares and tools up to date
  • Assist Artisans in daily activities.
  • Good Housekeeping and high Safety standards
  • Attend to area stores and laydown areas.
  • Do regular stock takes and report to foreman


  • In addition to a pre-employment medical examination, this position requires physical fitness assessment as part of the selection criteria.
  • Driver’s license (must)
  • Forklift and Tractor license (wish)


  • National Senior Certificate Matric Gr 12 (with English, Mathematics and Physical Science) / N3 (equivalent to Gr 12 / Matric) (Must)
  • NQF 2 Mechanical occupational qualification (preferred)


  • Basic mechanical maintenance understanding
  • Preventative maintenance execution
  • Background of store management
  • Issue and receiving of equipment and tools
  • Stock taking
  • Inspections


  • Leadership
  • Self-mastery
  • 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.

Behavioral (Technical skills Interpersonal skills)

  • Communication skills
  • Team player
  • Self-driven
  • Work under pressure with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to do physical labor
  • Time and safety conscious
  • Ability to carry out inspections and complete defect reports

Closing Date: 02 October 2019

How To Apply

Click Here To Apply For Sasol: Maintenance Assistant/Operator

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 (30 days) after the closing date of the advert, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

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