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SASOL invites unemployed youth to apply for this Electrician Technician post in Secunda

Technician: Electrical (116524)

Requisition ID 116524 - Posted 03/31/2023 - South Africa - Mpumalanga

Job Requisation: 116524 Org unit number: 65007077 Closing date: 18 April 2021 Operating entity: Sasol Secunda Synfuels Operation Geographical area: Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa Department: Power Station Electrical Job Designation: Technician: Electrical ABOUT THE ROLE / PURPOSE OF THE JOB

  • To provide technical support to maintenance managers and foreman by applying theoretical skills and making suggestions and independently implementing solutions to optimize systems.

  • Responsible for implementing short, medium and long term projects and for developing and implementing systems and maintenance strategies.

  • Effective maintenance of the plant to ensure availability and reliability of the plant equipment and facilities. Maintenance responsibilities will be coordinated through preventative and corrective maintenance strategies


  • Good knowledge of electrical systems (motors, switchgear, transformers, protection, power electronics, cables etc.)

  • Ability to do fault finding and commissioning of electrical equipment.

  • Attend FAT’s and SAT’s to ensure conformity to Sasol standards.

  • Root cause investigations with good report writing skills.

  • Develop, review and optimize maintenance procedures.

  • Condition monitoring of electrical systems.

  • Perform Standby duties.

  • Perform switching actions on electrical network.

  • Support during execution of projects (Renewal and Capital).

  • Manage plant support activities and ensure plant integrity and stability.

  • Good communication skills and customers focused.

  • Compile and update switching and maintenance procedures.

  • Develop and manage QA/QC procedures to improve assets reliability at Electrical equipment.

  • Management of Change compliance.

  • Continuous improvement of Maintenance (Engineering Out Maintenance).

  • Develop and manage small projects or modifications from conceptual phase to implementation while ensuring adherence Sasol specifications.

  • Conduct Potential Deviation Analysis (PDA’s).


  • In addition to a pre-employment medical examination this position may require a physical fitness assessment as part of the normal selection criteria.

  • Valid driver’s license


  • National senior Certificate/N3 with Maths, Science & English

  • National Diploma S4 (Electrical Engineering)

Experience: Completed P2 in- service training. KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED Leadership

  • Business acumen

  • Customer focus

  • Drives accountability and high performance

  • Foster teamwork and collaboration

  • Developing self

Functional / Technical

  • Manage quality systems

  • Improve organisational performance

  • Drive for results

  • Strategic focus

  • Manage projects

  • Manage a budget

  • Problem solving


  • Effective communication

  • Develop productive working relationships

  • Reduce and manage conflict

  • Develop productive working relationships

  • Continuous learning and improvement


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